FMEJ Condemns ‘Repressive Behavior’ of Algerian Authorities against Moroccan Media Delegation

In a statement, the FMEJ recalls that it “never ceases to insist on respect for the dignity and rights of journalists, men and women, and to work for the strengthening of Maghreb media cooperation in the service of unity, progress and interests of peoples”, expressing “its condemnation and rejection of the repressive and misguided behavior of the Algerian authorities against […]

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Morocco Reports 49 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,911,945 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,410,499 the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,842,384 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 53,610 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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Ambassador Hilale Ironizes on Masquerade of ‘Civil Society’ in Tindouf Camps

Answering a question about the existence of a so-called civil society in the Algerian camps of Tindouf, during his press conference held following the adoption by the Security Council of resolution 2654 on the Moroccan Sahara, Hilale said that “this is the first time we hear of a civil society in a refugee camp around the world”.   “Normally, a […]

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Ethiopia Awards Pan-African Prize to Late HM King Hassan II for His Dedication to African Emancipation, Pan-Africanism

The Pan-African Prize was awarded on Tuesday in Addis Ababa to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Rachid Talbi El Alami by the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, during a grand ceremony organized in Addis Ababa on the occasion of the first African Youth Summit which was held from October 29 to November 1 in the Ethiopian capital.   […]

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Upon High Royal Instructions, FM Chairs Delegation to Arab Summit in Algiers

The Moroccan delegation also includes the Moroccan Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the League of Arab States, Mr. Ahmed Tazi, the Director of Mashrek, Gulf and Arab and Islamic Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Fouad Akhrif and the head of Division of Arab and Islamic Organizations at […]

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Interior Ministry to Continue Strengthening Security Efficiency

This commitment comes “in consideration of security services’ crucial role on the plans of stability and development,” he said in a presentation to the Committee on the Interior, Local Government, Housing and Urban Policy at the House of Representatives.   On this occasion, Laftit stressed that his ministry “continues its efforts to raise their efficiency in order to meet the […]

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Middle East and North Africa – Tracking Mobility Impact – Points of Entry Analysis | Mobility Restriction Dashboard #21 – October 2022

There are not recorded changes in the operational status of Points of Entry in the Region since June 2022.   There no completely closed international airports in the Region.   Less than thirty per cent of the Points of Entry in the region remain partially operational.   Proof of COVID 19 vaccination or COVID 19 test may be required on […]

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Algeria Readies for Arab League Summit on Divisive Topics

Algeria is hosting the 31st summit of the largest annual Arab conference on Tuesday and Wednesday as the region battles to find common ground over a series of divisive issues.   The 22-member Arab League last held its summit in 2019, before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. In the years since, new challenges have drastically reshaped the region’s agenda, […]

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Indian bridge death toll climbs to 135 as search operations enter third day

The death toll from an Indian foot bridge collapse rose to 135 on Tuesday with search operations entering a third day, although authorities said nearly all those believed to have been missing are now accounted for.   The colonial-era suspension bridge over the Machchhu river in Morbi was packed with sightseers – many in town to celebrate the Diwali and […]

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Italian mafia kingpin captured in Argentina

Argentina’s federal police arrested a top Italian mobster on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, the security agency said in a statement Monday, bringing a years-long manhunt to an end.   Carmine Alfonso Maiorano, a 68-year-old leader of the Italian ‘Ndrangheta mafia, was captured last Wednesday in the town of Guernica in the province of Buenos Aires, the statement said.   […]

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Russia extends evacuation zone in Ukraine’s Kherson region

Russian-installed officials in Ukraine’s southern Kherson region said on Monday they were extending an evacuation zone from the Dnipro river, repeating claims rejected by Kyiv that Ukraine could be preparing to attack the Kakhovka dam and flood the region.   In a post on Telegram, Vladimir Saldo, the Russian-backed head of the region, which is partially occupied by Russian forces, […]

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