Tag archive for ‘Morocco’
Most of the burqa produced in Morocco are for export, for example to Afghanistan. Image:  Afghan woman about to be gang-raped by Taliban fighters. Gang-rapes are most common prior to executions and even more so if the woman is a virgin.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Morocco Issues Burqa Ban?

nsnbc : The Moroccan government issued a burqa ban citing terrorism concerns report local media, even though there haven’t yet been official government statements. Most of the burqa produced in Morocco are More...

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By Alexander Mezyaev On Sunday, August 7th, 2016
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A Diplomatic War over Western Sahara

Alexander Mezyaev (SCF) : Recently, the UN Security Council held a rather extraordinary discussion of the situation in Western Sahara, something that has now been on the UN Security Council’s agenda for over forty More...

A photo taken in 2015 on Lesbos disseminated along with reports that wreckage and life vests were discovered.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Disappearance of EgyptAir MS804 and Painful Questions

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : No “identifiable” wreckage or debris from the EgyptAir Airbus A320 that went missing Thursday morning, shortly after entering Egyptian airspace has yet been discovered. The More...

Red Sea resort of Sharm el- Sheikh - Courtesy of redseahotels.com
By nsnbc On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Charter flights from Morocco to Sharm el-Sheikh to begin in July

TCP : Charter flights from Morocco to Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh will begin in July with two flights a week until mid-September 2016, head of the Tourism Promotion Authority Samy Mahmoud told Youm7. Red Sea resort More...

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By Alexander Mezyaev On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Western Sahara: Forgotten State inside America’s Sphere of Interest

Alexander Mezyaev (SCF) : A few days before the new year of 2016, a whole series of resolutions were adopted at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, one of which deserves special attention. It is dedicated More...

Libyan Parties Sign The Political Agreement In Skhirat, Morocco, 17 December 2015. Photo: UNSMIL. UN.Org
By nsnbc On Friday, December 25th, 2015
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Egypt praises UNSC resolution on Libya political accord

TCP : The Egyptian foreign ministry praised the resolution of the UN Security Council regarding the Libyan political agreement that was signed in Morocco last week, Youm7 reported Friday. Libyan Parties Sign The More...

Egyptian women protesting against sexual harassment. Photo courtesy of The Cairo Post.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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North Africa: small glimmers of light in bid to stop harassment of women

Rebecca L. Farnum (TC) : North Africa holds the dubious “honour” of being among the world’s worst regions for gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and violence against women. Egyptian women protesting More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Egypt welcomes peace agreement among Libyan conflicting parties

TCP : Egypt has welcomed a United Nations-brokered agreement reached among the Libyan conflicting parties Saturday evening in Morocco to put an end to political and security turmoil, said Egyptian Foreign Minister More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Egypt’s Al-Sisi to visit Morocco after Storm in a Glass of Water over Polisario

nsnbc : Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi will visit Morocco after accepting an invitation from the Moroccan King Mohammed VI. The invitation was extended after ties between the two North African countries More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Egypt, Morocco ties strain over Polisario

Kate Rankin (TCP) : Egyptian-Moroccan relations strained over the past few days following remarks by Moroccan state-owned channels describing President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as a“coup orchestrator,” after Egypt More...