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Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Terrorism

Exhibition Combines Research and Painting to Portray Modern Slavery’s Survivors

Olivia Cuthbert | 04 Oct 2019

Syrian artist Sara Shamma uses strong color and powerful brushstrokes to portray human traffickers, women who have survived being trafficked, and the emotions swirling inside them.

Conflict Democracy Protests Students

In Algeria, the Academic Year Gets Off to a Chaotic Start

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Oct 2019

Professors and administrators scramble to catch up on exams and student registrations that were forcibly postponed by a ministerial decree after demonstrations earlier this year.

Conflict Refugees Schools Teaching

Syrian Children Near Idlib Face Damaged, Abandoned, and Repurposed Schools

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Sep 2019

The ongoing conflict in northern Syria has closed more than half of the schools, said an international advocacy organization. Syrian teachers confirm that view and describe grim educational conditions.

Conflict Mental Health Students

A Yemeni Professor Sounds an Urgent Call to Help Traumatized Students

Mansour Jubara | 16 Sep 2019

Universities could play a key role in providing psychological support for students caught in the middle of war, a Yemeni professor says.

Conflict Data & Surveys Development Research Science

New Data Show Water Scarcity Is Increasing in the Arab World, Stirring Discussion

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Sep 2019

Many of the countries facing the highest levels of water stress are located in the Middle East and North Africa, a research group’s latest analysis shows.

Arts & Culture Conflict Development Politics

Corruption Sidetracks Projects Intended to Make Baghdad a ‘Capital of Arab Culture’

Amal Saqr | 24 Aug 2019

Projects meant to enrich Baghdad as a capital of Arab culture were left unfinished or never even started, a journalist’s investigation found.

Conflict Gender Inequality Students

For Yemeni Women, the Path to Universities Gets Tougher

Mohammed Sharaf | 14 Aug 2019

Female students already faced social and economic constraints in pursuing education. The toll of war, on lives, psyches and infrastructure, adds another.

Conflict Scholarships Students Study Abroad

For Syrian Students in the U.K., Tough Decisions Loom

Olivia Cuthbert | 05 Aug 2019

Britain’s prestigious Chevening scholarship requires recipients to return home so their countries may benefit from their experience. That’s not easy for those from war zones.

Academic Freedom Conflict Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights Politics

Palestinian Universities Say Israeli Restrictions Force Foreign Professors Out

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 01 Aug 2019

International academics face increasing difficulties in getting visas to work at Palestinian universities. Some see a campaign to harm Palestinian education behind the apparently arbitrary decisions.

Arabic Arts & Culture Conflict

A Form of Yemeni Poetry Thrives in Defiance of War

Edward Fox | 26 Jul 2019

At a Cairo conference this month, scholars began the process of listing a form of traditional Yemeni poetry on the Unesco register of Intangible Cultural Heritage to help make sure that it endures.




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