Clear Arabs from “Dune” – Inkstick

First of all, let me say that I love “Dune”. I have read Frank Herbert’s books several times over the past 30 years. I first read “Dune” along with “The Prize” by Daniel Yergin, the most comprehensive real-world historical account of the political economy of petroleum. These are books that …

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France according to Eric Zemmour

of Aldo Cazullo The far-right star identifies as an “Amazigh Jew” and has an anti-Semitic thesis. The polls give him 17%, one point more than Marine Le Pen. The role of televisions in giving them space aOn the eve of the 2014 World Cup semi-final between Germany and BrazilEric Zemmour …

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the ‘tortured couple’ who will never divorce

Relations between Algeria and France have never been so stormy as in recent weeks. Algerian leaders were surprised by a statement by French President Emmanuel Macron on September 30, in which he referred to the “hard politico-military system” of Algiers which is maintained thanks to the “commemorative rent” paid by …

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Berber tattoos on the decline in Morocco

These two women are part of a minority who still have Berber tattoos. Fatima Masoudi, 89, and Ighoudane Taguelmane, 86, live in Khemissat, a Berber town in Morocco. Masoudi always wanted to get a tattoo, especially because it was a common thing to do when she was young. “One day …

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Two Algerian ministries end use of French in official correspondence – Middle East Monitor

Two Algerian ministries have decided to end their use of the French language in official correspondence in light of growing tensions between Algiers and Paris, Anadolu News Agency reports. On Thursday, the Algerian Ministry of Vocational Training issued a circular on behalf of the minister, Yassin Merapi, asking staff to …

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