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Ex African Lion 2021 largest and most complex held to date

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The 17 edition of the African Lion exercise held in North Africa has been the largest and most complex to date, with 8 000...

Moroccan, US fighters and refuellers showcase combined capabilities

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Two US Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, conducted an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) event...

US Air Force C-130Js arrive in Morocco for Exercise African Lion

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Three US Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, have arrived in Kenitra, Morocco, for exercise...

Spain mulls ending deal on Morocco border with enclaves

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Spain is looking into ending a deal that allows visa-free crossing from Moroccan towns into Spain's North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, a...

African Lion 21 exercise begins with 7 800 troops in Morocco,...

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African Lion, US Africa Command’s premier joint annual exercise, kicked off in Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal for its 17th iteration on 7 June. With more...

Police stop Morocco protest

Moroccan authorities stopped human rights activists protesting outside parliament to demand the release of dissident journalists Soulaimane Raissouni, who is on a hunger strike,...

Spain speeds up Ceuta expulsions after migrant tide from Morocco ebbs

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Spanish authorities carried out mass expulsions of migrants on Wednesday from its North African enclave of Ceuta after thousands crossed from Morocco, as the...

About 5 000 Moroccans illegally enter Spain’s Ceuta enclave – government...

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An unusually large group of about 5 000 Moroccans, many of them minors or families, illegally swam into Spain’s northern African enclave of Ceuta...

Morocco recalls its ambassador to Berlin over Western Sahara

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Morocco recalled its ambassador to Berlin for consultations on Thursday in protest at what it described as Germany's "destructive attitude" towards Rabat's position on...

Morocco orders 300 VLRA light tactical vehicles

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The Royal Moroccan Armed Forces (RMAF) has ordered 300 VLRA-2 4x4 light tactical military vehicles from France to strengthen the firepower and mobility of...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...