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Morocco has joined the Saudi-led military coalition that has intervened to support Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in his fight against Iran-backed Shiite rebels, the foreign ministry said Thursday. Rabat has "put at the disposition" of the coalition Moroccan warplanes already based in the United Arab Emirates, from which they have been participating in US-led strikes against the Islamic ...Research and Markets: Morocco Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Analysis and Outlook to 2025 - Blocks, Fields ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Morocco Oil and Gas Exploration and Production AnalysisMorocco backs Saudi coalition in Yemen
RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco will join Saudi-led coalition action in Yemen to hold back Shi'ite Houthi militia by providing political, intelligence, logistics and military support, the country's foreign ministry said. Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Arab countries launched air strikes throughout Yemen on Thursday to check the Houthi rebels, which are allied to Iran, and have taken over much of Yemen ...King Mohammed VI Inaugurates International Imam Training Center in Rabat in Push to Promote Moderate Islam
- On Friday, March 27, Morocco's King Mohammed VI inaugurated the Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Morchidines, and Morchidates in the capital, Rabat. The religious training center aims ...Cavani scores as Uruguay beats Morocco 1-0 in friendly
AGADIR, Morocco (AP) " Edinson Cavani scored from the penalty spot as Uruguay managed a scrappy 1-0 win over Morocco in a friendly on Saturday.The hosts had the better chances but their profligacy was punished when Cavani sent Morocco...Morocco says breaks up Islamic State militant cell
By Zakia Abdennebi SALE, Morocco (Reuters) - Moroccan authorities said on Monday they had dismantled a militant cell planning to create an Islamic State affiliate in the North African kingdom, seizing guns and accusing its members of plotting attacks. The cell, the latest in a string of radical groups Morocco say it has uncovered, operated in several cities including the two largest tourist ...Morocco's OCP 2014 profit falls on lower phosphate prices
The world's leading phosphate exporter, Morocco's Office Cherifien de Phosphate (OCP) posted a 11.7 percent fall in 2014 net profit of 7.74 billion dirhams ($790 million) hurt by a fall in global prices. State-run OCP, a major earner of foreign currency for Morocco, has been raising output in recent years to help offset a slide in prices. Prices of phosphate rock, an essential ingredient for ...Morocco says IS cell brought in arms through Spanish enclave
Salé (Morocco) (AFP) - Moroccan authorities said Monday a "terrorist cell" they dismantled had brought in arms through the Spanish enclave of Melilla to carry out attacks for the Islamic State jihadist group. The cell was made up of 13 members aged between 19 and 37, most of them without primary school education, said Abdelhak Khiame, head of Morocco's newly-formed judicial investigations agency ...Morocco central bank predicts improved growth for 2015
Morocco's central bank predicts the country's economy will grow 5 percent in 2015 amid a string of positive indicators boosted by lower oil prices. The quarterly report by the Bank Al-Maghreb released ...Moroccan 'FBI' and imam training keep jihadists at bay
Morocco, on guard against attacks like the Tunis museum massacre, prides itself on being a bastion against Islamist extremism with its anti-jihadist "FBI" and training of imams to preach tolerance. More than 130 "terrorist cells" have been dismantled, 2,720 suspects arrested and 276 plots foiled since 2002, according to Abdelhak Khiame, director of the newly established Central Bureau of ...