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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.

Stowing survival: Syrian seeds returned to Norway's 'Doomsday Vault'

25 February, 2017

Food diversity conservationists hail the return of Syrian seeds to a global safety vault as a success for the food security of future generations in the war-torn country.

Arab cities top survey on quality of African life

21 February, 2017

Cities in Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia top a new survey ranking the quality of urban life in Africa.

Controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders calls Moroccans 'scum'

18 February, 2017

Geert Wilders made the racist comments on Saturday as he launched his official electoral campaign to become mayor of Rotterdam, a race the far-right politician is ahead in opinions polls.

Hundreds of migrants enter Spain from Morocco, dozens injured

17 February, 2017

Dozens were injured early on Friday when an estimated 500 migrants forced their way into Spain's North African territory of Ceuta from Morocco.

Clash of titans: This week in Middle East football

15 February, 2017

The capitals of Iraq and Iran were both ignited by two local derbies, which brought more than just football to stadiums packed with tens of thousands of raucous fans.

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.

Morocco religious authority rules no death penalty for apostates

13 February, 2017

Morocco's religious authorities have ruled that people who leave Islam should not be punished with the death penalty, reversing its previous ruling on apostasy.

Films to look out for at HRW film festival

13 February, 2017

Human Right Watch film festival showcases 16 award-winning international documentary feature film this year. The New Arab puts together five must-sees.

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