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Picky eater

“Picky eeeeeater!”

I heard that phrase a lot as a child, mostly from older siblings. As I grew up, I learned to like more foods, as most children do. 364 more words

North Africa

Egypt's grand mufti faces hostile reception in South Africa

Egypt’s grand mufti Dr. Shawqi Allam has been discouraged from visiting South Africa where a large number of Muslims are bitter about his role in supporting the death sentence of deposed Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi – TRT World.


Does Algeria Still Have Time to Turn It Around?

Algeria is North Africa’s oil superpower, but its years of steady production haven’t brought prosperity or development. Instead, the country is facing mounting economic, social, and political pressures. 1,476 more words

Middle East

Will The Future Be Conflict?

The truth is that I am about as sick of politics as I can get…..foreign policy is also at a basic stand still until after the election…..I am sooooooo Borrrrrrrrred! 543 more words

International Situations

The Grim Reality Behind Tunisia's Fairy Tale

Tunisia is the lone success story of Arab Spring — or, at any rate, so we hear. The story goes like this: While the rest of the Middle East and North Africa struggles with wars and authoritarianism, Tunisians should be congratulating themselves on their good fortune, having somehow managed to preserve the fruits of their revolution. 1,403 more words


Africa's Plan to Stop Desertification

For many decades now, there has been a plan to stop the advancement of the Saharan desert further south into Central Africa. The plan literally involves planting thousands of trees to create a “green belt” to stop the desert, and it is now underway.