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François Hollande Tells the Truth – it Hurts Less Than Lies Flachra Gibbons explains the importance of recognizing the 16 October massacre to reconciliation with Algeria as well as its own past.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika fera une deuxième lecture des réformes politiques Algeria's president announces his intention to review amendments passed by the parliament as a component of last year's "reforms."
The Paranoid Neighbor: Algeria and the Conflict in Mali by Anouar Boukhars Peter Tinti critiques Boukhar's recent paper published for The Carnegie Endowment (available here).
Sirte – One Year On George Grant suggests that recent protests in Sirte, while proximately caused by the intervention in Bani Walid, also purposely coincided with the anniversary of Gaddafi's death.
Libya: Is Khamis Gaddafi Really Really Dead? Amira al Hussaini curates social-media speculation on the death of Gaddafi's son during the Bani Waleed siege.
Storyline of Negotiation Committee Timeline of negotiations between Misrata and Bani Walid as tweeted by @eljarh.
Grand Mufti Describes Libya’s Political System as “a Failed Experiment” Valerie Stocker summarizes Sheikh Sadeq al Ghariani's criticism of Libya's multi-party system and the GNC.
Liberation, Cleansing or National Reconciliation? Sufyan Maghur discusses the divergent paths that lay ahead of Libya's yet irresolute electorate.
Mauritanian Army Breaks Silence On Presidential Shooting Jemal Oumar describes the ramifications of the regime's official story, including popular fears of security and military competence.
Military Officer who Fired at Mauritania’s President Says it Was "Mistake" Mauritania's opposition party questions the regimes story of events.
Mauritania: Human Chain Asks “Who Rules Mauritania?” Ahmed Jadu reports on the Feb25 movement's protest following the president's shooting.
RE: The "Accidental" Shooting of the Mauritanian President Kal examines several rumors and their redounding effects on Mauritania's political stability.
#Mauritania: Sex, Lies And Videotape Anita Hunt explores the increasingly popular theory that Aziz's shooting was the result of, or falsified in order to cover up, a sexual encounter.
Mauritania: President's Shooting Reveals Military Regime Parading As a Democracy Boubacar N'diaye discusses Aziz's shooting in the context of the country's recent political upheavals.
Solaire marocain : le nouveau TGV, le nouveau Cosumar? Critical assessment of the government's new solar proposal.
Morocco: Amazigh Activist On Identity Radio Med stages a mock court-trial to examine cross-sections of identity and other salient social issues in Morocco.
Julie Chaudler Reports on Arrest of Camaara Laye Report on the arrest of a coordinator of the Council of Sub-Saharan Migrants in Morocco, one of four human rights association members recently arrested.
Le Maroc emploie des techniques de torture UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Mendez charged Morocco with torturing regime opponents and citizens in the Western Sahara during his presentation to the General Assembly.
Salafism: A Question of Progress! Mohamed Firas Arfaoui counters dominant media portrayals of Salafis as "reactionary and regressive."
Rapport d’Amnesty International: « Un pas en avant, deux pas en arrière ? » Amnesty International's newest report of Tunisia's current political state.
Tunisia Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of First Democratic Elections Amid Protests Hend Hassassi chronicles citizen protests as well as the opinions of NCA members regarding the postponement of the new draft constitution.
Tunisia Clash Leaves Opposition Official Dead Al Jazeera covers the divergent explanations behind the death of an opposition party coordinator, which occured following clashes with pro-government protestors.
بني وليد اللغــز
Musa Mohamed Al Maghrabi examines the government's rationale for the siege of Bani Walid.
هللوا ياأبناء المغرب؛ الجوع بيننا !
Discussion of causes and likely reactions to Morocco's relatively high hunger rate, as determined through a new international report.
نحو انتقالٍ سلِسٍ من حكم عزيز إلى حكم الشعب/ محمد بن المختار الشنقيطي
Mohamed Ben Mokhtar calls for the transition of power following Aziz's shooting and the country's current political climate.
السينما حلم موريتاني أيضا| #موريتانيا أخبار
Ahmed Jadu discusses his efforts to bring cinematic experiences to Mauritainia, including the 23 October Noukchott Film Festival.
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