June 13, 2024
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Aziz Akhannouch, potential head of the Moroccan government?

Aziz Akhannouch, Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture, the president of the RNI party, and a businessman, announced his candidacy for the position of Mayor in Agadir today. Akhannouch is a potential Head of the Government of the next Moroccan government in September 2021. Akhannouch’s election announcement comes amidst a media and political campaign by various interests […]

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JUST IN: President Goita of Mali, attacked in Great Mosque

By Charles Nwoke, Bamako, Mali. Mali’s interim president, Assimi Goita was today (Tuesday) attacked in the great mosque in the capital Bamako by two armed men, including one who wielded a knife an. According to an AFP journalist who witnessed the attack, he said the ugly incident took place during prayers for the Islamic festival […]

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Cholera outbreak claims 30 lives in Jigawa as casualties rise in many Nigerian states

By Charles Nwoke, Dutse, Nigeria. Over 2,000 people have tested positive for the disease in the state, official says. An official said, no fewer than 30 persons died from cholera epidemic in Jigawa State in the past month. The Jigawa state casualties add to the high spate of death from the disease across Nigeria. Other […]

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Bandits shoot down Nigerian Air Force jet in Zamfara

By Charles Nwoke, Abuja, Nigeria. This is the fourth incident under 11 months. Official of the Nigerian Air Force says Nigerian alpha jet aircraft, used lunch attacks against armed criminals in Northern Nigeria, has crashed in Zamfara State, while “under intense enemy fire.” The Nigerian Air Force confirmed the incident in a statement issued on […]

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A parliamentary plan to turn Morocco into an unsafe country?

According to our sources and security consulting agencies, Intelligence reports warn of the return of Moroccan fighters for ISIS to Morocco under a “humanitarian” cover adopted by parties close to the reference of jihadist groups. Former ISIS fighters are looking to return to Morocco and that some with a soft spot are willing to risk […]

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LIVE 7/19/2021 Egypt’s growing role in Africa: Between diplomacy and defense

Don’t miss what promises to be an exciting and in depth conversation with Simone Ledeen and Mohammed Wadie about #Egypt’s new assertive foreign policy in #Africa and beyond, as well as its responses to diverse security defense challenges.

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The 2010s, a Lost Decade for Iran’s Economy

By Ahmad Al Jabbouri “Lost decade” is a term used to describe the state of the Japanese economy in the 1990s, a decade associated with negative inflation, a sharp drop in housing prices, labor shortages, and a set of misguided economic policies by the Japanese government. This term is now used to describe the 2010s […]

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OCP: Terrab loses out to Mosaic in US legal battle

By Irina Tsukerman & Anis El Okbani US President Joe Biden’s administration has dealt a major blow to OCP Group by its decision to impose countervailing duties on fertilizer imports from Morocco.  The ruling brings to a close an investigation initiated during Donald Trump’s tenure  OCP loses its standoff against Mosaic In the end, the […]

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Violations of children and women in Yemen at the hands of the Houthi militia, and Biden’s decision to remove the Houthis from the terrorist list a “gamble”?

By George Najjar  The most dangerous adventure would encourage the Houthi militia, which is linked to Iran, to continue committing serious violations against Yemeni women, kidnapping dozens of its daughters and sexually exploiting them in secret centers, recruiting children and trafficking human organs for the wounded. If the Houthi gang welcomes Biden’s decision to remove […]

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Erdogan’s Turkey sanctioned for human trafficking

The TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT JUNE 2021 has just been released by the Department of State. On reading it, one remark stands out: the theme and the efforts were not in vain of the Washington Outsider conference moderated by the editor-in-chief of the Washington Outsider and Human Rights Lawyer Irina Tsukerman and her guests Security Analyst Scott Morgan and […]

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