Definition: |pôrtˈfōlēˌō|noun ( pl. portfolios ) A set of samples of creative work collected by someone to display their skills.  [from Italian portafoglio, from portāre to carry + foglio leaf, paper, from Latin folium leaf]


Al Jazeera – Morocco expands clout in sub-Saharan Africa

The Economist (Pomegranate Blog): The Berbers – Mixed Fortunes

The Economist (Pomegranate Blog): No Way Forward or Back – Migration through Morocco

Vice UK: African Migrants in Morocco are trapped in a cycle of violence

Vice UK: “It’s GREAT British Week in Bahrain”

Daily Beast: “Bahrain’s Lethal Teargas War”


Vice UK: “An Interview with Two Exiled Dissident Bahraini MPs”

Daily Beast: “Surviving Syria’s Incendiary Bomb Attacks”

McClatchy Newspapers: “Battle for strategic Syrian town shows why war has displaced millions”

McClatchy Newspapers: “Syria’s pro-Assad forces accused of targeting mosques in civil war”

McClatchy Newspapers: “Syrian government has pattern of attacking bakeries, bread lines”


IRIN: “TURKEY: Syrian refugees choosing to work risk exploitation”

IRIN: “Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence”


Daily Telegraph: “Just Back: A short ride from the church bells of Bethlehem”