Husham Al-Hashimi, an expert on ISIS and a critic of foreign-backed militias in Iraq, was gunned down by unknown assassins in a Baghdad street this week.
As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.
Despite delays, a $580 million research partnership between European, North African and Middle Eastern countries hopes for additional funding from the European Union’s next big innovation framework.
A long tradition of progressive reform prepared the country for independence in 1957. But now its universities are seen as “factories of unemployment.”
The Gaza Strip’s economic crisis, worsened by political infighting and unpaid salaries, leaves many students unable to pay tuition. The Coronavirus pandemic will only make the situation worse.
A group called Pangea, founded by a law student, sponsors weekly get-togethers for refugees and helps them adapt to their new country.
Artists among the protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square use murals, graffiti, street theater and music to emphasize the call for Iraqi unity and an end to foreign intervention in their government.
A Berlin-based artist with Palestinian heritage incorporates archival material into works that seek to give audiences access to the inner lives of Palestinians before the “catastrophe” of 1948.
Artists believe the shuttering of Shurooq Amin’s show by Kuwaiti authorities is the latest indicator of the country’s decline in freedom of expression.
Waiting for Omar Gatlato, the first major survey of contemporary Algerian art in the United States, asserts the need to consider the cultural specificity of art from postcolonial nations.