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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‘Opéra Shéhérazade’ in Tunis sings the story 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, “Opera Scheherazade” by Lebanese artist, Jahida Wahba, who has already played part of the musical in Tunisia before the pandemic, but it will be time to play the roles of six other …

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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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The JMC festival in Tunisia ended in style

Tunisia hosted the Carthage Musical Days, known as JMC, its 7th edition after a blank year in 2020. The meeting has become a must for musicians from Africa and Arab countries. About forty groups from 20 countries participated in this hybrid edition between live music and online events. For example, …

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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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Justice and Development Party demands Arabization of official documents – Middle East Monitor

The Moroccan Justice and Development Party has called for the Arabization of administrative documents and data on the websites of ministries and public establishments. This was mentioned in a statement by the party’s parliamentary bloc (opposition) to the House of Representatives on Friday. The party asked about: “The improvement and …

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Algeria stuns Tunisia in injury time to win FIFA Arab Cup title

fast news Amir Sayoud scored the first goal in the ninth minute of extra time, and Yacine Brahimi sealed Algeria’s victory with the second goal scored at the last minute. The 10th edition of the Arab Cup was held at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar. (AFP) Extra-time goals …

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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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7 MENA art forms on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list 2021

By the end of 2021, UNESCO has added a number of traditional art forms and rituals to its list of intangible cultural heritage, showcasing them to the international public and underlining their importance to communities. local. Of the new art forms added, seven are from the Middle East and North …

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Bahrain and Moroccan representations join UN heritage list

Published on: 12/15/2021 – 9:38 PMAmended: 12/15/2021 – 9:36 PM Dubai (AFP) – 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 …

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The equestrian art of Morocco, Tbourida, on the UNESCO list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity

UNESCO integrated, this Wednesday, the Moroccan equestrian art of Tbourida into its intangible cultural heritage, a status allowing the preservation of this ancestral equestrian practice very popular in Morocco. The inscription of Tbourida on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was announced …

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Arabic calligraphy on the list of intangible cultural heritage of Unesco

Muscat – Oman, represented by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, through a common Arab application file, has succeeded in inscribing Arabic calligraphy on the representative list of Unesco Intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The declaration came during the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the …

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Tunisian president extends suspension of parliament, sets elections in a year

Tunisian President Kais Saied said Monday that parliament, suspended nearly five months ago, would remain suspended until elections he has set for December 2022, and called a July referendum on constitutional reforms. In a speech on national television, Saied announced a “popular consultation” with the Tunisian people and said that …

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Notice: Make no mistake about it. Zionism is an indigenous rights movement and being anti-Zionist is anti-Semitic.

Danzig served in the IDF and is a former constable with the New York Police Department. He is an attorney and an active member of StandWithUs, where he is the chairman of the local advisory board, and of Herut North American, where he is a member of the national board. …

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Snow traps Amazigh tribes in the Middle Atlas mountains in Morocco |

TIMAHDITE, Morocco – 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 who live there depend on the sheep that graze in the lush forests around the village, located …

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Trapped by snow in a Moroccan mountain village :: WRAL.com

By MOSA’AB ELHAMY, Associated Press TIMAHDITE from Morocco – For residents of the remote Moroccan village of Timahdite, nestled in the highest mountain range in North Africa, heavy snowfall results in weeks, if not months, of isolation. The nomadic Amazigh tribes who live there depend on the sheep that graze …

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“Chant Amazigh” Brings Modern Traditional Sound of Majid Soula to New Listeners

CHARACTERISTICS “Chant Amazigh” Brings Modern Traditional Sound of Majid Soula to New Listeners By Saby Reyes-Kulkarni December 08, 2021 “Every time I set out to write a love song,” explains Majid Soula, speaking through a translator on a Zoom call, “it unfortunately turns into a song about justice. in place.” …

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How I reconstructed an ancient unwritten African language …

Then, like an abundant fossil and archaeological record make it clear, some of our human ancestors left Africa. They spread to neighboring continents, taking their languages ​​with them. Others have stayed behind; their descendants speak what we call “African languages”, recalling the long history of these communities on the home …

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Meet the delegation of Jewish and Arab “Angels of Peace”

“I have heard a lot of terrible things about Israel,” said Fatima El-Harabi, 30, a writer from Bahrain. “I thought the Arabs were living there under oppression, that the war there never ends. But then the Abraham’s accords were signed and the atmosphere started to change. A connection with the …

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Tunisia: in brief | New Internationalist

Analysis December 1, 2021 A decade after the revolution, and after a succession of chaotic governments, democracy is faltering in Tunisia, wonders Francesca Ebel? Outside the Medina of Tunis. CLÉMENT ARBIB Earlier this year, outside a local cafe just off a busy street in one of Tunis’s sprawling neighborhoods, a …

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Women face obstacles in running for Libyan presidency

Libyans go to the polls to elect their president for the first time. On November 22, the deadline for submitting candidatures, the total number of candidates for the country’s first place reached 98 people, in a country of 6.5 million inhabitants and less than 3 million eligible voters. The field …

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