Tourism is a crucial economic sector for MENA that has been ravaged by the Covid pandemic and recovery is still a long way off.
Summary: the Middle East and North Africa is a crucial battleground in the global struggle to contain the damage climate change is inflicting but time is fast running out for countries in the region to take concerted action.
Algeria today sits at the centre of a Venn diagram of four overlapping and daunting challenges.
Saudi Arabia once again dips into its Public Investment Fund to back a US electric car maker.
After decades when very little happened, climate change has pushed a massive project to halt Sahelian desertification to the top of the priority list with Mauritania playing a lead role.
Once the Covid-19 pandemic is safely behind us, opportunities and challenges alike abound for MENA with the region’s biggest asset its youth demographic and biggest challenge the empowerment of the private sector.
Arab Digest · Hey Europe! The Maghreb Matters
A new generation reclaims and redefines the way they see themselves and their world and in the process give the world images that challenge and refute traditional tropes and stereotypes.
In the dying days of the Trump White House, another Arab state recognises Israel in a win for the president that will have consequences his successor will have to deal with.
Trade becomes the latest theatre of conflict in the struggle between Saudi Arabia and Turkey for leadership of the Arab and Muslim world.