Maghreb Matters: Algeria Mulling Joint Bid with Tunisia and Morocco for 2030 World Cup; Media under Pressure to Conform to Survive; and Women Seek to Break some Glass – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader August 3, 2018 Well, this may not be the way the Western Sahara conflict is resolved, but it could be a start. Recently, the Algerian Sports Minister Mohamed Hattab told reporters that Algeria, which has at times been at odds with its neighbor Morocco – notably over the Western Sahara issue – would “study the possible candidacy of the Maghreb countries for the organization of the World ...

Only Arab in the golf Olympics field Maha Haddioui looks to inspire others | Sport 360

A Moroccan woman will be competing in golf at the Rio Olympics: Haddioui, the only Arab woman to earn full playing status on the Ladies European Tour, is going to compete in the Rio Games. Organisers of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters have hailed Morocco’s trailblazing golfer Maha Haddioui, who has qualified for the Rio Olympics, calling it a ground-breaking achievement for women’s golf in the Arab world. The Moroccan ace, who is also the only Arab ...

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