An initial thorn in the side of European imperialism, Muslim pirates were seen through an orientalist lens because they posed an economic threat to the West.
Spain and neighbouring Portugal struggle to fight raging blazes while three firefighters die battling a wildfire in northern Morocco.
New threats of US sanctions against African countries will drive them out of America’s sphere of influence and push them towards a new world order being carved out by the East.
Voting runs from 6:00 am (0500 GMT) to 10:00 pm at some 11,000 polling stations across the North African country, while there is no clarity yet on when the results will be announced.
Boat disaster leaves 22 refugees and migrants dead, with 61 survivors rescued after nine days in the Mediterranean Sea, says UN's migration agency.
Growing regional ties and cooperation are leading rapid economic recovery for Algeria and Türkiye, despite nearly two years of pandemic disruption and market volatility.
President Kais Saied is rewriting the democratic constitution introduced after the 2011 revolution in the North African country and says he will put it to a referendum in July.
Frontiers of Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa were closed in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic and were supposed to be opened but Madrid announced those borders will remain closed for 15 more days.
The president’s political inexperience amidst an economic crisis does not bode well for his initial popularity following his power grab nearly a year ago.
The conflict has severely disrupted food imports to the region, the UN children's agency said, adding if the situation persists it could impact children in Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
The president’s sweeping changes to bureaucratic institutions ahead of the 2022 presidential election aim to ensure that seats of power are filled with those in line with his vision.
The future of Ennahda will depend not on its ideology, but its organisational transformation, political choices, and the political system’s new arrangements.
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