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VIDEO: Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' attacks police on Morocco-Spain border.

A man shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is Great - and wielding a knife injured a police officer on the border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla on Tuesday morning.

- The Local - ES

Mohammed VI could make statement on Rif tensions.

Hard line or opening? Inquiry into regional development plan

- ANSA - IT

44-year-old grievously injured after crashing into pole.

A 44-year-old man from Rabat was grievously injured this afternoon after losing control of the truck he was driving and crashing into a pole. The accident happened in Triq id-Difiża Ċivili, Mosta at around 3.30pm. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Police officer stabbed on Spain-Morocco border by man shouting 'Allahu Akbar'.

Police have said they are not considering the attack, which occured at 7.45am today, as terror related

- The Olive Press - ES

Power, Cruelty, and Eroticism: Morocco's 'Sun King', Moulay Ismail.

Power, Cruelty, and Eroticism: Morocco's 'Sun King', Moulay Ismail...

- MENAFN - JO

Knife-wielding man arrested after attacking police in Spanish city.

A knife-wielding man has been arrested in the Spanish enclave of Melilla after attacking a policeman at the border with Morocco while shouting "Allahu Akbar".

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Spain knife attack.

MADRID, July 25 — A knife-wielding man shouting Allahu Akbar' entered the border post between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla today, threatening police who wrestled him to the ground. The man is in custody, Spanish Interior...

- The Malay Mail - MY

CCTV shows Muslim knifeman being flattened by policeman with traffic bollard on Spain/Morocco border.

Attacker was no match for a cop with a massive traffic barrier.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Spain knife attack.

A knife-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar" charged across the border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla on Tuesday, attacking and injuring a police officer, authorities said. The man was subsequently detained, Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido tweeted, without indicating whether the assault -- ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' attacks police on Morocco-Spain border.

A man shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is Great - and wielding a knife injured a police officer on the border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla on Tuesday morning.

- The Local - ES

Spanish policeman hurt, man with knife arrested on Morocco border.

MADRID - A man was detained on Tuesday after attempting to cross the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla while threatening police with a knife.

- Reuters - US

Knife-wielding man shouts 'Allahu Akbar,' arrested for attacking police in Spain

Authorities in the Spanish enclave of Melilla say a knife-wielding man has been arrested after attacking a Spanish policeman at the busy frontier with Morocco while shouting "Allahu Akbar."

- FOX News - US

At least one policeman hurt after attack on Morocco-Spain border

At least one policeman hurt after attack on Morocco-Spain border...

- MENAFN - JO

A Man Attacked a Policeman with a Knife in a Spanish City

A man has crossed the border of the Spanish enclave of Melilla in Morocco and injured a policeman with a knife, shouting "Allah is great," a spokesman for the police said, quoted by France press. "The police have arrested a man who has attacked a men with a knife at Benny Enzar border crossing," Interior Minister Juan ...

- Novinite - BG

Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Spain knife attack

A knife-wielding man shouting "Allahu Akbar" charged across the border between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Melilla on Tuesday, attacking and injuring a police officer, authorities said

- The Daily Star - LB

Spanish policeman attacked on Morocco border, man arrested

A man was detained on Tuesday after attacking a policeman on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla with a large knife, a source from the local government said.

- Zee News - IN

Spanish policeman attacked on Morocco border, man arrested

MADRID - A man was detained on Tuesday after attacking a policeman on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla with a large knife, a source from the local government said.

- Reuters - US

China's New Challenge: How to Win the Soft-Power War

Kyle Haddad-Fonda Security, Asia Can China woo Morocco and the Middle East with romantic comedies and action movies? I taught at a Moroccan university in the spring of 2013, a period of time that happened to coincide with the apex of popularity of the Korean rapper Psy. On Friday afternoons, after the prayer had let out of ...

- The National Interest - US

Chatting with the National Spelling Bee champ on her success and what's next

Last month, Ananya Vinay clinched the National Spelling Bee with the word marocain.' When we ascertained that Ananya endeavored to visit the Googleplex, we invited her for lunch and a peregrination around campus. I had the chance to confabulate with her about her predilection for spelling, her multifarious approach to ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

UN: Moroccan peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

DAKAR, Senegal " The United Nations says a peacekeeper from Morocco has been killed in Central African Republic.A statement Monday morning says the peacekeeper was killed Sunday in the southeastern town of Bangassou by suspected...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques arrives in Morocco on a private vacation

Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques arrives in Morocco on a private vacation...

- MENAFN - JO

King Salman, emir of Qatar family to vacation in Morocco

Despite diplomatic crisis, just 400 km separating families

- ANSA - IT

Saudi King Salman Arrives in Tangier for Month-Long Holiday

Saudi King Salman Arrives in Tangier for Month-Long Holiday...

