Category Archives: North Africa

Economy of Morocco

According to businesscarriers, Morocco is an agrarian country with a number of fairly developed industries. One of the most developed countries in Africa. GDP — $105 billion; per capita $3,500 (2000, current prices). According to the UN classification to the beginning. 21st century – 119th place among 175 countries of the world on the basis… Read More »

Economy of Egypt

According to businesscarriers, Egypt is one of the most economically developed countries in the Middle East and Africa. Over the past decades, the economic potential of the ARE has grown significantly. The conclusion of a peace treaty with Israel (1979) freed up resources for economic construction. Egypt began to receive significant economic assistance from the… Read More »

Economy of Algeria

According to businesscarriers, Algeria ranks 5th in the world in terms of natural gas reserves, 12th in oil reserves and 2nd after the Russian Federation in terms of gas exports. Main macroeconomic indicators. The Algerian economy consists of two parts: a prosperous one, which includes the extraction and processing of hydrocarbons, and a crisis one,… Read More »

Tunisia General Information

Tunisian Republic. The smallest Arab state in North Africa. The area of ​​Tunisia is 164,000 km2. Religion – Islam. Currency – Tunisian dinar. GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION, NATURE In the south it borders on Libya, in the west – on Algeria, in the north and east it is washed by the Mediterranean Sea. Tunisia is the sacred… Read More »

Morocco History Part VI

Germany was quick to point out that the French occupation of Fez was incompatible with the Algeciras Act; but, by the work of A. v. Kiderlen-Waechter, did not stiffen in the attitude assumed in 1905 and showed himself inclined to leave a free hand to France against remuneration. In Paris, however, there was still reluctance… Read More »

Morocco History Part V

According to, Delcassé tried, in this way, to resolve the Moroccan question outside of Germany, but there was a brusque intervention by the German government, which led to the conference of Algeciras (see algeciras). However, despite having to suffer, within certain limits, the internationalization of the Moroccan question, France did not abandon its projects.… Read More »

Morocco History Part IV

This dynasty of Sa‛dite sheriffs (1549-1654) had a certain splendor with the first sultans and especially with Ahmed al-Mansūr (1578-1610), but declined after his death, due to succession struggles, due to errors of politics and administration, due to the agitations caused by the marabouts, some of whom were trying to form their own principalities. In… Read More »

Morocco History Part III

It is therefore easy to understand how, alongside the states that emerged directly from the khārigita revolt, others were formed; and as regards Morocco, this towards the end of the century. VIII became the seat of the kingdom of the Idrīsites (v.), which had a notable cultural and religious influence and which in the beginning,… Read More »

Morocco History Part II

On the other hand, it is clear that Rome gave that distant possession an organic arrangement that is reflected in other regions, for example. in Tripolitania; that is, he established a fortified area, between Tingis, Sala and Mount Zarhun; vast triangle with its limes towards the south, and which formed the basis of domination and… Read More »

Morocco History Part I

The history of Morocco, which has close connections and common characteristics with that of the other regions of North Africa, is generally presented as an intertwining of relationships that are established between its original Berber population and a long series of invaders or colonizers: Phoenicians-Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Arabs, Portuguese, Spaniards, Turks, French. However, the… Read More »