Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.
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.
With Lebanon facing multiple crises, many students struggle with education costs. French and U.S. government programs are helping some continue their studies.
They say outdated curricula and a lack of infrastructure hamper the development of the country’s only medical school
University of Khartoum students protest unsafe conditions on the campus, but officials disagree over who is responsible for improvement.
Ten years after the Tunisian revolution, students protest against what they describe as increased police surveillance of universities
Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.
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.