Stories about Photos from October, 2014
With Homes and Infrastructure Destroyed, a Tough Winter Lies Ahead for Gaza
The people of Gaza are doing what they can to prepare for the winter in the wake of war, which left an estimated 100,000 homeless.
Laughing at Russia's 2018 World Cup Logo
Good will is a rare commodity among Russian social media users, and Russia's logo for the 2018 World Cup became the target of mockery the moment it went public.
6 Things You Wanted to Know About Cameroon but Were Afraid to Ask
Who are Cameroon's big names? Do English speakers and French speakers get along? Gaelle Tjat, based in Douala, gives a colorful portrait of her homeland.
Tunisians Head to Polls to Elect a New Parliament
Tunisians are heading to polls today to elect a new parliament almost four years after they toppled the regime of dictator Zine el Abidine Ben Ali.
3 Online Initiatives to Boost Voters’ Involvement in Tunisia's 2014 Elections
Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to elect their parliament members. Online, they can scrutinise their choices and even check which politician is being truthful.
Hirotan Forest, an Increasingly Rare ‘Satoyama’ School Connecting Rural Japanese Kids to Nature
As farming communities shrink because of Japan's ageing population, parents in one rural community has resurrected a "satoyama" school to put their children in touch with the land.
This is What Happens When Ricky Martin’s Hits Get an Indie Spin
No matter what you think about Ricky Martin, he's one of Puerto Rico's most cherished international exports who has put the spotlight on the island.
Trailblazing ‘Soda Pop Anthology’ Showcases Comics by Puerto Rican Women
The anthology, published by Soda Pop Comics, an indie studio of female comics writers, wants to bring greater visibility and acceptance for women creators.
#Fails of the Tunisian Electoral Campaign in One Hilarious Blog
Who would not laugh at "the miserables, a hope for generations" or at a party seeking to "circumcise the security and judicial institutions and the administration"?
Ex-President's Return Triggers Media Warning from Government in Madagascar
The political situation is tense again in Madagascar after ex-president in exile Marc Ravalomanana's return to the country. The conditions under which he came back and the subsequent house arrest and deportation to the North of the country are strongly debated on most malagasy media outlets. Heninkaja Rakotomanantsoa, managing editor of...
Bahrain Joins US Air Strikes, but Still Tortures Americans and Silences ISIS Critics
Bahrain, along with four other Arab countries, has joined the coalition against the militant group ISIS, as it silences its own critics.
Lebanon’s Palestinian Refugees Step into the Limelight With ‘Humans of Al Rashidiya’
A New Humans of New York-type project hopes to dispel stereotypes plaguing Lebanon’s Palestinian society. Many think their camps are security time bombs, while others haven’t even heard of them.
A Culinary Tour of Eid al-Adha Dishes Enjoyed Across the Middle East
Muslims mark Eid al-Adha celebrations with a feast. Thalia Rahme brings us some traditional and not so traditional recipes prepared by Muslims across the Middle East on that day.
UK Court Revokes Immunity of Bahraini Prince Accused of Torture
Bahrain's Prince Nasser Bin Hamad AlKhalifa, who often travels to Europe for equestrian competitions, was the target of a recent Twitter campaign #torturePrince.
In Photos: Gaza Rises Above the Rubble to Celebrate Eid
In Gaza, there is hope amidst rubble, destruction, and loss. Twitter users began circulating images of crowded streets and markets, and shared positive messages.
Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy ‘Occupy Central’ in Photos
The massive rally has so far stood its ground against police attempts to clear the area with tear gas, pepper spray and batons, partially with the help of umbrellas.
La Respuesta, an Online Magazine by and for the Millions of Puerto Ricans Living in the US
"One of our core values is to look critically at oppressive elements such as colonialism, racism, trans/ homophobia, sexism..." explains Xavier Burgo Peña, editor and co-founder of "La Respuesta."
ISIS Recruits Fan Bahrain's Sectarian Flames With YouTube Call to Arms
Four Bahrainis who have joined the terrorist group ISIS called on the Sunni population in Bahrain to take up arms and join the fight against their ruling “tyrants.”