Emad Hajjaj is a well-known cartoonist and a sharp commentator on events in the Arab world. He says the turmoil in the region is both a blessing and a curse for someone who makes a living from Arabic editorial cartoons.
Writer and satirist Karl Sharro — known as Karl reMarks on the Internet — blogs about some of the Middle East's heaviest issues. Recently, he's been navigating the difficult task of satirizing the tragic news coming out of Gaza.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress exiled its controversial Youth League leader Julius Malema to the political wilderness Thursday. Marco Werman gets more from South African journalist, Milton Nkosi, who's covering the story.
Cartoonists are on the front line of freedom of speech. Events this week have put to the test just what responsibilities that entails. Kevin Kallaugher draws for The Economist and Patrick Chappatte cartoons for the International Herald Tribune.
There's anger, sadness and downright fury over the continued violence in Syria. Much of the vitriol is directed against Arab League observers who arrived in Syria in late December to monitor the situation.
Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist and blogger Omid Memarian, the editor of "Sketches of Iran," about the power of political cartoons in Iran and why so many Iranian cartoonists have been forced into exile.