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Yemen: Nearly 1,500 boys recruited as child soldiers

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The United Nations human rights office Tuesday urged all warring parties in Yemen to immediately release child soldiers, noting that the UN has verified the recruitment of 1,476 children, all boys, between 26 March 2015 and 31 January 2017, a UN press release said. “The numbers are likely to be much higher as most families […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco: 3.3 per cent benefit growth for Maroc Telcom Group in 2016

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Maroc Telcom Group closed the year 2016 with a turnover put at 35.25 billion dirham, accounting for 3.3 per cent growth over 2015 figures, the company said on Monday. The significant growth according to the company’s statement has been possible thanks to the group’s international performance through its branches, mainly in Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, Benin […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Algeria: IS claims credit for attack in Constantine

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The Islamic State group (IS) Monday came forward to shoulder responsibility for the Sunday bomb attack that targeted a police station in the Algerian eastern city of Constantine. Algerian security authorities Sunday said a policeman managed to foil the bomb attack targeting a police station located in a building housing dozens of families. The policeman […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco/Sahara: Major World Capitals Hail Rabat’s Unilateral Withdrawal from Guerguarat

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Paris, Madrid and Washington have commended this weekend Morocco’s unilateral pullout from the Guerguarat region, saying the move will help de-escalate tension and maintain stability in the region. The Moroccan decision is an “important step for appeasement, taking into account the stability and interest of the region”, said spokesman for the French foreign ministry Romain […]

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

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

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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: Eastern Authorities Impose Foreign Travel Ban on 18-45 Age Group Citizens

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The East-based Libyan administration, opposed to the UN-backed Tripoli-based government, has issued a new ban barring Libyans aged between 18 and 45 to travel out of the country except after receiving a security clearance. “Libyan men and women aged between 18 and 45 are forbidden from leaving the country without prior security clearance from the […]

February 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Coptic Christian killed in his House in North Sinai

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Egyptian authorities announced Thursday the murder of a Coptic Christian in his house, in North Sinai, putting the number of victims this week at 3, reports say. The North Sinai is the fertile terrain of the Islamist State group (IS) in Egypt. The jihadists have been avenging the overthrow of Islamist elected President Mohamed Morsi […]

February 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco, Guinea Join Efforts to Lift up Cooperation to Strategic Partnership

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The relations between Morocco and Guinea are sound and exemplary. Built by Africa’s liberators and freedom fighters, late king Mohammed V and late president Sékou Touré, these special ties are cherished and strengthened by their successors, King Mohammed VI and president Alpha Condé. The two African leaders met shortly after the King’s arrival in Conakry […]

February 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

German Giant Insurer Allianz Group launches Allianz Maroc

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German Allianz Group, one of the world’s largest insurers, has set up Allianz Maroc following the acquisition of 98.9 pc of Zurich Assurances Maroc and after obtaining the relevant regulatory approvals. “We are confident that we have all the means necessary to claim a greater position in the Moroccan insurance market and will continue to […]

February 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Algeria: Police arrests 12 members of Ahmadiyya religious community for proselytism

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The Algerian police Wednesday announced the arrest of 12 members of Ahmadiyya religious community accused by authorities for promoting the outlawed movement. The men were arrested at Chlef, north of the country, the national police announced in a statement aired on radio. “Members of this movement were in possession of documents promoting their doctrine,” the […]

February 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

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