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2014-08-29 Tough Start to Morocco School Year
[Magharebia]Casablanca -The start of the 2014-2015 school year comes at a critical time for Moroccan families with modest incomes.

2014-08-28 Mehdi Benatia in Bayern Munich!
[Africa Top Sports]Mehdi Benatia eventually left AS Rome. The wish of the Moroccan defender, avid to leave Italy for long weeks was finally fulfillled. His signature in Bayern Munich was just officialized by the German club.

2014-08-28 Uesario Elects New Secretary General
[SPS]The Students Union of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UESARIO) elected Tuesday Moulay Brahim Mhamed the new secretary general of the organization during its II Congress held from August 23-25, in the wilaya of Awserd, Sahrawi refugee camps.

2014-08-27 Uesario 2nd Congress - International Community, Responsible for Impasse in Western Sahara
[SPS]Awserd -The 2nd Congress of the Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO) said that the current political impasse in the UN settlement of Western Sahara is still a stain on the international community, calling on the UN to shoulder responsibility vis-Ă -vis the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

2014-08-28 HM the King Makes Blood Donation
[MAP]Tetouan -HM King Mohammed VI visited, on Wednesday, the TĂ©touan regional center for blood transfusion to make a blood donation.

2014-08-28 Moroccan Youth Groups Form 'One Voice'
[Magharebia]Rabat -A civil council for youth organisations will soon be set up in Morocco.

2014-08-27 Colleagues of Meziani On Hunger Strike Are On the Path to Meet the Same Destiny ... and the Detainee "Abdul-Fattah Al-Dalal" Facing Torture and Solitary Confinement
[HRInfo]Cairo -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounces the severe ignoring and the silence of the authorities toward the serious deterioration of health condition for who are on hunger strike, in particularly, after the death of two in two months and other conditions who are in their way to the same destiny without response from the responsible or an attempt to consider their demands.

2014-08-26 Morocco - the Series of Violations Against the Political Detainees Continues By Torturing and Solitary Confinement
[HRInfo]Cairo -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces the violations committed against the prisons and political prisoners in the Moroccan prisoners by the prisons' administration; as on August 20, 2014 the administration of "Tolal 2" prison assaulted Islamist prisoners, inspected, tortured and solitary confined them. Also, in Okach prison in Casablanca, the administration put "Moaz Belgwat" in the solitary confinement and imposed permennat censorship on it.

2014-08-27 Western Sahara - New Round of Negotiation Depends On Success of Ross Next Visit
[SPS]Awserd -The opening of a new round of negotiation between the Polisario Front and Morocco will depend on the success of the next visit of the United Nations Secretary General's special envoy for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, said the member of Polisario Front's Secretariat General and coordinator of the UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

2014-08-26 Oboabona Sure Eagles Will Qualify for Morocco 2015
[Guardian]RIZESPOR of Turkey and Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona, is confident of Nigeria's chances of qualifying for the 2015 AFCON, despite the recent issues that have plagued the country's football.

2014-08-25 Polisario Front Warns Against Consequences of Possible Moroccan Aggression
[SPS]Birlehlou (liberated Territories) -President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz has expressed his concern over the state of alert of the Moroccan army in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, warning against the dangerous consequences of a possible Moroccan aggression.

2014-08-25 Sahrawi Activists Delegation Blocked At Casablanca Airport
[SPS]Casablanca -A delegation of the occupied Sahrawi territories was blocked by the Moroccan police upon its arrival at the airport in Casablanca, upon its return from Algeria, according to official sources.

2014-08-25 Moroccan Occupation Between Pressure of International Community, Saharawis' Fight
[SPS]Awserd (refugee Camps) -Sahrawi President and Polisario Front Secretary General Mohamed Abdelaziz underlined Saturday in Awserd, Sahrawi refugee camps, that the Moroccan occupation is under pressures from the international community and the Sahrawi people's fight and commitment to its right to self-determination.

2014-08-25 Moroccan Occupation Faces International Community Pressure, Struggle of Saharawi People (President of Republic)
[SPS]The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, affirmed Saturday that the Moroccan occupation is facing the pressure of the international community which adheres to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination in addition to the adherence of the Sahrawis to this right.

2014-08-25 Morocco Calls Into Question Credibility of UN, Alludes to Terminating Minurso Mission (President of Republic)
[SPS]Birlehlou (Liberated Territories) August 22, 2014 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, confirmed that "Morocco calls into question the credibility of the United Nations and alludes to terminating the MINURSO's mission in Western Sahara, in a letter Thursday to the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.

2014-08-25 HM the King Congratulates Ukrainian President On Independence Day
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.

2014-08-25 HM the King's 51st Anniversary - Sovereign Receives Congratulatory Messages From Heads of States and Governments of Friendly and Brotherly Countries
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI received messages of congratulations from the heads of states and governments of friendly and brotherly countries on the occasion of his 51st anniversary.

2014-08-25 HM the King Gives Orders to Find Immediate Solutions to Problems of Beneficiaries of Housing Estate in Al Hoceima
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI gave his orders to find immediate solutions to the problems of beneficiaries of a housing estate in Al Hoceima, carried out by the real estate company (Compagnie Générale Immobilière, CGI), a subsidiary of Morocco's institutional investor Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG).

2014-08-25 Islamic State Seeks Women
[Magharebia]Casablanca -Spanish authorities this month arrested their first female Islamic State (ISIS) suspects.

2014-08-22 Polisario Front Voices Concern About Moroccan Army Alert in Saharawi Occupied Territories
[SPS]Birlehlou -President of Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, expressed "deep" concern regarding the alert of the Moroccan army in the Saharawi occupied territories, in a letter to the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.

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