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The Islamic State’s Plan for Universities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 25 Nov 2014

Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.

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Kuwait’s Stateless Residents Struggle for Education

Aisha Elgayar | 24 Nov 2014

A government decision has barred many “Bedoon” children from the Gulf country’s classrooms.

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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.

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More Syrians in Lebanon: Fewer in Universities

Emma Gatten | 18 Jun 2014

Lebanon has many university-age Syrian refugees, but few of them are actually in the country’s universities.

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‘Education for All’: Not Happening Yet

| 24 May 2014

Almost 15 years ago educators set six goals for universal education. Progress has been slow.

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Is Education a Right?

D.D. Guttenplan | 22 Apr 2014

While policymakers like to make grand statements about everyone having educational access, it rarely happens even in rich countries.

Human Rights

Prominent Egyptian Scholar Charged With Espionage

Sarah Lynch | 23 Jan 2014

An American University in Cairo professor and renowned Egyptian scholar, Emad Shahin, is facing what he calls trumped-up criminal charges.

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New Home for Many Egyptian Academics: Jail

Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2014

With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.

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In Egypt, 12 Al-Azhar Students Sentenced to 17 Years in Jail

Muhammad Mansour | 15 Nov 2013

Court sentences of 17 years in prison for Al-Azhar university student protestors are being viewed by many human-rights lawyers as being exceptionally harsh.

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Egyptian Academics Arrested in the Crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood

Muhammad Mansour | 11 Nov 2013

At least 70 professors have been arrested in the Egyptian government’s anti-Muslim Brotherhood crackdown. Opinions are mixed as to the legitimacy of the arrests.




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