Country: Morocco

Algerian Jewish musican Edmond Nathan Yafil, in the centre with the violin and the striking moustache (source: over-blog.fr)

Muslims and Jews in the Maghreb

A whispered history

In the Sufi shrine of Sidi Bel Abbas, Marrakesh (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Sufism in Morocco

A cure for extremism?

Students at the State School of Journalism ISIC in Rabat, Morocco, 31.10.2011 (photo: Thomas Koehler/ picture alliance/photothek)

Standard Arabic, Darija, French or English?

Morocco – a linguistic cold war

"Love and Compassion", 1971, by Syrian graphic designer Burhan Karkutli (source: eyeondesign.aiga.org)

“A History of Arab Graphic Design”

Shaping collective memories

The beaches of the Maghreb countries are eroding faster than the rest of the world. So what is the solution? (photo: Getty Images)

Climate change in the MENA

Will North Africa's beaches disappear?

Saharan demonstrators seen through Saharan flag while taking part in a rally along the Concha beach support Brahim Gali, leader of the Polisario Front and a free Sahara, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, 30 May 2021 (photo: AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

The EU's diplomatic dilemma

Morocco and Algeria square off over Western Sahara

23 March 2022: The first post-pandemic cruise ship to dock at La Goulette, Tunis, Tunisia (photo: Getty Images)

Tourism in North Africa

Tentative recovery, or too little, too late?

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

View of part of the solar plant in Ouarzazate (photo: Abdelalil Bounhar/AP/picture-alliance)

MENA region and renewables

Solar energy – a golden opportunity

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

Algeria‘s gas reserves

Is defending the environment terrorism?

Algeria decided to sever relations with its neighbour Morocco on 24 August 2021, accusing Rabat of having "hostile tendencies" towards it (photo: picture-alliance)

Morocco and Algeria

A rivalry stretching back decades

Photo montage: King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Tunisia (source: DW)

Western Sahara

Is a gas crisis with Algeria on the horizon for Spain?

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