Archive for March, 2018

Morocco military cooperation deal with Czech Republic

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on Morocco military cooperation deal with Czech Republic

Following royal instructions, Abdellatif Loudiyi, Minister-Delegate for National Defense, received the Czech Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Martin Tlapa, on Monday, March 5. According to the National Defense Administration, the two officials exchanged views on methods for strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the field of national defense.

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FATCA: Morocco Joins Others in a Fiscal Agreement with the United States

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on FATCA: Morocco Joins Others in a Fiscal Agreement with the United States

On february 21st, the Minister of Communications and Spokesman of the Government, Mustapha El-Khalfi, announced Morocco’s decision to sign on to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

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Abdrakhmanov: Guarantor states’ foreign ministers will adopt joint statement on future of solving Syrian crisis

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on Abdrakhmanov: Guarantor states’ foreign ministers will adopt joint statement on future of solving Syrian crisis

Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov announced that the guarantor states of the cessation of hostilities agreement, namely Iran, Russia and Turkey, are about to adopt a joint statement during the meeting of their foreign ministers to be held on March 16th that would include the future of solving the crisis in Syria.

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Iran rejects French FM’s calls for curbing its missile program

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on Iran rejects French FM’s calls for curbing its missile program

Iran has rejected French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s request for curbing its missile program after a day of tense discussions in Tehran on Monday aimed at salvaging the historic nuclear deal.

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Iran, Russia talk on Sukhoi passenger planes purchase

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on Iran, Russia talk on Sukhoi passenger planes purchase

Iranian and Russian officials during a recent joint economic commission meeting in Moscow, have discussed joining the Russian-made Sukhoi Super Jet 100 passenger planes into Iran’s air fleet, said a Russian minister.

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NATO Secretary-General commends Jordan’s role in defeating Daesh

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on NATO Secretary-General commends Jordan’s role in defeating Daesh

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg praised Jordan’s role in the fight against Daesh, stressing that Jordan played a key role in defeating the terrorist group.

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King, NATO chief discuss ties, regional crises

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off on King, NATO chief discuss ties, regional crises

His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, received NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and discussed with him ways to boost cooperation and the latest developments in the Middle East region.

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Middle east events and news

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Comments Off on Middle east events and news

EXCLUSIVE: With The Establishment Of The ‘Front For The Liberation Of Syria’: Are Rebel Factions In Northern Syria Headed For A Clash? On February 18, 2018, the two armed rebel factions in northern Syria, Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement and Nour Al-Din Al-Zenki, announced their merger under a new umbrella organization, Jabhat Tahrir Suriyya, or the […]

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Middle east events and news

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Comments Off on Middle east events and news

ISIS Releases Video Documenting Deaths Of U.S. Special Forces Soldiers In Niger Ambush On March 4, 2018, the Islamic State (ISIS) media distributed a video with the title “The Attack of the Brave on the U.S. Army: Tongo Tongo Battle.” The nine-minute video shows footage of an ambush that occurred on October 4, 2017, in […]

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NIGERIA: THREAT ASSESSMENT 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018 Comments Off on NIGERIA: THREAT ASSESSMENT 2018

Nearly four years after the Chibok attack, from which an estimated 112 of the abducted students are still held hostage, the February 2018 attack against the Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in the town of Dapchi (Yobe state) by Boko Haram brought again to the attention the situation and the security threats confronting […]

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