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Qatar: US envoy to step down amid Gulf crisis

US ambassador to Qatar Tuesday announced she was leaving her post this month and quitting the State Department, as the crisis between US Gulf allies lingers on and as Washington is sending mixed signals on the crisis. Ambassador Dana Shell Smith, who was appointed in 2014 by former US President Barack Obama, made the announcement […]

June 14th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Egypt strikes Libya for three consecutive days

The Egyptian military has continued its airstrikes targeting extremist groups in Libya for three consecutive days and the spokesman for the army, Tamer al-Rifai, stressed that they will continue to “target all camps where terrorist members are being trained and which could threaten Egypt’s national security.” Three airstrikes struck the city of Derna on Monday, […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Qatar’s policy towards Iran raises eyebrows in other GCC countries

Qatar and Iran are slowly bridging their differences but the move is receiving strong objections from other Gulf States as they accuse Doha of distancing itself from their common position. Qatar’s ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, had a telephone discussion with President Rouhani over the weekend and it was considered as a strong […]

May 29th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Yemen: US raids al-Qaeda, 7 dead

The US military carried out its second known raid in Yemen on Tuesday at a place believed to be a hideout for militants of Al-Qaeda in the Peninsula (AQAP). The raid in al-Sirim, Maib province, was carried out with the support of the Yemeni government according to the US Central Command and “a combination of […]

May 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Tel Aviv fumes over US-KSA arm deal

Israel Sunday lambasted the multi-billion arms deal between Saudi Arabia and the United States, struck in Riyadh on Saturday as Israeli officials fear the future arms acquisition may put Saudi Arabia in a more comfortable power position in the region at the expense of Israel. President Trump and King Salman Saturday inked a $110 billion […]

May 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Moroccan Intelligence Services Helped Spain Avert Terrorist attacks

Moroccan intelligence services helped Spain avert several terrorist attacks in recent years, member of the Royal Spanish Academy Luis Maria Anson Oliart said. Moroccan security services alerted on multiple occasions their Spanish peers on eminent attacks that could have a destructive outcome on Spain similar to the bombing that rocked France, Belgium, Germany, the UK […]

April 14th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Morocco/Côte D’Ivoire: Cocody Bay Rehabilitation, Best Example of Solidarity-Based South-South Cooperation

King Mohammed VI, who is in Côte D’Ivoire within the frame of a new African tour, visited on Monday Cocody Bay, which is being rehabilitated under a cooperation accord between Morocco and the West African country. On this occasion, the Monarch and President Alassane Dramane Ouattara were informed on the progress made in the upgrading […]

March 7th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Concern Mounts in Egypt, Sudan over Ethiopia’s Giant Dam on Nile

Egypt and Sudan continue to express concern over the potential reduction of their share of the Nile water as Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project is about halfway complete and is expected to be operating by July 2017. Egypt has long suspected the dam will reduce its share of the Nile River. Such fears have been […]

March 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Morocco/Sahara: Polisario separatists losing more & more Support in Africa

The list of African countries dumping the Polisario (armed, funded and harbored by Algeria), keeps growing. The latest of these countries is Zambia which has confirmed lately the withdrawal of its recognition of the self-proclaimed so-called Sahrawi republic (SADR). The Zambian decision to pull out its recognition of the phantom entity and severe all diplomatic […]

February 27th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,Uncategorized,World News | Read More »

Libya: GNA Deputy Prime Minister Resigns because of Collective “Failure”

A Deputy Prime Minister in the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has resigned citing the failure to attain the objectives of their mission. “I hereby announce my resignation for the Libyan people because I have failed and hence I apologize for my failure”, said Moussa al-Kouni during a press conference held in Tripoli. He […]

January 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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