As the Mediterranean Sea becomes increasingly warm, extreme tropical weather could displace millions, and with that, alter the geography of North African countries.
On the tenth anniversary of the Arab Spring, TRT World spoke with Gilbert Achcar, who has written extensively on the politics of the Middle East, to make sense of what transpired and what comes next.
Oil production almost came to a standstill in Libya after pro-Haftar militants shut down oil facilities in eastern parts of the country in January to squeeze resources of the UN-recognised government in Tripoli.
Over 14,000 homes were destroyed as a result of the torrential rains that have affected 17 of the 18 states across Sudan.
Voting will continue for two days for the Council of Senators, an advisory body without any legislative powers to replace the Shura Council, which was dissolved in 2014.
The two countries are suspending tripartite negotiations with Ethiopia over its multi-billion-dollar dam on the Blue Nile for more internal consultations on a new draft of filling guidelines.
Head of Ennahda parliamentary grouping, Noureddine al Beheiri, says the Gulf autocracy is working to destroy the North African state’s democratic system by supporting a campaign against Rached Ghannouchi.
With Sisi at the helm, the Egyptian military has tightened its grip over the economy and politics, but the president’s hold over the country is still a matter of debate.
Egypt has numbers but it can't sustain a war, even with the help of Gulf funding.
“Israel has occupied Palestinian land for over 50 years and Europe has barely mustered more than a few terse statements in opposition”.
Tunisia's defence ministry said the United States was a main partner in the effort to build the Tunisian army's operational capability.
Not Oxford or Bologna, but al-Qarawiyyin is the world's first university. Still functioning today in the Moroccan city of Fes, it was a place bursting with knowledge and multiculturalism even as early as the 9th century.
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