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Algeria's Islamist Bloc Splinters A Third Time as Rivals Emerge Atef Kadadra discusses the Movement for the Society of Peace's enduring factionalization, which has most recently manifested into the splinter group The National Building Movement led by Mustafa Belmehdi.
The Paris Massacre That Time Forgot, 51 Years On Tahar Hani evinces the forces that have historically repressed recognition of the 17 October Massacre.
Algeria Backs Regional Action Against Terrorists in Sahel H. Yess reports on the Algerian army's geo-strategic positioning in the Sahel-Sahara region.
Fortress Algeria Geoff Porter analyzes Algeria's increasing relevancy to US foreign policy and its own interest in combatting AQIM.
L'Algérie, un pays au bord de la folie Algerian columnist Fayçal Anseur argues that Algeria's mounting ills can only be addressed with the guarantee of free expression.
RE: Steven A. Cook on Going Too Far on Algerian Exceptionalism Kal reflects on Cook's core arguments and the current status of Anglophone Algerian discourse.
Exclusive: Full-scale Assault on Bani Walid Begins George Grant provides an on-the-scene account of military action against pro-Gaddafi elements in Bani Walid.
Opinion: The Fight Ahead for Ali Zidan, Libyan New Prime Minister Jamie Dettmer assess the difficulties Zidan will face in selecting a new cabinet.
More Freedom in University but Little Change Joslyn Massad and Dominique Soguel discuss enduring problems of bureaucratic corruption in Libya's education system.
Un an après, la vérité sur la mort de Kadhafi HRW’s new fifty-page report on the Gaddafi's final moments.
The Supreme Security Committee – Guardians of the Revolution? Ibrahim El Mayet argues the "dual leadership and split loyalty" inherent in the creation of the SSC represent one Libya's greatest threats to the rule of law, personal freedoms, and overall democratic development.
Bouncing Bullets: The Accidental Shooting of A President Anita Hunt provides an in-depth account of the regime's several divergent stories regarding Aziz's shooting.
Mauritanie : L’opposition demande à lever les coins d’ombre sur l’incident de tir sur Ould Abdel Aziz Mauritania's Coordination of Democratic Opposition establishes an investigatory committee to determine the veritable circumstances of Aziz's shooting.
Wounded Mauritania President Flown to Paris Al Jazeera's coverage of Aziz's obscure shooting.
In The West, Mauritania Uses Lobbyists To Defend Slavery and Genocide Movement for Justice in Mauritania counters the Mauritanian British Business Council's denial of slavery.
Printemps marocain : le rôle des femmes par Osire Glacier Feb 20 Activist discusses female participation in protests and the inequalities that endure following the 2011 constitutional reforms.
Communiqué AMDH Oujda déportation des émigrés Moroccan Association of Human Rights condemns the unwarranted deportation of Sub-Saharan migrants to the Algeria-Morocco border.
Un faucon à la tête du « bataillon des 107″, par Taoufiq Bouachrine Taoufiq Bouachrine discusses the political motivations behind Bouanou's election to PJD General Secretariat, including Benkirane's attempt to revive the party's credibility.
Morocco Jails Activist for 12 Years: Rights Group Feb 20 activist Bashir Benshaib sentenced for an "unauthorized protest."
Maroc : un déficit inquiétant Hicham El Moussaoui discusses the strategic problems of Benikrane's most recent proposal to address Morocco's growing economic deficit.
IFEX-TMG Calls on Tunisia to Guarantee Media Independence Following the journalists strike, the IFEX Tunisia Monitoring Group calls on authorities to engage media members regarding their legitimate concerns for freedom of expression under the new constitution and in light of recent institutional appointments.
Tehran or Tunis | Part 1: The Fork in the Revolutionary Road Iraj Omdivar discusses Tunisia's divergences and convergences with the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
Desperately Looking For Saadia: The Untold Story of Slavery in Tunisia Houda Mzioudet reports on Tunisia's first meeting for Black minority rights, which included an enactment of the play "Desperately Looking for Saadia."
Police Rape Victim Interview on IWPR Myriam Ben Ghazi provides a translated transcript of the victim's interview with the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
Médias et Société civile mobilisés pour la défense du droit à l’accès à l’information Citizens call for for the establishment of a mechanism to facilitate the freedom of information.
شباب يرفعون "إشارات استفهام" وسط نواكشوط
Mauritanian youth question the circumstances of Aziz's shooting.
Mascara, معسكر : Ahmed Sahnoun a été assassiné par la Police ( Témoignages, شهادات )
Video report on the assassination of Ahmed Sahnoun by Algerian authorities.
غروب السياسة في المغرب – ادريس بنعلي
Idriss Benali posits the paucity in acute political leadership in Morocco's contemporary political scene.
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