In-depth: Despite restrictive Israeli travel policies, tourism to Palestine has increased. But some Palestinians have spoken out against the growing sector and are asking visitors to reconsider their trips.
The decline of French reflects not only an effort to break free from France's colonial legacy but also a desire among Moroccan youth to be more connected to an increasingly globalised world, writes Sania Mahyou.
To mark the international day of Arabic, Sania Mahyou writes about the power of a commonly used word in North Africa: Mektoub. The religious expression that refers to one’s destiny, has not always served people well in the region, she argues.