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Demonstration in Boston to Denounce Assad’s Bloodshed in Aleppo

By Rachid Moukhabir Boston - Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday, May 01, 2016, to protest the mass killing of Syrian civilians in Aleppo by Russian and pro-Assad government forces. Comprising of people from different religious and cultural backgrounds, including Moroccans, this protest is part of a series of demonstrations that are taking place all over the world. Most of the participants clothe themselv ...

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Yemeni Officials Say Peace Talks Suspended After Houthis Seize Base

Sanaa - The Yemeni government suspended direct peace talks to end the country's civil war on Sunday after the Houthi movement and its armed allies seized a military base north of the capital Sanaa, two members of the official delegation to the talks said on Sunday. The Houthi assault killed several soldiers at Umaliqa base. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at Umaliqa had refused to take sides in the w ...

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Last Syrian Pediatrician in Aleppo Killed While Saving Lives

Taroudante - The last pediatricians in the embattled city of Aleppo was killed in airstrikes in rebel-held areas of the Syrian city, leaving the children of the city dying without any help from health experts. Muhammad Waseem Maaz was killed in a wave of bombings that destroyed Al Quds Hospital and left dozens of civilians dead, drawing special attention to the quickly deteriorating situation in the city af ...

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20 Killed in Airstrikes targeting Aleppo Hospital

Aleppo - At least 20 people were killed when air strikes hit a hospital in a rebel-held area of Syria's Aleppo, the Civil Defense said on Thursday. The bombed al-Quds hospital was supported by international medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which said it was destroyed after being hit by a direct air strike that killed at least three doctors. Escalating violence in Aleppo is pushing people livi ...

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UN Special Envoy Warns of Potential Collapse of Syrian Ceasefire

Geneva - UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has warned on Thursday that the ceasefire regime in Syria could collapse. "In view of the extremely dangerous situation and potential collapse of cessation of hostilities…calling for a new round of talks in the course of May is urgent. But it is even more urgent that these talks are meaningful and.. the cessation of hostilities level is reaching back to ...

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King Mohammed VI Holds Talks with King of Bahrain

Sakhir - King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Prince Moulay Rachid, held, on Monday in the "Sakhir" palace (Southern Governorate of Bahrain), talks with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. After the talks, the two sovereigns chaired the signing ceremony of three bilateral cooperation agreements. The first agreement is a protocol amending the agreement of non-double taxation and the fight against tax evasion (income ...

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MINURSO: Morocco Convenes Meeting With GCC Countries at the United Nations

United Nations - Morocco has called for a meeting with Gulf countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates) at level of Ambassadors on Monday morning, a source from inside the United Nations told Morocco World News. The meeting comes to discuss the latest developments concerning the draft resolution that will be submitted to the Security Council for consideration on Tuesd ...

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Yemen Stands ‘Closer Than Ever to Peace,’ Says UN Envoy

Kuwait City - The United Nations envoy for Yemen said that Friday's sessions of the UN-brokered peace negotiations among Yemeni parties were “positive and promising,” as both sides continue to work towards achieving an agreement on ending the violence and devastation in the country. “We hope they will forge a long-awaited new phase, the phase of peace, security and respect for human rights,” said Ismail Oul ...

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GCC’s Security is Intrinsic Part of Morocco’s Security: King Mohammed VI

 Riyadh - Morocco has always perceived the security and stability of Gulf countries as an intrinsic part of its own security and stability, King Mohammed VI underlined. "What hurts you hurts us, and what affects us affects you", the Sovereign said in a speech delivered, Wednesday in Riyadh, at the opening ceremony of the Morocco-GCC Summit, adding that to "defend our security is not only a shared obligation ...

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Full Text of King Mohammed VI’s Speech to Morocco-GCC Summit in Riyadh

Riyadh - King Mohammed VI has addressed a message to the Morocco-GCC Summit, held Wednesday in Riyadh. Here is the full text of the Royal speech: Praise be to God May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin Your Majesties, Your Highnesses, Your Excellencies, Dear Brothers, My heart is brimming over with affection and pride, as is always the case when I come to the Arab Gulf region. I shoul ...

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King Mohammed Thanks GCC for Constant Support to Morocco’s Territorial Integrity

Riyadh - King Mohammed VI expressed on Wednesday, his pride and appreciation for the constant support GCC countries have been giving to Morocco for the defense of its territorial integrity. "The question of the Moroccan Sahara has always been the cause of Gulf countries as well. And this is hardly surprising," the Sovereign said in a speech delivered, Wednesday in Riyadh, at the opening ceremony of the Moro ...

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Six Jewish “Terrorists” Arrested for Attacking Palestinians in West Bank

Rabat - Shin Bet, an Israeli security service, dismantled six members of what they called a "Jewish terror network" in the West Bank on Wednesday, according to The Times of Israel. The six men had been suspected of carrying out several attacks on Palestinians, including the firebombing of buildings with civillians inside, the service said in a statement. Three of the arrested suspects were named: Itamar Ben ...

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