Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
Rojava University, in Syria’s mostly Kurdish northeast, has enthusiastic foreign support, meets a local need and is part of a project for regional independence.
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.
The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.
A plan for a university for Palestinians inside and outside their homeland goes back a long way, and it’s still an idea worth pursuing.
A former Mercy Corps economic director in Gaza explains how U.S. reductions in aid threaten the education of Palestinian children and the stability of the Gaza Strip.
An exhibition in Rabat showcases publications whose mission was to gather and share the best thinking of its time, despite enormous challenges
The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.
A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.