Morocco Ranks 4th in Africa’s Science and Technology Index

Rabat - Morocco has showed the most progress between 2001 and 2011, according to the new rankings of Science and Technology Index. The recently released Index’s new ranking was developed by RAND Science and Technology for the World Bank. It noted that while African nations are still far behind and most remain near the bottom of the list, Morocco has considerably advanced the rankings by 2011. The new study ...

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Video: Tunisian Police Assault Moroccan Players

Rabat - Tunisian police assaulted the players of the Moroccan national team following the match that pitted it against Tunisia on Saturday night in Tunis. The incident took place after the Moroccan players vented their frustration at the referee who were too generous with the Tunisians and was instrumental in helping them win the match. Tunisia beat Morocco 2-0 during the second leg of the qualifiers of the ...

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Three Moroccan Universities Among Africa’s Top 30

Rabat - Three Moroccan universities have been ranked among Times Higher Education’s top 30 African Universities. On Friday, the internationally recognized weekly British magazine Times Higher Education (THE) released its new ranking of the top 30 universities out of Africa’s approximately 2,600 higher education institutions. The announcement was made during THE’s Africa Universities Summit being held at the ...

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Tunisia denies more allegations of hosting U.S. military base

Rabat - Recent reports have caused Tunisia to once again reject the allegations of agreeing to host a U.S. military base for the fight against ISIS in Libya, creating more questions for some regarding relations between the U.S. and Tunisia. Reports claiming that Tunisia had begun to obtain U.S. surveillance systems for what would be a U.S. military station in the city of Haouaria have sparked the debate, an ...

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Morocco Bans Moroccan Youth From Traveling to Tunisia

Rabat - After the terrorist attacks that hit Tunisia three weeks ago, the Moroccan government has imposed a travel ban to Tunisia for youth, citing safety reasons. Moroccan youth who have booked summer travel programs in Tunisia are facing a last-minute scramble to rearrange their trips. The Ministry of Youths and Sports issued a press release announcing that all youth trips to Tunisia this summer are cance ...

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British Government Urges Its Citizens to Leave Tunisia Immediately

Rabat - The United Kingdom Foreign Office has reportedly urged all British tourists in Tunisia to leave the North African country immediately, citing safety reasons. Following the terrorist attack in Sousse that claimed the lives of 38 people, including 30 Britons, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond urged all the British nationals to leave Tunisia, saying, “a further terroristic attack is highly likely.” The ...

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Tunisians Under 35 Banned from Traveling to Morocco

Rabat - Following the terrorist attacks that hit Tunisia last Friday, the Tunisian government announced it will ban its citizens under the age of 35 to travel to Morocco, Turkey, Serbia, and Libya. According to Moroccan French-language website Yabildai, the measure, which was adopted few hours after the terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 38 people, is provisional and was supposed to last a few hours ...

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Terrorism: three continents filled with blood in a single day

Tunis - Friday June 26 was a bloody and tragic day. Four countries have once again been struck by terrorism. While it was not Friday 13, one could say it was a “double Friday 13”. Tunisia, France, Kuwait and Somalia were all struck by terrorists in one day. Are these attacks linked, or simply a coincidence? It was the second Friday of Ramadan when the jihadists produced terror in the world. It would seem as ...

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After Deadly Attacks, Tunis to Close 80 Mosques

Taroudante- After a terrorist attack that killed 39 tourists in the coastal resort city of Sousse in Tunisia, Habib Essid, Tunisia’s Prime Minister, said on Friday night that the government is introducing several resolutions to prevent future attacks, including the closure of 80 mosques outside of state control. The Prime Minister said that these places of worship “will all be closed within a week,” accusin ...

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Morocco Expresses Solidarity With Tunisia, Condemns Terrorism

Rabat - Morocco firmly condemned the armed attack which targeted on Friday two hotels in the Tunisian city of Sousse, killing and wounding several victims. "The Kingdom of Morocco firmly condemns the armed attack which targeted on Friday two hotels in the city of Sousse in the Republic of Tunisia, claiming the lives and injuring many victims," said the foreign affairs ministry in a statement. “The Kingdom o ...

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Annual Pilgrimage in Djerba Island brings together Jews and Muslims

Tunis - On May 6 and 7 and June 6 and 7, 2015, Djerba sent Tunisians a message of peace and tolerance, characteristics that have long distinguished this historic island. "In 2015, the world became more unsecure. And Tunisia has been greatly affected by the wave of terrorism from both inside and outside the country. We want to fight terrorism together. Todaywe must beunited and tolerant to deal with the terr ...

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Second Moroccan Arrested in Connection With Tunisia Museum Attack

Rabat- A second Moroccan has been arrested in connection with the attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis that left 22 people dead. Tunisian authorities have arrested a Moroccan suspect in connection with a deadly attack in March on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis, the interior ministry said on Thursday. Noureddine al-Naibi was arrested on Sunday at the Ras Jedir border post on the frontier with nei ...

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