North Africa

Photos

Stop Stereotyping Arab Women With Your Halloween Costumes

Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi wants you to trash your sexy Jasmine costume and dress up as her heroes instead.
Yumna Al-Arashi
Zing Tsjeng
10.31.18
agriculture

Thousands of Tons of Oranges Might Have to Be Destroyed

Farmers in Tunisia are warning that their bumper orange crop may have to be destroyed if buyers for the fruit cannot be found.
Phoebe Hurst
1.13.17
News

How Majority Muslim Countries Are Handling HIV Infections

In most parts of the world, HIV infections and deaths from AIDS have been falling, but in Muslim-majority regions, new HIV infections have been on the rise since 2001.
Max Daly
8.1.16
Film

Inside the Carthage Film Festival After the Tunis Suicide Bombing

Despite a suicide bombing hours before and a national state of emergency, Africa's oldest film festival carried on.
Kaleem Aftab
12.1.15
Ink Spots

The Beirut-Based Magazine Trying to Bring Liberal Change to the Middle East One Issue at a Time

"The Outpost" was founded in the wake of the Arab Spring, and today it's still trying to keep that movement's ideals alive.
Alberto Mucci
6.4.15
vice meets

Talking to Marshall Curry, Director of 'Point and Shoot'

Marshall Curry's documentary, <em>Point and Shoot</em>, tells the story of of Matthew VanDyke, a man who set off to travel through North Africa on a motorcycle and ended up joining the 2011 Libyan revolution.
VICE Staff
12.4.14
VICE News

Fortress Italia

VICE News traveled to Rosarno alongside busloads of newly arrived—and heavily guarded—migrants. Tensions in the town were still running high, with migrants living in Third World conditions despite being in an EU member state.
VICE News
10.11.14
earth

The Sahara Desert Is Twice as Old as Previously Thought

Once upon a time, North Africa was a lush, vegetated landscape.
Ben Richmond
9.20.14
Travel

Ladies Wore Bikinis, Not Burkas, in La Goulette

The stories old-timers tell about the Tunisia suburb run counter to the way the West views the Arab World. It was a place where three religions and five languages intermixed, Jews and Muslims partied together, and young ladies flaunted their beach...
Sam Kimball
5.22.14
News

Will Algerians Rise Up Against Their Crooked Election System?

Algerians are voting for their president today, but everybody already knows the results. Abdelaziz Bouteflika is going to win again, even though he hasn't been healthy enough to campaign.
Rebecca Suner
4.17.14
Motherboard Blog

DJ Rupture Hacked Western Music Software With Middle Eastern Sounds

In a 2008 "interview":http://www.negrophonic.com/2008/fetishism-is-so-vague/ Jace Clayton laid out a manifesto of sorts. “I don’t care what ‘Westerners’ fetishize. They’ve been fetishizing black people for centuries now, who cares? You simply exist in...
Taliesin Gilkes-Bower
8.14.12