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Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM
Middle East

Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday appointed Aziz Akhannouch as the country’s new prime minister. A statement from the royal…
Moroccans elect new leaders in shadow of virus
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Moroccans elect new leaders in shadow of virus

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccans are choosing a new parliament and new local leaders Wednesday in elections reshaped by the…
Moroccan elections will be about math, not change
Middle East

Moroccan elections will be about math, not change

The Moroccan elections take place next Wednesday and will be the first time that newly formulated electoral rules apply, including…
Morocco: German academic paper draws political ire
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Morocco: German academic paper draws political ire

Even the Moroccan king obviously found this particular paper worthy of comment. In an “Address to the Nation” on August 20, 2021, which was…
Morocco starts vaccinating children ages 12 to 17
Middle East

Morocco starts vaccinating children ages 12 to 17

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco has launched a campaign to administer COVID-19 vaccines to children from 12 to 17, becoming…
Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco
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Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria formally broke off diplomatic relations with neighboring Morocco on Tuesday, with the foreign minister citing…
Algeria accuses groups it links to Morocco, Israel of setting wildfires
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Algeria accuses groups it links to Morocco, Israel of setting wildfires

ALGIERS, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Algeria on Wednesday blamed devastating wildfires this month on two groups it recently designated as…
Is Morocco’s ‘Arab Spring’ moment finally here?
Middle East

Is Morocco’s ‘Arab Spring’ moment finally here?

Earlier this week, hundreds of Moroccans protested the death of Yassine Lekhmidi, a 25-year-old man in the city of Sidi…
Israel’s top diplomat makes first visit to Morocco since upgrade in ties
Middle East

Israel’s top diplomat makes first visit to Morocco since upgrade in ties

JERUSALEM, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid departed for Morocco on Wednesday in what will be the…
CDC updates COVID-19 travel risk map, Egypt classified as ‘medium risk’
Egypt

CDC updates COVID-19 travel risk map, Egypt classified as ‘medium risk’

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its coronavirus travel risk map on its website, with Egypt…
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