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Ala'a Miqbel (shown here with his wife and their youngest son in their Gaza City apartment) was held for nearly four weeks in an Israeli prison, then released without charges. There, he met the "sparrows" — Palestinians who appear to be fellow prisoners but are actually gathering information for the Israelis.

Middle East

In Israeli Prison, An Elaborate Theater Of Interrogation

Palestinian Ala'a Miqbel thought he was going for a brief interview with Israeli security for a permit for work travel to the West Bank. Instead, he was arrested and taken to prison. There, he met Palestinian informants known as "sparrows," who masquerade as fellow prisoners and elicit information for the Israelis.

Electronic music producer Dave Liang and jazz singer Zhang Le collaborated on a new album of Shanghai jazz standards from the 1930s and 1940s.

Code Switch

Remaking All That Jazz From Shanghai's Lost Era

Many Shanghai jazz standards of the 1930s and '40s were banned in China after the Chinese Communist Party took over. But they reemerged decades later through cover versions. Now, the songs are back again in a new cover album by a Chinese-American electronic artist and a jazz singer from Shanghai.

An abandoned General Motors automotive assembly plant near Dayton, Ohio, will soon become home to Fuyao Auto Glass, a Chinese windshield maker.

Business

A Chinese Company Brings Hope To Former GM Workers In Ohio

For years, industrial cities across the U.S. have watched factories pack up and leave, taking their operations to Mexico or China. But recently a Chinese auto glass maker announced plans to bring new life to a former General Motors plant near Dayton, Ohio.

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The Under Dog Tommy Guerrero

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Paris of the East The Shanghai Restoration Project feat. Zhou Yi

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Well May the World Go Pete Seeger

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Green Onions Booker T. & the MG's

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