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2015-05-25 The Wretched of the Sea
[Fahamu] The securitisation of immigration control has failed to solve the migrant crisis because it ignores the root cause: a global system that puts profits before people.

2015-05-25 World Judo Masters 2015 Rabat - Tunisian Faisal Jaballah Finishes 7th
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Tunisian judoka Faisal Jaballah (100 kg) finished 7th at the World Judo Masters 2015 held Saturday and Sunday in Rabat (Morocco).

2015-05-25 Minister for Middle East and North Africa Visits Morocco
[PR Newswire] London -Mr Tobias Ellwood has made his first official overseas visit since the UK general election, visiting Morocco

2015-05-25 Tunisian-Moroccan Cultural Days May 27-29
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The Tunisian-Moroccan cultural days will be held from May 27 to 29 in Tunis, with the participation of several creators and intellectuals from the two countries.

2015-05-25 HM King Mohammed Vi Arrives in Saint Louis, Northern Senegal
[MAP] Saint Louis -HM King Mohammed VI arrived, Saturday afternoon in Saint Louis, as part of the working and friendship visit that Sovereign is paying to Senegal.

2015-05-25 HM the King Extends Condolences to Family of Late Gen. Abdelaziz Bennani
[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolences and compassion to the members of the family of late General Abdelaziz Bennani, former inspector general of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) and commander of the southern zone.

2015-05-25 Royal Message to Expo Milan 2015 (full Text)
[MAP] Milano -HM King Mohammed VI has addressed a message to the participants at Expo Milano 2015, held on May 1st through October 31st at the exhibition center Fiera Milano, Italy, under the theme "Feeding the Planet, energy for Life"

2015-05-25 HM the King, Senegal's President Inaugurate Connection of Two Villages to Electricity Grid
[MAP] Louga -HM King Mohammed VI and Senegalese President Macky Sall on Saturday inaugurated the connection of the villages of Massar Teugue and Yamane Seck, in the rural commune of Sakal, department of Luga, to the national electricity grid.

2015-05-25 HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Official Opening Ceremony of World Judo Masters Mohammed VI
[MAP] Rabat -HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan chaired, here Sunday, the official opening ceremony and the medal presentation of the 5th World Judo Masters Mohammed VI, held under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

2015-05-25 Danish MP Denounces Use of Torture By Morocco
[SPS] Copenhagen -Danish Member of Parliament Mr. Christian juhl, the Red- Green Alliance Party, has condemned the use of torture in prisons by Morocco, following the release of the latest reports of Amnesty international and the Norwegian Aid Organisation (SAIH) on torture and human rights violations committed by the Moroccan authorities in Morocco and the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

2015-05-25 Managua Conference - Countries Reaffirm Continuation of Colonialism in Western Sahara Is Unacceptable
[SPS] Managua -Many countries participating in the International Conference on Decolonization of Colonial Territories held in Managua, Nicaragua, has reiterated that the continued colonization of Western Sahara is unacceptable, calling on the United Nations for an urgent action to enable the Saharawi people to exercise their right to self-determination.

2015-05-25 Sahrawi Coordinator With Minurso Received By Spanish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
[SPS] Madrid -Saharawi coordinator with MINURSO (the UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara), member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, Emhamed Khedad, was received Thursday in Madrid by Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ignacio Ibáñez.

2015-05-25 HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa Chairs Official Ceremony Marking Morocco's National Day, Inaugurates Kingdom's Pavilion in Expo 2015
[MAP] Milano -HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa on Saturday chaired the ceremony marking the National Day of Morocco at Expo-2015 and officially inaugurated the Kingdom's pavilion at this event, held on May 1st through October 31st at the exhibition center Fiera Milano, Italy, under the theme "Feeding the Planet, energy for Life".

2015-05-22 Govt Looks Set to Ease, Not Scrap Abortion Ban
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Casablanca -Every day hundreds of Moroccan women and girls put their lives at risk by seeking backstreet abortions or trying to end unwanted pregnancies themselves with needles and poison.

2015-05-24 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, Offers Dinner in Honor of Dignitaries of Sufi Brotherhoods in Senegal
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, offered, here Friday, a dinner in honor of dignitaries and leaders of Sufi brotherhoods in Senegal.

2015-05-24 HRH Princess Lalla Salma Chairs Opening Ceremony of 21th Fez Festival of World Sacred Music
[MAP] HRH Princess Lalla Salma chaired, here Friday, the opening ceremony of the 21th Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

2015-05-24 HM the King Hands Donation of 10 Tons of Medicines to Fann Hospital in Dakar
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Senegalese President Macky Sall, handed, on Friday at the University Hospital Center of Fann in Dakar, a donation of ten tons of medicines and equipment.

2015-05-24 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, Donates 10K Copies of Holy Quran to Senegal
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, donated 10,000 copies of the holy Quran to parties in charge of religious affairs management in Senegal, following the Friday prayer which the sovereign performed with Senegalese president Macky Sall in the Grand Mosque of Dakar.

2015-05-24 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, and Senegalese Pres. Perform Friday Prayer in Dakar Grand Mosque
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by HH Prince Moulay Ismail and Senegalese President Macky Sall, performed the Friday prayer in the Grand Mosque of Dakar.

2015-05-21 Child Marriage a Form of Slavery - AU Goodwill Ambassador
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Casablanca -Child marriage should be seen as a form of modern slavery and is tantamount to sanctioning child rape, the African Union's goodwill ambassador said at a conference on ending the practice.

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