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News24.com | Governor fired as new violence hits Morocco province.

Moroccan authorities have fired a provincial governor after angry protesters clashed with police, leaving dozens of officers reportedly injured, an interior ministry source says.

- News24.com - ZA

Editor's decision not to publish potentially defamatory right of reply allowed by law.

A criminal libel case filed by the Ramblers Association against David Lindsay, editor of the Malta Independent on Sunday, has been dismissed after the court declared that the editor was justified in delaying the publication of a potentially defamatory reply by the association to seek legal advice. The case arose after the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Morocco looking to diversify cooperation with India: Envoy.

New Delhi, March 29 Morocco, fast emerging as north Africa's economic leader and a major source of phosphates for India, is keen to diversify its cooperation with New Delhi and is looking forward to a key bilateral meeting in May to boost its partnership, the country's envoy has said. "The Morocco-India Joint Commission ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Governor fired as new violence hits Morocco province.

Moroccan authorities fired a provincial governor after angry protesters clashed with police leaving dozens of officers reportedly injured, an interior ministry source told AFP

- The Daily Star - LB

No way out.

On March 19, I happened to be at Ta' Ġieżu church, in Rabat. I have no particular enthusiasm for Maltese feasts but I have no cause to despise them either. I think that, like most village feasts, the one in honour of St Joseph in Rabat has its own flavour and offers what one would look for in such an event. When I decided ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The View From Marrakesh: "Africans Against Islamic Extremism!".

March 27, 2017 Last month the Marrakesh Security Forum, a semi-official annual conference of experts and policymakers hosted by Morocco’s leading foreign policy think tank, marked the diplomatic reunion of Morocco and the African Union with intense discussion of common continental interests in confronting violent ...

- The Washington Institute - US

Today's front pages.

The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says two Broadcasting Authority board members have publicly contradicted statements made by chairwoman Tanya Borg Cardona last week that she had disclosed her 'government job' to the board. In another story, the newspaper says serious concerns ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Rabat townhouse proposed for demolition may sit over Roman ruins.

Serious concerns have been raised by cultural heritage authorities over a proposal to demolish a Rabat townhouse believed to stand above ancient Roman remains. Neighbouring residents have also suggested the possible existence of a freshwater spring and underground caverns similar to the nearby Grotto of St Paul, all lying ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Royal Air Maroc Joins Arab Airlines in Poking Fun at Electronics Ban.

Royal Air Maroc Joins Arab Airlines in Poking Fun at Electronics Ban...

- MENAFN - JO

Moha Ennaji Presents Anthropological Study of Morocco in 'The Olive Tree of Wisdom'.

Moha Ennaji Presents Anthropological Study of Morocco in 'The Olive Tree of Wisdom'...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Administrative Reform at Top of New Government's Priorities: El Othmani.

Morocco- Administrative Reform at Top of New Government's Priorities: El Othmani...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Meknes, Stunning Sightseeing Place

Morocco- Meknes, Stunning Sightseeing Place...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Moroccan Family in Milan Welcomes Pope Francis

Morocco- Moroccan Family in Milan Welcomes Pope Francis...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco Ranks 123 worldwide in Human Development Index

Morocco Ranks 123 worldwide in Human Development Index...

- MENAFN - JO

Where does power reside in Morocco?

Newly-appointed Prime Minister Saad Eddine el-Othmani has cobbled together a coalition to run the country.

- Al Jazeera - QA

News24.com | Moroccan premier forms government, ending 5-month crisis

Morocco's new prime minister Saadeddine El Othmani has succeeded in building a governing coalition, ending a five-month political deadlock after just eight days in office

- News24.com - ZA

Laptop ban on planes came after terrorist's plot to put explosives in electronic device

, Mar. 26 : The ban on carrying some selected electronic devices by the passengers in cabins of flights from certain countries in the Middle East and Africa by the United States and United Kingdom was put considering a previously undisclosed terrorists' plot involving explosives hidden in a electronic device.The ban came ...

- Sify - IN

Morocco- Saad Eddine Othmani Announces end of Deadlock, Formation of Government

Morocco- Saad Eddine Othmani Announces end of Deadlock, Formation of Government...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Othmani To Give Press Conference About Government Formation

Morocco- Othmani To Give Press Conference About Government Formation...

- MENAFN - JO

Plans to build mental and child hospitals at Mater Dei

New paediatric and mental hospitals, as well as a new outpatient's block with a five-storey underground car park, are among the government's projects planned for the grounds of Mater Dei Hospital. The government also plans to refurbish five health centres in the next 18 months: Cospicua, Birkirkara, Qormi, Floriana and ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Six Months After Election, Moroccan Government Forms

Moroccan Prime Minster Saad Eddine El Othmani said Saturday he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties, breaking nearly six months of post-election deadlock. Othmani, from the Islamist Justice and Development Party , was appointed as premier last week by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. He replaced ...

- Voice of America - US

Moroccan PM agrees to form coalition, breaks political deadlock

Morocco's Prime Minster Saad Eddine El Othmani said on Saturday he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties, breaking nearly six months of post-election deadlock.

- France24 - FR

Morocco's PM Saadeddine El Othmani forms coalition government

Morocco`s Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani said here on Saturday that he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties.

