Nine-year-old Mahmoud Kohail lives in Gaza City. Like many children who lived through the conflict with Israel, he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder – but not when he plays his instrument. In the Global Hit Mahmoud guides The World’s Matthew Bell through his music school in Gaza.
Green is the color commonly associated with Islam and some scholars say the Qur'an also commands Muslims to be green in the modern environmental sense. In East Africa, a development project using Islamic ethics has taught locals the Qur'anic imperatives of conserving natural resources. Some say eco-Islam has taken root. From Pemba Island in Tanzania, Matthew Brunwasser reports.
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