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Arrests in Morocco over fake coronavirus news

Moroccan police arrested 12 people spreading rumours about the coronavirus, including a woman who used her YouTube channel to say the disease did not...

U.S. Marines continue humanitarian mine action programme in Morocco

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At the request of the Kingdom of Morocco, U.S. Marine Corps explosive ordnance disposal technicians will facilitate humanitarian mine action (HMA) explosive ordnance disposal...

Morocco seeking combat recovery vehicles from US in $240 million sale

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Morocco has requested the sale of 25 M88A2 combat recovery vehicles at a cost of $239.35 million, with the US State Department approving the...

Morocco starts maritime patrols with newly delivered King Air 350ER aircraft

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The Royal Moroccan Navy has begun using two King Air 350ER aircraft for maritime surveillance after they were configured for the role by Leonardo. The...

Morocco receives Harfang UAVs from France

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Morocco’s military has apparently taken delivery of three Harfang (Heron) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a number of years after expressing interest in acquiring them...

Morocco looking at buying Avante vessels as it orders more French...

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Morocco is currently in negotiations with Spain’s Navantia over the acquisition of two Avante class offshore patrol vessels. The North African country is also...

North Atlantic rights talks

The Moroccan and Spanish foreign ministers said their countries would hold talks about overlapping areas of ocean they both claim in the North Atlantic....

Morocco silencing dissent

Morocco is increasingly using detention to stop political dissent on social media, a committee of local rights activists said, citing a wave of arrests...

US Marines providing humanitarian mine action training to Morocco

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At the request of the Department of State, a team of U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa continues the Humanitarian...

Moroccan rapper jailed

A Moroccan court sentenced a rap star to a year in prison and a fine of 1 000 dirhams ($103) for insulting police...

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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...