Posts Tagged “North Africa”

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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Waiting for A Dream in Africa

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Waiting for A Dream in Africa

Waiting for A Dream in Africa The young leaders in Africa are waiting to see if this dream comes true, the same as the young Arabs, who once were inspired by Obama’s story, rather than Osama’s. By Abdennour Toumi President Macron’s appeasement speech from the podium of Ouagadougou University was highly anticipated, in particular by…

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Hunger crisis ravages some Middle East nations, ICRC

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Hunger crisis ravages many Middle East nations, ICRC “Massive scaling up urgently needed to tackle hunger crisis” says ICRC’s Director of Operations The ICRC is appealing for $400m to help those most affected by the humanitarian crises in Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria. The funds will ensure 5 million vulnerable people receive essential…

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EU boosts support for Libyan independence

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EU boosts support for Libyan independence

EU boosts support for Libyan independence Following the popular uprising in Libya in 2011, the EU made significant efforts, including through the diplomatic track, to assist Libya’s transition towards an inclusive and stable democracy and to support the UN mediation efforts in that process. To this end, the EU provides assistance to Libya and the…

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Interview with historian Benjamin Stora

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Interview with historian Benjamin Stora

Interview with historian Benjamin Stora The transcript of The Arab Daily News story interview with Historian Prof. Benjamin Stora By Abdennour Toumi Bio: Prof. Benjamin Stora is Professor of History at the University of Paris, Saint Denis. He is the author of a dozen books on North Africa and the Arab communities of France. October…

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