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Jordan’s King expected in Rabat for three-day state visit

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King Abdallah II of Jordan is expected in Rabat this Wednesday on a three-day state visit at the invitation of King Mohammed VI. The two leaders are scheduled to hold talks on their countries’ bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of shared concerns. King Abdallah whose country is hosting the Arab league […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Abbas, Sisi discuss conflict with Israel

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo for discussions reportedly centered on the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territories and general developments in Palestine ahead of the Arab Summit scheduled to take place at the end of the month in Amman where the Palestinian Cause is […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

China to Build New Industrial City in Tangiers

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King Mohammed VI chaired Monday at the Marchane Royal Palace in Tangiers a ceremony on the new industrial city to be built in the Northern city of Tangiers in partnership with Chinese group HAITE. Several accords related to the project dubbed “Mohammed VI Tangiers Tech City” were also signed on this occasion. This new city […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Mubarak awaiting al-Sisi’s approval to leave Military Hospital

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Former Egyptian president Honis Mubarak is still held in Cairo military hospital and awaits approval to go home from current President al-Sisi despite last week court ruling which acquitted the 88-year old man. Security sources close to the former leader told London-based Qatar media New Arab that Mubarak’s release hinges on al-Sisi’s personal approval, which […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel confirms airstrikes in Syria

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Israel has confirmed that that its air force carried out a mission “overnight” in Syria but they were targeted by anti-aircraft missiles. The statement from the Israeli military pointed out that the aircrafts “targeted several goals in Syria” without stating the number involved and whether the mission was successful. Following the execution of the mission, […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire Resolved to Pool Efforts to Fight Terrorism

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Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire have voiced their shared resolve to pool efforts to fight all new forms of crime, namely terrorism, cybercrime, maritime piracy and drug trafficking, and urged the international community to unite to put an end to these scourges. This came in the joint communiqué released at the end of the just concluded […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco: Hezbollah’s funder waiting for extradition to US

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Kassem Tajeddine, one of Lebanon’s Hezbollah top funders, arrested in Casablanca on Monday, is waiting for decision by a Casablanca criminal court on his extradition to the US. The businessman is expected to appear in the dock in the criminal court in the Moroccan economic capital. He could face extradition according to article 729 of […]

March 16th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Haftar’s forces retake Ras Lanuf, Es Sider

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) has forced the Benghazi Defense Brigades (BDB) off the oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider less than two weeks after being battled out. LNA under the command of Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar has been preparing for a counter-offensive since last week, mobilizing “a very large air and ground” […]

March 15th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: East-based government seeking Egypt’s military support in attempt to retake oil terminals

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Head of Libyan rival government based in the East, Abdullah Al-Thinni travelled Monday to Cairo to marshal Egypt’s military support for the affiliated army attempting to retake two oil terminals taken several days ago by the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) said supported by the UN-backed Government of National Accord. For Thinni, Egypt’s support was “urgent”, […]

March 14th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Court approves Mubarak’s release, lawyer

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Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been allowed by Cairo criminal court to walk free to home, his lawyer told the media Monday. The former leader early this month was cleared of the death of hundreds of protesters in the 2011 revolution which toppled him after a 30-year long rule. His lawyer Farid Al-Deeb told […]

March 14th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

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