Maghreb
The Maghreb (/ˈmæɡrɪb/ or /ˈmʌɡrəb/; Arabic: المغرب‎ al-Maghrib; Berber: ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵖⴰ Tamazgha/Tamazɣa; previously known to Europeans as Barbary or Barbary States) is usually defined as much or m...
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Travel to Morocco in 4K
A magnificent weeks' journey through this breathtaking north African country, Morocco. Our journey started in the blue city, Chefchaouen then to the bustling medina of Fez. After Fez, we spent a night...
The Last Country We “Liberated” from an “Evil” Dictator Is Now Openly Trading Slaves - Ron Paul Liberty Report
By Carey Wedler It is widely known that the U.S.-led NATO intervention to topple Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 resulted in a power vacuum that has  allowed  terror groups like ISIS to gain a...
Morocco Poised To Become A Solar Superpower With Launch Of Desert Mega-Project
The Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is used to big productions. On the edge of the Sahara desert and the centre of the north African country’s “Ouallywood” film industry it has played host to big-budget l...
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...
Migrant crisis: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat
About 50 people are found dead in the hold of a boat carrying migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard says.
Spain, Morocco arrest 14 accused of recruiting for ISIS
Fourteen people have been detained in Morocco and Spain on suspicion of recruiting people to fight for ISIS in Syria and Iraq, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.
In Tunisia, many young people heed the call of ′IS′ and al Qaeda
More than 5,000 Tunisians are currently fighting for al Qaeda and the "Islamic State." Extremists have been especially successful at recruiting youth there. Sarah Mersch reports from Tunis.
Tunisia beach attack: State of emergency declared
Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.
Tunisia, France, Kuwait Attacks Follow ISIS Call For Ramadan 'Month of Disaster'
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Along Morocco’s border with a Spanish enclave, these women shoulder twice their weight ‘to earn a morsel of bread’
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Refugees in Libya face despair from all sides
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Isis Video Purports To Show Massacre Of Two Groups Of Ethiopian Christians
Islamic State has released a video purporting to depict the massacre of 30 Ethiopians, the second incident of mass slaughter of Christians by the terror group in its redoubt in Libya. The beheadings a...
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on Tunisia museum
The extremist group Islamic State claimed responsibility Thursday for an attack on a major museum in Tunisia’s capital that killed 23 people and injured scores of others, including many foreign touris...
Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Suicide attacks kill 42 in Libya, Islamic State claims responsibility
Suicide attacks kill 42 in Libya, Islamic State claims responsibility - Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State killed 42 people in suicide car bombings in eastern Libya on Friday, in apparent ret...
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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Carthage
The city of Carthage (/ˈkɑrθɪdʒ/; Arabic: قرطاج‎ Qarṭāj) is a city in Tunisia and was the centre of the ancient Carthaginian civilization. The city developed from a Phoenician colony of t...
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Barbary Coast
The Barbary Coast, or Berber Coast, was the term used by Europeans from the 16th until the 19th century to refer to much of the collective land of the Berber people. Today, the term Maghreb correspond...
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Maghrebian people
Maghrebis or Maghrebian people or Maghrebians (or North Africans) are the inhabitants of the Maghreb countries (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania). During Al-Andalus, Maghrebis were known a...
Morocco
Morocco (/məˈrɒkoʊ/; Arabic: المغرب‎ al-Maġrib, Berber: ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ Lmaġrib, French: Maroc), officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is a count...
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Algeria
2°E / 28°N 2°E / 28; 2 Algeria (/ælˈdʒɪəriə/ or /ɔːl-/; Literary Arabic: الجزائر al-Jazāʼir; Algerian Arabic, Tamazight: Dzayer, ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ; ...
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Tunisia
Tunisia (/tuːˈniːʒə/ too-NEE-zhə or /tjuːˈnɪziə/ tew-NIZ-i-ə; Arabic: تونس‎ Tūnis [ˈtuːnɪs]; French: Tunisie; Berber: ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ), officially the Tunisi...
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Libya
Libya (Arabic: ‏ليبيا‎, Lībyā; Berber: Libya, ⵍⵉⴱⵢⴰ), officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bo...
Mauritania
Mauritania /mɔːrɪˈteɪniə/ (Arabic: موريتانيا‎ Mūrītānyā; Berber: Muritanya or Agawej; Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani), offici...
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Western Sahara
13°W / 25°N 13°W / 25; -13The Western Sahara (/ˌwɛstərn səˈhærə/; /ˌwɛstən səˈhɑrə/; Arabic: الصحراء الغربية‎ Aṣ-Ṣaḥrā’ al-Gharbīyah; Spanish: Sahara Occidental;...
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Gasba music
The gasba or tamja is a musical style based on a wind instrument of the same name, (gasba literally means "reed" in the Berber language), which is widespread in Tunisia, Algeria (among Chawis of north...
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Atlas Mountains
The Atlas Mountains (Berber: ⵉⴷⵓⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⵓⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ - idurar n Waṭlas, Arabic: جبال الأطلس‎, Classical Arabic: Daran; Dyrin) is a mountain range across the northwestern stretch of Africa extending...
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