· May, 2014

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from May, 2014

Mauritanian Police Clamps Down on Black Protest

  9 May 2014

On May 4, 2014, Mauritanian police broke up  [ar] a massive gathering in Nouakchott. People were commemorating [ar] the return of a group of Mauritanian blacks [ar] from Senegal in 2008 [en] , after being subjected to forced displacement in the aftermath of the bloody events [en] which occurred between 1989 and 1991.  On April...

Syria: Love in the Time of Tyranny

The Bridge  3 May 2014

"Wherever I look in Syria, I come across crazy stories of love, brave as a rose stubbornly growing, despite the weeds and thorns trying to suffocate it," writes Marcell Shehwaro.

Cooking Under Siege in Homs, Syria

  1 May 2014

From the grass that grows on the roadside to turtles, birds and insects, Homsis have taken their renowned creativity and lightheartedness to another level.

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