Africa / Middle East

ideas, thoughts, articles, news, tools, and information related to Africa, North Africa, and Middle East countries.

Culture Clash: How ISIS Could Send Europe Over the Edge

By Riyadh Mohammed  The dramatic and tragic images of refugees pouring into Europe from the Middle East represent more than [...]

Is Russia Plotting To Bring Down OPEC?

  By Dalan McEndree  President Putin’s recent moves in the Middle East—to shore up Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria through [...]

Is the refugee crisis an opportunity for an aging Europe?

Europe is facing the biggest inflow of migrants in decades. The number of refugees from conflict zones in Syria, Iraq, [...]

Every country’s debt, mapped

By Matthew Yglesias, Vox Unless you are dead inside, you love government debt data visualizations and this one from is [...]

A World Map of the Most-Googled Car Brands

  ap of the Most-Googled Car Brands Popular Mechanics Rollin Bishop © Provided by Top SpeedThe good folks at Top [...]

World’s Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities

Every year, Travel + Leisure asks readers to weigh in on their favorite cities around the globe in our annual World’s [...]

Tunisia and the Arab Spring: Why the Results Are Different

Tunisia achieved the level of the success story based on the results of the recent political developments in the country. [...]

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

By Sarah Gilbert, Lonely Planet. Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances [...]

Interactive Migration Map

From Click on the link:  Interactive Migration Map  to go to the map and pick a country to see [...]

How finance flows to Africa

As they prepare for the fast-approaching Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa (July 13-16, 2015), policymakers, [...]

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