- Zee News - IN

Moroccan premier forms government, ending 5-month crisis

Morocco's new Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani has succeeded in building a governing coalition, ending a five-month political deadlock after just eight days in office.

- FOX News - US

Moroccan premier forms government, ending 5-month crisis

RABAT, Morocco " Morocco's Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani succeeded in building a governing coalition Saturday, ending a damaging five-month political deadlock just eight days after taking office.El Othmani, 61, of the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Moroccan premier forms government, ending 5-month crisis

RABAT, Morocco " Morocco's new Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani has succeeded in building a governing coalition, ending a five-month political deadlock after just eight days in office.El Othmani, 61, of the Islamist Party...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Laptop ban: Why the U.S. and U.K. differ

Four countries included in the U.S. electronics ban list -- the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait and Morocco -- are absent from the U.K. restrictions.

- CNNMoney - US

Ghana President Receives Message from King of Morocco

Ghana President Receives Message from King of Morocco...

- MENAFN - JO

DVD Pirate Gets Extradited and 5 Years in Jail

In 2010, a large-scale burner and distributor of counterfeited music and movies fled the country after pleading guilty to conspiring to infringe copyright laws with a dozen others. Now he's finally been extradited and sentenced. Upon his extradition and return from Morocco, where he spent 9 months in "horrendous"......

- FindLaw - US

Palace Edges Ahead in Morocco's Constitutional Power Struggle

24 March 2017Despite reforms and a stronger parliament, the monarchy remains capable of imposing its authority over the country's politics. Mohammed Masbah Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme King Mohammed VI at the royal palace in Tangiers. Photo: Getty Images. For the past five months, Morocco has ...

- Chatham House - UK

Will Morocco Extradite a Hezbollah Financier to the United States?

On March 21, a Moroccan security official confirmed that the kingdom plans to deport Lebanese businessman Kassim Tajideen to the United States, presumably based on his financial ties to Hezbollah and related designations by the U.S. Treasury Department. He was arrested last week in Morocco while on his way from Guinea to ...

- The Washington Institute - US

Why Egypt is moving forward on free trade

Experts consider Egypt's recent actions supporting the Agadir Agreement significant, as Egypt has the largest market among the free-trade agreement's member countries, which will enjoy greater trade and investment opportunities with the help of Egyptian labor and investment opportunities.

- Al-Monitor - EG

New Moroccan PM vows to end deadlock

Morocco's new prime minister is determined to succeed where his predecessor failed, and swiftly began negotiations this week with rivals to build a government and end a crisis threatening the economy and Morocco's reputation for stability.

- The Daily Star - LB

How to tip in 25 different countries

Henrique Félix / Unsplash In some countries, tipping depends on how good your service was. In other countries, tipping is seen as an insult. It can be hard to know a place's customs, so we put together a guide for how to tip in 25 countries around the world. In Turkey, for example, tips are only accepted in cash. In ...

- Business Insider - US

Kuwait wants to expel Israel's Knesset from the inter-parliamentary union

Kuwait decided to forge ahead with a move that would attempt to expel Israel from the Inter-Parliamentary Union . The Arab country, situated along the Persian Gulf, officially decided to pursue this step during a gathering of the Arab Parliamentary Union, which ended yesterday in Morocco. All rights reserved © The ...

- Albawaba - UK

EU deeply divided over Western Sahara policy

A European Court of Justice decision excluding Western Saharan exports from receiving preferential tariffs granted to Morocco has highlighted the need for the European Union to address the issue of who represents the people of Western Sahara.

- Al-Monitor - EG

News24.com | Morocco's Tangiers to host Chinese industrial city

Morocco and China's Haite Group have signed an agreement to launch an industrial park near Tangiers for 200 Chinese companies that will create tens of thousands of jobs.

- News24.com - ZA

Google Business Group is helping entrepreneurs around the world—vote for your favorite

As a part of our effort to inspire entrepreneurs to take their businesses online, we invited members of our global Google Business Group to participate in a competition and share how the internet and technology empower them to do extraordinary things. We received 469 submissions from GBG members and independent ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Work Service with several foreign acquisitions on the horizon

Exact Systems, a subsidiary of WSE-listed Work Service has signed term sheet addendum regarding acquiring shares in outsourcing companies in France, Romania, Morocco and Turkey, the company said in a market filing.The preliminary takeover deals are expected to be signed by May 31.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

News24.com | Western Sahara wants AU to sanction Morocco after no-show

Western Sahara wants African Union to sanction Morocco after skipping meeting on territory

- News24.com - ZA

OCCRP: How Veaceslav Platon’s high life in Kyiv came crashing down

Editor’s Note: The following investigation was conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, a Kyiv Post partner. An Instagram photo showing a Bentley Continental GT V8 doing 250 kilometers an hour reads “We’re taking off. #IAmARocket #Gagarin #Let’sGo.” ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Morocco's Tangiers to host Chinese industrial city

Morocco's Tangiers to host Chinese industrial city...

- MENAFN - JO

North Africa's Islamist Parties Provide Important Lessons in Secularization

28 February 2017In Morocco and Tunisia, political inclusion has led to not just moderation, but an increasing acceptance of the separation between religion and politics. Mohammed Masbah Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme Ennahda's Rached Ghannouchi greets supporters. Photo: Getty Images. The Trump ...

- Chatham House - UK

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

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