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Violence in Yemen Blocks Universities From Opening

| 23 Sep 2014

After heavy fighting between soldiers and rebels in Yemen’s capital, the new school year has been stopped from even starting.


Little-Noticed Libyan War Has a Big Effect on Education

Reda Fhelboom | 15 Sep 2014

The fighting raging among Libyan armed factions is blocking the start of the academic year for many students.

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What Education Is Like Under the Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 14 Sep 2014

As the Islamic State tightens its grip on Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, it is revealing its approach to teaching and the curriculum.


Islamic State Advance in Iraq Closes Eight Universities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 22 Aug 2014

The advance of Islamic militants in northern Iraq ended the year early for many students and professors, and now they are academic refugees.

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Gaza Conflict Drives Support to Academic Boycott of Israel

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2014

Since the latest fighting began, the number of academics supporting a boycott of Israeli universities has jumped.


A Gaza Vocational College Devastated by the War

| 07 Aug 2014

The University College of Applied Sciences, a prominent Gaza vocational education institution, has lost many of its buildings and all of its main utility systems.

Conflict Students

A Sudanese Student Watches a University Grow Dark

Alaa Shibeika | 04 Aug 2014

The University of Khartoum, the oldest and largest university in Sudan, closed in May after months of conflict.


Educational Toll of Gaza War: At Least 3 Universities, 148 Schools

| 03 Aug 2014

Contrary to international principles, schools and universities are sometimes the focus of military actions in the Gaza conflict.


Iraqi Cheating Scandal Triggered by Militia Visits

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 30 Jul 2014

Armed fighters showed up at testing centers offering the answers to questions. Some administrators chased them off. Some didn’t.

Conflict Profiles

A Conversation With Morocco’s “Pushiest” University President

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Jul 2014

Morocco has a need for applied-science research, said Ibn Zohr University’s president.

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