Ali Hassan Salameh founded the Black September armed group that killed 11 Israeli athletes at the ‘72 Munich Olympics but later played an even bigger PLO role.
The two-part story of Hassan al-Turabi, the Sudanese political figure whose power and influence continued even after being imprisoned by Omar al-Bashir.
Wrestling in Senegal has its roots in remote villages but is now a major male and female sport, a unifying cultural force and a means of exiting poverty.
A group of desperate young Afghan refugees in Iran overcomes every obstacle to play in a Ramadan five-a-side football tournament - with dramatic results!
When prison dictates wedding plans, Palestinian lives go on hold but when Ahlam Al Tamimi married her fiancé after a prisoner exchange, she gave hope to others.
The story of the popular style sometimes known as ‘people’s music’, dating back to mid-1800s Egypt but still evolving with fans and musicians today
A story of revolution and defiance - Larbi Ben M’hidi, murdered by the French in 1957, is still revered for his role in the Algerian war against colonialism.
The mysterious killing of Fathi Shaqaqi, the founder of the armed Palestinian group Islamic Jihad.
Musicians from all around the world revive the Palestine National Orchestra and perform in the occupied territories.