The Palestinian politician and academic launched an intitiative to teach fellow women prisoners while herself in jail. Now she works to ensure the effort continues.
The latest “Free to Think” report from Scholars at Risk documents 332 attacks on scholars, students, and academic institutions around the world.
Iraqi scientists who have been cleaning up contamination from weapons used in the Gulf Wars have concluded a three-year effort in Basra Governorate.
Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.
After five years of unpaid work, university professors in Yemen’s rebel-held north threaten to go on strike.
The death of her 17-year-old cousin heightens a journalist’s fears for her daughter’s future in Palestine under Israeli occupation.
Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.
Ideas Beyond Borders is donating more than 2,500 books to the library, which was among the finest in the Middle East before it was destroyed by ISIS and coalition bombing.
The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.