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Labor Unions: Localized and segmented unions in North Africa seek better coordination

Labor Unions: Localized and segmented unions in North Africa seek better coordination

The North Africa Journal – Feb 21, 2017:  Labor protests have been a major source of the heightened level of social unrest across the region.  This past week saw its…

Outlook: Yet another cycle of uncertainty for the region

Outlook: Yet another cycle of uncertainty for the region

As the armed forces and security services manage to control, to a certain extent, the terror threat, the Greater North Africa region is facing unprecedented political tension, social stress and…

Instability in North Africa and Sahel claims over 8,500 deaths in 2016. MEA Risk expects 2017 to be another crisis year

Instability in North Africa and Sahel claims over 8,500 deaths in 2016.  MEA Risk expects 2017 to be another crisis year

Miami, FL – MEA Risk LLC – The North Africa and Sahel zone witnessed a 16.0% increase in the number of destabilizing critical incidents in 2016 to a total of…

Tunisia braces for return of militants from war zones, while at odds with Germany over deportation of Berlin attack perpetrator

Tunisia braces for return of militants from war zones, while at odds with Germany over deportation of Berlin attack perpetrator

January 10, 2017 | The North Africa Journal | By Hakim Briki | UN data suggests that some 4,000 Tunisian nationals are fighting alongside Islamic insurgency groups in war zones.…

Morocco sustains counter-terror campaign, as Prime Minister struggles to set up new cabinet

Morocco sustains counter-terror campaign, as Prime Minister struggles to set up new cabinet

January 10, 2017: The North Africa Journal: By Hakim Briki: The CIA has warned a number of countries, including Morocco, of a risk of Berlin-like attacks conducted by Islamic State…

Egypt: Two killed in train-bus crash in Giza

Two people were killed in Al-Atf in Giza over the weekend when a train slammed into a bus. The accident, which killed the bus driver and a passenger, paralyzed traffic…

Algerian authorities confronted with localized labor unrest, escalation in 2017

Algerian authorities confronted with localized labor unrest, escalation in 2017

While the Algerian authorities continue to focus a great deal of attention and resources on preventing attacks from Islamic militant groups, the erosion in state revenues is forcing them to…

Libya: Dire Situation for Civilians in Benghazi

Libya: Dire Situation for Civilians in Benghazi

On September 30, 2016, Amnesty International said fears are growing for hundreds of civilians who are trapped in a Benghazi neighborhood which faces intensified fighting after several months under military…

Libya Crisis Update: Latest Development

Libya Crisis Update: Latest Development

The crisis in Libya is accelerating. MEA Risk Trackers and Analysts say that most major militias have joined the fight against the Islamic State organization ever since the US bombing…

Populations: Europe’s Radicalized Muslim Population

Populations: Europe’s Radicalized Muslim Population

Europe’s integration policies related to its immigrants have been less than effective in stemming the rise of extremism. Decades of misconceived immigration strategies have led to the rise of radical…