Historically, Syrian Kurds have been banned from owning bookstores, printing presses and television stations, however, all of this has changed with the start of the Syrian conflict, which has allowed the Kurds to have more autonomous rule over their villages and cities.
With the start of the new academic year, thousands of Moslawi children are returning to their newly rehabilitated schools. Many of the schools that have been reconstructed are located in the western areas of Mosul, which were most damaged during the liberation battles.
Since the liberation of their province, the Salahuddin Education Directorate has made efforts to rebuild 165 schools throughout the province's districts. The administrators say that they are in the in the process of rehabilitating many more.
Students in Anbar have been studying in adverse environments as many schools were destroyed and they had to all fit into limited space. After the liberation, families and volunteers worked together to renovate and establish many schools.
Public education in Libya has significantly deteriorated due to lack of funding for teachers and infrastructure. As a result private international schools have gained dominance over Libya's education sector.