Moroccan MPs urge greater role for imams
Moroccan religious leaders are asked to improve their credibility with young people in order to stem the spread of extremism.
Ansar al-Sharia threatens Tunisia
Political stability prevents radicals from achieving their goals, a Tunisian scholar says.
Morocco to benefit from EU fisheries deal
The European Parliament's vote to renew a fisheries agreement with Morocco is seen as a win for both sides.
Reportage: Laaouar loss amplifies al-Qaeda divide
For Mokhtar Belmokhtar, "Jouleibib" was a media guru and top deputy. For al-Qaeda, his death was just Laaouar's latest failure.
Morocco battles terror funding
Morocco's crackdown on financial crimes is recognised by international agencies.
More terrorists killed in Mali
French troops just launched a fresh offensive to push out resurgent Islamists from northern Mali.
Algerian imams preach AIDS tolerance
Religious leaders in Algeria have been asked to help prevent the stigmatisation of people affected by the AIDS virus.
Crime & Justice 2013-12-12
Algeria child kidnappers may face death
Crimes against children prompted Algeria to revise the penal code.
Algeria, Libya to bolster security co-operation
Algeria is worried over the continued flow of Libyan heavy weapons to the hands of terrorist groups that are still active in the area.
Crime & Justice 2013-12-11
Libya tops Maghreb corruption charts
The latest graft rankings are out and once again North Africa scores poorly, surprising few observers.
Weld El 15 begins prison term
Tunisian music fans are hopeful that rappers will be treated more fairly in court and that artistic freedom will not be stifled.
AQIM launches new propaganda campaign
Suicide attacks terrorise Tunisians
Morocco, Algeria overcome political divide