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How an aspiring stylist became an IS widow

26 April, 2017

Islam Maytat thought marrying an Afghan-British businessman was her ticket to a new life as a fashionista in London. Instead she became a widow living under jihadi rule in Syria.

UN absurdly appoints Saudi Arabia on women’s rights panel

25 April, 2017

Saudi Arabia, where women are not allowed to drive cars, has been elected to the UN women's rights commission, sparking anger from a UN watchdog.

Morocco and Algeria exchange accusations over 'Syrian refugee smuggling'

23 April, 2017

North African neighbours trade accusations over using Syrian refugees to heighten tensions on the mountainous border region.

France's approach to Islam: From the Enlightenment to today

21 April, 2017

Comment: The French system, incapable of recognising and confronting its own racism, preferred to represent a homogenous Muslim community in order to justify its attitude towards it, writes Jalila Sbai.

Algerian police foil IS suicide bomb plot on Constantine

20 April, 2017

Police launched a raid on the IS-affiliated outfit in eastern Algeria, after intelligence hinted at a planned suicide bomb attack on the city of Constantine.

Guterres' UN: A window for change in Western Sahara?

19 April, 2017

Comment: Samir Bennis asks what the language of the UN's recent report on the Western Sahara might indicate about finding a solution to the ongoing conflict.

Algeria government face off political parties over election posters

19 April, 2017

Algerian political parties said they will display the photos of women candidates after the government ordered them to change election posters showing blank avatars.

Mauritania president pushes ahead with bid to abolish senate

18 April, 2017

Blog: Mohamed Ouled Abdel Aziz will launch a popular referendum to get rid of parliament's second chamber.

Algerian campaign haunted by money scandals, low oil prices

15 April, 2017

Algerian politicians have kicked off their campaign for parliamentary elections next month — and the biggest campaign issue is voter apathy

Ross' resignation leaves UN scrambling over Western Sahara

14 April, 2017

Analysis: With Washington hinting at scaling back its UN commitments, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a mountain to climb to tackle the decades-old Western Sahara crisis, writes Habibulah Mohamed Lamin.

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