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Yemen: Beyond protests, a country working to thrive
Yemen does not have a movie theater and only 11% of the population has access to the Internet. Nonetheless, “Innocence of Muslims,” the now notorious film that mocks Prophet Muhammad, generated violent protests in the capital of Sana’a this week.
Support for families in the Middle East shouldn't waver
Like most people, I've been shocked and saddened by recent news from the Middle East and North Africa. An American ambassador killed in Libya. Rioters tearing up U.S. flags in Cairo. Anti-Western protests in Sudan, Yemen, Malaysia and elsewhere.
Libya: Volunteer cook for thousands
In Sami Shakmak's restaurant, a volunteer cook makes part of a meal for thousands of people affected by Libya's ongoing crisis.
Egypt: Joy of all ages in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Feelings of joy, shared by all ages, in Cairo's Tahrir Square — but many are still feeling the uncertainty of what comes after Egypt's revolution.
Libya: Fatimah Mahfouth and child
Fatimah Mahfouth was forced to flee an attack on her hometown of Ajdabiya, Libya and delivered a healthy baby boy in a displacement camp.
Egypt: Two girls in Garbage City
Two young Zabbaleen girls in Garbage City, a slum at the base of Mokkatam Hill on the outskirts of Cairo. Its economy revolves around the collection and recycling of the city's garbage.
Libya: Iman starts her own school
Because the current instability and violence have closed schools in Libya, 9-year-old Iman (center, behind table, wearing brown and white) is teaching her neighborhood friends basic arithmetic and grammar.