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2016-09-28 Death of Sahrawi Citizens Following Explosion of Anti-Tank Mine in Smara
[Algerie Presse Service] AL AYUN (Capital of occupied Western Sahara)-A Sahrawi citizen passed away following the explosion of an anti-tank mine while was aboard his car in Skikima (occupied Smara), the Sahrawi News Agency (SPS) announced Wednesday in Algiers.

2016-09-28 Moroccan People to Celebrate Birthday of HRH Princess Lalla Asmaa
[MAP] Rabat -The Royal family and the Moroccan people are marking this Thursday the anniversary of HRH Princess Lalla Asmaa, an opportunity to pay tribute to the Princess' various social and charity actions.

2016-09-26 Making Sense of the Recent Tension in Western Sahara
[Al Jazeera] The tension between Morocco and the Polisario has reached a boiling point following Rabat's decision to send armed security personnel to the Guerguerat region at the Morocco-Mauritania border.

2016-09-26 Countries Address Counterterrorism Issues At UN Meeting Co-Hosted By Morocco
[Moroccan American Center] A number of programs were launched at the 7th Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), co-chaired by the Netherlands and Morocco. The meeting was held on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York this month. Morocco was represented by its Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, and Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken represented the United States.

2016-09-27 Cooperation Agreement and Protocol Between Sudan and Each of Morocco and China Approved
[SNA] Khartoum -The Technical Committee of the Cabinet's Governance and Administration Sector , in a meeting chaired by the Undersecretary of Presidency of the Republic, Tariq Haj Ali , Monday, approved Agreement on establishment of the Joint High Committee between Sudan and Morocco presented by the Acting Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Abdul-Monem Ahmed Al-Amin.

2016-09-25 EU to Support Any Political Solution Allowing Sahrawi People's Self-Determination
[Algerie Presse Service] Brussels -The European Union expressed readiness to support and facilitate the implementation of any political solution that allows the self-determination of Sahrawi people, and reiterated its concern over the "long duration" of the conflict in Western Sahara and its consequences in the region.

2016-09-26 HM the King Kicks Off in Tangiers 2016-2017 National Anti-Illiteracy Program in Mosques
[MAP] Tangiers -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan and HH Prince Moulay Ismail, kicked off, after the Friday prayer at the "Al Imam Al Boukhari" mosque, in Beni Makada neighborhood in Tangiers, the National Anti-Illiteracy Program in Mosques for the year 2016-2017.

2016-09-22 Starlets to Play Cameroon, Morocco in Friendly
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Starlets will play two high profile international friendly matches as they intensify preparations ahead of their debut in the Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) slated for Cameroon in November.

2016-09-22 Morocco Set to Strengthen Economic Ties With Nigeria
[This Day] A plan to break the trade barriers between Morocco and sub-Saharan African countries, which include Nigeria, is underway.

2016-09-22 Drug Suspects Nabbed in Nigeria After Evading Detection in Brazil, Morocco
[Premium Times] Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested two suspected drug couriers at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

2016-09-22 Hungarian Deputy Stresses Need to Enable Sahrawi People's Self-Determination
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Hungarian deputy Lagos Kibli affirmed his "determination" to continue action for supporting the Sahrawi cause and raising awareness among the European community on the need to enable the Sahrawi people to exercise their legitimate right to self-determination.

2016-09-22 Full Text of Royal Message to Participants in 40th Meeting of Council of Arab Central Bank Governors & of Arab Monetary Agencies
[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the participants in the 40th Meeting of Council of Arab central bank governors and of Arab monetary agencies, which kicked off here on Thursday.

2016-09-21 Western Sahara - EU Expresses "Concern," Reiterates Support to UN Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Brussels -The European Union (EU) expressed its "concern" over the conflict in Western Sahara and its effects on the security and the respect of human rights in the region, reiterating its support to the process under the aegis of the United Nations to reach a solution enabling the Sahrawi people to exercise their right to self-determination.

2016-09-19 Fighting Corruption in Morocco
[Deutsche Welle] Moroccan police officers' helmets are now fitted with video cameras. The state wants to use them to fight corruption. Yet the measure is not being welcomed by all.

2016-09-19 Morocco Exits World Cup With Pride
[CAF] Spain finished their Group F dominance with a surprisingly tight clash against the eliminated Morocco, finishing 4-3 to tee up a FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 knockout match-up with Kazakhstan.

2016-09-17 Former Winners' Zamalek, Wydad Battle for Final Spot
[CAF] Two former champions clash in their quest for a place in the final when Egyptian giants Zamalek host their Moroccan counterparts Wydad Athletic Club on Friday in Alexandria.

2016-09-16 Legal Analysis of EU-Morocco Trade Deal Leaves Western Sahara in Limbo
[RFI] The legal opinion by the EU advocate general this week was taken as a victory by both Western Sahara supporters and those who want to preserve the European Union-Morocco agricultural and fishery products trade deal. What is more important, however, are the questions it opens up on EU views of sovereignty and political versus economic agreements.

2016-09-15 Western Sahara - Cjeu Advocate General's Opinion Paves Way for Self-Determination Referendum
[Algerie Presse Service] Brussels -The opinion expressed by advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case between the Polisario Front and the EU's Council on the Agreement on the liberalisation of trade in agricultural and fishery products with Morocco "paves the way for holding the self-determination referendum in Western Sahara," said lawyer of Polisario Front Gilles Devers.

2016-09-14 Handball - CAN 2016: Algeria Beats Morocco
[Algerie Presse Service] Bamako -Algerian handball team (U21/boys) won over its Moroccan counterpart (39-22), halftime (17-10) during the second round of the African Nations Championship CAN-2016 held Tuesday in Bamako.

2016-09-12 HM the King, Commander of Faithful, Performs Eid Al Adha Prayer in Ahl Fez Mosque in Rabat
[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HH Prince Moulay Ismail, performed on Monday the Eid Al Adha prayer at the Ahl Fez mosque, in Meshuar in Rabat.

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