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By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A total of 80 women have been elected as MPs following Friday’s parliamentary elections in Morocco, local media reported on Wednesday. The Moroccan daily Assabah said 60 women MPs have been elected from the national lists, while another 20 secured t...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Madrid, Spain (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Spanish Maritime Rescue Services saved 121 immigrants from an area of the Mediterranean Sea known as the Sea of Alboran on Sunday night, Spanish media reported on Monday. The immigrants, consisting of 110 men and 11 women, were picked up from four inflatab...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – 37 people including 28 security forces were injured in a foiled collective prison break in Morocco, local media reported on Friday. Nine prisoners were sent to Mohammed V Hospital following the attempt on Thursday midnight by a group of minors at the Juve...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 29th, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – In the small, polished Moroccan capital of Rabat, pictures of King Mohamed VI, who took the throne in 1999, hang in many shops, offices, and hotels. In most of these, he is clean-shaven, smiling, and wearing a suit: a modern monarch. His image is part of the offi...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 22nd, 2016
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Rabat,Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Morocco and Somalia signed here Thursday an agreement on religious cooperation. The document, signed by Moroccan Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs Ahmed Taoufiq and his Somali counterpart, Abdelkader Cheikh Ali Ibrahim, aims to strengthen bilatera...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Apr 23rd, 2016
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Rabat,Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) -Morocco and Jordan signed here on Friday 15 cooperation agreements in various domains. The agreements, which were signed during the 5th High Moroccan-Jordanian joint committee, cover several areas, including trade, industry, sustainable development, tourism and e...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 23rd, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Moroccan and Spanish security services have arrested four people suspected of recruiting and sending fighters to the Islamic State (IS) group, the Moroccan Interior Ministry announced Tuesday. In a joint operation, three people were arrested in the Spanis...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The busted Islamic State (IS) terror cell in Morocco on Thursday planned series of attacks against key Moroccan sites, including a suicide attack in the country’s parliament building, the official Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) agency reported on Saturday...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that the Saudi Arabia-led anti-terror international coalition would not have combat forces. Cavusoglu said that once it was spoken about a military coalition, “operations come to every...
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Jan 18th, 2016
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Berlin, Germany ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Germany wants to limit migration from North Africa by declaring Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia ‘safe countries’, officials from the ruling coalition said on Monday, cutting their citizens’ chance of being granted asylum to virtually zer...