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King Mohammed VI: Africa Capable of Rising to the Challenge

King Mohammed VI of Morocco firmly believes that Africa is capable of overcoming its current development obstacles and achieving its goals of progress and prosperity by using and capitalizing on its own human and natural resources. In his speech addressed to the Nation on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the Revolution of the […]

August 21st, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Mohammed VI Hopes Moroccan-Algerian Solidarity Will Be Revived

King Mohammed VI voiced hope that the commitment and sincere solidarity which have always existed between the Algerian and Moroccan peoples would be rekindled so that the two neighboring countries could better defend Arab and Maghreb interests. In his speech made Saturday on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the Revolution of the King […]

August 21st, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: IED kills Police Recruit, Injures Five in North Sinai

An Egyptian police conscript was killed Friday and five others were injured by improvised explosive device (IED) in Al-Arish, in North Sinai, reports say. The conscript, 22, was killed after the explosive went off in the western part of Arish. Egyptian security forces have been fighting insurgency from Islamists since 2013; year incumbent President al-Sisi […]

August 20th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco, UAE Agree To Foster Cooperation in Transportation & Road Safety

Morocco and the United Arab Emirates look forward to enhancing their cooperation in the fields of transportation and road safety as the two countries road infrastructures and transports are expanding rapidly to meet growing demand. To achieve their set goals, Moroccan ministry of equipment, transportation and logistics signed Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with […]

August 19th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan, Russia Call for Political Settlement in Syria

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov who also doubles as President Putin’s special representative for the Middle East and Africa met with King Abdallah of Jordan on Thursday to discuss the Syrian crisis. The Russian official also met Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki for talks on developing the multidimensional cooperation between Moscow and Amman. A statement […]

August 19th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel: Co-founder of Hamas Armed Faction Regrets Actions

Muhammad Nazami Nasser, co-founder of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, made an apologetic post on Facebook regretting his actions and their consequences. I am sorry for the “horror of hatred that lived within me toward you (other Palestinian political factions)” as well as its effects on “Palestinians within and outside” of the country and to […]

August 19th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: Sana’a Has Fallen Militarily, MSF Leaves Yemen

The Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Shura Council Othman Majli of the Hadi-led government has claimed that the capital Sana’a has fallen militarily. The minister who made the claim while speaking to al-Arabiya news channel said tribal elders and local leaders are pledging allegiance to the country’s legitimate government despite clashes going on […]

August 19th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Algeria: Time has Come for Output Freeze, Former OPEC Chief

As speculations increase that oil producers could reach an agreement on freezing their output levels at next month’s International Economic Forum (IEF) in Algiers, former OPEC chief and Algerian energy minister Chakib Khelil said “all the conditions are set for an agreement.” He said global crude oversupply is already diminishing and markets will probably reach […]

August 18th, 2016 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Army and Police Anti-Terror Cooperation Law Ratified

President Sisi on Wednesday ratified the unanimously approved law instituting cooperation between the armed forces and the police to protect public and vital facilities for a period of five years, beginning October 28. The law was inspired by a 2014 presidential decree issued in October 2014 to fight militancy in the country, especially after the […]

August 18th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: “Wage Jihad” on the House of Saud, Hamza bin Laden

Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, has called for the “overthrow” of the House of Saud describing them as “oppressive and tyrannical” rulers in an audio message that surfaced this week. The 23-year old man, described as the favorite son of the founder of the Al-Qaeda network and believed to be groomed to […]

August 18th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »