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Morocco tones down Arab ties in favour of pan-Africanism

25 February, 2017

The North African country has formally notified the Economic Community of West African States that it wants to join their, signalling a further diplomatic realignment with African nations.

Middle East countries ranked among world's biggest arms buyers

21 February, 2017

Arab governments have been listed among the biggest arms purchasers during 2012-2016, according to a new study by the Stockholm Institutional Peace Research Institute.

Jordanian 'burns himself alive' amid calls for anti-government protests

21 February, 2017

A Jordanian civil servant has attempted to burn himself alive in an anti-government protest amid calls for demonstrations against a failing economy.

Merkel calls off Algeria visit after Bouteflika falls ill

20 February, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was forced to call off her visit to Algeria at the last minute on Monday due to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s ill health.

Algeria kills 14 in crackdown on suspected militants

18 February, 2017

Algeria said Friday that its security forces have killed 14 suspected militants in an ongoing operation in one of the country's last strongholds of militant Islamists.

Tunisian army kills two militants in mountain clashes

18 February, 2017

Security forces continue crackdown on Islamist insurgents as Tunisia extends its 2015 state of emergency.

French presidential frontrunner: colonisation of Algeria "crime against humanity"

16 February, 2017

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron drew a storm of criticism on Wednesday after calling France's colonisation of Algeria a "crime against humanity".

Merkel pressuring Tunisia to take back rejected asylum-seekers

15 February, 2017

The German chancellor is pushing Youssef Chahed to speed up repatriation of Tunisians, with the issue taking on greater urgency since an attack on a Berlin Christmas market in December.

Trump victory sparks optimism in Western Sahara

14 February, 2017

Some Sahrawis are hopeful that the long-running dispute surrounding the Western Sahara may be tackled by President Trump.

Algerian journalist struck by IS sniper-fire in coma

14 February, 2017

Samira Mouaki, a journalist with Algerian daily Echourouk was shot in the head on Sunday while embedded with Popular Mobilisation Units in Tal Afar close to Mosul.

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