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  • Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'

     Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'
    In a slum where soccer balls skitter and poverty is deep, coaxing voices lead young men and boys to terror. Talk of God turns to incantations on holy war and the youths, who have been promised martyrdom and paradise, slip on backpacks of crude...
  • Moroccan fundraiser will benefit Physicians for Peace

    Moroccan fundraiser will benefit Physicians for Peace
      Omar's Carriage House in Norfolk is hosting a "Taste of Morocco" fundraiser for Physicians for Peace from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at The Boathouse, 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk. Funds collected will be used to help finance the...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Readers Recommend: Around Morocco Tours

    Readers Recommend: Around Morocco Tours
    In October, we took a 16-day guided tour of the UNESCO sites in Morocco with Around Morocco Tours. Lahcen Boujouija provided door-to-door service, knowledgeable guides for big cities, and never let a question go unanswered. He guided us to restaurants...
  • The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday

    The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday
    The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
  • American woman becomes finalist on 'Arabs Got Talent'

    American woman becomes finalist on 'Arabs Got Talent'
    Jennifer Grout is a 23-year-old blond from Boston with a lovely singing voice and dreams of stardom who, like many an aspiring superstar before her, has turned to a reality TV in a bid for fame. But Grout is not competing on "The Voice" or "American...
  • Growing number of Moorish Americans try to evade prosecution

    Growing number of Moorish Americans try to evade prosecution
    Shackled in a Baltimore courtroom and facing a 110-year sentence for murder and arson, Terrence Rollins-Bey stood defiant — talking over the judge and prosecutor in a series of outbursts. "With respect to your honor, I object to everything you'...
  • Epcot: Spice Road Table restaurant coming soon in Morocco

    Epcot: Spice Road Table restaurant coming soon in Morocco
    The newest restaurant at Epcot is about to enter "soft opening" mode. Look for Spice Road Table to operate this weekend in the Morocco pavilion. The eatery is actually built smack on the theme park's World Showcase Lagoon, which could make it a prime...
  • Martin Scorsese, Sharon Stone Topline Stellar Marrakech Fest Opening

    MARRAKECH -- Traditionally known for its thick French accent, Marrakech's glamorous opening night, held on Friday at the Congress Palace, had a definite Hollywood flavor with Sharon Stone getting a career tribute, as well as jury president Martin Scorsese...
  • Hicham Lasri: 'It Won't be Long Before the Arab World Decisively Rises Up Against the Status Quo'

    Hot on the heels of the success of 2012's "The End," Hicham Lasri weaves another post-war tale with apocalyptic undertones in "They Are the Dogs." The sophomore feature comes to its home fest of Marrakech after making the festival rounds at Cannes,...
  • Dubai Film Festival Dedicated to Local Core

    A decade after its launch, the Dubai Intl. Film Festival has firmly earned its leadership role among Middle East film events thanks to its unwavering drive to be international, but with an Arab core. "We are the only festival that, aside from...