North African Hope

Originally posted on Sandhour.:
Can North Africa be the magic number that augurs a better future for the Middle East? Though on the fringe of the Islamic world, the regions of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria were interconnected with the flourishing Andalusian culture and had centers of learning akin to universities that produced vibrant Sufi streams,…

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Algeria

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Algeria

Algeria kicks off presidential campaign, 5 candidates to run By Aomar Ouali, was published yesterday by AP. ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s presidential campaign officially kicked off Sunday with five candidates vying to replace the country’s longtime leader, who was pushed out in April amid sustained protests. Two former prime ministers, Ali Benflis and Abdelmadjid […]