In a first for what some call “world music,” a new album featuring Moroccan Sufi music, reflecting a spiritual dimension of Islam, is being released this month.
Despite various attempts to increase the participation rates of women in financial systems worldwide, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region still lags behind.
Women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem face formidable obstacles when it comes to accessing finance. The introduction of impact investment and the increasing number of female impact investors in the region could usher in a new age of gender, social, and financial inclusion in the Arab world.
Low rates of female participation in public life in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have long undermined the region’s potential. However, the new global push for financial inclusion for women is likely to have a transformative effect on the region’s economy and society.
With a new musical experiment he calls Frigya, percussionist Imed Alibi explores his world from a fresh perspective.
The Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and his message of Islam changed the course of history and shaped the world we live in for the last 14 centuries. Whether one believes his message or not, one cannot deny his absolute ingenuity and inventiveness, which, in less than two decades, led to the creation of the most powerful and civilized nation: the first Islamic state.
Women in Saudi Arabia are spearheading efforts to produce films that accurately portray daily life in the Kingdom, despite the conservative nation’s strict laws governing people’s behavior—especially women’s.
Despite difficulties, a pioneering magazine based in Benghazi is using Japanese art as a medium to share a creative message of hope and empowerment with communities throughout Libya.
Maya Terro represents a n...
Despite the challenges that young human rights activist Mahmoud Abugrin faces in achieving his dreams in Libya, he refuses to give up. He will never forsake the hopes of other young people in Libya — and beyond -- to live in a better world.