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Libya Slave Auction Draws Light to Continuing Dilemma of Black Population in Tindouf Camps, Mauritania

The abhorrent slave auction aired by CNN continues to ignite condemnation worldwide while drawing attention to the plight of thousands of black slaves who are being sold in markets in the Tindouf-run Polisario camps and in Mauritania. If slavery in Libya is a fallout of the state-collapse and the erosion of the rule of law, […]

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Chairwoman of Environment Protection Foundation Represents Morocco’s King at COP23

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who is currently undertaking a Gulf tour, has dispatched his youngest sister Princess Lalla Hasna to represent him at the high-level segment of the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23), held Wednesday in Bonn. The King, who made of environment protection one […]

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Gulf crisis: A fabricated picture seeks to cast doubt on Morocco’s neutrality

As King Mohammed VI of Morocco is undertaking a Gulf tour seen by many observers as bearing a mediation potential to defuse the tension that has been brewing between Qatar and its neighbors since last June, an odd image has been widely circulated on social networks. The image shows the Moroccan Monarch holding a sling […]

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Morocco’s Mohammed VI-A satellite successfully put into orbit

Europe’s Vega rocket conducted successfully in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday the launch of Morocco’s earth observation satellite, called Mohammed VI – A, from the space centre Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Morocco has now its own Satellite that started its new life in space, like a butterfly unfolding its wings, said the anchor […]

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Morocco: King applies accountability principle, fires ministers, senior officials

King Mohammed VI who has repeatedly insisted on the constitutional principle linking public office with accountability on Tuesday dismissed four ministers of the current cabinet for their failure to achieve social and development goals and for the delay witnessed in the implementation of a set of state-funded projects, mainly the Al Hoceima Lighthouse of the […]

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Algeria’s Undiplomatic Diplomacy Shows Regime’s Frailty

The persistence of the hatred of the Algerian rulers for neighboring Morocco remains an intriguing puzzle for many international political analysts. Nobody knows for sure whether such a deep animosity is due to rivalry between two major North African countries or something else. “Why they hate us”, wonder Moroccans who were appalled and shocked by […]

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Algerian FM Messahel’s remarks prompt Morocco to recall its Ambassador to Algeria

Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Algeria for consultation and summoned the Algerian Chargé d’Affaires in Rabat to protest the very serious allegations uttered by Algerian Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel, regarding Morocco’s African policy. The Algerian official accused Morocco of using drug money to promote its relations with African countries, an accusation deemed by Morocco […]

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Morocco’s King Renews Strong Determination to Press ahead with Reform Process

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has renewed his strong determination to press ahead with the reform process in his country and to address the difficulties and shortcomings noticed in the Moroccan development model, particularly with regard to administrative services, as well as elected councils and local governments. In a speech he delivered Friday (October 13) […]

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Sahara: the Polisario losing ground in Africa, across the world

The Algeria-backed Polisario, which is claiming sovereignty over the Western Sahara territory in Southern Morocco, is losing more ground in Africa day by day. On Friday, the separatists were dealt another blow as Malawi announced that it withdrew its recognition of the pseudo-Sahrawi republic proclaimed by the Polisario. The announcement was made by Malawian Foreign […]

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UN Security Council Calls for Political Solution to Sahara Conflict

The United Nations Security Council on Friday called for the resumption of negotiations on Western Sahara, urging the parties to show political will and work in an atmosphere propitious for dialogue in order to resume these negotiations, and thus ensure implementation of previous UN resolutions on the issue. In a resolution adopted unanimously by its […]

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