Fulfilling a small boy’s dream, this fortified fishing town on Morocco’s Atlantic coast plays host each year to an international celebration of the arts, where Moroccan and foreign artists create, instruct and interact.
Perhaps Seville's best-known symbol, the bell tower of Europe's third-largest cathederal was once the minaret of a huge mosque. Its complexity reflects the city's mix of classical, Muslim and Christian cultures.
It is now possible to “walk” the streets of medieval Muslim Jerusalem, thanks to two young architects who pushed the limits of computer technology to create three-dimensional reconstructions of the Holy City.
"Lebanon is back in business," affirms its prime minister. But an enormous task looms, as the war-weary Lebanese begin to clear away the rubble, rebuild their country’s infrastructure and reform its institutions.
Women artists from across the Arab world show their work in "Forces of Change", a stereotype-breaking exhibition in Washington, D.C., interpreting their worlds, their cultures, their experiences and their concerns.
From bells to bumpers, Dhaka’s teeming rickshas are covered with brilliantly painted decorations. Scenes of animals, peaceful villages, futuristic cities and beautiful mosques make an ever-recycling gallery.