Education

Unique Saudi course puts women in vanguard of film study - 03/26/2016

DAMMAM, SAUDI ARABIA, Ian Timberlake- Officially it's not called "filmmaking" because public cinemas are banned in Saudi Arabia. But making movies is exactly what about 150 students -- all of them...

Palestinian leader bids to woo striking teachers back to work - 03/13/2016

RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES- Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas pledged on Saturday to improve conditions for teachers whose three-week-old strike has closed several schools in the...

US Scout troop balances Muslim faith, American values - 01/18/2016

GETTYSBURG, UNITED STATES, Léo Mouren- In a bus taking them to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -- site of the US Civil War's most famous battle -- the members of Boy Scout Troop 114 are all ears. "Listen up...

De Klerk attacks plan to remove Rhodes statue from Oxford college - 12/27/2015

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Mohammed Abbas- South Africa's last white president, F. W. de Klerk, on Saturday criticised a campaign to remove a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes from an Oxford...

Mother braves east Ukraine frontline for children's homework - 12/24/2015

ZAYTSEVE, UKRAINE, Yulia Silina- For Oksana Boiko's children, the trip to school used to be a short walk to the other side of their tiny village of Zaytseve in east Ukraine. But the frontline in the...

French teacher who invented IS attack to have psychiatric tests - 12/16/2015

PARIS, FRANCE- A French nursery school teacher who invented a story that he had been stabbed by a man shouting about the Islamic State group has been taken to hospital for psychiatric tests, the...

400,000 Syrian refugee children not in school in Turkey: HRW - 11/09/2015

ISTANBUL, TURKEY, Tanya Willmer- More than 400,000 Syrian children living in Turkey are not in school, largely because of financial hardship, a plight which could push more refugees into making a...

Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip - 11/02/2015

DOHA, QATAR- Michelle Obama arrived Monday in Qatar on the opening stage of her first solo Middle East tour, where she is expected to call for addressing "cultural beliefs" obstructing girl's...

343 UK academics announce Israeli universities boycott - 10/29/2015

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- Hundreds of British academics said Tuesday they would boycott contact with Israeli universities over the state's "intolerable human rights violations" towards Palestinians....

13 million children denied education by Mideast wars: UN - 09/03/2015

AMMAN, JORDAN- More than 13 million children are being denied education by Middle East conflicts, the UN said Thursday, warning "the hopes of a generation" would be dashed if they can't return to...
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