Archive For The “North Africa” Category

Migrants Asking for Protection, Aid not Five-Star lodging

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Migrants Asking for Protection, Aid not Five-Star lodging

Migrants Asking for Protection, Aid not Five-Star lodging Migrants are not looking for “five-star” lodging, once accosted safely they need protection and aid in norms with these countries’ human, egalitarian and fraternal values. By Abdennour Toumi Tragic images showing coffins containing bodies of those who drowned in the Mediterranean assembled in the Tunisian coastal city…

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Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper

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Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper

Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper Sudanese authorities should allow the privately owned Al-Jarida newspaper to be distributed freely and cease its ongoing campaign against critical journalists in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Agents from the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) held up distribution of the paper on the morning of…

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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved The voices of intolerance are interpreting the U.S. and French Constitutions like the fanatics and the dystopians are interpreting the Koran. By Abdennour Toumi The dreadful on-going geopolitical events in the Middle East coincide with the debut of Ramadhan (Ramadan), a month-long observance of fasting, doing good deeds, acting generously…

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further away Arab…

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UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan

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UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan

UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan UN expert raises concerns about violence against women, calls for legal reform The UN Independent Expert on Sudan expressed concern about reports that the security forces were using violence, intimidation and other forms of abuse to silence women across the country. “These abuses are made…

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US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive

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US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive

US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and New York City were the destinations for an investment promotion tour coordinated by the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) in partnership with the   Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT). This was the first-ever effort of its kind and was reported as a…

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