Nadia Bentoua, a Moroccan native and English teacher turned social entreprenuer, has launched the newest platform for education—a social networking site for English language learners.
The U.S. military has launched its first missiles in Libya against Moammar Gadhafi's forces, a senior Defense Department official said Saturday.
Green is the color commonly associated with Islam and some scholars say the Qur'an also commands Muslims to be green in the modern environmental sense. In East Africa, a development project using Islamic ethics has taught locals the Qur'anic imperatives of conserving natural resources. Some say eco-Islam has taken root. From Pemba Island in Tanzania, Matthew Brunwasser reports.
Soccer fans surged into South Africa this week, waving national flags and bearing face paint. The month-long World Cup 2010 kicked off with a celebration concert featuring Shakira and The Black Eyed Peas but the first round of games ended in a draw.