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18 May 1944
18.05.16 | Brian Glyn Williams

18 May is the anniversary of the 1944 mass deportations of Crimean Tatars. Brian Glyn Williams, in ‘The Crimean Tatars’ explains their history and plight.

A natural salesman, the boy displays a collection of his finest Afghan carpets against the stunning backdrop of the Pamir Mountains.
15.04.16 | Magnus Marsden

Western efforts to implement a ‘New Silk Road’ to bring stability and prosperity to Afghanistan are doomed to failure, ignoring as they do the myriad Actually Existing Silk Roads that Afghan traders have informally built, argues Magnus Marsden.

Author: Magharebia
01.04.16 | Rasmus Alenius Boserup Luis Martinez

Luis Martinez and Rasmus Alenius Boserup, editors of Algeria Modern, explain how the Algerian state has weathered the Arab Spring and domestic unrest.