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The Odd Couple: Franco’s Alliance With Muslims

Franco’s Alliance With Muslims

There was a time when the Spanish far right needed Ceuta’s Muslims and plied them with gifts. One of these, the Muley el-Mehdi mosque on the Avenida de África, was built in the middle of the Spanish Civil War.

From Syria to Lebanon, Saving the Seeds That Could Save Humanity

From Syria to Lebanon, Saving the Seeds That Could Save Humanity

If a grown sample in a colder region isn’t able to withstand frequent heat waves and gets wiped out, the genetically resilient samples created in ICARDA’s genebank would come to the rescue. So when the accessions made their way to Lebanon in late 2015, it was all hands on deck.

A Moroccan Cop’s Battle Against Sexual Harassment — Including Her Own

A Moroccan Cop’s Battle Against Sexual Harassment — Including Her Own

Observers might think that Morocco is making progress in prosecuting sexual assault and other crimes against women, but real victims often languish while the state trumps up charges against its critics.

Samia Errazzouki