Monthly Archives: December 2021

Before voting, Libyans must speak out | Opinions

On December 22, just two days before the scheduled date of the Libyan presidential election, the electoral commission announced the postponement of the poll. The High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) suggested January 24, 2022 as a new date for the polls, after a parliamentary commission overseeing the elections deemed them …

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‘Scheherazade Opera’ in Tunis sings the history of women in the history of the region |

TUNIS- The Opera-Theater of the City of Culture in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, will host, this week, the “Scheherazade Opera” by Lebanese artist Jahida Wahba, who had previously performed part of the musical in Tunisia before. pandemic, but it will be time to play the roles of six other characters …

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A “nomadic” guide to the paradise of the western desert in Egypt

Places have souls, and Siwa’s soul is kind, mystical, and motherly. In the heart of the Western Desert, lies the majestic oasis with its unique Amazigh culture and breathtaking views. This desert paradise is located 560 kilometers from Cairo, between the Qattara depression and the great sea of ​​sand. We …

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What France can learn from a victory for Algerian football | Opinions

On December 18, football fans in Algeria and across the region celebrated the national team’s victory in the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup held in Qatar. Meanwhile, in Paris, the “City of Light”, Algerian supporters were violently attacked by French police and arrested by the dozen. The Paris police headquarters banned …

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UN committee says. Meet the woman who helped make the historic decision to undermine a country for upholding the right to life at sea

SOS: the Italian navy comes to the aid of a boat of people trying to reach Europe from North Africa. Some … [+] 165,000 people have made the crossing so far this year, compared to 60,000 for 2013 as a whole. Hundreds of people have died trying to reach Europe. …

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How Libya Almost Became the Mediterranean’s Top Vacation Destination

It is not surprising that Sabratha, Leptis Magna and Ghadames are all inscribed on Unesco’s List of World Heritage in Danger. The two Roman sites were poorly protected even in 2004. The degree of looting and desecration that must have taken place since is not worth thinking about, although such …

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Praise of Joseph R. Applegate, a world-renowned linguist who spoke 13 languages

Linguist Joseph Roye Applegate spoke 13 languages ​​and could read and write several more. Better known as the first black faculty member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Applegate created the first doctorate. African studies program in the United States Applegate, who became a specialist in Berber languages ​​from …

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In pictures: trapped by snow in an isolated Moroccan mountain village | Gallery

For residents of the remote Moroccan village of Timahdite, nestled in North Africa’s highest mountain range, heavy snowfall results in weeks, if not months, of isolation. The nomadic Amazigh tribes living here depend on the sheep that graze in the lush forests around the village, located at an elevation of …

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Living together: religious coexistence in Morocco

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 6:33 a.m.Notice: High Atlas Foundation By Mohamed El KadiriMarrakech, Morocco The fascinating site we encountered is located in Erfoud, a small, quiet town in the south-eastern part of Morocco, about 70 km from Errachidia. Our visit was initially aimed at following the fruit trees distributed to …

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UNESCO inscribes “tbourida”, a Moroccan equestrian art with intangible cultural heritage

The United Nations cultural agency on Wednesday added representations from Bahrain and Morocco to its list of “intangible” heritage. Bahrain, a Gulf country with a population of around 1.5 million, presented its nomination for a musical performance Fjiri, which commemorates the history of pearl diving. The United Nations Educational, Scientific …

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