October 29, 2012
Is North Africa trying to mount a Moorish re-awakening, uniting a traditional alliance, emboldened by the Arab Spring? This year revived the cycle of the Maghreb Summit and put the Moorish or Maghrabi question on the Arab table. It looks unlikely to be a force to reckon with, and more a redundant alliance of North Africa's Arab Belt.
October 6, 2012
Former Algerian President Chadli Bendjedid, who had endowed the country with a multiparty system, before being forced to resign in 1992 by the army, died Saturday at the age of 83 years.
September 26, 2012
Abu Dhabi announces their line-up with a guest appearance by Richard Gere.
September 22, 2012
Director of her biopic is keen but will the Egyptian actress bite?
September 19, 2012
The Algerian government is negotiating with Egypt's ASEC Cement to acquire a minority stake in its Algeria-based operations, the firm's main stakeholder told the stock exchange on Wednesday.
September 9, 2012
Rumors have spread like wildfire since Friday evening in Algiers about the demise of the Algerian President, despite governmental denials.
September 2, 2012
Al Qaeda in Mali declared "the execution of the Algerian diplomat Tahar Touati after the expiry of the deadline set to the Algerian government."
August 16, 2012
The Middle East region presents varying challenges to these Ramadan victims, who are either not required to partake or who chose to opt out of their religious obligations. Here is Al Bawaba's cross-section of the Arab world's various approaches toward Ramadan - from the strictest to the more lenient and free-fasting.
August 13, 2012
Our panel of Arab and Middle East Olympic medal achievements from London 2012. See which Arab athlete defied the odds, broke records or fell short in his game.
August 11, 2012
The Christian Lebanese singer was hauled off to the police station for smoking in public in Algeria.
August 7, 2012
Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the men's 1,500-meter run.
July 12, 2012
“I am overwhelmed with joy at my first ever visit to Algeria” said Lebanese singer Myriam Fares after arriving in Algeria to hold two concerts. An invitation was sent to Myriam Fares from the Algerian Ministry of Culture to hold performances at the annual Timgad International Festival.
July 5, 2012
Iraqi star Kadim Al Sahir and Najwa Karam's backing singers were among those paying tribute to Algerian legend, Warda at the recent concert for independence.
July 4, 2012
Tunisian singer Saber Al Rebai has decided to file a lawsuit against the Tunisian newspaper “Al Sour”, accusing it of of saying he had purposely displayed the Israeli flag in his latest music video “Ya Asal” (Honey).
June 29, 2012
Talk of Elissa playing Algeria is still hot on the press agenda coming up to the July 2nd scheduled concert. Elissa has agreed to dress conservatively for the Algerian audience and pay homage to Algeria's Rose, Warda.