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Moroccan security forces in Rabat have used force to break up a 'Land Day' protest against normalisation of relations with Israel

Known under the handle "3robi F'Merikane" ("A country person in America"), Chakib Omerani has for several years been posting videos critical of King Mohammed VI and Moroccan authorities.

Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

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Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

Abdelilah Benkirane said that his Justice and Development Party, which currently holds the Moroccan premiership, did not make the decision to normalise ties with Israel but did not oppose it.

Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

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Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

Morocco has surpassed dissent in the kingdom, after a short protest campaign during the Arab Spring.

Morocco's ex-con YouTubers in the spotlight

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Morocco's ex-con YouTubers in the spotlight

Former inmate of Morocco’s prisons have taken to YouTube to share their stories of life in prison and warn against a life of crime.

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King of Morocco receives coronavirus jab

Morocco's King Mohammed VI received the coronavirus vaccine at his residence in Fez

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Trump decorates Bahrain king on last day in office

Donald Trump announced his bestowal of the Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander, on King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

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Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in ...

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Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

US President Donald Trump awarded Morocco's king in a last-minute push to solidify Rabat's normalisation with Israel.

Morocco 'committed to opening Israel embassy': report

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Morocco 'committed to opening Israel embassy': report

The Israel-Morocco accord agreed late last year fell short of pledges to open embassies.

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Israel appoints UAE ambassador, Netanyahu to invite Moroccan king

Israel has appointed a temporary ambassador to the UAE, while Netanyahu reportedly extended an invitation to Morocco's King Mohammed ...

Moroccan team in Israel to establish liaison office: source

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Moroccan team in Israel to establish liaison office: source

The Morccan "technical" team are in Israel for a few days, to be followed by a larger delegation at an unspecified later date, a source told AFP.

Moroccan officials to fly to Israel next week

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Moroccan officials to fly to Israel next week

Israel is expecting to host a Moroccan delegation for talks on opening embassies early next week, reports said.

Netanyahu invites Moroccan king to visit Israel

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Netanyahu invites Moroccan king to visit Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has invited Moroccan King Mohammed VI to visit Israel following a "friendly" ...

Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

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Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

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Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in Rabat on Tuesday on the first first direct commercial flight between Israel and Morocco.

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Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The first direct commercial flight will arrive to Rabat from Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

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How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Analysis: Threatened by Arab-Israeli normalisation deals and US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, Algeria's ties to ...

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Morocco's police disperse protest against ties with Israel

Protesters, who wanted to show solidarity with the Palestinians, were pushed away from the capital's parliament building by dozens of riot ...

Moroccan Islamist movements condemn normalisation of ties with Israel

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Moroccan Islamist movements condemn normalisation of ties with Israel

Moroccan Islamist groups, including the ruling PJD party’s educational and charitable arm, have condemned a recent deal under which Morocco will ...

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Morocco-Israel ties 'special': Moroccan FM tells Israeli media

In an interview with Israel's Yediot Ahronot newspaper on Sunday, Moroccan FM Nasser Bourita said: "Israel's relations with Morocco can't be ...

Palestinian president meets Qatari emir in Doha

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Palestinian president meets Qatari emir in Doha

Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas met with the Qatari emir in the capital Doha on Saturday, amid increasing Arab normalisation deals with Israel.

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

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Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Morocco will introduce Jewish history and culture in its school curriculum.

US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

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US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

The US adopted a new map of Morocco that includes the disputed Western Sahara territory.

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