UN opens office for counter-terrorism and training in Africa

Morocco and the United Nations on Thursday inaugurated a U.N. office for counter-terrorism and training in Africa, that’s seeing increasing extremist violence. Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita warned of terrorist threats sweeping across parts of the continent. “(Africa) is not Read More …

Humanitarian Mine Action 2021: Morocco, US Boost Military Cooperation

Members of US and Moroccan military forces participated in Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA), Morocco 2021. Commenting on the joint military exercise, the US embassy stated that it aims to train the Moroccan Armed Forces (FAR) on “detecting explosive devices while Read More …

Western Sahara: Moroccan mines cause new victims

A Mauritanian citizen was injured Monday following the explosion of a Moroccan fragmentation bomb in an area close to the Moroccan wall, at about 90km from the Sahrawi region of Tifariti. According to the Sahrawi Office of Mine Action Coordination Read More …

Humanitarian Mine Action increases demining capacity in Morocco

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, participated in Humanitarian Mine Action with members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces April 1-26, 2019, at Unite de Secours et Sauvetage’s Read More …

US Marines Train Moroccan Military to De-Mine

US Marines have conducted a Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) level 2 training for Moroccan military officers to enhance Morocco’s demining capabilities. US Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF) trained officers of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces (FAR) on “how Read More …