The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.
The MENA Prison Forum, launched in 2018, researches and documents prisons and prisoners’ experiences across the region. Its resources include art, literature, film and testimonies.
President Joseph Biden’s executive action ending Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries has more Arab students hoping to enroll in U.S. institutions.
At a virtual exhibition, museum-goers can experience four of the most famous historical sites in the Middle East.
Syrian artist Sara Shamma uses strong color and powerful brushstrokes to portray human traffickers, women who have survived being trafficked, and the emotions swirling inside them.
The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.
Ali al-Baroodi’s photographs document an important period of time in the history of his city during the period of occupation by “Daesh”.
In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.
The University of Mosul’s professors and students have come back to the campus, but have to cope with demolished and scarred infrastructure and lingering security concerns.
Scholars compared the New York Times’s removal of documents to past thefts of artifacts by archaeologists and armies.