Friday 21 July 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-07-21

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AFP - 7/22/17

A protester was in a coma after being struck on the head during clashes between demonstrators and security forces in northern Morocco, local authorities said on...

AFP - 7/21/17

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will expand from 16 to 24 teams and be staged in June and July, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Thursday....

AFP - 7/21/17

Police in the northern Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and stop them marching in defiance of a government ban.

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AFP - 7/20/17

A Moroccan court on Wednesday sentenced 23 Sahrawis to prison terms ranging from two years to life over the killing of 11 members of the Moroccan security forces in...

AFP - 7/16/17

It's one of the shortest land borders in the world: a few dozen metres of plastic cord across a sandbank separate Morocco from the tiny Spanish enclave of Penon de...

AFP - 7/14/17

Morocco's government will make a regional tour to examine development projects, Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani said Thursday after months of protests shook the...

AFP - 7/13/17

Morocco's phosphate industry giant OCP on Thursday accused South Africa of "political piracy" by detaining a Moroccan cargo vessel loaded with phosphate from the...

AFP - 7/5/17

Moroccan security forces have begun withdrawing from the restive northern cities of Al-Hoceima and Imzouren, which have been rocked by weeks of social unrest,...

AFP - 6/29/17

Nearly 80 police officers were injured in two days of clashes with protesters in Morocco's restive Rif region, an official said Wednesday, although the number of...

AFP - 6/27/17

Moroccan security forces clashed Monday with demonstrators in Al-Hoceima, activists and witnesses said, a day after King Mohammed VI criticised delays in development...

AFP - 6/23/17

Authorities in Morocco on Thursday dismantled a suspected "terrorist cell" linked to the Islamic State group and accused of plotting major attacks on tourist sites,...

AFP - 6/21/17

Police have arrested three more members of a protest movement in northern Morocco's neglected Rif region, prompting hundreds of demonstrators to rally demanding their...

AFP - 6/17/17

Nightly clashes between protesters and Moroccan security forces in the flashpoint city of Al-Hoceima over the region's marginalisation are turning more violent, a...

AFP - 6/15/17

French President Emmanuel Macron was in Morocco Wednesday on a 24-hour visit for talks on battling terrorism as well as the Libyan conflict and Qatar's dispute with...

AFP - 6/15/17

A court in Morocco on Wednesday sentenced 25 demonstrators and suspected members of a grassroots protest movement to 18 months in jail each, a defence attorney said...

AFP - 6/12/17

Thousands of people took to the streets of Rabat Sunday demanding that authorities release the leaders of a protest movement that has rocked Morocco's neglected...

AFP - 6/10/17

Protesters clashed with security forces in Morocco's Al-Hoceima early on Saturday, an AFP correspondent reported, after more than a week of protests in the northern...

AFP - 6/9/17

Police fired tear gas as clashes erupted Thursday between them and demonstrators in the Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima, epicentre of a protest movement that has shaken...

AFP - 6/7/17

Morocco's interior minister on Tuesday in parliament defended a recent crackdown on a protest movement against corruption and employment in the northern Rif region....

AFP - 6/6/17

Moroccan authorities on Monday arrested two more leaders of a protest movement, after demonstrators rallied for more than a week against corruption and unemployment...

AFP - 6/5/17

Hundreds of young people clashed with riot police in northern Morocco Friday, following a general strike called by activists demanding the release of a protest leader...

AFP - 6/3/17

Most shops were shuttered Friday in the northern Morocco city of Al-Hoceima, the second day of a general strike called by activists demanding the release of a protest...

AFP - 6/2/17

A general strike Thursday gripped the northern Morocco city of Al-Hoceima, rocked by a week of nightly protests demanding the release of the leader of a popular...

AFP - 6/2/17

A general strike Thursday gripped the northern Morocco city of Al-Hoceima, rocked by nearly a week of protests demanding the release of the leader of a popular...

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