History of North Africa
North Africa is a relatively thin strip of land between the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean, stretching from Moroccan Atlantic coast to Egypt and Sudan. The region comprises seven countries or ter...
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IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
Nubia And The Powerful Kingdom Of Kush
Pharaonic Egypt is arguably the most famous ancient civilization on the African continent. This does not mean, however, that it was the only ancient civilization that sprang from African soil.
Rampaging South Sudan Troops Raped Foreigners, Killed Local
The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice.
Egyptian Judo Fighter Islam El Shehaby Refuses To Shake Israeli Or Sasson's Hand
International Judo Federation says the fact that the fight even took place between the two athletes was already a major sign of progress
4,500 Year-Old Egyptian Boat Unearthed At Abusir Pyramids Site
A funeral boat dating to approximately 2,550 B.C. was unearthed in Egypt by archaeologists. At the Abusir pyramids site south of Cairo, a team found the 4,500-year-old remains of the wooden vessel, wh...
Why Do Couples Exchange Rings With Vows? The Elusive Ancient Origins Of Wedding Rings
The image of a couple exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony is instantly recognizable, and is held as an ancient tradition. A ring on a certain finger indicates that the wearer is married, but ma...
Ben Carson: Archaeologists Are Wrong, The Pyramids Were Built To Store Grain
GOP frontrunner Ben Carson, in a 1998 commencement address, floated his own personal theory that the pyramids in Egypt were built by Joseph -- the biblical patriarch known for his coat of many colors ...
Russian Airliner Flight KGL9268 Crashes In Central Sinai - More Than 200 On Board
A Russian airliner crashes in Sinai with more than 200 people on board - rescuers describe a "tragic scene" with bodies of victims strapped in their seats. The Airbus A-321 had just left the Red Sea r...
Nobel Peace Prize 2015 Won By Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet was awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution...
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
19 Things To Know Before You Go To Tunis
1. Old Tunis is really old. You can still visit the ruins of Carthage, now a suburb of Tunis, and the empire’s ancient port is also well preserved. Some of the most impressive works of art from this p...
Air Pollution Has Halved In The Middle East - Due To Armed Conflicts Since Arab Spring
Air pollution has decreased dramatically in parts of the Middle East in the past five years - partly due to armed conflicts since the Arab Spring. A new study suggests the improvement is the result of...
When Israel, The Soviets And The US Nearly Destroyed The Middle East
During the Cold War many countries were on high alert, none more so than Israel, the US and the Soviet Union. One of the tensest occasions was in October of 1973 when Israel lost over 2000 troops and ...
Islamic State Claims Bold Strike On An Egyptian Navy Vessel
An Islamic State affiliate claimed a missile attack on an Egyptian navy vessel Thursday, raising concerns that the emboldened jihadists can now threaten this country’sstrategic waterways. In an online...
At the Tomb of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi a.r
Matamdari at Hazrat Abdullah shah Ghazi Mazar road clifton. After a long period we have this opportunity to perform azadari at this Great Saint Mazar.Ali raza Badshah Also Performing Matam dari
Prehistoric Egypt
The Prehistory of Egypt is an era which spans the period from earliest human settlement to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt in c. 3100 BC, starting with the first Pharaoh Narmer (al...
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Prehistory of Central North Africa
The Prehistory of North Africa spans the period of earliest human presence in the region to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt in c. 3100 BC. North Africa is defined by the United ...
History of ancient Egypt
The history of Ancient Egypt spans the period from the early predynastic settlements of the northern Nile Valley to the Roman conquest in 30 BC. The Pharaonic Period is dated from around 3200 BC, when...
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Nubia
Nubia is a region along the Nile river, which is located in northern Sudan and southern Egypt.There were a number of large Nubian kingdoms throughout the Postclassical Era, the last of which collapse...
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Phoenicia
Phoenicia (/fɨˈnɪʃə/ or /fəˈniːʃə/; from the Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē; Arabic: فينيقية‎, Fīnīqīyah) was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part ...
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Ancient Carthage
The Carthaginian Republic, also known as the Carthaginian Empire (alternatively "Carthaginian hegemony", or simply "Carthage") was the Phoenician city-state of Carthage and its sphere of influence, ...
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North Africa during Antiquity
The history of North Africa during the period of Classical Antiquity (c. 8th century BCE – 5th century CE) can be divided roughly into the history of Egypt in the east, the history of Ancient Libya in...
Ptolemaic Kingdom
The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɪk/; Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, Ptolemaïkḕ Basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty which started with Ptolemy I...
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Numidia
Numidia (202 BC – 46 BC) was an Ancient Berber kingdom in what is now Algeria and a smaller part of Tunisia, in North Africa. Numidia was originally divided between Massylii in the east and Masaesyl...
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Africa (Roman province)
The Roman province of Africa Proconsularis was established after the Romans defeated Carthage in the Third Punic War. It roughly comprised the territory of present-day northern Tunisia, the northeast ...
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Egypt (Roman province)
The Roman province of Egypt (Latin: Aegyptus, [ajˈɡʏptʊs]; Greek: Αἴγυπτος Aigyptos [ɛ́ːɣyptos]) was established in 30 BC after Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) defeated his rival Mark A...
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Muslim conquest of the Maghreb
The Muslim conquest of North Africa continued the century of rapid Arab Muslim military expansion following the death of Muhammad in 632 AD. By 642, the Arabs controlled Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria, ...
Umayyad Caliphate
The Umayyad Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة الأموية‎, trans. Al-Ḫilāfat al-ʾumawiyya) was the second of the four major Islamic caliphates established after the death of Muhammad. This ca...
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Umayyad conquest of Hispania
The Umayyad conquest of Hispania is the initial expansion of the Umayyad Caliphate over Hispania largely extending from 711 to 788. The conquest resulted in the destruction of the Visigothic Kingdom a...
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