Shawarma and fries on the go, or a sit down with steak and pasta? In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, these dining choices have turned into a political and legal struggle between halal food cart vendors and brick-and-mortar restaurants.
Egypt's presidential elections are set for this week. The candidates all seem to be lining up to claim the mantle of preserver of the revolution and champion of Islam. But who will capture the populace and excite them enough to be elected remains to be seen.
In the wake of the end of the Iraq war, U.S. ethnic media are taking a sober look at the last nine years of American military intervention in Iraq, and the meaning of the war in each of their communities.