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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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United Arab Emirates and Egypt Involved in Libya’s Capital Tripoli bombardments

Rabat - Four senior American officials reportedly said that United Arab Emirates was behind the unidentified war plane that bombarded the Libyan capital Tripoli on August 18, leaving five militants killed and several others injured. Egypt and United Arab Emirates allegedly teamed up to carry out an air attack against Islamist-allied militias that were on the verge of victory over anti-Islamist forces based ...

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Traveling Without Moving: AIESEC Global Village Brings the World to Bizerte, Tunisia

By Sarra Jouini Tunis - A Global Village was organized on Saturday, 9th of August 2014 in Bizerta Resort Hotel. This Global Village is an exposition of diversity and a celebration of cultures. It brought together young people from China, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, Indonesia, Serbia, Romania, Italy, Taiwan , Croatia and South Korea. Each represented their countries with culturally distinct items, flags, dance ...

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Stabilization force in preparation for Libya, Morocco considered to be part of it

Rabat - The situation in Libya is truly alarming. The State is into a shambles and chaos is everywhere. Many people regret the era of the dictator Khaddaffi, they argue that, undoubtedly, he was ruthless but law and order reigned and Libya was respected and feared worldwide. Today, everyone is pitying the country and its people and parliamentarians are praying Western countries, openly, to come to their res ...

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Moroccan Consulate in Libya Attacked

Fez- An armed group targeted the Moroccan consulate in Tripoli, Libya on Tuesday. The consulate was reportedly caught in the crossfire between rival Libyan armed factions, but no casualties were reported. The premises were affected by rockets, which caused fires at the edges area of the Moroccan consulate, according to Moroccan news outlet Le360. The same source added that armed groups intruded the Moroccan ...

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Unidentified Warplane Bombards Libya, Morocco Worries About a Similar Attack

Rabat - An unidentified war plane has bombarded the Libyan capital Tripoli early on Monday. Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia are required to be more alert than ever before to face foil similar terrorist attacks. Explosions were heard in Tripoli, according to Reuters and Egypt decided to cancel its flights to Libya after the Libyan government decided to close the country's airspace. China’s Xinhua News Agency qu ...

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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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Morocco paves way in Africa to Arabs and Maghrebans, Tunisian president

Washington - Morocco, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, has paved the way in Africa to Maghrebans and Arabs, said on Wednesday in Washington Tunisian president Mohamed Moncef Marzouki. "It is Morocco which has paved the way to Maghrebans and Arabs in Africa," President Marzouki told MAP during a press briefing in Washington on the sidelines of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, noting that the Kingdom wa ...

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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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