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Cruising the Kashbah

Austin Blake Mullins | Posted 12.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Austin Blake Mullins

Algeria's queer scene is certainly alive, but is muted and suppressed. There are no civil rights or legal protections and little-to-no safe private space for meeting. Therefore, gay men occupy the only place where they can find other like-minded men: the street.

Take a Ski Lift to Work... in Downtown Algiers

Posted 01.14.2015 | Home

BY TRACY MORAN - OZY Africa may be moving forward, but it’s still stuck in traffic. Gridlock and choking pollution have city planners in megaciti...

Has Syria's Famous Brocade Survived?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.09.2013 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

It dawned on me that period piece attire worn in popular Arabic TV serials resembles the elaborate and beautiful brocade designs I used to see in the ...

Algerian Exceptionalism and the Arab Spring

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home
Daniel Wagner

While mass protests and civil unrest were unprecedented in much of the rest of the region prior to January of this year, Algeria has had a long history of political upheaval.

David Barsamian on the movie The Battle of Algiers

The Boulder Reporter | Boulder Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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[caption id="attachment_3988" align="alignleft" width="590" caption="Scene from the movie The Battle of Algiers"][/caption]The film The Battle of Algi...

Algiers police fire on slum protest

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Algerian protesters clash with police in a shantytown in the capital for second day....

Mighty Movie Podcast: The War Won and Lost -- Florent-Emilio Siri on Intimate Enemies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Director Florent-Emilio Sari definitely has a knack for playing the audience. He makes the most of his Moroccan locations, finding an eerie beauty in the barren landscape.

CIA Man Accused of Rape Claimed to Be FBI Agent in Parking Row

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Stein

Warren's claim to be an FBI agent prompted a hotel manager to send a security video of the incident to the FBI, said two of the sources. FBI official...