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Mysterious Airstrike in Tripoli Carried out by Algeria, Not UAE & Egypt: Expert

Rabat- Contrary to the reports of US officials saying that the United Arab Emirates and Egypt were behind the mysterious airstrike in Libya’s Tripoli, an Algerian geostrategic and defense expert reportedly revealed that the operation was implemented by Algeria. On Tuesday, US officials said that Egypt and the UAE had secretly launched airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripo ...

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France: Moroccan, Algerian Retirees Face Expulsion from their Residence

Taroudante-  Nearly forty Moroccan and Algerian retirees are facing the threat of expulsion, according to Libération. Most of the retirees arrived in France in the 1960s and are currently living in a low-furnished hotel in Paris. After living in this poorly maintained hotel for 45 years, many Moroccan and Algerian elders may find themselves homeless. "I was very young when I came here. I grew accustomed to ...

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Germany To Construct New Arms Factory in Algeria

By Ismail Elouafi Fez - Germany has announced its decision to construct for the first time a production factory for one of its most important industrial sectors, the armaments industry, in Algeria. Germany's decision is the result of an agreement between the German Ministry of the Economy and the German government and Rheinmetall AG, a German Fuchs armor production specialist. The company will soon begin co ...

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Over 143,000 psychotropic pills from Algeria seized since early 2014: Minister

Rabat - Over 143,000 psychotropic pills were seized since early 2014 by the security services, said, on Wednesday in Rabat, Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad, underlining that Algeria “remains the primary drug supplier.” The year 2013 was marked by the seizure of over 450,000 pills, which made the Moroccan authorities intensify their efforts to eradicate this plague coming from Algeria, the minister recalled ...

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Moroccan Victims of Arbitrary Deportation Sue Algeria in International Court of Justice

Rabat- The victims of arbitrary expulsion from Algeria have asked the International Court of Justice in The Hague to take action against Algeria over crimes against humanity allegedly committed by the Algerian regime in 1975. A statement issued by the Association for the Defense of Moroccan Victims of Expulsion from Algeria (ADEMA), said that it has filed a lawsuit against the Algerian authorities in the In ...

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Hi-Tech Moroccan Border Fence Angers Algeria

Tinjdad, Morocco - A 40-kilometer long fence with electronic sensors that Morocco has built on its eastern border has upset Algeria.  French TV channel France 24, exploring the effect of the fence on Algeria, has reported that Algeria is “angered” by Morocco’s new strategy to protect its borders. According to the French TV channel, the Algerian authorities consider the Moroccan measure to be an “accusation” ...

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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Algiers

Algiers - An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 shook Algiers on Friday at 5:11 (GMT +1) and its surrounding regions, according to Algeria’s Center for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics. The epicenter is located offshore, 19 km off Bologhine, a neighborhood north of Algiers, said the same source. According to the first estimates, the earthquake left 6 person dead and 420 people injured. ...

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No survivors from Air Algerie plane crash: French president

Bamako - France announced on Friday there were no survivors among the 116 people on board the Air Algerie flight that crashed over Mali, saying bad weather was the likely cause of the disaster. "Sadly, there are no survivors," President Francois Hollande said on television, a day after flight AH017, carrying 51 French nationals, went down shortly after take-off from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. The wreckage ...

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Air Algerie plane with 119 passengers missing over Mali

Algiers (AFP) - An Air Algerie plane with around 120 people on board including French and Spanish nationals went missing Thursday during a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, company sources and officials said. Aviation sources told AFP the aircraft was a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 leased from Spanish company Swiftair carrying passengers of different nationalities. Its six-member crew were all Spanish, said S ...

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Should Moroccans Support Algeria in the World Cup?

By Majid Morceli San Francisco- Moroccans are divided between those who are for and those who are against Algeria in the World Cup, and both have their reasons. There are those who are willing to look at it strictly from an Arab perspective: they see it as Algeria is an Arab nation and a victory for Algeria is a victory for all Arabs. Many others consider Algeria and Morocco the same: they share the same va ...

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French Ambassador of Algerian Origin Resigns Over “Racism”

Fez- A French Ambassador of Algerian origin stepped down from his post on Tuesday on allegations of racism. Zair Kedadouche, who was French Ambassador in Andorra, said he was victim of racism within the ranks of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs because of his Algerian origins. In a letter sent to the French President last March and made public on Tuesday, the former football player claimed that he can ...

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Algerians versus Moroccans: Why Do They Hate Us?

By Majid Morceli San Francisco- On the surface, we are brothers and sisters: we have a common culture, language, traditions, religion, history of colonization, and sooner or later, a common future. We are so similar that anyone examining our two countries would think that Morocco and Algeria are one nation. But sadly, that is sadly not the case. We are very separate, and impressions are deceiving. As far as ...

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