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Migrant Crime in Germany: The Lost Sons of North Africa

Migrant Crime in Germany: The Lost Sons of North Africa

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 09, 2017

Thousands of young men from North Africa come to Germany every year and many of them, like Samir, fall afoul of the law. Officials would like to accelerate the deportation process, but the criminals aren't welcome back home either. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Europe's Challenge: A Terrorist Homeland in North Africa

Europe's Challenge: A Terrorist Homeland in North Africa

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 18, 2013

Dozens of hostages have reportedly been killed after Algerian forces attempted a rescue operation at a natural gas complex overtaken by Islamist gunmen. The incident demonstrates the brutality and determination with which militant Islamists in North Africa operate, just a short plane ride south of European soil. By Christoph Sydow more... Comment ]


Tanks in the Desert: Germany Plans Extensive Arms Deal with Algeria

Tanks in the Desert: Germany Plans Extensive Arms Deal with Algeria

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 12, 2012

German arms sales to Algeria have increased dramatically in the last two years, SPIEGEL has learned. Whereas weapons manufacturers in Germany sold less than 20 million euros worth of materiel to Algeria in 2010, sales have jumped to almost 400 million in the two years since. Not all are pleased by the development. more...

The Streets of the Revolution: North Africa, One Year Later

The Streets of the Revolution: North Africa, One Year Later

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 22, 2011

Twelve months ago, a young man in Tunisia ignited himself and triggered a revolution that spread across northern Africa. A year later, correspondent Alexander Smoltczyk set out in a new series on a journey to assess the changes the tumultuous Maghreb region has undergone -- from Morocco to Egypt. By Alexander Smoltczyk more... Comment ]


More than 'Just a Game': Sport Turns into Ultimate Political Football

More than 'Just a Game': Sport Turns into Ultimate Political Football

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 20, 2009

It's not often that sport becomes the stuff of diplomatic disputes. But two highly controversial World Cup qualifying matches have pushed football into the global headlines this week. Algeria and Egypt find themselves embroiled in a serious spat while the Irish government complained to Paris. By Siobhán Dowling more...


European Manufacturing: The Rise of the Maghreb

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 06, 2009

Airbus and Renault are among a wave of companies building plants along the Mediterranean's southern shore. By Carol Matlack and Stanley Reed more...

Green Gas: Algeria's Experiment in Carbon Capture

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 17, 2008

A venture by Algeria's Sonatrach, the United Kingdom's BP, and Norway's Statoil to strip CO2 out of natural gas and store it underground could help cut emissions. By Stanley Reed more...


The Arab World's Exception: Women Are on the Rise in Algeria

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 31, 2008

In Algeria, women drive trains, hold positions as judges and make up the majority of students. Nowhere else in the Arab world are equal rights for women taken so seriously. By Amira El Ahl more...

Violence in the Maghreb: Al-Qaida Claims Responsibility for Algeria Attacks

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 11, 2007

The northern African arm of Al-Qaida is claiming responsibility for Wednesday's terror attacks in Algeria that left 24 dead and 160 injured. Meanwhile, police are continuing to search for members of a terror cell in Casablanca one day after a raid in the Moroccan city led to the death of four militants and one police officer. more...