More and more Algerian women are challenging traditional norms by getting jobs, but many see their salaries confiscated by their husbands despite a law against the practice.
One in five youths in several North African countries and Lebanon would like to emigrate in search of better prospects, according to a study conducted for the European Commission.
The blast took place in the upscale suburb of Maadi where Mubarak spent much of his six-year detention in a military hospital
Exclusive: Traffickers' rings in the Libyan desert and Mediterranean coast will be in the crosshairs after European and North African countries reached a deal to ramp up anti-migration efforts.
A titan in African football was felled this week, as Ahmed Ahmed took over the presidency of the African Confederation of Football.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika made a rare televised appearance on Sunday for the first time since a visit by Germany's chancellor was cancelled last month due to his ailing health.
Blog: An extravaganza of artistic delights await visitors and residents alike this week as a series of cultural highlights take over the sparkling shopping hub.
Exclusive interview: The involvement of several foreign powers in the Libyan crisis is a real obstacle to reaching a political solution, says Libyan State Council President Abdulrahman Sewehli.
Retrial of Sahrawis accused of killing Moroccan security forces resumes three years after the accused were handed hefty sentences in a trial described as 'unfair'.
Analysis: Moscow is seeking to expand its influence in the region, but it will have to play the long-game given the current geopolitical environment.