Maghreb news 2013-10-24
Al-Qaeda devises Sahel strategy
Al-Qaeda continues recruiting efforts in Arab Spring countries, especially among young people who “felt their revolutions were stolen”, a Maghreb analyst says.
Terrorism settles in Tunisian cities
In parallel with the political crisis that Tunisia is experiencing, terrorism is aggravating the situation by transcending borders and settling within cities.
Arts & Entertainment
Cheb Khaled transcends borders
While some have criticised Algerian singer Cheb Khaled’s new Moroccan citizenship, many bear no ill will towards the star as they regard the two countries as brother nations.
Benghazi violence mars Liberation Day
Instead of celebrating Kadhafi’s ouster, the birthplace of the Libyan revolution awoke to yet more bloodshed.
Morocco intercepts harraga boat
Moroccan coast guards on Wednesday (October 23rd) prevented nearly 50 African migrants from reaching the Spanish enclave of Ceuta by sea, AFP reporte…
Top US diplomat to visit Algeria
US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Algeria early next month, APS quoted Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal as saying on Wednesday (October 23r…
Tunisia premier postpones political dialogue
Talks on ending Tunisia’s political deadlock were postponed until Friday, Prime Minister Ali Larayedh announced after an emergency cabinet meeting on…
Crime & Justice
Tripoli court indicts Kadhafi aides
A Libyan court on Thursday (October 24th) indicted some 30 senior Moamer Kadhafi aides, including his son Seif al-Islam, for offences allegedly commi…
UN peacekeepers die in Mali attack
A Mali car bomb explosion killed two Chadian UN peacekeepers and a civilian on Wednesday morning (October 23rd), ANI reported….
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