Morocco


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Economy
Flags set up during Israel's Negev Summit attended by the foreign ministers of Israel, Egypt, Bahrain, the UAE, Morocco, and the United States at Sde Boker in the southern Negev desert, Israel, on March 28, 2022.

Israel reaches record trade increase with Arab States under Abraham Accords

Trade with Jordan increased by 54 percent from last year amounting to $55 million

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Defense
Officiers participant à la cérémonie d'ouverture d'"African Lion 2022", à Agadir au Maroc, le 20 juin 2022

Israel sends observers to military drills in Morocco

It is the first time Israeli observers participate in exercises in Morocco

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Diplomacy
L to R: US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Yael Lempert, Israel Foreign Ministry Director-General Alon Ushpiz and head of Bahraini Ambassador Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed bin Abdulla al-Khalifa, in Zallaq, Bahrain, June 27, 2022.

Israel, Arab countries deepen cooperation ahead of Biden visit

Bahrain meeting follows foreign ministers' summit in Negev desert in March

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North Africa
African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat speaking in in Washington, DC, the United States, on March 11, 2022.

African Union chief urges probe into death of migrants at Spain-Morocco border

Moussa Faki Mahamat reminded countries of international obligations 'to treat all migrants with dignity’

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North Africa
Migrants run after crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco, in Spain, on June 24, 2022.

Morocco says 18 migrants died in mass crossing to Spanish enclave

Spanish enclaves Melilla and Ceuta are magnets for mostly sub-Saharan migrants trying to get into Europe

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Diplomacy
The Moroccan flag is set up ahead of the Negev Summit in southern Israel, on March 27, 2022.

Israel to bring workers from Morocco

Shaked 'publicly gave for the first time Israel's support for Moroccan sovereignty in Western Sahara'

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Middle East
Calev Ben-David, anchor of The Rundown at i24NEWS

Opinion: Building bridges between Israel and the UAE

The highlight of the relationship is not its economic or political aspects, but rather the human side

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Diplomacy
La ministre israélienne de l'Intérieur, Ayelet Shaked, lors d'une conférence de presse à l'aéroport Ben Gourion près de Tel Aviv, le 13 mars 2022

Israel's Shaked to head to Morocco in fifth visit by minister

'We are certain that this cooperation with the Moroccans will help us advance the housing market'

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Ukraine - Russia War
A member of the Ukrainian troops stands on an armored vehicle moving towards the front line in the city of Lysychansk in the eastern Ukraine region of Donbas on June 9, 2022.

Foreign fighters in Ukraine sentenced to death by pro-Russians

The two Britons surrendered in April in Mariupol

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North Africa
A demonstrator wears a label on his forehead depicting a Western Sahara flag during a protest against the Spanish government support for Morocco's autonomy plan for Western Sahara, in Madrid, on March 26, 2022.

Algeria suspends Spain cooperation over Western Sahara dispute

Move comes after Madrid backed Moroccan sovereignty over disputed territory

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Middle East
Patrick Drahi et Frank Melloul lors du gala i24NEWS, le 30 mai 2022 à Rabat, Maroc

i24NEWS Launches in Morocco

i24NEWS becomes the first international news network based in Israel to launch in Morocco

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Technology & Science
Moroccan Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation Minister Abdellatif Miraoui, (L), and Israeli Science and Technology Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen

Israel, Morocco sign historic tech and science agreement

First of its kind between the two Abraham Accords countries

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North Africa
An Israeli holds the Moroccan flag as he walks on a giant Israeli flag in Jerusalem, on September 17, 2009.

Joint Moroccan-Israeli project aims to boost peace through travel

'Our project is traveling for peace. We are bringing people to people'

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International
Mourners and soldiers carry the casket of Egyptian First Lieutenant Soleman Ali Soleman, one of 11 soldiers killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula, Jazirat al-Ahrar, May 9, 2022.

Coalition against IS discusses how to counter resurgence

Officials say terrorist group still a global threat despite losing its territorial base

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North Africa
Fishermen walk along the docks of Marsa Port in the Western Sahara on December 12, 2013.

Over 40 migrants drown off coast of Western Sahara

Morocco is a key transit point on routes taken by migrants hoping for better lives in Europe

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North Africa
A man walks down an alley in the "Mellah" Jewish quarter of Marrakesh, Morocco, on October 13, 2017.

Moroccan Jewish community marks Israel’s Independence Day

'The State of Israel is a continuing miracle... the miracle of the revival finds new paths every year'

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North Africa
The local prison in Sale, Morocco, where a rehabilitation program was held for inmates convicted on terror charges, on April 28, 2022.

Morocco king pardons 29 jailed for 'terrorism' offenses

Morocco's 'Reconciliation' program targets convicted terrorists who are willing to question their beliefs

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Diplomacy
The national flags of Israel and Morocco are projected on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, December 23, 2020.

Morocco summons Israel's chargé d'affairs over Temple Mount clashes

'The chargé d'affairs of Israel's liaison office in Rabat was summoned,' a statement says

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North Africa
People stand behind a Sahrawi flag as they watch soldiers march in a parade at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Tindouf, Algeria, on February 27, 2021.

W. Sahara’s Polisario to cut Spain ties over Rabat’s plan

Polisario Front says Rabat's plan ignores 'the inalienable rights of the Saharawi people'

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North Africa
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (3rd-L) attends a meeting with Morocco's King Mohammed VI (C) at the Royal Palace in Rabat, Morocco, on April 7, 2022.

Morocco, Spain ‘usher a new phase’ after Western Sahara rift

Spain’s stance on Western Sahara marks a policy shift in favor of Morocco’s claim on the territory

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Defense
An Israeli Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle flies in formation with a US Air Force B-1B Lancer over Israel on October 30, 2021.

Israel, regional allies reportedly working on air defense deal

A number of states in the region are looking to bolster their ties with Israel amid threats from Iran

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North Africa
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) shakes hands with Morocco's Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita during their meting in the capital Rabat on March 29, 2022.

Blinken in Morocco for security talks, to meet UAE leader

Top US diplomat to discuss Western Sahara dispute, fight against Islamic State and Al Qaeda in the Sahel

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Diplomacy
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid walk together after a news conference, March 27, 2022, at Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.

LIVEBLOG: Middle Eastern FMs gather in Israel for Negev Summit

Delegates from Egypt, Morocco, Bahrain, the UAE, and the US gather in Israel for two days of diplomacy

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Diplomacy
The national flags of Israel and Morocco are projected on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, December 23, 2020.

Israel, Morocco agree on military cooperation

'I am filled with pride that my country, Israel, is coming together with the country I was born in, Morocco'