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A Professors’ Strike in Libya Reveals a Troubled University System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Nov 2019

Public university professors, long underpaid or not paid at all, are demanding better wages. Their action has disrupted the new academic year in a country plagued by conflict for nearly a decade.

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‘These are Not Demands, These Are Rights’: Voices of Youthful Protesters in Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Rasha Faek | 05 Nov 2019

Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.

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Lebanon’s Universities Have Emptied Out Into the Streets

Jana Dhaybi | 29 Oct 2019

Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.

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Professors Start a ‘School of the Rioters’

Nasser Zawk | 26 Oct 2019

With universities closed in Lebanon, some professors are conducting “teach ins” and moderating discussions on the street. For one such effort, a professor of economics discusses his goals.

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Sudan’s Academic Year Begins—But Only for a Few Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2019

Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.

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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.

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Bureaucracy Unnecessarily Slows Down Human-Tissue Research, Arab Scientists Say

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Jul 2019

Some researchers say winning government permission for work with humans or human tissue is unnecessarily difficult in some Arab countries, slowing them down.

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Professors’ Strike at Lebanon’s Only Public University Reveals Social and Economic Gaps

Olivia Cuthbert | 27 Jun 2019

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.

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Syrian Higher Education ‘Highly Fractured and Diminished,’ Report Says

David Wheeler | 25 Jun 2019

A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.

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Mona Jebril, a Palestinian, Looks at ‘Hidden Injuries’ That Limit Education

Edward Fox | 07 May 2019

A scholar who left Gaza to study in the United Kingdom writes and speaks about improving education in her homeland, and the restrictions on it.




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