Here is a point of view of an Algerian national and resident about the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of his country’s independence on 5 July 2022.
It is loaded despite the traumatic ‘bad time’ years, with disillusionment in the light of going through the country’s long history.
“The crimes committed that night under the authority of Maurice Papon are inexcusable for the Republic. “ This was therefore the verdict announced by Emmanuel Macron, Saturday, October 16, during a long-awaited ceremony in memory of the Algerian victims
Archaeologists in Morocco have announced the discovery of North Africa’s oldest Stone Age hand-axe manufacturing site, dating back 1.3 million years, an international team reported Wednesday.
The Art of Losing is a visceral book. It does not shy away from writing history in shades of gray, nor does it glamorize those who fought for Algerian independence. The book begins as the FLN (National Liberation Front) is rising in order to drive the French out of Algeria.
A close-up showing one of the mummy filled coffins. The colors are remarkably well preserved despite the passage of over 2,000 years of time.(Image: © Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)
The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.
Originally posted on Matthew Esparza:
Doors of The Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Cairo, Egypt