Syrian refugee students face obstacles at every level of Lebanese education, and many are dropping out from education altogether.
Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.
The country with the largest economy in the Middle East and the most Syrian refugees is seeking to find a place for them in its business landscape.
In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.
An increased number of Egyptian doctors are fleeing the country to work abroad, saying they are tired of low salaries, poor facilities and an unsafe working environment.
Workers report unsafe conditions, low pay, and few protections, despite hopes for a better future through these programs.
Professors at Lebanese University have been on strike for almost two months, saying it is their only possible political weapon to wring much-needed resources from the government.
New research reveals that, despite the Vision 2030 plan, the majority still expect a public-sector job for life. But a shift in approach to education could change that.
International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.