Author: Sofian Philip Naceur

Police officers in front of the entrance to COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh (photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

UN climate summit in Egypt

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's greenwashing fail

Egypt's new capital – one giant construction site in the middle of the desert (photo: Khaled Desouki/Getty Images/AFP)

Egypt's real estate frenzy

An "iron curtain" between rich and poor

Military parade in Algeria's capital Algiers to mark the 60th anniversary of independence from France on 5 July 2022 (photo: Algerian Ministry of Defence/Xinhua/IMAGO)

Algeria at 60

No more lethargy – Algiers’ passive foreign policy is over

Gas production plant in Algeria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R.Kramm)

Algeria‘s gas reserves

Is defending the environment terrorism?

3 July 2021, London, United Kingdom: Protesters stage a demonstration in Whitehall against the the military coup in Egypt in its 8th anniversary (photo: Tayfun Salci/ZUMA Wire)

Repression in Sisi's Egypt

Egyptian media workers – systematically intimidated

The letter from MEPs says Egypt was third in the world for executions in 2020 (photo: Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images via ZUMA Wire/picture alliance)

Egypt – a human rights crisis

No more "quiet diplomacy"

 Refugees from Eritrea (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt‘s illegal deportation practice

Eritrean refugees in Egypt: arrested, beaten, threatened

President Kaïs Saïed (at the head of the table to the right of the Tunisian flag) announcing on Sunday that he had dismissed the prime minister and suspended parliament for 30 days (photo: Tunisian Presidency Handout/AA/picture alliance)

Presidential take-over in Tunisia

Political earthquake in Tunis

Symbolic image: an Egyptian prison (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Human rights violations in Egypt

Demanding President Sisi free his political prisoners

People protesting in Algiers on 21 February 2020, before the spread of Coronavirus hindered protests in Algeria (photo: Reuters/R. Boudina)

Algeria: how the Hirak fared in 2020

Protestors still calling for genuine democracy

Algerian police transport refugees across the border with Niger (photo: dpa)

Mass expulsions to Niger

Algeria abandons thousands of migrants in the desert

Refugees arriving in Lampedusa (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Flight and migration from the Maghreb

Under pressure, Tunisia accepts "unusual deportations"

Passengers at Tunis airport (photo: AFP/Fethi Belaid)

Coronavirus fallout

Tunisia post-lockdown – should we stay or should we go?

Mass demonstration in Algiers against the country's ruling elite (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

COVID-19 consequences

Coronavirus halts year-long protests in Algeria

Effects of the coronavirus in Cairo, Egypt (photo: picture-alliance)

COVID-19 in North Africa

Corona proactivity in Tunisia, trivialisation in Egypt

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