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Moroccan hip-hop group fuses traditional music with rap

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Moroccan hip-hop group fuses traditional music with rap

During a reporting trip to Morocco last year, Worldfocus' Hoda Osman, Rebecca Haggerty and Megan Thompson met the members of hip-hop group H-Kayne. In this brief interview, the rap trio discuss their musical influences, including Moroccan traditional music such as Aissawa and Gnawa.

Posted: April 1, 2010 13:21   Comments: 0
Migrants stranded en route to Europe

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Migrants stranded en route to Europe

Last year, during a trip to Morocco, Worldfocus correspondent Hoda Osman, producer Rebecca Haggerty, and cameraperson Megan Thompson visited the autonomous city of Melilla. There they met migrants desperate to get to Europe but stranded in limbo.

Posted: March 31, 2010 15:01   Comments: 2
Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

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Top 15 Worldfocus Signature Stories of 2009

Our signature stories delve into issues around the world -- from the long-term effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam and escalating gang violence in Mexico to discrimination against whites in South Africa and Afghan immigrants in Iran. See our best Signature videos of the year.

Posted: December 24, 2009 16:21   Comments: 3
Soccer game fractures relations between Algeria, Egypt

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Soccer game fractures relations between Algeria, Egypt

Hoda Osman, a special correspondent for Worldfocus and an Egyptian-American, writes about the diplomatic crisis that followed a World Cup qualifier between Egypt and Algeria on Saturday. She explains the intense emotions surrounding the sport and how the rivalry affects pan-Arab relations.

Posted: November 20, 2009 15:31   Comments: 78
An unusual weapon in the war against extremism

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An unusual weapon in the war against extremism

Worldfocus correspondent Hoda Osman and producer Rebecca Haggerty visited the North African kingdom of Morocco to report on how many Moroccans - including those in the government - are turning to Sufism as a moderating influence to combat religious extremism.

Posted: October 20, 2009 14:59   Comments: 7
Qaddafi: A madman, or just desperate for attention?

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Qaddafi: A madman, or just desperate for attention?

Worldfocus special correspondent Hoda Osman blogs about attending a briefing with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi.

Posted: September 25, 2009 13:20   Comments: 15
Moroccan single moms cope with hostility, shame

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Moroccan single moms cope with hostility, shame

Young Muslim women who become pregnant out of wedlock face intense pressures, and are often shunned, scorned and shamed.

Posted: September 9, 2009 14:19   Comments: 5
Misinterpretation of Qur’an holds back gender equality

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Misinterpretation of Qur’an holds back gender equality

Egyptian-American reporter Hoda Osman reported from Morocco for Worldfocus. She writes about her own perceptions of equality and Islam, and varying interpretations of the Qur’an.

Posted: September 9, 2009 12:23   Comments: 2
Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

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Egypt’s journalists fight for free speech

Egyptian writers, reporters and bloggers face restrictions when expressing their views.

Posted: October 23, 2008 23:27   Comments: 1
Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

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Egyptian bloggers cite censorship, arrest and torture

Worldfocus spoke with Egyptian bloggers about freedom, the press and taking blogging to the streets -- or behind bars.

Posted: October 23, 2008 16:56   Comments: 5
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