When Taliban insurgents seized control of Kunduz last month, they went door-to-door targeting women who work outside the home. Female workers of one aid group knew the risk and escaped — and now plan to return to continue supporting other survivors.
As a young actor, Maz Jobrani took whatever work he could get — even stereotypical and insulting roles as a terrorist. Now he's trying to bring more nuance to American culture's view of Muslims and Middle Easterners.
Last week, the US military began allowing women into combat units, opening up 33,000 army jobs previously off-limits to women. Israel is one of the most gender-integrated armies in the world, but the debate over whether women really are fit for combat still rages.