Private universities charge Yemeni students in dollars and then set their own exchange rates for rials, making education unaffordable for many.
Authorities are stepping up their use of vague defamation laws to effectively silence critics of corruption in government, civil liberties advocates say.
Iraqi students are largely determined to remain on strike despite a new academic calendar issued by the higher-education ministry.
Students are frustrated with economic and political conditions in their country. Now they see a chance for change and are determined to make their voices heard.
The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.
Across the country, thousands of school and university students are joining street demonstrations and refusing to resume their studies until they feel political progress has been made.
Public university professors, long underpaid or not paid at all, are demanding better wages. Their action has disrupted the new academic year in a country plagued by conflict for nearly a decade.
Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.
Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.
As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.