- MENAFN - JO

Video: Hind El Achchabi's Son Asks King Mohammed VI to Free Her

Video: Hind El Achchabi's Son Asks King Mohammed VI to Free Her...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Bollywood Actress Katrina Kaif Learns to Surf in Essaouira

Morocco- Bollywood Actress Katrina Kaif Learns to Surf in Essaouira...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Maroc Telecom's Revenues Fell 5% in H1 2017 Due to VOIP Reintroduction

Morocco- Maroc Telecom's Revenues Fell 5% in H1 2017 Due to VOIP Reintroduction...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Moroccan Center for Human Rights Calls for Health Ministry to Provide Scorpion Vaccine

Morocco- Moroccan Center for Human Rights Calls for Health Ministry to Provide Scorpion Vaccine...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Two Algerians Illegally Taken to Ceuta by Moroccan-origin Jet Ski

Morocco- Two Algerians Illegally Taken to Ceuta by Moroccan-origin Jet Ski...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- 84-Year Old Moroccan Grandma Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Italy

Morocco- 84-Year Old Moroccan Grandma Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Italy...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Driss El Ganbouri: Moroccan Intellectuals Must Help Find Solution to Rif Crisis

Morocco- Driss El Ganbouri: Moroccan Intellectuals Must Help Find Solution to Rif Crisis...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco's Trade Balance Wavers, Deficit Increases by 8% in H1 2017

Morocco's Trade Balance Wavers, Deficit Increases by 8% in H1 2017...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Alaska Town Mourns Loss of Cat Mayor Stubbs

Morocco- Alaska Town Mourns Loss of Cat Mayor Stubbs...

- MENAFN - JO

Western Sahara Drug Arrests: Polisario 'Fell Into Trap It Sets for Morocco', Mustafa Salma

Western Sahara Drug Arrests: Polisario 'Fell Into Trap It Sets for Morocco', Mustafa Salma...

- MENAFN - JO

Maroc Telecom cuts FY revenue forecast after 2.8% fall in H1

Maroc Telecom group's adjusted net profit increased by 5.7 percent to MAD 2.92 billion in the first six months to 30 June from MAD 2.77 billion in the same period in 2016, thanks to the sharp increase in the net income of the African subsidiaries' activities. Revenues however declined by 2.8 percent to MAD 17.09 billion, ...

- Telecompaper - NL

Agadir Hosts 2017 Beach Volleyball World Tour

Agadir Hosts 2017 Beach Volleyball World Tour...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Italian Court Gives Moroccan Man 3 Years in Prison for 8-Year Abuse of Daughter

Morocco- Italian Court Gives Moroccan Man 3 Years in Prison for 8-Year Abuse of Daughter...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Rabat to Hold Moroccan Business Bridge Symposium July 24

Morocco- Rabat to Hold Moroccan Business Bridge Symposium July 24...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Video: Protesters in Al Hoceima Harass 2M TV Journalists

Morocco- Video: Protesters in Al Hoceima Harass 2M TV Journalists...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Financial Stability Report: Moroccan Public Companies in Acute Debt

Morocco- Financial Stability Report: Moroccan Public Companies in Acute Debt...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- Bank Al Maghrib's Sanctions Law: Why So Mysterious?

Morocco- Bank Al Maghrib's Sanctions Law: Why So Mysterious?...

- MENAFN - JO

Spain rescues 57 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 57 migrants from two boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco.

- FOX News - US

Katrina Kaif's surfing session, Varun Dhawan's special fan: Social Media Stalkers' Guide

Katrina Kaif learns how to surf in Morocco, Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 28 million followers on Twitter and Justin Bieber surprises a hospitalised fan. The post Katrina Kaif's surfing session, Varun Dhawan's special fan: Social Media Stalkers' Guide appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

PD backs Rabat residents opposed to townhouse demolition plans

Updated 12.05pm Rabat residents opposed to a planning application to replace an old townhouse with a two storey building in the village core have been backed by Partit Demokratiku.  The townhouse is believed to sit above ancient Roman remains, while neighbours have also said raised the prospect of underground caverns and a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Morocco- 'Much Loved' Star Loubna Abidar Battling Throat Cancer

Morocco- 'Much Loved' Star Loubna Abidar Battling Throat Cancer...

- MENAFN - JO

Medical Helicopters Save Lives in Morocco's Rural Areas: Health Ministry

Medical Helicopters Save Lives in Morocco's Rural Areas: Health Ministry...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco- El Othmani: Govt. 'Through with False Promises'

Morocco- El Othmani: Govt. 'Through with False Promises'...

- MENAFN - JO

Morocco Opens Laboratory to Analyze Aircraft Black Boxes

Morocco Opens Laboratory to Analyze Aircraft Black Boxes...

- MENAFN - JO

Chatting with the National Spelling Bee champ on her success and what's next

Last month, Ananya Vinay clinched the National Spelling Bee with the word marocain.' When we ascertained that Ananya endeavored to visit the Googleplex, we invited her for lunch and a peregrination around campus. I had the chance to confabulate with her about her alacrity for spelling, her multifarious approach to ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Today's front pages

These are the leading stories in today's local newspapers.  The Times of Malta reports that NGO Commissioner Kenneth Wain wants the Gozo Ministry investigated on suspicions of having misused an NGO fund. Prof Wain had flagged concerns in both his 2015 and 2016 reports. The Malta Independent highlights a Curia commission ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Weekend Reading: Iran's Foreign Policy, Egyptian Dystopian Literature, and Protests in Morocco

Ariane Tabatabai and Annie Tracy Samuel 

- The Council on Foreign Relations - US

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