Using music and art, one association in Casablanca is trying to bridge the divide between Morocco and its African neighbors.
Although Islam permits divorce, it is strongly discouraged and deemed the “most despised of permissible acts by God.” Yet, in the Arab Gulf, divorce is on the rise. Both men and women are increasingly choosing divorce over staying in an unhappy marriage, regardless of the stigma.
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an annual celebration of female achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
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.
With a new musical experiment he calls Frigya, percussionist Imed Alibi explores his world from a fresh perspective.
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.
Young Moroccan artist Zainab Fasiki advocates for gender equality by illustrating women’s lives and bodies, uncensored and unashamed. Her critics are harsh, but her work has found support in a country slowly recognizing women’s rights.
Amin was considered to be one of the twentieth century’s most influential neo-Marxist development theorists, who wrote extensively about the relationship between imperialism, capitalism, and globalization.