Libya

‘Libya: intelligence chief killed in eastern region,’ al-Arabiya (Saudi Arabia), 8 May 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Libya’s chief of intelligence was assassinated in the city of Benghazi today. The city, located in Eastern Libya, has been the site of multiple assassinations regular stand-offs between armed extremists, including Ansar al-Sharia, and the army, in the past three years.– – – ليبيا.. اغتيال قائد المخابرات في…

‘Violent confrontations in Laayoune and Morocco considers UN report biased towards Polisario,’ Al-Quds Al-Arabi (London), 16 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Protesters and security forces clashed in the Western Saharan capital of Laayoune following peaceful protests by supporters of the Polisario Front who were calling for self-determination and the expansion of the UN mission in the disputed territory. This comes at a time when Morocco has been moving towards …

‘Morocco warns community of Ukrainian public places,’ Hespress (Morocco), 3 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The Moroccan embassy in Kiev has warned Moroccan citizens in Ukraine to exercise caution and limit their movements during this period of unrest. About 3000 Moroccan students are attending university in Kiev, but no injuries to Moroccan citizens have been reported.– – – المغرب يحذر الجالية من الأماكن…

Egypt

Egypt: Police disperse Islamist demonstrators and arrest dozens, Al-Quds (London), 6 December 2013

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
In the wake of a new law passed that bans protests without prior permission from Egypt’s interior ministry, dozens of demonstrators have been arrested in Cairo and other parts of the country. Demonstrations have continued in support of deposed Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammed Morsi, following his July 3rd…

Libya

Demonstrators storm General National Congress hall in Tripoli, Al-Ghad (Jordan), 18 November 2013

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Demonstrators protested in front of the Libyan General National Congress on Sunday, calling for the removal of armed militias from the capital. This weekend saw dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries in violent clashes between militias. متظاهرون يقتحمون قاعة المؤتمر الوطني العام في طرابلس متظاهرون أمام المؤتمر…

Politicians: Al-Sisi’s speech carried a clear message that violence is not beneficial and that the state can accommodate everyone

http://tahrirnews.com/news/view.aspx?cdate=19082013&id=4b07f27e-24f0-46f2-b316-ef533a11ebe4 سياسيون: كلمة السيسى حملت رسالة واضحة بأن العنف لا يفيد وأن الدولة تتسع للجميع Politicians: Al-Sisi’s speech carried a clear message that violence is not beneficial and that the state can accommodate everyone كلمة الفريق أول عبد الفتاح السيسى حملت عديدًا من الرسائل إلى جميع الأطراف، وتتضمن الرسالة الأولى لجماعة الإخوان المسلمين أن مصر…