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Morocco reportedly orders Sherpa armoured vehicles

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Morocco has apparently ordered 36 Sherpa armoured vehicles from France’s Arquus, in Light Scout and Light Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) models. This is according to...

Morocco rejects Amnesty’s allegations on spying on journalist

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Moroccan authorities on Friday rejected an Amnesty report saying they have spied on journalist Omar Radi using Israeli-made technology. Amnesty said it checked Radi’s phone...

Morocco orders AH-64 Apache attack helicopters

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Morocco has ordered 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from Boeing in a deal worth $440 million, after requesting the aircraft in late 2019. The US...

Morocco used NSO’s spyware to snoop on journalist, Amnesty says

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Technology developed by Israeli cyber security company NSO Group was used by the Moroccan government to spy on journalist Omar Radi, a critic of...

Morocco to resume domestic flights starting 25 June

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Morocco will resume domestic flights starting 25 June, the state news agency said on Sunday, citing the ministry of tourism, air transport, handicrafts and...

Morocco acquiring new air defence systems

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Morocco’s government has approved a 192 million euro purchase of weapons from France’s MBDA, which are believed to be VL MICA air defence systems. Saad...

Moroccan smugglers embark on long new route to ship drugs to...

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With the usual routes to Europe closed by the coronavirus pandemic, Moroccan drug traffickers are making a circuitous journey involving food trucks and fishing...

US delivers vehicles to Moroccan Special Forces

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The United States has delivered 21 vehicles, worth more than $1 million, to Morocco’s Special Forces. The US military’s Africa Command said the vehicles were...

No police abuse in Moroccan lockdown

Morocco rejected allegations of police brutality enforcing a lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, after an official in UN High Commissioner for Human...

Moroccan prison is coronavirus hotspot

Sixty-eight people, mostly staff, have come down with coronavirus at a prison in southern Moroccan city Ouarzazate, prison authorities said, without reporting any deaths. Earlier...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...