Morocco pledges support to G5 Sahel operations

2018/06/14 – Morocco pledged Monday its support to G5 Sahel operations to maintain peace and stability in the Sahel region. Continuer à lire … « Morocco pledges support to G5 Sahel operations »

UAE supports Morocco’s autonomy plan for Western Sahara: Abdullah bin Zayed

2018/05/22 – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has reaffirmed the UAE full solidarity and support for Morocco in confronting all threats to its security, safety and stability. Continuer à lire … « UAE supports Morocco’s autonomy plan for Western Sahara: Abdullah bin Zayed »

Tension Rises on Morocco-Algeria Border as Polisario Militants Launch Military Exercises

Tension has returned to the Moroccan-Algerian borders after militants from the Polisario Front launched maneuvers and parades, with the participation of Algerian officers and experts, in the Tifariti, region east of Morocco’s defense wall. Continuer à lire … « Tension Rises on Morocco-Algeria Border as Polisario Militants Launch Military Exercises »

5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco

2018/05/13 – There are 5,342 terror suspects from 41 countries currently being detained in five intelligence prisons in Riyadh, Jeddah, Buraidah, Abha and Dammam, according to the Presidency of the State Security.

The presidency said 71 suspects belonging to 11 different nationalities were detained during the past two weeks. Continuer à lire … « 5,342 terrorism suspects in 5 intelligence prisons #Chad #Sudan #Morocco »

Algeria Remains Africa’s Biggest Military Spender

2018/05/07 – Algeria remains Africa’s largest military importer, spending three times as much on defense equipment as Morocco, according to a 2018 report issued by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), reports Morocco World News.
The report, “Trends in world military expenditure 2017,” estimates that the world’s arms spending stood at USD 1,739 billion in 2017. The globe’s military expenditures in 2017, according to the report, are at the “highest level since the end of the cold war.” Continuer à lire … « Algeria Remains Africa’s Biggest Military Spender »

Hezbollah Alliance with Polisario Embarrasses Algeria

2018/05/03 – Morocco cut ties with Iran over its connivance in helping Hezbollah arm and train the Polisario. The news put Algeria in such a big embarrassment that its foreign ministry summoned Morocco’s Ambassador in Algiers to protest. Continuer à lire … « Hezbollah Alliance with Polisario Embarrasses Algeria »

Algeria and Morocco’s Migrant Policies Could Prevent Violent Extremism

2018/03/15 – Legalising migrants can boost economic growth, improve international relations and prevent radicalisation.

Algeria and Morocco have for the past decade been important transit and stopover countries for migrants moving to Europe. Many also stop to seek informal work in Algeria’s $548.3 billion hydrocarbon economy and Morocco’s $257.3 billion diversified economy. Continuer à lire … « Algeria and Morocco’s Migrant Policies Could Prevent Violent Extremism »