Posts Tagged ‘Morocco’

Morocco buys Israel’s anti-drone system to protect its airspace

Morocco has acquired Israel’s Skylock Dome anti-drone air defence system, the Royal Armed Forces announced yesterday in a statement. The system, first revealed in February at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, can detect and knock out unmanned drones, according to Skylock Systems. Skylock CEO Itzik Huber said his […]

We can expect stronger Algeria-Iran ties as Israel plans to establish a base in Morocco

Bilateral relations between Algeria and Iran have grown ever since ties were restored 21 years ago. They were initially severed in 1993 after the North African country accused Tehran of supporting the armed wing of the Islamic Salvation Front during the civil war, brought on by the Algerian military’s decision to cancel elections the year […]

Where is the Escalation of the Conflict between Algeria and Morocco Leading?

Relations between Algeria and Morocco have been tense for decades, with the border between the countries closed since 1994. One of the reasons for the tensions is disagreement over Western Sahara: Algeria has supported the Polisario Front for decades insisting on the establishment of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), while Morocco considers the territory its own. […]

Algeria: Morocco used gas pipeline as a bargaining chip in Western Sahara issue  

Algeria stopped using the Maghreb–Europe Gas Pipeline to supply Spain with gas as a result of the “aggressive practices of the Kingdom of Morocco”, media sources have quoted officials saying. The contract for the use of the pipeline ended on 31 October with Algeria switching to the Medgaz undersea pipeline, which does not pass-through Morocco. […]

What is Behind Algeria’s Severance of Diplomatic Ties with Morocco?

“Algeria has decided to sever diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Morocco as of August 24,” Algerian Foreign Minister Ramdan Lamamra told a news conference, accusing the neighboring kingdom of “hostile actions.” Although the termination of diplomatic relations has already taken effect, consulates in each country will nevertheless remain open, Ramtane Lamamra said. Algeria is considering […]

Morocco Gas Flows are Now Protected by the US Army

In June, the United States and Morocco cooperated in operation African Lion, the largest ever US military exercise conducted on Africa. Somehow, think tanks around the world did not publish analyses or complaints of American hegemony and aggression, though. Russia’s state-run RT did not launch a special series blaming America for all the problems on […]

“No Zionists Welcome in My Country” Campaign Launched by Thousands in Morocco

July 30, 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen “Zionists not welcome in my country” campaign explodes in Morocco, in refusal of Zionist delegations visiting the country. Thousands of Moroccans Launch the “No Zionists Welcome in My Country” Campaign Thousands of Moroccans have launched a campaign on social media under the slogan “No_Zionists_Welcome_In_My_Country,” to express […]

Protesters call for Western Sahara autonomy amid tension between Morocco and Spain

Thousands of people descended on the streets of Madrid capital on Saturday to demand self-determination for Western Sahara. The demonstration was the culmination of month-long marches to highlight the plight of the native Sahrawi people, thousands of whom have been displaced in refugee camps for decades. Morocco annexed the area on the northwest coast of […]

How one project in Morocco is teaching women to harness the sun’s energy

Building a more sustainable world alongside women while enabling them to improve their income and living conditions. That is the goal of the Faredeic project (For its acronym in French, which means Argan and Rural Women Engaged for Inclusive Economic Development and Climate). It was created in Morocco, one of the African countries most threatened […]

What’s really driving the Morocco-Germany rift – opinion

Morocco’s decision to suspend contact with Germany’s embassy in Rabat surprised many in Morocco and elsewhere, prompting a wide array of speculations as to why. With the move coming after the parliament of the state of Bremen had hoisted the flag of Polisario’s self-proclaimed republic, many were quick to point to Western Sahara as the […]

Washington confirms support for Morocco-Polisario talks

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has emphasised US support for political negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario Front over the disputed Western Sahara. Blinken’s statement was issued on Monday evening following an online meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The US official urged Guterres to expedite the appointment of a new special envoy for the […]

The arms deals Morocco and Israel don’t want you to know about

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Morocco hopes for Israeli tourism boost when flights resume

