ISIS has announced monthly taxes on students attending schools and colleges in Iraq’s second-largest city, parents and a security official said Wednesday. Iraqi government schools have been state-funded since 1974. But parents in Mosul — which ISIS militants now control — have been told they must pay 25,000 Iraqi dinars (about $21) for every child […]
US President Barack Obama has thanked Australia for being a close friend and ally and has urged both nations to seize future opportunities in the Asia-Pacific. The president on Saturday said despite wars raging across the globe, the world was a much safer place for people living in the most amazing time in history. Asia […]
As the number of tablets continues to grow in education, news has emerged that Lebanon, the country in the Middle East with a population of around four million people, plans to push 15,000 affordable tablets to public school students in the near future. The country’s telecoms minister Nicholas Sehnaoui and education minister Hassan Diab outlined […]
Clashes broke out on Saturday between security forces and students affiliated with the Kataeb party and the National Liberal Party (NLP) who were staging a demonstration against a curriculum proposal for a Lebanese history book in Downtown Beirut near the Grand Serail. Kataeb bloc MP Sami Gemayel on Saturday held the Lebanese cabinet responsible for […]
Syrian security forces moved against several schools around the country Wednesday and detained students who demonstrated against President Bashar Assad’s regime, while troops shot dead at least four people in central Syria, activists said.
This article is by an American Arabic language student who was caught in Syrian regime brutal crackdown. Ever wondered what goes on in Syrian jails …read this
Women, children and students took to the streets in Syria on Wednesday, lending their voices to a monthlong uprising that President Bashar Assad insists is the work of a foreign conspiracy.
Some 500 Syrian students demonstrated Wednesday in the second-largest city of Aleppo for the first time since a wave of pro-reform protests broke out in mid-March, an activist said.
Lebanese Forces’ student affairs head Charbel Eid has reportedly stated on Saturday that the March 14 coalition emerged as the winner in the student elections in the University of Notre Dame (NDU).