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How Algeria’s changes may impact Morocco

The situation in Algeria is rapidly changing. The resignation of former-president Bouteflika was recently announced. The military have taken control …

Bouteflika should retire with dignity

This time last year, Arab Millennial wrote an article on what to expect in Algeria after Bouteflika’s presidency ends. We …

Algerian women on social media

One of the few vivid memories from my upbringing in Algeria was when I was in the first year of …

Why Saudi chose not to back Morocco’s World Cup bid

It’s interesting that Donald Trump has now decided that he is “United as One” with Mexico and Canada for a …

Morocco’s innovative “plastic bag rule”

As Marrakech hosted the international climate summit, COP22, in November 2016, it felt like something of a watershed moment. World …

Did Arabs “colonise” North Africa?

Colonialism remains a contested concept: there exists no widespread agreement amongst academics upon what it should be properly defined as. …

Are the Amazigh under-represented in Arab politics?

Tinmel is a small village in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains and it serves as a starting point for understanding the …

Why a Jewish leader is standing for Tunisia’s Muslim party

A Tunisian Jew, Simon Salama, has been selected as candidate for Tunisia’s leading Muslim party in the municipal elections in …

Are North Africans really “Arabs”?

1. Background In August 2017, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi confirmed that his government would be pushing ahead with new …

Morocco, Algeria and the Western Sahara

The Western Sahara remains a disputed territory and the host of one of the world’s most intractable conflicts. The region, …

Algeria after Bouteflika: what to expect

The president of Algeria, in office since 1999, turns 81 this March. After such a period and at such an …

AM welcomes steps made towards women’s equality in Tunisia

Arab Millennial would like to congratulate Tunisia on its progressive step towards gender equality. Arab Millennial stands in support of …