The two countries export about 30% of wheat, 19% of corn, and 80% of sunflower oil consumed globally
Protests were held in Morocco on the anniversary of the February 20 movement of 2011 that was part of the popular Arab Spring uprisings in the region. The movement had led to the adoption of a new constitution and other political reforms in Morocco
Today we look at recent armed violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, an agreement between a migrant caravan and the Mexican government, and more
Out of the 420 million total population in the region, 69 million are currently severely malnourished due to extreme food scarcity, war-related famines and COVID-19, with Yemen and Somalia the worst-affected
The Algerian government’s actions come following comments by French president Emmanuel Macron, which the government said amounts to foreign interference in its internal affairs
Four countries in the MENA region, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iraq, carried out an overwhelming 88% of all known executions worldwide last year
Complementing the increase in arms imports by West Asian and North African countries, the United States, France and Germany saw a substantial increase in their respective weapons exports, with the US continuing as the world’s largest arms exporter
Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha discusses what impact the continuing protests in the North African countries of Sudan and Algeria can have on the region.