Iran is working to destabilize North and West Africa: Moroccan FM

Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita. (AFP) May 7, 2021 Iran is working through its proxies to destabilize North and West Africa, Al Arabiya reported on Friday citing the Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. Iran threatens our territorial integrity and is training its militias to attack us, the Moroccan minister said, adding [...]

By |May 7th, 2021|Africa, Morocco|

Iran’s mischief in Morocco is a problem

Members of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement sit with picture of Iran's spiritual leader Khamenei on thier heads as they take part in commemorations marking Ashura in Beirut, Oct 12, 2016. (AFP) By Emanuele Ottolenghi April 3, 2021 Moroccan intelligence services arrested a fifty-seven-year-old Lebanese national upon his entry to the country on Jan. 6. Little [...]

By |April 3rd, 2021|Africa, Lebanon, Morocco|

Moroccan security forces arrest Lebanese affiliated with Hezbollah

A supporter of Lebanon's Hezbollah gestures as he holds a Hezbollah flag in Marjayoun, Lebanon May 7, 2018. (REUTERS) January 9, 2021 Moroccan authorities said late Thursday they arrested a Lebanese national affiliated with the Hezbollah party over charges of committing fraud and identity theft. They said the 57-year-old man features on the Interpol list [...]

By |January 9th, 2021|Africa, Lebanon, Morocco|

Morocco Speaker accuses Iran of disregarding OIC rules

A street sign is posted at the entrance of the embassy of Iran in Rabat, Morocco, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP) March 21, 2019 Morocco’s parliament Speaker Habib el-Malki revealed that Iran’s disregard of the regulations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) led to its failure to attend the 14th session of [...]

By |March 21st, 2019|Africa, Morocco|

How Iran ‘infiltrated Morocco’ and aims to break into Sub-Saharan Africa

In an interview with Breitbart last month, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said Iran is in the process of expanding in the Sub-Saharan Africa. (AFP) October 9, 2018 In an interview with Breitbart last month, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita spoke of how Iran “infiltrated” Morocco via book festivals and voiced his country’s support of [...]

By |October 9th, 2018|Africa, Morocco|

Morocco’s FM, US officials discuss Iran conspiracy with Polisario

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. (Supplied) September 21, 2018 Morocco's Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Bourita said that talks he held with US officials during his visit to Washington on Sep 17-18 addressed several topics, mainly Iran and its conspiracy with Polisario. This topic is a major concern for US officials, as affirmed by [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Africa, Morocco|

Moroccan FM says Iran seeks to destabilize Middle East and North Africa

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. (Supplied) By Ahmad Majidyar May 29, 2018 Relations between Morocco and Iran continue to deteriorate over Rabat’s allegations that Tehran is meddling in the internal affairs of the North African country. On Thursday, Tehran denied fresh accusations by Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita that Iran and Hezbollah foment instability in [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|Africa, Middle East, Morocco|

Western Sahara tempts Iran to escalate tension between Rabat and Polisario

By Track Persia May 10, 2018 The resource-richness of Western Sahara seems to have tempted the Iranian regime and its Shiite Lebanese proxy Hezbollah which has promised to send a range of missiles to the desert’s Polisario Front, an Algeria-backed movement seeking independence and statehood, to escalate the crisis between Rabat and Polisario. Rabat on May [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco|

Morocco accuses Iran and Hezbollah of Polisario front support

A street sign is posted at the entrance of the embassy of Iran in Rabat, Morocco, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP) By Romany Shaker May 5, 2018 n a surprise move, Morocco announced this week it would sever diplomatic ties with Iran over its military support for the Polisario Front, an armed group that seeks [...]

By |May 5th, 2018|Africa, Morocco|

Why has Morocco severed its diplomatic relations with Iran

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. (Supplied) May 3, 2018 Morocco’s relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran were strained ever since Morocco hosted the ousted Shah of Iran and supported Iraq in its war against Iran. Diplomatic relations were severed due to long-time mistrust and hostility. Another dispute between the two countries surfaced [...]

By |May 3rd, 2018|Africa, Morocco|