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The UK went into Libya with gusto – but ended up in a morass of mission creep and bad planning.
Skills that make young people employable should be a priority.
High in the mountains of Morocco, scientists have discovered something remarkable and rare: a spot that was struck by two meteorites, possibly millions of years apart.
As Libya falls further into chaos, the US has agreed to back the new government's request to lift an arms embargo against it.
Libya has become a case study for those who think the world should never intervene in national conflicts. Not so fast.
Since 2011, Libya has been trying to fashion itself into a functioning democratic state – but instead, it's still mired in violent chaos.
It was the poor state of local government that kicked off Tunisia's revolution – and now the country is fixing itself where it counts.
The "deep state" has been a problem in Algeria for decades, but at last it's being turfed out. Or is it?
The Moroccan state's case against a leading academic could have far reaching ramifications for academic freedom and research at the country's universities.
The world is generally not safe for women. But some projects in North Africa provide a glimpse of hope as the world marks the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Arguably the Arab spring's one true success story, Tunisia is getting the recognition it deserves.
Authoritarianism has failed to keep Egypt stable and secure, but General al-Sisi's government is nonetheless doubling down.
Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate has been terrorising the Sinai Peninsula for months – and now it's upping the ante.
By declining to stop an unfair trial and a batch of death sentences in Libya, the world's court has yet again proved its fecklessness.
Endless spats over tactics, style and aims drove Islamic State away from al-Qaeda – and the two are deadly enemies to this day.
Massive youth unemployment and a legal system left over from dictatorship days are still holding Tunisia back.
The worst terror attack in Tunisia's history is a hideous test of everything it's accomplished since 2011.
With Libya carved up by warring factions, the UN has offered up a directionless and toothless peace plan.
This is not about people smuggling, it's about a displacement crisis of unprecedented proportions.