Tag: extremism

Hope for jobs rather than religion drives recruitment by armed groups in Africa — UN report

February 7, 2023

The lack of employment more than religious belief is what is driving people to join fast-growing extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a report ... Read More

Morocco’s counterterrorism strategy highlighted by French think-tank

November 14, 2022

Morocco's strong commitment to the fight against terrorism and violent extremism was scrutinized in a report by the Institute for Applied Geopolitics Studies, published under ... Read More

Morocco Hosts UN Regional Counter-Terror Training Session for African Law Enforcement Agents

September 6, 2022

The UN Office of Counter Terrorism through its Program Office in Rabat for Counter-Terrorism and Training in Africa launched on Monday its 2nd specialized training ... Read More

Morocco, model of democracy in Africa, says European Parliament member

February 1, 2022

Morocco stands out as a model of democracy in Africa and a key partner of the European Union in the fight against illegal migration, terrorism ... Read More

Egypt: UN Human Rights Boss Charges al-Sisi’s Approach against Terrorism

May 2, 2017

The Head of UN Human Rights Commission has lambasted President al-Sisi’s strategy against terrorism as he argued that crackdown on human rights groups and activists ... Read More

The Irish Times Commends Morocco’s Religious Diplomacy

April 17, 2017

To counter extremism, King Mohammed VI has set up a training center for Imams, Murshideen and Murshidat (male and female preachers) to spread the true ... Read More

Morocco’s Social Contract: ‘Stability through Reform’- the Australian

April 16, 2017

At a time most of the MENA region countries chose the status quo to tackle the crises rolling out of the Arab Spring, Morocco opted ... Read More

King Mohammed VI Reiterates Call to Counter Terrorism, Violence and Excommunication

March 12, 2017

King Mohammed VI urged the lovers of peace, life and tolerance to rise up against the dissemination of fanaticism and obscurantism and to counter advocates ... Read More

Algeria’s Explosive Mix: Economics, Extremism and Demographics

February 7, 2017

Algeria is a tinderbox waiting to implode in light of the existence of a dangerous mix of economic instability, radical Islamism and growing youth unrest, ... Read More

Morocco Showcases Anti-Terrorism Strategy at European Parliament

December 9, 2016

Morocco’s anticipatory counter terrorism strategy and its role in international security cooperation were highlighted, on Thursday in Brussels, at a conference in the European Parliament. ... Read More