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Equipment offload kicks off Exercise African Lion ’10

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Under a blazing North African sun, US Marines and soldiers worked to offload 276 vehicles and pieces of equipment from the USS...

African arms imports share up: SIPRI

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Africa accounted for 7% of global major conventional weapons imports over the period 2005–2009, compared with 6% for 2000–2004. During the period...

Moroccan political elite moves to thwart Islamists

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Morocco's secular-minded establishment wants to squeeze the country's biggest Islamist party out of the political mainstream, a step that risks strengthening religious...

World Bank to double loans to Morocco to $2.4 bln

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The World Bank plans to double loans to Morocco to $2.4 billion through 2013 to support the country's efforts to reduce mass...

Did Morocco not experience an economic crisis?

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According to figures from the Direction des études et perspectives financières, (DEPF), Morocco's economy grew by at least 5.3% in 2009 amid...

Morocco, Polisario still apart on W Sahara: UN

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Morocco and Western Sahara's independence movement remained divided yesterday over the resource-rich territory's future after two days of talks but pledged to...

Morocco, Polisario meet in US on Western Sahara

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Morocco and Western Sahara's independence movement opened informal talks, with UN mediators pressing them to engage in earnest on the future of...

Morocco, Polisario to resume informal Sahara talks

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Morocco and Western Sahara's independence movement will resume talks next week to try to make headway in the 35-year dispute over the...

Morocco taps devolution to break Sahara deadlock: analysis

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Plans by Morocco to devolve some power to its regions appear unlikely to convince independence campaigners in Western Sahara to accept Moroccan...

US Military to participate in Morocco’s Aeroexpo

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Approximately 50 US service members and four aircrafts from bases in the United States and Europe will participate in the Aeroexpo Marrackech...

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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...