Political and social events from the Maghreb. The program is recorded under live conditions with with exclusive reports and interviews, hosted by Georja Calvin Smith. Watch the show on FRANCE 24 Saturdays at 6.40 pm Paris time.
In Libya, residents of the town of Tawergha, perceived as having been Gaddafi supporters, make tentative plans to return. Also, a Mauritanian news agencies links to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb are questioned. And finally we take a look back on the last 12 months.
The Moroccan government pulls two popular magazines, a one-time undercover agent for the French police has been released and clashes this week between Chinese immigrants and local shopkeepers in Algeria's capital.
In this edition: the verdict in one of Morocco's biggest terrorism trials in recent years creates controversy; taps in Mauritania's capital are at imminent risk of running dry; and why Algerians have decided to no longer work on Saturdays.
In this edition: In Mauritania, the opposition rejects presidential poll results; an in-depth look at Moroccan women and their involvement in politics; the Maghreb in a state of emergency as A(H1N1) virus emerges in several countries.
In this edition: Moroccan women who earn their living by carrying goods on their back from Ceuta to Morocco; the latest development in the Tibéhirine monks killing in Algeria; a look aTunisia's El Jem music festival.