This powerful novel about a 9-year-old boy and his absent father offers an unnerving portrait of life in the Libya of Muammar Qaddafi.
Camel owners and others at Egypt's pyramids, where foreign tourists normally flock at this time of year, are surprisingly supportive of the protests.
Tony Curtis died at his Las Vegas-area home late Wednesday night. A World War 2 veteran, Tony Curtis acted in both film and television. He also painted and wrote his autobiography later in life.
For 9-year-old Suleiman, childhood in Tripoli means a disappearing dad and a mom who tells stories that burn his young ears.
The burglary defendant hauled his loot in a taxi, the defense attorney wore slippers, and the judge deemed the victims guilty by reason of naiveté.