UAE commences logistical support to France’s military operation in Sahel region

United Arab Emirates, UAE, Monday said it has begun its logistical flights to support the France-led international alliance’s efforts in “combating terrorism along the African Sahel region.” The defense ministry of the Gulf country, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) noted, said Read more

Saudi Arabia to Offer $100 mln, UAE $30 mln in Support of Sahel counter-terrorism Force

Gulf states, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have pledged $100 million and $30 million respectively in support of the special counter-terrorism force deployed by five African countries- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger (known as G5-Sahel). The announcement was Read more

ECOWAS Approves in Principle Morocco’s Membership Bid

Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States have in principle approved the membership application of Morocco, 2nd African investors in the continent. The decision was made by the summiteers in Liberia. King Mohammed VI of Morocco Read more

Morocco’s Attijariwafa bank group takes full control of Barclays Bank Egypt

Morocco’s leading Attijariwafa bank group has taken full control of British Barclay’s Egypt branch. The transaction was completed Wednesday, Moroccan online media challenge.ma notes citing the bank. The Moroccan bank in October bought Barclay’s Egypt Branch beating several global bank Read more

Algeria: Cables Confirm Army’s Role in 2013 Hostage Crisis, Enmity Schemes against Morocco

Rumors about coordinated moves and secret agreements passed by Algerian Authorities with terror groups providing for sparing Algeria from terrorist attacks have circulated for years. However, contents of phone talks of some terrorists have clearly confirmed the existence of such Read more

Algerian Army & Intelligence Services in Collusion with AQMI Leaders

The shady deal struck by the Algerian army and AQIM, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, during the January 17, 2013 hostage crisis, in the Algerian gas plant in Ain Amenas, was substantiated another time during a TV talk show Read more