On the eve of Sept. 11, the date that helped put Arabic news network Al Jazeera on the global map, it looks like the controversial broadcaster could be coming to Southern California airwaves, albeit radio ones. The Washington Post reported this week that liberal Berkeley-based Pacifica Radio ... More >>
Bringing Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble's play cycle about Iraq and Afghanistan to the stage
At Barn Rau, it's Muslim food, home style
File under: the world is a deeply weird place. Here's a little theme song for the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull ("pronounced ay-uh-fyat-luh-yoe-kuutl-ul") sung by Eliza Geirsdottir Newman and her magical ukelele (or toy guitar--we can't really tell). Adding to the weirdness, it comes to us co ... More >>
Welsh actors turns as real-life British legends run the gamut
Majid Al-Bahadli more than hopes Obama can change the world
De Palma’s Iraq movie never flinches from the casualties of war. Will you?
In his quest to free slaves around the world, Aaron Cohen thought hed seen it all. Then he went to Myanmar.
Including Distracted, Sam Shepard’s Seduced, The Serpent and more
From Echo Park to Tangier, the times they are a-changin’
In Europe, it comes down to hate vs. free speech
Al-Jazeera reporter who interviewed bin Laden runs into trouble in Spain
Arab commentators disagree about lasting meaning of Israeli pullout
Taking back America, one conference at a time
The new documentary Control Room shows the way Arabs and Americans look at the same events and see two entirely different things
Why can't the media call Bush a liar?
Fox News vs. CNN International
The loss and hope of an Iraqi mom
Liberation, occupation or hell?
Slices of a digital war
Scenes from the first days of war coverage