SOPHIE ANMUTH, MARWA NASSER, CGNEWS: Religious prejudice has real consequences as has been seen recently in Egypt. One group confronts it head on
MICHAEL YOUNG, CGNEWS:
AISHA HABLI, CGNEWS: It has a reputation as a place of conflict, where feuds and sectarian scores are settled. That’s not my experience
KIRAN ANSARI, CGNEWS: Tired of watching the horror unveil on television a group of American medics have decided to take direct action
SOPHIE ANMUTH: A cartoon superhero is helping Egyptians confront an issue that is pervasive and corrosive in an accessible manner
KEZIAH RIDGEWAY, CGNEWS: A spate of crimes involving burqa-clad individuals has led to a rise in hate crime but the fightback is coming from an unlikely quarter
ABUBAKR AL SHAHAMI, CGNEWS: Grievances relating back to the civil war in the mid 90s need to be solved to avoid a split Yemen
MOUSTAFA ABDELHALIM, CGNEWS: She comes from a modest background, celebrates local cooking and has had a massive impact throughout Egypt
VANESSA BASSIL, CGNEWS: Young Egyptian aren’t waiting for ‘top down’ change. They’re taking matters to improve their lives into their own hands
TAHSEEN YAQEEN, CGNEWS: It’s a story that pops up now and then but the strength of its message should not be underestimated.
LAMIA HATIRA, NURA SULEIMAN, CGNEWS: We don’t have a culture of armed conflict but it’s possible that we’re moving in that direction.
ADINA FRIEDMAN: The richness of Morocco’s Jewish history comes as a surprise to many but it could provide a template for the region.
MOHAMED EL SAYED, CGNEWS: The temptation to resort to violence to conduct political discourse needs to stop in Egypt
MICHAEL FELSEN, CGNEWS: A major study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks provides some startling findings.
NADA AKL, CGNEWS: The attempt by a Sunni woman and a Shi’a man to effect a civil marriage in Lebanon has brought the issue of national identity to the fore
MONIQUE PARSONS, CGNEWS: It is one of the most over-used yet least understood terms in relation to Islam. A concerted campaign has begun to claim it back.