April 23, 2014 / Al Monitor
Caryle Murphy
Saudi Arabia’s designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization has mystified many Saudis and complicated the kingdom’s regional policies.
April 15, 2014 / The Atlantic
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Guliver’s Travels: Preserving history in Putin’s Crimea. One man's quest to honor the once-mighty Muslim Tatar state.
April 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Syria, Iran, Egypt and oil are pushing the US and Saudi Arabia apart, as President Obama's recent cool reception the kingdom showed.
September 25, 2013
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In the megalopolis of Lagos, Nigeria, abortion is legally restricted and contraception is hard to come by. What are the consequences for this city's exploding youth population?
September 25, 2013 / Untold Stories
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
Even though abortions are illegal, at least 760,000 occur in Nigeria each year. Yet the topic is shrouded in silence.
September 16, 2013 / The Economist
Nicolas Pelham
Muammar Qaddafi’s hometown band of loyalists still display his favorite color.
September 16, 2013 / Untold Stories
Eleanor Klibanoff
In deeply Catholic Nicaragua and El Salvador, where abortion is seen as murder, activists struggle to make the case for therapeutic termination in cases of rape or to save the life of the mother.
September 13, 2013 / The Economist
Nicolas Pelham
The people of two rival towns seem determined to hate each other forever.
September 13, 2013 / Untold Stories
Mellissa Fung
Nancy Hatch Dupree, a 90-year-old American, adopted Kabul as her home in 1962 and since then has helped create the new Afghan Centre.
September 11, 2013 / Untold Stories
Nicolas Pelham
Libya hosts its first soccer game in three years, proving that the nation is slowly reviving post-Qaddafi.
September 11, 2013
Ameto Akpe
What does it mean to apply soft power?
September 10, 2013 / The Economist
Nicolas Pelham
The defeat of an Islamist militia raises hope that law and order may return.
The Creative Chaos of Libya
September 10, 2013
Nicolas Pelham
Despairing of the ability of their squabbling leaders and militiamen to reestablish the state, Libyans are busy reviving the country on their own.

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