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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Abstract and Arabic: “Take Shape” at the McMullen Museum

by on May 31, 2021 0
Between 1950 and 1980, the Arab world survived the world’s precarious geopolitical balance as the lines that distinguished East from West were redrawn. Imbued with the legacies of an unparalleled global mix, inheriting overlapping traditions and conflicting identities, Arab artists from India to Morocco, from Kuwait to Paris have been trained in modern techniques,... Read More

Maghreb, Africa – World Atlas

by on May 30, 2021 0
The region known as the Maghreb is a region in northwestern Africa. The word “Maghreb” literally means “west” in the Arabic language. This name makes sense because it is found in the west of the Arabian Peninsula, which is the original homeland of the Arabs. Today, the Maghreb encompasses the countries of Libya, Tunisia,... Read More

Can a military parade help Libyan Haftar stay relevant?

by on May 28, 2021 0
Regional experts say warlord Khalifa Haftar is making desperate attempts to prolong his existence in the country, but the ground is slipping under his feet. Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, the so-called commander of the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA), recently invited members of the national unity government, including Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, to attend... Read More

Tunisian tourism-dependent village Chenini faces desperate uncertainty despite no cases of Covid

by on May 19, 2021 0
Despite no case of Covid-19, the small Amazigh village of Chenini is facing the massive economic consequences of the pandemic. But while the coronavirus is exceptionally destructive, in Chenini it looks like the culmination of years of economic decline. “You know, life is different here. If you don’t work, you don’t eat, ”explains Tarek,... Read More