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Tuning Into Tunisia’s Rising Talent

Five years after the Jasmine Revolution, a new generation of Tunisian filmmakers is enjoying major critical acclaim with films about hitherto …

Film Festivals

Fibules, bagues, colliers: les bijoux du Maghreb brillent à Paris

Paris (AFP) - Parure de tête berbère, fibule de Grande Kabylie, collier tunisien... Issus de la collection d'un couple de passionnés, quelque 250 …

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France : « Le Maghreb des Livres » ouvre ses pages à Paris

Succès oblige, " Le Maghreb des Livres ", l'évènement littéraire du Maghreb en France, revient ce week-end dans les salons de l’Hôtel de ville de …

Tunisia Is Becoming MENA’s Next Startup Hub

Madeleine Moreau Contributor<p>Madeleine Moreau is a senior political risk analyst with Global Risk Insights, specializing in emerging market strategy in the Middle East.<p>Since the Arab Spring in 2011, Tunisia’s new democracy has struggled to enact prudent economic policy to provide employment and …

Startups

Anciennes photos d'Algérie: Une opération de protection et d'inventorisation lancée

Une opération d'inventorisation d'un important fonds de photographies anciennes de villes algériennes a été récemment lancée par le programme d'appui …

Tafilalt: Algeria's first eco-friendly desert city

As we drove to the top of the hill, a terraced garden surrounded by low stone walls reared out of the desert landscape, electrified by punches of …

Roman Arch, Algeria

A Roman bathhouse still in use after 2,000 years

<b>Roman ruins are rarely boisterous places, full of noise, laughter and life. But Edward Lewis stumbled across one that is - a place to have a daily wash, and to enjoy the companionship of friends, just as it was for the Romans who built it.</b><p>Observing middle-aged men swathed in white foamy soapsuds is …

Constantine, capital of Arab culture

In the middle of the 19th century, the parents of my maternal grandmother moved from Constantine, Algeria to Palestine. My grandmother’s father was …

Arab Culture

Algeria From A Drone Might Be The Most Stunning Place We've Ever Seen

Algeria is a place of nearly unimaginable beauty and diversity. From the heights of the Tell Atlas mountains to the bleakly beautiful desert expanse of Tamanrasset Province, it offers truly unforgettable landscapes. The country that inspired the works of Camus, Algeria also reflects the beauty and …

Instauration de la Journée Assia Djebar

<i>«J’écris, comme tant d’autres femmes écrivains algériennes avec un sentiment d’urgence, contre la régression et la misogynie. Je me présente à vous</i> …

Slain Photographer Sought 'To Give Life To The Forgotten'

Among the 30 victims of Friday's al-Qaida attack on a hotel and restaurant in Burkina Faso was Leila Alaoui, a French-Moroccan photographer known best for her powerful portraits of Moroccans and intimate, sensitive images of migrants and the displaced. She and her driver, Mahamadi Ouedraogo, were …

Algiers' Tumbledown Casbah Stirs Loyalty Among Residents

<b>Algiers.</b> With almost each step you take in the narrow, winding alleys of the tumbledown Casbah in Algiers, a resident approaches to remind you of the …

Injaz Al Arab: cultivating a generation of entrepreneurs

Arab youth face a debilitating issue: there are more of them than there are new jobs, multiple times over. With governments no longer able to afford …

Choreographer Hervé Koubi explores Algerian roots with ‘found’ brothers

Choreographer Hervé Koubi’s dance “What the Day Owes to the Night” is an intensely personal journey.<p>“I had to give life to my orientalist dreams. … I …

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