Before they manage to reach Spain or Italy or Greece, people fleeing poverty and war in Sub-Saharan Africa head to port cities like Tangier. There, they face the risk of beatings and repression at the hands of authorities—or dying on the crossing to Europe.
As yet another scandal arises from the UN Peacekeeping Program, I ask — are they doing more harm than good?
Vision of Humanity releases the 2007 Global Peace Index, which ranks countries in terms of their peacefulness. Unsurprisingly, most MENA countries didn't fare well.
With bloggers being jailed and sites being blocked around the world, it's time we took a stand against Internet censorship.
Nothing looks stranger to Moroccans than a man wandering around the city with a cat.
How difficult is it to feel safe when fundamentalism is on the rise so close to home?
Ordinary Moroccans are being pushed out of their communities to make room for the European invasion.
A suicide bomber hailing from Casablanca's impoverished suburb of Sidi Moumen killed only himself in what appears to be a revenge attack against a cyber café owner who wouldn't let him read "jihadist" websites.
"Babel" comes from the Hebrew verb "balal," meaning "to confuse, confound." Not surprising, given that's what the film did to me — confuse.