Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Universities in Sudan have a heritage of political discussion that is increasingly in conflict with the government’s desire to suppress protest.
A documentary highlights the difficulties that refugee scientists face in trying to continue their careers in exile.
Scarred by Somalia’s civil war, the region is giving more poor children a chance at education.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.
Academic research in Yemen has been seriously threatened by the closure of many research centers and the lack of funding due to the war.
The school is a stabilizing influence for some of the young refugees who have fled the fighting in Yemen.
Academics offer ideas for a political settlement in Syria, emphasising reconciliation and the role of community groups.
University students in Egypt’s most troubled province, long targeted by terrorist attacks, face extreme difficulties in continuing their studies.
Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.