North Africa Archive

Arab Tourism Threat

The Arab World is getting hotter and drier, and there is a danger that the snow-peaked caps of Lebanon, Arabian Gulf coastal areas and coral reefs threaten the
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Morsi’s Moment

In a brilliant stroke, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi removed and retired Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, the defence minister and the leading Supreme Council of armed Forces figure, apart
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Qandil Who?

As Egyptians Google the name of their unknown Prime Minister to find out more about him, the economic ills of the country are well-known to all.
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Morsy vs Shafiq

With the original Egyptian revolutionaries routed in both the parliamentary and presidential elections, the hapless citizens are now weighing the pros and cons of the two remaining presidential
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What Egypt Needs

While the world's eyes are trained on Egypt's historic presidential elections, the country's citizens are hoping the new president - whoever it may be - brings in much
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Libya Revisited

The figures are in: Libya's civil war cost the country a 60% contraction in GDP as forces loyal to maverick leader Moammer Gaddafi tried in vain to contain
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Can the NTC Unite Libya?

While the international community saw Libyans collectively rise up against the rule of Moammar Gaddafi and saw the emergence of the National Transitional Council (NTC) as the unifying
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