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France and Tunisia want to restart negotiations in Libya

The UN says the “last thing” Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighboring country. Children wave Libyan and Amazigh flags during a demonstration in Martyrs Square in the center of the Libyan capital Tripoli, currently held by the UN-recognized government …

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Extractivism and resistance in North Africa

North African countries are key suppliers of natural resources to the global economy, from large-scale oil and gas extraction in Algeria and Tunisia, to phosphate mining in Tunisia and Morocco, water-intensive agro-industry associated with tourism in Morocco and Tunisia. The commodification of nature and the privatization of resources involved in …

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Libyan border closure weighs on Tunisian informal trade

Tunisia and Libya are heavily dependent on informal cross-border trade, but recent restrictions on the Libyan side have triggered weeks of instability and chaos. TRT World visits the border town. The “Souk Maghrebi” market offers a colorful range of products for locals and visitors. (Alessandra Bajec / TRTWorld) BEN GUERDANE, …

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Bill paves way for Amazigh language academy

ALGERIA Algeria approved a bill paving the way for the creation of an Amazigh language academy dedicated to teaching and promoting research on Tamazight, as well as its standardization. “This is a historic decision and a breakthrough which completes the process of rehabilitation of Tamazight, opening up considerable prospects for …

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