As the need for Russian military aid to the Syrian government appears to wind down, Russia remains intertwined in Syrian higher education.
Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.
A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.
A Jesuit charity and university team up to offer a diploma that can be a steppingstone to a bachelor’s degree, fueling the hopes of refugees who want to help others in their communities.
Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.
The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.
With free tuition and innovative instruction, YouCode says it helps young people gain the technical and personal skills they’ll need to succeed in the digital economy.
As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.
As the Jameel Ghanem Institute of Fine Arts reopens in Aden, officials look to the restorative powers of the arts to help the war-torn nation rebuild.