North Africa news

A Voice for Art From North Africa and the Middle East
The gallerist Selma Feriani of Tunisia will make her debut at Art Basel Miami Beach with the work of a Saudi female artist. | 12/4/18 10:00 AM
Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean
Spanish rescue workers combed the seas and shores of southern Spain on Tuesday, searching for 17 missing migrants a day after finding the bodies of 17 other migrants who died trying to cross the Mediterranean in boats departing from North Africa. | 11/6/18 8:36 AM
Stone Engravings of Famous Warrior Pharaoh Found in Ancient Egyptian Temple
The inscription show Seti I, a pharaoh who launched military campaigns in North Africa and the Middle East. | 10/3/18 9:57 AM
TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 takes place tomorrow
Last call, startup fans! Tomorrow we kick off the first TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA in Beirut, Lebanon. We sifted through more than 400 applications to find the 15 very best early-stage startups the Middle East and North Africa has to offer, and we want you in the audience to witness tech history in the making. As […] | 10/2/18 9:00 AM
The battle for better disability rehab in North Africa
How one paraplegic woman has helped thousands of other disabled people in Morocco and across Africa. | 10/1/18 9:41 PM
48 hours until Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 — buy tickets today
On October 3 — a mere 48 hours from now — the Middle East and North Africa’s startup scene is in for the ride of its life. That’s when 15 of the region’s best early-stage startup founders will gather in Beirut, Lebanon to compete in TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018. Join us to watch these […] | 10/1/18 9:00 AM
Lebanese doc takes home prize at Gouna
The Red Sea coast’s most ambitious film event wound down over the weekend by handing out awards to its competition films, as well as development and production funds for promising projects from the Middle East and North Africa. | 9/30/18 10:48 PM
5 EU countries reach deal to end limbo of rescued migrants
Five European Union countries struck a deal Tuesday to distribute between them 58 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea and left stranded by continuing disagreements in the bloc over how to cope with the influx of people trying to enter illegally from North Africa. | 9/25/18 5:29 PM