Tag: North African country

Tunisia: ‘Tunisia 2020’ forum to revive growth hopes to kick off

November 29, 2016

Over 2,000 delegates are expected to attend “Tunisia 2020” forum Tuesday dedicated to drum up investments to the North African country unable to fulfil hopes ... Read More

Morocco: Court ruling for girls accused of homosexuality postponed to December 9

November 28, 2016

A Moroccan court has postponed to early December decision on the case of two teenage girls found kissing each other in Marrakech in October, reports ... Read More

Can the Saudis Use Their Leverage to Repair Moroccan-Algerian Ties?

November 14, 2016

Many political analysts are wondering whether there is currently a Saudi mediation to heal relations between Algeria and its neighboring Morocco as top Algerian officials ... Read More

Morocco: Security Forces Foil Suicide Attack Plans

November 3, 2016

Moroccan Security authorities Wednesday announced they thwarted terror plans after investigations, following the recent arrest of a terrorist, revealed that the man had planned to ... Read More

Saudi Arabia, Qatar reported to Have asked Algeria to join operations in Yemen

October 28, 2016

The UK-based news outlet, Middle East Eye, claimed that Saudi Arabia and Qatar sent envoys to Algiers to convince the North African country to take ... Read More

Tunisia: 40% of Terrorists Have a University Degree

October 27, 2016

Some 40% of Tunisian terrorists have a university degree, a group of sociology experts found out after examining a sample of 1,000 cases based on ... Read More

Libya: Italian Mafia Sells Arms to IS for Stolen Antiquities

October 18, 2016

An investigation run by Italian media La Stampa reveals that Italian criminal gangs have been meddling with the Islamic State group (IS) to which they ... Read More

Morocco Thwarts another Deadly Terror Plot

September 21, 2016

Moroccan security services said Wednesday they have averted and foiled terrorist attacks in the North African country thanks to the recent arrest of three extremists ... Read More

Morocco: One of IS sympathizers deported from France planned attacks against security forces

September 2, 2016

One of the two Moroccan citizens recently deported from France had plans to perpetrate terrorist attacks in Morocco, the Interior Ministry announced on Thursday. France ... Read More

Libya: GNA’s Serraj Escaped Assassination Attempt, Intelligence Chief

August 22, 2016

Head of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Faiez Serraj had been targeted by an assassination attempt, Head of his intelligence service says. “The ... Read More