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The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Cairo
230,000 coronavirus cases reported throughout Middle East

Turkey is now the largest center of the pandemic in the Middle East with more than 90,000 cases

Turkey rapidly succeeds in taking over Libya conflict - analysis

Libya is in the midst of a civil war that pits Khalifa Haftar, a general controlling most of the country, against a weak government.

An anti-Morsi protester waves an Egyptian flag as a military helicopter passes over Tahrir square.
Egypt and allies seek to confront Turkish involvement in Libya

Turkey wants to send troops to Libya, giving it a foothold that will be difficult to reduce. The troops are likely part of a larger deal.

North African tolerance

“Why not build a memorial for the victims of the Israeli Holocaust against the children of Sabra, Shatila, Deir Yassin, Jenin, Gaza and Qana?”

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French-language ideologies create conflict in Morocco

North African country’s parliament approves draft law to teach topics in French despite controversy within ruling party.

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters-witnesses, TV

British ambassador 'extremely concerned' by heavy gunfire

Exhibition tells about Mossad's rescue of Jews around the world

An up-coming exhibition of the Israel Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center will tell the clandestine tale of the Mossad’s role in saving Jews under oppression in foreign lands.

A vehicle belonging to Libyan pro-internationally recognized government forces
Battle rages for Libya's capital, Tripoli's airport bombed

A spokesman for the Tripoli-based Health Ministry said fighting in the south of the capital had killed at least 25 people, including fighters and civilians, and wounded 80.

A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Algeria's president quits following mass protests

82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has stepped down after 20 years as leader of the north African nation.

A Jewish woman lights candles during a pilgrimage to the El Ghriba synagogue in Djerba, Tunisia
Lessons from Tunisia on the Jewish bridge to the Arab world

There are those in Tunisia who adamantly oppose normalizing relations, and who directly support the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and a boycott of Israel.

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