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Morocco uses migrant crisis as leverage in EU free trade dispute.

More than 850 migrants have breached the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta over the past week, amid heightened tensions between the North African kingdom and the European Union over a free trade dispute.

- France24 - FR

Spain: Syrian migrants arrive from Algeria via Ceuta.

- ANSA - IT

Morocco spends 250 mn annually to stop migrants.

With 23,000 agents. In three years, 40,000 EU entrances blocked

- ANSA - IT

Royal Air Maroc to inaugurate Naples-Casablanca flight.

Three flights a week

- ANSA - IT

Morocco tops new survey on quality of African urban life.

Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey published Tuesday.

- TheCitizen - TZ

News24.com | Frenchman who signed Arabic terrorism confession appeals.

A Frenchman arrested in anti-terrorism raids in Morocco is in court to appeal his conviction, claiming he signed a confession in Arabic that he could neither read nor understand.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Morocco tops new survey on quality of African urban life.

Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, have ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey.

- News24.com - ZA

Morocco tops new survey on quality of African urban life.

MARRAKESH, Feb 22 — Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey published yesterday. Marrakesh, nicknamed the Ochre City for the walls surrounding its old medina district,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Teacher's conviction raised in parliament.

The case of Dorianne Camilleri, the 34-year-old teacher who was sentenced to five years in jail for involuntarily killing a man and injuring his sister in a traffic accident in 2011, was raised in parliament this evening by Nationalist MP Antoine Borg. Mr Borg who called for the elimination of the minimum sentence ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Hundreds storm Morocco-Spain frontier in latest bid to reach EU.

Hundreds storm Morocco-Spain frontier in latest bid to reach EU...

- MENAFN - JO

Paolites revive hopes after win over Depiro.

Hibernians 71Cynergi Depiro 66 Hibs broke their duck in the league after chalking up their first win following a remarkable second-half comeback against Depiro. The Rabat side looked poised for victory after distancing themselves with DJ Mason and David Bugeja netting hoops consistently. Hibs, who lost to Depiro in overtime ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

'I am ready to do anything to reach Europe and provide for my family'

One early morning last week, Adam's fellow migrants managed to climb over the high border fence separating Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.

- The Local - ES

In Africa, how trees can help both climate and incomes

In this edition: Morocco's lessons on climate-smart agriculture; managing dams gets tougher as more precipitation falls as rain not snow; the great bird count.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Hundreds of migrants rush Spanish border in Ceuta, northern Africa

The latest attempt on the 6-meter high border fence came after Moroccan officials warned that the EU could prompt more people to try to cross the border unless it offered concessions in a trade dispute.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

UNEC elected as member of FUIW Executive Board

The VII General Conference of the Federation of the Universities of Islamic World has taken place in the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat. UNEC's Vice- rector for International Affairs and Program, Associate Professor Shahin Bayramov attended the conference held in the Headquarters of the Islamic Educational, ...

- AzerNews - AZ

Hundreds of migrants rush border at Spain's Ceuta

Madrid, Spain, Feb 20 - More than 350 migrants stormed the border between Morocco and Spain's Ceuta on Monday, officials said, days after one of the largest rush of arrivals over the frontier in more than a decade. The young migrants forced their way through the high border fence into the Spanish North African territory,

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

More Migrants Storm Fence to Enter Ceuta, Spanish Enclave in Africa

About 600 people tried to force their way across the border, three days after hundreds used wire cutters and other implements to breach the 20-foot-high razor-wire barrier.

- International NY Times - US

Morocco: A vast cornucopia of charm and intrigue

FEZ As the most traditional imperial city in Morocco, Fez can be difficult to penetrate. The maze-like streets and dark alleyways can have you spinning like a top, but it rewards like nowhere else. Souk aficionados love getting...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

More than 350 migrants successfully storm Spain border fence

More than 350 migrants stormed the border between Morocco and Spain at Ceuta on Monday, officials said, days after one of the largest rush of arrivals over the frontier in more than a decade.

- The Local - ES

Another 300 Migrants Storm Border at Spain's Ceuta

Some 300 migrants stormed the border between Morocco and Spain at Ceuta on Monday, authorities said, days after hundreds more forced their way over the frontier.

- Breitbart - US

Hundreds of migrants break into Spain's North Africa territories

Almost 500 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in North Africa by breaking through gates in the 20ft fence that separates Morocco from Spain's Ceuta enclave.

- MercoPress - FK

Solar panels make Morocco's mosques a model for green energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable worldwide. But how can governments spread the message to the public? In Morocco, the authorities have been looking to religion for the answer.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hundreds of migrants rush border at Spain's Ceuta

MADRID, Spain, Feb 20 - Over 350 migrants stormed the border between Morocco and Spain at Ceuta on Monday, officials said, days after one of the largest rush of arrivals over the frontier in more than a decade. The young migrants forced their way through the high border fence into the Spanish North African territory,

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Hundreds of migrants rushed the border at Spain's Ceuta, the EU's only land border with Africa

AFPMadrid - Some 300 migrants stormed the border between Morocco and Spain at Ceuta on Monday, authorities said, days after hundreds more forced their way over the frontier. The young migrants climbed over the high border fence into the Spanish North African territory, ecstatic to have finally crossed into a European Union ...

