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Morocco authorities promise to close abandoned Jerada mines

20 March, 2018

After months of social unrest and protests demanding development, Moroccan authorities have promised to close abandoned mines in the northeastern city.

Brussels retakes Grand Mosque from Saudis amid 'radicalism concerns'

17 March, 2018

After almost 50 years of control, Saudi Arabia has struck a deal to cede the running of the Grand Mosque to Belgian authorities amid its links to recent terror attacks.

Moroccan authorities clamp down on former mining town protests

14 March, 2018

Videos posted on social media platform show clashes between protesters and police forces in an north-eastern province of Morocco.

Propagandising football, Israel to broadcast World Cup in Arabic

14 March, 2018

Israeli state media will broadcast FIFA World Cup matches this summer for free in neighbouring Arab countries in a controversial bid to woo Arab audiences, the Israeli Foreign Ministry announces.

Freshly sqweed: Morocco finds hash disguised as orange juice

13 March, 2018

Moroccan custom officials said Tuesday that they had seized 240 kilograms of hashish squeezed into orange juice cartons destined for export at the port city of Casablanca.

Protest leaders in Morocco's Jerada arrested

12 March, 2018

Two prominent Moroccan activists were arrested on Saturday.

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

11 March, 2018

Smugglers took advantage of calm seas this weekend and sent several hundred migrants across the Mediterranean to Italy.

The Middle East's women are championing their own change

07 March, 2018

Comment: Discrimination and violence against women remain pervasive and entrenched, but changes are a credit to the region's women human rights defenders, writes Human Rights Watch's Rothna Begum.

Morocco king undergoes heart operation

27 February, 2018

The king of Morocco has undergone a successful heart operation in Paris.

Saudi king replaces top commanders in military shake-up

27 February, 2018

Saudi King Salman has replaced military heads as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman consolidates his grip on power.

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