Rising tensions between Morocco and the Polisario Front come at the worst time for parties to the Western Sahara conflict.
The country’s leaders are seeking to put an end to the popular protest movement, but it’s just not working.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidential election, the Maghreb would be a perfect venue for greater engagement.
Many countries in the Middle East and North Africa still struggle to manage the coronavirus, but Morocco’s response suggests an important evolution in civil-military relations.
From an economy wracked by the Covid-19 pandemic, to growing political polarisation, to persistent corruption, Tunisia’s political future remains uncertain.
Women are increasingly joining the male-dominated world of smuggling. Could this be the start of a cultural revolution that challenges long-held gender norms?
Along the border between Tunisia and Libya, informal trade agreements led to a tight-knit border economy. But political changes in both Libya and Tunisia have fundamentally altered the economic and security landscape.
The current parliament is the most fractured in Tunisia’s history, with no party holding even one-quarter of the seats.
Nearly a decade after the revolution in Tunisia, much of the crucial legislation designed to protect women exists on paper alone, with significant work remaining to implement the laws.
Algerian officials in the northeastern border area between Algeria and Tunisia continue to permit the cross-border smuggling of petrol and other commodities.