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Five Photogenic Villages in Andalucía, Spain

Michelle Chaplow | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
Michelle Chaplow

Andalucia, the southern region of Spain, is famous for its pueblos blancos (white villages). There are over 800 municipalities in Andalucia, and each ...

We Can Avoid Another Paris and Defeat ISIS If We Remember This History

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 11.18.2016 | World
Akbar Ahmed

While bombers and aircraft carriers need to do their stuff, the problem of terrorist-related violence will not be solved by force alone. President Hollande must also engage with his alienated Muslim community with the same determination he has shown in attacking ISIS and win them over.

From Portugal's Pristine Algarve to Andalusia's Flamenco Soul

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

I drink my morning coffee from a beautiful Hermes mug; the bright crimson pattern, reminiscent of wrought iron ornamentation, is called Balcon du Guad...

What Andalusia Can Teach Us Today About Muslims and Non-Muslims Living Together

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 06.17.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

Andalusia at its height shows us clearly that associating a group like ISIS with Islam and calling its leader a "caliph" is a travesty. And there is no lesson greater for everyone than to recall that there was a time, however brief, when people of different cultures and faiths lived together, worked together and prospered together.

Andalusia's New Generation?

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 02.03.2014 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Andalusia, the largest and most populated autonomous community (let me rather say federal state) in Spain, has recently switched presidents, from the former José Antonio Griñán to the current Susana Díaz.

Granada: Two Friends in Andalusia, Part 3

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel
Fahad Faruqui

From Granada station, we walked to the Hotel Gran Via 44, passing first through a neighborhood which is best described as 21st century post-recession in character.

Cordoba: Two Friends in Andalusia, Part 2

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Fahad Faruqui

After spending delightful few days in Seville, my friend, Clay, and I made our way to Cordoba.

In Search of Things Past: Dreaming of Spain and Love

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 07.06.2013 | Home
Ann Tashi Slater

Recently I returned to Spain. It was a holiday but also a pilgrimage, a search for something not located in geographical space. I was tracking my parents' dream of Spain, of each other; my own dream of Spain as a place where we'd all been together.

In Fes, Seeking Sacred Wisdom, Grappling With Governance And Democracy

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The final two days of the Fes Forum grappled with two large issues of the times: corruption and democracy.

Spain Allowance Trial Gets Man Ousted From Parents' Home

Posted 06.29.2011 | World

A 25-year-old Spanish man has been ordered to leave home and find a job after he took his parents to court once they stopped giving him spending money...

The Road to Cordoba

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Scott Malcomson

At the Council on Foreign Relations yesterday morning, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf tried to turn crisis into opportunity, specifically an opportunity to broadcast the message of Islamic moderation.

Obama: The Roger Federer of Politics

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Malcomson

Each man raises the level of play with a cool focus and economy of gesture that make most other players look crude.

From Spain's Storied South, Diverging Voices

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Modiba

For a country with a history of xenophobia towards its Roma population (a.k.a gypsies; or, in Spanish, gitanos), Spain is becoming increasingly fond of traditional gypsy music.