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Morocco launches into the military arms industry

During this week’s Council of Ministers, King Mohammed VI, Supreme Chief and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces, gave his approval for two draft decrees relating respectively to the application of the law relating to equipment,defense and security equipment, arms and ammunition, and that relating to cybersecurity. …

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Spain sold arms for 12.5 million euros in 2020 to Morocco

Spain sold defense equipment (grenades, explosives, detonators, …) to Morocco for a total value of 12.5 million euros in 2020, according to a report by the Secretary of State for Commerce. According to the 2020 report on exports of defense and dual-use equipment, transmitted to Congress by the Secretary of …

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Morocco dismantles new terrorist cell

A terrorist cell affiliated with the Islamic State, made up of four extremists aged 22 to 28, was dismantled on Tuesday morning in the rural commune of Sidi Zouine, near Marrakech. A feat achieved by the Central Bureau of Forensic Investigations (BCIJ). Elements of the BCIJ arrested, in the early …

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GPI: Morocco ranks 79th in the world

The Institute for the Economy and Peace’s Global Peace Index 2021 ranks Morocco 79th in the world and first in the Maghreb. The kingdom gains 9 places, in a MENA region which remains the least peaceful in the world. The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) published the fifteenth edition …

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