Why public areas remain a place of torment for Moroccan women

International — Interview

In the summer of 2017 two videos showing sexual assaults on women in Morocco, one in Tangiers, the other in Casablanca, caused outrage in the North African country. Yet though the government has for years been promising a law to protect women, progress has been slow. Academic Safaa Monqid explains to Rachida El Azzouzi how women are still excluded from public areas in Morocco and the Arab world in general.

Madeleine LeBeau, last surviving star of Casablanca, dies at 92

International — Link

The French actress who fled occupied France for the US and began a film career, played alongside Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca, has died in Spain.

Anti-terror inquiry opened into attempted attack on Paris police station

France — Link

Prosecutors say man, named as Sallah Ali, was carrying butcher’s knife and paper on which the Islamic State flag was printed.