North-West, Morocco Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Government in Tobruk to halt air strikes for three daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Libya's UN-recognised government, based in the eastern city of Tobruk, has said it will halt air strikes for three days in an attempt to promote peace talks taking place in Morocco, a day after the airport in the capital Tripoli was bombed. "It is seen as a step forward by all parties," said Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra, reporting from Rabat on Friday, where UN-brokered peace talks aimed at resolving the political turmoil in Libya had started a day earlier.

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  2. Libya Peace Talks Resume in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Voice of America

    U.N. Special Representative Bernardino Leon speaks during a news conference at the Palais des Congres of Skhirat, south of Rabat, March 5, 2015. United Nations-led peace talks for Libya entered their second day Friday in Morocco, the official Moroccan news agency reported, a day after the U.N. envoy to Libya said he believes an agreement is possible.

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  3. .com | Libya peace talks resume in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | News24

    The talks, the second to bring together the country's rival parliaments since a brief initial session in the Libyan desert town of Ghadames, are due to focus on forming a national unity government. The UN has said the parties will also discuss security arrangements to pave the way for a comprehensive ceasefire between forces loyal to the internationally recognised government and its Islamist-leaning rivals, who control the capital Tripoli.

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  4. Libya rivals hold unity talks in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Fighters from the Fajr Libya , an alliance of Islamist-backed militias, take position in Bir al-Ghanam, around 50 kilometres from the capital, on March 5, 2015.AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA RABAT: Representatives of Libya's two rival parliaments Thursday held United Nations-brokered talks in Morocco aimed at reaching an agreement on a national unity government and finding someone to head it, officials said. Libya has been wracked by conflict since the 2011 armed uprising, with two governments and powerful militias battling for control of key cities and the North African country's oil riches.

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  5. Libyaa s warring factions take part in U.N.-backed talks in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Libya's warring factions held United A Nations-backed talks in Morocco on Thursday seeking to end the conflict between two rival governments that threatens to drive the North African oil state into civil war. Airstrikes by rival forces had escalated before Thursday's negotiations, and Western governments worried that the spreading chaos in Libya would allow Islamist militants to gain ground and pose a threat to mainland Europe across the Mediterranean.

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  6. Libyan factions hold peace talks in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | AlertNet

    Libya's warring factions held United Nations-backed talks on Thursday in an effort to end a conflict between two rival governments that threatens to drive the country into full-blown civil war. Air strikes between rival forces intensified before Thursday's negotiations on Libya, where Western governments worry spreading chaos is allowing Islamist militants to gain ground in a threat to mainland Europe across the Mediterranean.

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  7. Virunga's White Savior ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Foreign Affairs

    MARIA ERIKSSON BAAZ is an Associate Professor at the Nordic Africa Institute and the University of Gothenburg. DIDIER GONDOLA is Professor of History at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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  8. Morocco: Two Sentenced on Homosexuality ChargeRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Humans Rights Watch

    The combination of a state that enforces sodomy laws, a justice system that denies a fair trial, and the social stigma attached to homosexuality is a formula for damaging people's lives. Two men accused of consensual homosexual activity are serving prison terms after a trial that seems to have been unfair, Human Rights Watch and the Aswat Group for Sexual Minorities, a Moroccan group, said today.

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  9. New Report Available: Tangiers Petroleum Limited (TPT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    Tangiers Petroleum Limited is an oil and gas exploration company. The company develops and explores crude oil and natural gas.

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  10. Texas oil company: Sahara offshore test well not commercialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Newsday

    Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search would continue. The discovery postpones the thorny question of what would happen if commercially viable oil-resources were discovered off the coast of one of the longest running international territorial... RABAT, Morocco - -- Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search would continue.

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  11. Riders rolling up for Vegas World Cup finalRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Horsetalk

    After months of competition around the world, the numbers are being crunched and those starting in the prestigious FEI World Cup Jumping Final next month are preparing for what for some is the biggest competition of their career. Amongst the leagues that have drawn to a close, the most recent is the Arab League which concluded recently with victory for Saudi Arabia's Abdullah Alsharbatly.

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  12. Sahara offshore test well deemed not commercialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Rabat, Morocco a Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search would continue. The discovery postpones the thorny question of what would happen if commercially viable oil-resources were discovered off the coast of one of the longest running international territorial disputes in Africa.

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  13. Friday 28 February 1661/62Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Pepy's Diary

    The boy failing to call us up as I commanded, I was angry, and resolved to whip him for that and many other faults, to-day. Early with Sir W. Pen by coach to Whitehall , to the Duke of York's chamber, and there I presented him from my Lord a fine map of Tangier , done by one Captain Beckman , a Swede, that is with my Lord.

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  14. Aksal Groupe SA in Retailing (Morocco) - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    Positioned as a leader in retailing in Morocco, Aksal Groupe and its Saudi partner , which has just inaugurated Morocco Mall of Casablanca, are planning to open another giant shopping centre in Rabat bythe end of 2014, with an area of 35,000 sq m, with 150 to 200 stores. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company.

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  15. Scientists Create Music For Cats, And Fur A Good ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Switched

    "Cats are not humans and humans are not cats and it is important that we humans, as the servants of cats, be aware of this difference." That's Dr. Charles Snowdon , a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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  16. Al-Thini Calls for Naval Observer Force Off Libyan CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Voice of America

    Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thini takes part in a news conference in Valletta, Malta, Oct. 21, 2014 The head of Libya's internationally recognized Cabinet based in Tobruk, Abdallah al-Thini, says his government is calling on the international community to deploy a naval force off the Libyan coast to halt arms smuggling to Islamic militants. Prime Minister al-Thini spoke with journalists and Egyptian government officials in Cairo Friday, during a visit to discuss security and economic issues.

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  17. Spy cables: Spymasters looked into SA crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The hijacking of a Moroccan representative in Pretoria led to the South African liaison officer in Rabat - Morocco's capital - being summoned to the headquarters of Morocco's foreign espionage service. According to Al Jazeera, what was unusual about this meeting was the presence of two of Morocco's most feared spymasters: the chief of the Directorate of Territorial Surveillance and its head of internal security.

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  18. The car-jacking and the friendly Moroccan ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    While most spies operate in secret, it is common practice for every intelligence agency operating abroad to have at least one liaison officer whose identity is declared to the host country. And it was to that liaison officer of the South African State Security Agency's that Morocco's top security and intelligence personnel addressed an unusual concern in December 2012.

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  19. Libya's Government Pulls Out of National Dialogue TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Voice of America

    Libyan security forces inspect the site of a bomb explosion at the entrance of the residence of the Iranian ambassador in the capital Tripoli, Feb. 22, 2015. Libya's internationally recognized parliament based in Tobruk voted Monday to pull out of U.N.-sponsored national dialogue talks with a rival government based in Tripoli.

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  20. Moroccan court sentences 18 to prison on terror chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WTOV9

    According to Wheeling police, a cable from the suspension bridge has broken onto the jogging trail-- the bridge is shut down. Starts: After 4am Sat Ends: Saturday evening Some mixing or changing to rain is possible during the afternoon & snow may end as drizzle Saturday night.

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