Posts Tagged ‘algeria’

King Mohammed VI Sends Condolences Bouteflika On Algerian Air Crash – MAP

Maghreb Arab Press (Rabat, Morocco, July 25, 2014 ) — King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolence to Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, over the crash of Air Algerie jet. In the message, the sovereign extended his sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the Algerian President and the victims’ families. The Air Algerie flight, which went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers with 116 people on board, crashed ...

If the Polisario are Trafficking Aid, What Else are We Missing? – Jordana Merran

 * “An empty hangar where more than 42,000 metric tons of food was received last year, is located just outside of the SADR’s military headquarters…. Only Polisario authorities… approve who comes in and out.” * . Jordana Merran, MACP July 8, 2014 In a lengthy piece published in Foreign Policy last week, freelance journalist David Conrad investigated a lesser-known issue of the already-complex Western Sahara dispute: that of humanitarian aid. ...

Morocco Extends Humanitarian Aid and Support to Syrian Refugees – Jean AbiNader

. * More than 900 Syrians have registered in Morocco as asylum seekers *  . Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC June 2, 2014 The continuing tragedy of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria extends across North Africa where hundreds have fled, often via human traffickers, to uncertain futures. According to a story in Al Jazeera last week, the number of 900 registered refugees “does not represent all the Syrian refugees in ...

Can Community Colleges Play a Role in Closing the Skills Gap in the Maghreb? – Jean AbiNader

. * Specialists’ Delegations Find Similar Issues in US and Maghreb * . Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC May 28, 2014 In December 2010, as part of its program Partners for a New Beginning (PNB), The Aspen Institute, with State Department funding, launched the North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (NAPEO). One of its core efforts is a focus on youth employment and related issues of leadership and entrepreneurism. Over the ...

State Department Annual Country Reports on Terrorism 2013: Evolving Threat of Terrorism in the Maghreb and Sahel – Caitlin Dearing Scott

  . * ”Terrorism in the Maghreb and Sahel remains a significant threat, and the extremists driving it will go on exploiting the open space and gaps in security cooperation that continue to define the region.” *  . Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC May 2, 2014 The US State Department Bureau of Counterterrorism released its 2013 annual report on terrorism yesterday. Unsurprisingly, it mirrored much of what we have seen in terrorism news ...
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