Now living in Paris, the novelist and poet says he hopes the cultural honour will focus more attention on the neglected realm of Arabic literature in translation.
International academic groups call on Israel to drop restrictions that would limit foreign scholars’ ability to study and work at universities in the West Bank.
The Unesco global convention provides a framework for assessing foreign qualifications in a fair and transparent manner. Palestine may improve its own international connections by signing on.
A European-Union funded programme designed to help displaced Syrians now caters almost equally to refugees and Lebanese.
Speakers at a webinar sponsored by Scientists for Palestine discuss the problems that hinder academics’ ability to conduct research in the occupied territories.
Many of the 10,000 Arab students in Ukraine can’t find a safe way out. Some of them talked to Agence France-Presse about their plight.
Researchers warn that a language gap and psychosocial needs put Syrian refugee children in Turkey at risk of missing out on education.
Two Syrians who started publishing houses after fleeing their homeland talk about the rewards and challenges of their experiences.