Morocco hopes its improved ties with Israel and centuries-old Jewish history will help it offset some of the tourist trade it has lost to the global pandemic by bringing a surge of Israeli visitors once flights restart next month. The two countries agreed in December to resume diplomatic ties and relaunch direct flights — part […]

Morocco hopes its Jewish history will boost Israeli tourism when flights resume

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Morocco freezes ties with German Embassy amid Sahara tension

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Rising Tensions Between Algeria And Morocco Since Israel Normalisation

Since Morocco chose to normalise ties with Israel late last year, tensions with neighboring Algeria and the Kingdom of Morocco have not stopped escalating. Many now fear that in one way or another, the war of words may escalate into violence. Back in December, Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelaziz Djerad, immediately warned of “foreign manoeuvres” conducted […]

Morocco set to legalize cannabis production for medical use

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How Biden can undo Trump’s dirty deal with Morocco and Israel over Western Sahara

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Israel reopens Morocco mission after two decades; consul general arrives in Dubai

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Israeli Cabinet Approves Historic Peace Agreement With Morocco

Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat (C), flanked by US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman (L) and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner (R), speaks before boarding an El Al flight to Rabat, Morocco, at Ben-Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Dec. 22, 2020. Photo: Amos Ben Gershom / GPO / Latin America News […]

Morocco Gets 2 Million AstraZeneca Vaccine Doses, First Big Shipment to Africa

A health worker fills a syringe with a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Appleton Village Pharmacy, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Widnes, Britain, January 14, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff Morocco received 2 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, becoming the first African country to get a large enough […]

Trump receives Morocco’s highest award for Middle East work

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Jews from Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria were killed by the Nazis at Sobibor

ID tags unearthed at the site of the death camp reveal that hundreds of the victims had roots in North Africa

Western Sahara map in backdrop of Netanyahu clip said to spark fury in Morocco

A map delineating Morocco from Western Sahara hanging in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office — and seen in the background of a recent video clip — has reportedly sparked outrage in the Arab country, which signed a normalization detail with Israel last week In exchange for Morocco normalizing ties with Israel, the United States agreed […]

Kushner leads American-Israeli visit to Morocco

Browse > Home / News / Kushner leads American-Israeli visit to Morocco December 23, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Jared Kushner, senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, led a delegation from Israel to Morocco on Tuesday aboard the first direct flight between the two countries as part of the ongoing U.S. effort […]

Morocco, Israel mark end of Chanukah in joint UN event

Browse > Home / News / Morocco, Israel mark end of Chanukah in joint UN event December 20, 2020 by JNS Read on for article For the first time, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan hosted his counterparts—the ambassadors of Morocco, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain—in a public event on Thursday evening to […]

FDR, the Nazis, and the Jews of Morocco: a Troubling Episode

The normalization of relations between Israel and Morocco and the  U.S. recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara have stirred interest in the history of Morocco’s Jews, including during the Holocaust years. Unfortunately, some pundits, in their enthusiasm over these developments, have misleadingly portrayed the Allied liberation of North Africa in 1942 as […]

Kushner to lead diplomatic delegation to Israel, Morocco

Browse > Home / News / Kushner to lead diplomatic delegation to Israel, Morocco December 16, 2020 by J-Wire Read on for article Senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump Jared Kushner reportedly will lead an American delegation to Israel and Morocco next week for talks in the aftermath of the North African nation agreeing […]

Kushner to lead American-Israeli delegation to Morocco next week

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Some Quick Observations on the Normalization of Relations Between Morocco and The Zionist Entity ملاحظات متفرقة على تطبيع المغرب

**Please scroll down for the English translation** ملاحظات متفرقة على تطبيع المغرب: أولا: حصل تطبيع المغرب في ظل حكومة العدالة والتنمية الإسلامية، وجاء تصريح رئيس الوزراء من حزب العدالة والتنمية مخزيا، حيث أيد خطوة الملك في التطبيع لكن مع إضافة عبارات فضفاضة لا تقدم ولا تؤخر عن استمرار الدعم للقضية الفلسطينية، وهذا نفس الكلام التبريري الذي […]

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