‘Report: Moroccan teachers lowest paid in the Arab world, after Algeria,’ Hespress (Morocco), 30 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
An American report of teacher salaries in fourteen different countries places Moroccan teachers as the second lowest paid in the Arab world, just ahead of Algeria, earning an average monthly wage of $512.– – – تقرير يُصنف المعلم المغربي الأقل أجرا عربيا بعد الجزائر ٣٠ أبريل ٢٠١٤ وضع…

‘Saudi embassy in Canada following the course of investigation into the death of a Saudi child at day care,’ Al-Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), 9 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
A four-month-old Saudi child has died at an unlicensed day care run by a Canadian woman out of her private apartment in Toronto, Ontario. The Saudi embassy in Ottawa is waiting for Canadian authorities to complete their investigation into the child’s death before taking the necessary legal action.–…

‘Branch of “General Dynamics” in Canada wins $13 billion contract in Saudi Arabia,’ al-Bawabh News (Egypt), 16 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The Canadian division of US weapons-maker General Dynamics has won a contract to provide Saudi Arabia with light armoured vehicles, services and training worth up to $13 billion dollars. The deal is expected to generate 3,000 Canadian jobs annually.– – فرع جنرال ديناميكس في كندا يفوز بعقد بـ13…

‘Canada’s Moroccan community angry at closing of “Dar Al Maghrib” in Montreal,’ ChoufTV (Morocco), 30 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The Moroccan community of Montreal is upset at the sudden and indefinite closure of the “Dar Al Maghrib” cultural centre due to flooding. Moroccans are left searching for new schools for their children to learn Arabic in. The Moroccan cultural centre was opened two years ago by Princess…

Yemen

‘Canadian Foreign Ministry: What has been achieved in Yemen is a historical accomplishment,’ al-Thawra News (Yemen), 31 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird recently congratulated Yemen on the success of its National Dialogue Conference. Baird considered the conference a historical achievement, paving the way for freedom, democracy, human rights and the Rule of Law in Yemen. The Foreign Minister also confirmed that Canada will…

Egypt

‘Prime Minister welcomes Canadian cooperation to develop and repair railways,’ al-Bawabh News (Egypt), 27 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The CEO of Canadian aerospace and transportation company Bombardier was in Cairo this week to meet with Egyptian government officials. The two sides discussed opportunities for cooperation in Egypt, with a focus on improving the country’s railways. – – رئيس الوزراء يرحب بالتعاون الكندي لتطوير وإصلاح السكك الحديدية…