Archive for November, 2013

Morocco Tightens Ties With US

Eurasia Review

By Magharebia

Morocco – United States relations

By Siham Ali

Sahel-Saharan security topped the agenda of new talks between King Mohammed VI of Morocco and US President Barack Obama. (more…)

Maghreb news 2013-11-27





Tunisia targets arms traffickers
Tunisia dealt a severe blow to arms trafficking gangs after arresting their leader.

Morocco tightens ties with US
Customs accords, trade, interfaith dialogues and judicial training are in the works, but the shared priority for the Moroccan monarch and the US president remains security. (more…)

EU, North African states seek to increase food investment



* European, North African states seek more cooperation

* Food security concerns after 2011 Arab Spring revolts

By Hamid Ould Ahmed

ALGIERS, Nov 27 (Reuters) – European Union and North Africa countries agreed on Wednesday to work together to reduce the Maghreb region’s reliance on food imports and improve security of supplies, especially in cereals. (more…)

Morocco And Britain Mark 800 Years Of Diplomatic Relations

London – Morocco and Great Britain are marking this year the 800th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations between the two kingdoms sharing the same values of peace, democracy, solidarity and tolerance.


European Parliament’s Fisheries Commission Votes For Adoption Of New Fisheries Agreement With Morocco

Brussels – The European parliament’s fisheries commission voted on Wednesday for the approval of the new fisheries protocol signed last week with Morocco.

The protocol will be submitted for approval in December by the European parliament.


Fastnet to name Morocco beneficiary

Irish Examiner

Fastnet Oil & Gas is set to name a farm-out partner for its offshore Morocco interests in the next fortnight, and one for its Celtic Sea interests within the first quarter of 2014.

Paul Griffiths, Managing Director at Fastnet.

Paul Griffiths, Managing Director at Fastnet.


GCC chief underlines strategic partnership with Jordan, Morocco

With photos) KUWAIT, Nov 27 (KUNA) — GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani said here on Wednesday the GCC leaders are keen on supporting and beefing up strategic partnership with Jordan and Morocco. (more…)

GCC, Jordan, Morocco FMs meet in Kuwait

(With photos) KUWAIT, (KUNA) — The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, Jordan and Morocco met here on Wednesday as part of preparations for a GCC summit due in December.

Addressing the meeting, Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said it was necessary to continue efforts to prop up cooperation between the GCC on the one hand and Jordan and Morocco on the other hand. (more…)

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