Thursday, June 27, 2019
Algeria plunged into crisis shortly after long-ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced he would run for a fifth term in early 2019. He has since resigned, but protests show no sign of abating. Morocco is closely watching Algeria, with discontent at home in mind. Libya is in the midst of yet another bout of fighting, this time centring on the capital, while Tunisia focuses on general elections in the autumn.