Blog Posts - North Africa



Forces loyal to Libyan unity government fully liberate Sirte

This file photo taken on November 21, 2016 shows a T-54 tank belonging to forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) taking position in Sirte's al-Giza al-Bahriya district during clashes with Daesh militant group to retake control of...

Libya ships last chemical weapons stocks to Germany

This file photo shows a team of Libyan experts monitoring a dump tank, under the supervision of the United Nations, in the capital Tripoli. (AFP)Libya has shipped the last of its chemical weapons stocks out of the country under a UN-backed plan to en...

Libya forces pushing to liberate last Sirte district from Daesh

Forces loyal to the Libyan unity government are on the verge of liberating the northern city of Sirte from Daesh, as only one district in the coastal city is said to be under the control of the Takfiri terror group.The forces said that they “comple...

Allied (2016) Trailer

AlliedAllied is American romantic thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight.Watch the Trailer!ALLIED is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Mar...
by Film trailers World on Aug 14, 2016

US President Barack Obama says new Libya airstrikes in US interest

President Barack Obama answers a question as he and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, August 2, 2016. (Reuters)US President Barack Obama says the new bombing campaign in Libya is...

Tunisia parliament votes to oust Prime Minister Habib Essid

A picture taken on July 30, 2016 shows a general view of a meeting of the Tunisian parliament in the capital, Tunis. (By AFP)Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid has been voted out of office by the country’s parliament.On late Saturday, 118 lawma...

Libya troops retake Sirte area after clashes with terrorists

Forces aligned with Libya’s new unity government are pictured on the rooftop of a house in Sirte during clashes with Daesh terrorists on June 30, 2016. ©Reuters...

Tunisia extends nationwide state of emergency for another month

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi (AFP photo)Tunisia has extended for another month a nationwide state of emergency imposed across the North African country following a deadly bomb attack in November last year. "The President of the Republic...

Libya’s unity government recaptures Daesh stronghold of Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government gather in central Sirte in a major operation to retake the city from the Daesh Takfiri group on June 10, 2016. (AFP)Forces loyal to Libya’s unity government say they have taken back the country’s...

THE TECTONIC SHIFT - U.S. Task Force on Support of Middle East

"Task force tackles how U.S. can support vulnerable Middle East" PBS NewsHour 3/30/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  There have been tectonic and tragic shifts across the Middle East and North Africa in the five years since the beginning of the Arab Spring m...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 4, 2016

From Marrakech With Love: Kids Style With Melijoe

'Marrakech Style' is one 2016 hottest trends and in celebration of this city and its culture, the luxe kids online retailer, Melijoe, has curated a stunning collection of designer pieces that channel Moroccan influences. The post From Marrakech With...
by Mummy's Got Style on Jan 19, 2016

Moroccan Butterflied Roast Chicken

Moroccan Butterflied chicken is a highly delicious recipe without the bells and whistles. This spicy, flavorful chicken is tender on the inside but crispy on the outside. It's also an ideal barbecue recipe in the Summer.It's very easy to put together...
by Diary of a Homemaker on Nov 4, 2015

Top 12 Amazing Historical Destinations in North Africa

North Africa is traditionally said to be made up of 8 countries: Egypt and Sudan, through Libya, Tunisia and Algeria to Morocco, Western Sahara and Mali in the west. Historically, The post Top 12 Amazing Historical Destinations in North Africa appea...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Sep 15, 2015

Country Flags

Africa : Flags - Countries - CapitalsAfrica is the second-largest continent in the world in both area and population.Here is the list of 54 countries in Africa, its capitals and their respective national flags. Algeria - AlgiersAngolaLuandaBenin...
by Facts Quest on May 13, 2015

So Many

the funeral pyres are burning againand the rivers are drowning in asheswe count human deaths in tweets and updates manipulating lives into numbersthey can be multiplied and divided,slivered between the folds of consciousnessthey become shards of...
by dublinepost on May 2, 2015

Jebel Toubkal Challenge – Day 1

I found myself sitting at a table overlooking the famous square of Djemaa El-Fna in Marrakech chatting to four people that I had just met a few seconds earlier while at the same time trying to wolf down a tasty chicken tagine!
by James' Travel/Adventure Blog on Apr 15, 2015

Lowongan Kerja PBAS (Patra Badak Arun Solusi)

PT. Patra Badak Arun Solusi is a subsidiary of PERTAMINA (persero) with the business scope includes EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) Services, Commissioning & Startup, Operation & Maintenance, Plant Services and Training Service. We...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Apr 6, 2015

Israel reaches out to France before resumption of Iran nuclear talks

(GNN) - Top Israeli envoys were sent to confer with French officials on Sunday about preventing what Israel considers an unfavorable nuclear deal with Iran after tensions surfaced between France and the United States ‎over negotiation strategy.Thou...

McCain to Obama: get over your temper tantrum

(GNN) - U.S. Senator John McCain accused President Barack Obama of throwing a "temper tantrum" over comments by Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu, adding to the conflict between the White House and the Republican-dominated Congress over Israel.McCain, asked...

U.N. says Libya talks extended despite clashes

(GNN) - Libyan peace talks in Morocco between two rival governments, expected to end on Sunday, will be extended for two more days despite clashes on the ground.Western leaders say the U.N. talks are the only way to end the chaos in Libya, where the...


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