Tag: borders closure

Tough times ahead for Morocco’s tourism industry

December 13, 2021

Tourism businesses saw their hopes of a recovery this year shattered after the flight bans to shield the country from new variants. The government has ... Read More

Ceuta’s economy contracts 40% after Morocco closes borders

August 2, 2020

The economy of the occupied enclave of Ceuta contracted 40% after Morocco closed its borders, said right-wing governor Juan Vivas. The governor, known for hostile ... Read More

Tunisia closes borders as Coronavirus cases rise to 24

March 17, 2020

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfekh Monday said the country is shutting down its borders as part of measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus ... Read More

Leading Moroccan labor union calls for opening Moroccan-Algerian borders

September 4, 2019

One of Morocco’s largest labor unions, CDT, called for a march to the shared borders with Algeria to demand their reopening after decades of closure. ... Read More

Only End to Military Control in Algeria Can Heal Relations with Morocco

December 20, 2018

US magazine, International Policy Digest, published Wednesday a long story on Moroccan-Algerian strained relations that hamper the integration of the Maghreb region and tried to ... Read More

The Ins and Outs of Mauritania’s Decision to Seal off its Borders with Algeria

July 24, 2017

The decision by Mauritanian authorities to seal off borders with Algeria as a military zone forbidden to civilians is the tree that hides the forest. ... Read More