Morocco says it wants to be the Saudi Arabia of solar energy. Its flagship project is a first-of-its-kind, $9-billion energy plant called Noor, meaning "light" in Arabic, and the size of the city of Paris. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports…
By Monica Villamizar
Charif Shanahan is the son of an Irish-American father and a Moroccan mother. Growing up black and Arab in America was an experience full of "instability," he said, and he's using his new book of poetry to start conversations around…
By Elizabeth Flock
Jesse Curtis Morton begins work as a counterterrorism researcher at George Washington University this fall. But his path to the position was highly unconventional: until 2012, Morton was Younus Abdullah Muhammad, a Muslim extremist who founded a radical Islamist website.
By PBS NewsHour
When al-Qaida militants attacked a hotel in Burkina Faso, killing 30, one of the victims was an Amnesty International worker and photographer named Leila Alaoui. Aida Alami, a close friend, talked to the NewsHour from Alaoui's funeral.
By PBS NewsHour
By Madeline Gressel, Zoe Lake, Siyi Chen, Kelsey Doyle and Khadija Boukharfane
For many people, Judaism in the Middle East conjures images of discord. But the Islamic nation of Morocco is an exception -- it’s a place where Jews are embraced. So why are they leaving?…
In Morocco, a school that trains imams to lead prayers in the country's many mosques is at the center of a government program to provide "spiritual security." Here, female students are studying to become spiritual guides, on a mission to…
By Thalia Beaty, Kristopher Brant and Maggy Donaldson
The North African country of Morocco has a series of religious training programs aimed at countering Islamic radicalism. Now, it is working to expand these programs to regional and even global levels.
By News Desk
Italian police arrested a Moroccan man Tuesday evening for allegedly helping perpetrate the hours-long siege on Tunisia’s Bardo museum that left 22 people dead.
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