Countries across the MENA region are facing severe water shortages yet have done little to ameliorate a shared problem. Will the Covid-19 pandemic teach them that working cooperatively is the only way to resolve a looming crisis?
The Maghreb countries face a looming crisis in dealing with the impact of climate change on water supply.
War in three countries, tension with Iran, growing regional instability. Is it any surprise that the arms trade to MENA is hot and getting hotter?
Economies in the MENA region were slowing even before coronavirus hit.
Summary: Both Algeria and Tunisia have cause for concern as the war in Libya, fuelled and supported by outside players, continues with no end in sight.
Change at the top in Algeria has not led to better relations with Morocco.
2019 has seen the biggest protests in the MENA region since 2011 together with ongoing wars, escalating tensions and economic and political insecurity.
The election of Abdelmajid Tebboune will achieve little unless he moves quickly to open up meaningful dialogue aimed at achieving a transition to democracy.
A slate of ageing candidates in the upcoming presidential election is unlikely to satisfy the street as hundreds of thousands of Algerians continue peaceful protests.