Mizna’s 9th Arab Film Festival hits the Twin Cities this weekend, with dozens of films from several countries. This year’s festival features several exciting selections, like Kaouther Ben Hania’s thrilling “Challat of Tunis.” Filmed in a gripping, faux-documentary style, “Challat” is inspired by a rumor ignored by local authorities over a decade ago about a biker who would slash women while they walk on the streets of Tunis.
Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.
The latest ISIS recruit from Minnesota is a 19-year-old woman who told her family she will be taking care of wounded fighters in Syria.
One of the best things about the local food truck scene in the Twin Cities is trying food from cultures around the world. This week’s Friday Food Truck feature is serving up a taste of Egypt. Edward Moody shows us what’s cooking at the Flavor Wagon.
A number of inter-faith groups are coming together to help save the life of a five-year-old boy. Omar Ahmed was diagnosed with end stage renal disease. His family has no insurance, and they’ve traveled from Egypt to Minnesota looking for help with the cost of treatment. One look at Omar and it’s hard to tell that he’s in such dire need.
It has been a weekend of unrest and uncertainty in Egypt. The country’s military removed President Mohammed Morsi from office days ago but what happens next remains to be seen.
A parent’s love for their 5-year-old son has taken them half way across the world in search of a second chance.
Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
Last week Romney had yet another gaffe and error filled week. Week after week Romney and his campaign can’t get it together.
Details are emerging about the California man who made the YouTube video that is being blamed for inciting anti-American protests around the world.
In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.
President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
The killings and the attacks on U.S. Embassies in Libya and Egypt are being condemned by the first Muslim elected to the US House — Rep. Keith Ellison.
As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.