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Employment Politics Protests Students

In Iraq, Hunger for Jobs Collides With a Government That Can’t Provide Them

David Wheeler | 09 Oct 2019

Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.

Conflict Faculty Politics Protests Students

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.

Arts & Culture Politics Publishing

New Book Showcases Contemporary Arab Artists as Survivors

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Sep 2019

An anthology explores “Arabicity,” the cultural links and concerns shared by artists from disparate countries throughout the Arab world.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender Internet Politics

Survey Finds Modest Gains in Support for Arab Women’s Rights

Burton Bollag | 13 Sep 2019

In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.

Arts & Culture Politics Research Technology & Online Learning

Oral History, Which Records Once-Silenced Voices, Gains Ground in the Arab World

Dana Abed | 11 Sep 2019

Oral historians gather the stories of participants in history who might not otherwise be heard, from those in the U.S. civil rights movement to dispossessed Palestinians.

Health & Medicine Politics Research Science

Water Testing in Iraq Shows Urgency of Remedying Environmental Neglect

Benjamin Plackett | 09 Sep 2019

Researchers are taking a closer look at rivers and lakes that supply drinking water to cities in northern Iraq. They worry that heavy metal concentrations may pose health hazards.

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Arab Political Scientists Find New Support

Burton Bollag | 03 Sep 2019

Scholars in the Middle East face an array of challenges. The new Arab Political Science Network wants to help them collaborate more and increase their output.

Arts & Culture Conflict Development Politics

Corruption Sidetracks Projects Intended to Make Baghdad a ‘Capital of Arab Culture’

Amal Saqr | 24 Aug 2019

Projects meant to enrich Baghdad as a capital of Arab culture were left unfinished or never even started, a journalist’s investigation found.

Academic Freedom Conflict Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights Politics

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.

Arts & Culture Conflict Mental Health Politics

Former Syrian Prisoners Reenact Their Experiences on Stage

Olivia Cuthbert | 18 Jul 2019

In a new play performed in London, actors who were incarcerated in Adra prison convey the terror, boredom, and claustrophobia of their lives, from arrest to release.




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