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European Parliament denounces in a resolution human rights violations in Algeria

The European Parliament adopted on Thursday by an overwhelming majority of 669 votes in favor, 3 against and 22 abstentions, an emergency resolution denouncing the violations of human rights in Algeria and the deterioration of freedoms. The resolution was tabled by the centrist political groups, namely “Renew Europe” and “Socialists and Democrats (S&D)” as crackdown […]

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El Guerguarat: Several MEPs and Eminent European Politicians Call for Supporting Morocco

Several MEPs and eminent European politicians have called on the High Representative Josep Borell to support Morocco in its efforts to secure free movement of goods and people through the demilitarized zone of El Guerguarat. “European parliamentarians belonging to the European People’s Party, the Socialists and Democrats, Renew Europe, as well as several political figures […]

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Chad: Four dead and sixteen soldiers seriously injured in a motorized pirogue attack over lake Chad

An explosion killed and wounded several army personnel during the night of Tuesday to Wednesday while soldiers were sailing on Lake Chad. An explosion that the authorities attribute to the Islamists of Boko Haram. The motorized pirogue carrying the soldiers was travelling between the papyrus grasses in the Ngouboua sector on the northern shores of […]

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Mauritania facilitates visa requirements for Moroccan businessmen

Mauritania has accepted to provide visa privileges to executives of Moroccan companies, member of the employers’ union, the CGEM, willing to invest in the North African country. The privileges include a two-year valid business visa with multiple entries. The companies however must produce a visa application signed by the CGEM. The move came after the […]

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Fifa ethics commission has suspended the president of the African Confederation Ahmad for five years

The Fifa ethics commission has suspended the president of the African Confederation Ahmad Ahmad for five years, notably for embezzlement. Arriving at the head of CAF in 2017 to the surprise of all, he will not be able to complete his term of office. It is an eviction that marks the premature end of a […]

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Indonesia: Moroccan Sahara Issue would Have Been Easily Resolved if Algeria had stopped Supporting “Polisario”

The issue of the Moroccan Sahara would have been easily resolved if Algeria had stopped supporting the “polisario”, Indonesian news portal “Kompasiana” wrote on Sunday. “Algeria continues to harbor resentment against Morocco (…). This is why it supports the Polisario with money and weapons,” said the author of the article, journalist Veeramalla Anjaiah. The UN […]

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Liberia calls for free flow of traffic in Guerguarat, reiterates support for Morocco’s national cause

Liberia has called for maintaining and preserving the free flow of goods, people and services at the Guerguarat crossing point between Morocco and Mauritania, while reaffirming its solidarity with Morocco and its support for the Kingdom’s national cause. “Liberia maintains its steadfast position in support of Morocco’s rights on its territorial integrity and sovereignty,” said […]

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Mali following with concern latest developments in Guerguarat

Mali is following with concern the latest developments of the situation in the area of Guerguarat, said the Malian Foreign Ministry in a statement. The ministry which urged the parties to resume negotiations, welcomed “the efforts of the countries of the region, the African Union and those of the United Nations Secretary-General to encourage the […]

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King Mohammed VI invites Mauritanian President to pay an official visit to Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has extended an invitation to the President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani pay a visit to Morocco. During a phone call that he had this Friday with the Mauritanian President, the Monarch expressed his readiness to pay an official visit to Mauritania, and extended an invitation to the […]

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Former French PM warns against Polisario as a real threat to the Sahel

Former French PM Manuel Valls has warned against the Polisario separatist front which constitutes a real threat to the Sahel because of all the trafficking it conducts in the area. The Polisario is involved in the trafficking of arms, human being, and drugs and represents therefore a real threat to security in the Sahel region, […]

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