Algeria

‘Red Crescent fully prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to displaced Africans,’ Annahar (Algeria), 26 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Algeria is prepared to carry out its humanitarian duty to African refugees in its territory, according to the head of the Algerian Red Crescent, who also criticized European policies in dealing with refugees.– – – الهلال الأحمر على استعداد تام للقيام بواجبه الانساني اتجاه النازحين الأفارقة ٢٦ مايو…

‘Maroc Telecom to reward its employees in Morocco and abroad with two months wages,’ Hibapress (Morocco), 18 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Recently acquired Maroc Telecom has decided to grant its employees, whether in Morocco or in the company’s African branches, two months wages. Sources say the bonus is unrelated to the company’s acquisition by Emirati telecommunications giant Etisalat.– – إتصالات المغرب تكافئ موظفيها داخل وخارج المغرب بأجرة شهرين ١٨…

‘This is Iran’s strategy to expand Shi’a influence to Morocco,’ Al-Hadate (Morocco), 18 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Moroccan daily newspaper Alittihad has reported that Iran is attempting to spread the influence of Shi’a Islam to North Africa, using Lebanese communities in Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon and Sierra Leone to financially support Shi’as in Maghreb states.– – – – هذه هي استراتيجية إيران في توسيع المد الشيعي…

‘Morocco rejects its comparison with any other country that doesn’t respect human rights,’ Middle East Online (London), 14 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Morocco’s official government spokesman has denied Amnesty International’s recent accusations of torture in the kingdom, stating that a previous UN report proved that torture is not practiced and actually praised the country for its commitment to protecting and advancing a culture of human rights. – – المغرب يرفض…

Egypt

‘A message from Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to Egyptians living abroad,’ 15 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
As Egyptian expatriates begin voting in the upcoming presidential election, Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, who is pegged to become Egypt’s next president, published a message to all Egyptians living abroad. – ___________________________________ Translation “To every Egyptian living abroad, you left your country to seek work and earn…