Years after the end of the civil war in Lebanon, the country's forests and countryside remains covered with mines. Now, de-mining teams are at work to dismantle the mines left behind and prevent innocents from getting hurt.
After Algerian protesters rejected President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s offer to step down after one year should he be re-elected, his latest announcement that he will extend his fourth term is being met with more anger.
A new resolution was issued by the Presidential Council in Libya that aims to organise and improve the work of civil societies in the country. The Civil Society Commission, which was created from the resolution, will establish branches in more than one region, enabling it to supervise programs and projects.
Thousands of families hope landmark law to probe the fate of those missing will provide some closure. The law sets up a commission to find out what happened to an estimated 17,000 people whose bodies were never found after the civil war in Lebanon, which ended in 1990.
Tunisian officials predict that approximately 8 million tourists will spend holidays in Tunisia this year. Of these 8 million tourists, the officials expect at least 2.2-2.7 Algerian tourists this season. The boost in the nation's security has increased the country's tourism earnings by 42%.
A group of Iraqi war correspondents and journalists who covered the battles against ISIS formed their own association, the National Military Information Association, to defend their rights, which they said were being neglected.