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Moroccan boy trapped in well dies before rescue

Rayan Awram, aged five, fell into the well at his village of Ighara in the hills near Chefchaouen on Tuesday.

By REUTERS
05/02/2022

Case of American detained in Libya shines spotlight on North African country

Libya has become synonymous with the kind of chaos that some countries sunk into after the 2011 Arab Spring.

Book review: Gorenberg demythologizes the ‘Desert Fox’

While the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not the central theme of this book, it is always lurking in the background because of the threat posed by Rommel and his military ambition.

By JON IMMANUEL
15/07/2021
Ancient synagogue mossaic

Ancient synagogue in Libya turned into Islamic center, Jewish group says

Libya once had about 40,000 Jews, who left following the establishment of the State of Israel.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
16/04/2021
A man wears a protective face mask as he walks along the main market in downtown Amman

Arab countries that started off strong against pandemic struggle today

Hospitals in Morocco, Tunisia and Jordan packed far beyond capacity.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
26/03/2021
Jewish Music festival

One historian saves North African Jewish musical heritage

Silver has amassed a collection of rare phonograph records from the era of Jewish musical stardom in North Africa, a period roughly corresponding with the first half of the twentieth century.

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
13/03/2021
DESERT WANDERINGS: The Jewish Nation’s beginnings.

Remembering the the Jews of MENA on Holocaust Remembrance Day

On this Yom Ha’Shoah / International Holocaust Commemoration Day on January 27, we should contemplate what the fate of MENA Jewry would have been had German general Rommel won the Desert Campaign.

Moroccan couscous soup with green fava beans

UNESCO announces couscous a world cultural heritage

This new prestigious status of couscous reflects the cultural cooperation and deep connection between the four countries that share its heritage: Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.

Id Al Banat Flyer

Jewish women's organizations celebrate "Id Al Banat," Girl's Day

The women are mainly celebrating the history behind Book of Judith.

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