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Ulf Laessing

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown

09 Jul 2019

TANGIER, Morocco Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities and bussed 872 kilometers south in an attempt to stop him reaching Europe.

Eastern Libya, U.S. firm close to signing Libya port deal

06 Jul 2019

TUNIS/BENGHAZI, Libya Eastern Libyan authorities and U.S. security firm Guidry Group plan to finalise an agreement to develop a major port in the east of the troubled oil producer, both sides said.

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty

02 Jul 2019

TRIPOLI While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people.

Morocco hopes to attract $10 billion in investment to new tech city

02 Jul 2019

TANGIER, Morocco Morocco hopes to attract investments worth $10 billion and create 100,000 jobs at a high-tech city near the northern city of Tangier, a local elected official said.

Morocco hopes to attract $10 billion in investment to new tech city

02 Jul 2019

TANGIER, Morocco, July 1 Morocco hopes to attract investments worth $10 billion and create 100,000 jobs at a high-tech city near the northern city of Tangier, a local elected official said.

Tunisian president hospitalised 'in severe health crisis': presidency

28 Jun 2019

TUNIS Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a "severe health crisis", the presidency said.

Corrected: Morocco's Tangier port to become Mediterranean's largest

28 Jun 2019

KSAR SGHIR, Morocco Morocco will open new terminals at Tanger Med port on Thursday, allowing it to surpass the Mediterranean's largest ports Algeciras and Valencia in terms of container capacity, and drive more investment and manufacturing to the country.

Tangier port to become Mediterranean's largest

26 Jun 2019

KSAR SGHIR, Morocco Morocco will open new terminals at its Tanger Med port on Thursday allowing it to surpass the largest ports in the Mediterranean Algeciras and Valencia, and driving further investment and manufacturing to the country.

Selling sketches and clothes, Libyan women set up businesses against the odds

25 Jun 2019

TRIPOLI When inflation began eating into her state-paid salary Libyan architect and assistant professor Seham Saleh started selling drawings over the internet to help pay the bills.

In Libya's anti-Haftar bastion, a resolve to fight hardens

20 Jun 2019

MISRATA, Libya In a warehouse packed with rocket launchers, grenades and rifles in the Libyan city of Misrata, workers sweat in the summer heat as they install an anti-aircraft gun on a pickup truck.

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