- Business Insider - US

Morocco: Obstruction of Rights Group

– Moroccan authorities have carried out a two-year campaign of prohibiting and obstructing activities of the country's largest independent human rights organization, Human Rights Watch said today. The harassment shows no signs of a let-up despite at least four administrative appeals court rulings in favor of the ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

'We need out-of-the-box thinking'

Conference of Presidents Vice Chairman gives press conference summarizing recent visit to Morocco, says people know you can't impose peace.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hundreds of migrants rush border at Spain's Ceuta: authorities

Some 300 migrants stormed the border between Morocco and Spain at Ceuta on Monday, authorities said, days after hundreds more forced their way over the frontier

- The Daily Star - LB

Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again

MADRID " The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates.A spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Ceuta, the Spanish enclave...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Morocco: Road Traffic Accidents Kill Thousands Each Year

Morocco: Road Traffic Accidents Kill Thousands Each Year...

- MENAFN - JO

King Mohammed VI's Visit to Ghana, 'Turning Point' in Bilateral Ties: Ghanaian FM

King Mohammed VI's Visit to Ghana, 'Turning Point' in Bilateral Ties: Ghanaian FM...

- MENAFN - JO

Rabat to Be Africa's Cultural Capital in April

Rabat to Be Africa's Cultural Capital in April...

- MENAFN - JO

King Mohammed VI Offers Condolences to Family of Late Mhamed Boucetta

King Mohammed VI Offers Condolences to Family of Late Mhamed Boucetta...

- MENAFN - JO

Paraguay Welcomes Morocco's Return to African Union

Paraguay Welcomes Morocco's Return to African Union...

- MENAFN - JO

Ghanaian Pres. Offers Official Luncheon in Honor of King Mohammed VI

Ghanaian Pres. Offers Official Luncheon in Honor of King Mohammed VI...

- MENAFN - JO

Palestinian Diplomat Praises King Mohammed VI's Efforts for Palestinian Cause

Palestinian Diplomat Praises King Mohammed VI's Efforts for Palestinian Cause...

- MENAFN - JO

After 'months of reflection' Muscat calls Busuttil 'a liar'

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat took the plunge this morning, calling Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil a liar after months of reflection'. I rarely use harsh political language, and I've been thinking about this for some time now. I say it with much responsibility: Simon Busuttil is a liar,' Dr Muscat said to rapturous ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Casablanca to Host the 11th Annual HSPW Olympiads on March 17-19

Casablanca to Host the 11th Annual HSPW Olympiads on March 17-19...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco Will not Recognize Self-Proclaimed SADR Despite Return to AU

Morocco Will not Recognize Self-Proclaimed SADR Despite Return to AU...

- MENAFN - JO

Photo of Mexican-American Actress Salma Hayek in Morocco Goes Viral

Photo of Mexican-American Actress Salma Hayek in Morocco Goes Viral...

- MENAFN - JO

King Mohammed VI to Visit Guinea February 22

King Mohammed VI to Visit Guinea February 22...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco's Return to AU Will Enhance Inter-African Cooperation: Danish Foreign Ministry

Morocco's Return to AU Will Enhance Inter-African Cooperation: Danish Foreign Ministry...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco Takes Part in Prague International Fair 'Holiday World'

Morocco Takes Part in Prague International Fair 'Holiday World'...

- MENAFN - JO

King Mohammed VI Holds Private Meeting with President of Republic of Ghana

King Mohammed VI Holds Private Meeting with President of Republic of Ghana...

- MENAFN - JO

King Mohammed VI, Ghanaian Pres. Chair Signing Ceremony of 25 Bilateral Agreements

King Mohammed VI, Ghanaian Pres. Chair Signing Ceremony of 25 Bilateral Agreements...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco Stregthens Ties With Ghana

The bilateral relations between Ghana and Morocco have been strengthened with the visit of the Moroccan King, Mohammed VI to Ghana. The Moroccan King decorated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with the country's highest national award 8211; the Grand Collar of Wissam Al-Mohammadi 8211; at the Flagstaff House yesterday ...

- ModernGhana - GH

Nearly 500 African migrants storm border

Nearly 500 African migrants pushed their way across the border fence Friday morning from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, one of two Spanish enclaves in North Africa, a Spanish police source told CNN.

- CNN Top Stories - US

500 migrants storm fence at Moroccan/Spanish border

Eric DuVallFeb. 17 -- Nearly 500 migrants smashed through a fence separating Morocco from the Spanish enclave Ceuta in an attempt to gain access to the European continent.

- UPI - US

Migrants storm a security fence to reach EU territory in North Africa

A 20-foot razor-wired fence separates Ceuta, a Spanish territory in North Africa, from Morocco. About 700 migrants rushed the barrier on Friday, with nearly 500 successfully making it through. The mass attempt resulted in 11 injured police officers and two hospitalized migrants. Ceuta is one of two EU territories on the ...

- VICE News - US

Dutch Muslim who preached 'harmony' unmasked as 'rabid anti-Semite'

AMSTERDAM , A Muslim baker who moved many viewers in the Netherlands with his televised plea for coexistence and acceptance had called in the past for a genocide against Jews, Dutch papers revealed. Rachid el Hajoui, an immigrant from Morocco who works at a pizza eatery in Tilburg, made his emotional appearance during an...

- JTA - US

Risking Injury and Arrest, African Migrants Storm a Gate to Europe

On Friday, in the latest attempt by migrants to reach Europe, about 600 Africans stormed a barrier between Morocco and the Spanish city of Ceuta.

- New York Times - US

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