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Conflict Politics Protests Schools

Deadly Clashes in Lebanon Put New Strain on Education System

Sami Erchoff | 16 Oct 2021

Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.

Conflict Finances Policy Protests Students

Students Sue 2 Lebanese Universities Over Tuition Hike Amid Crisis

Samar Kadi | 09 Aug 2021

A new dollar peg for tuition at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University made the cost of study too expensive for many students.

Faculty Protests Scholarships Students

Foreign Support Helps Lebanese Students Complete Degrees Amid Crises

Samar Kadi | 14 Jun 2021

With Lebanon facing multiple crises, many students struggle with education costs. French and U.S. government programs are helping some continue their studies.

Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Protests Students Teaching

Mauritania’s Medical Students Are Unhappy With Delayed Reforms

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Apr 2021

They say outdated curricula and a lack of infrastructure hamper the development of the country’s only medical school

Politics Protests Students Violence

U. of Khartoum Students Protest Violence and Poor Housing Conditions

Amr EL-Tohamy | 31 Mar 2021

University of Khartoum students protest unsafe conditions on the campus, but officials disagree over who is responsible for improvement.

Faculty Human Rights Politics Protests Students

Tunisian Students Protest Police Surveillance

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Mar 2021

Ten years after the Tunisian revolution, students protest against what they describe as increased police surveillance of universities

Administration Human Rights Protests Students

A Student’s Death in a Fire Prompts Protests Over Algeria’s Neglected Dormitories

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Mar 2021

Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.

Faculty Policy Protests Students

Yemeni Students Are Caught in a Currency Exchange Trap

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Nov 2020

Private universities charge Yemeni students in dollars and then set their own exchange rates for rials, making education unaffordable for many.

Arab Spring Democracy Human Rights Politics Protests

Freedom of Expression in Lebanon Faces New Threats

Burton Bollag | 03 Feb 2020

Authorities are stepping up their use of vague defamation laws to effectively silence critics of corruption in government, civil liberties advocates say.

Conflict Democracy Politics Protests Students

Iraqi Government Pressures Protesting Students to Return to the Classroom

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 24 Jan 2020

Iraqi students are largely determined to remain on strike despite a new academic calendar issued by the higher-education ministry.




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