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December 21, 2018 10:26 PM Trump fundraiser Broidy hit with another setback in Qatar lawsuit

(Reuters) - A former top fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Friday in his efforts to pin the blame on Qatar for a hack of his emails, as a judge tossed his lawsuit against a veteran United Nations diplomat. Elliott Broidy, a businessman who held senior finance posts in Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and his inaugural 138

December 18, 2018 10:49 AM Don't blame migrants for everything, Pope tells politicians

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Tuesday condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust in society by pursuing dishonest gain and xenophobic and racist policies. The 82-year-old pope, who has made defense of migrants a plank of his papacy, made the comments in his message for the Catholic 93

December 14, 2018 12:15 PM Egypt submits surprise 2019 African Nations Cup hosting bid

The Egyptian Football Association has submitted a bid to replace Cameroon as next year's African Nations Cup host. Morocco had been considered the front-runner after being a candidate to host the 2026 World Cup, only to lose out in that race to a joint United States-Mexico-Canada bid. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given countries until 76

December 1, 2018 8:02 PM Saudi Crown Prince to visit Algeria after G20 summit

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Algeria on Sunday for a two-day visit, Algerian state news agency APS said, resuming his tour of Arab countries after the G20 summit in Argentina. Before the G20 summit the heir to the throne of the world’s top oil exporter visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt 99

November 21, 2018 8:43 AM Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

RABAT (Reuters) - Arianespace on Wednesday launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying Morocco’s second earth observation satellite, the European launch company said. The satellite, named Mohammed VI-B, was developed by Thales Alenia Space and Airbus, Arianespace said in a statement on its website. It will be mainly used for mapping, land surveying 111

November 13, 2018 7:41 PM Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially 86

November 12, 2018 2:17 PM British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco

A British tourist died after she contracted rabies when she was bitten by a cat during a vacation in Morocco, officials announced Monday. Health officials in England said there was “no risk” to the public following the death. The person’s name was not released. “There is no risk to the wider public in relation to this case but, as a precautionary measure 203

November 6, 2018 8:36 AM Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean

In this photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, migrants arrive at the port of San Roque, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain's maritime rescue service saved 520 people trying to cross from Africa to Spain's shores on Saturday. Also, one boat with 70 migrants arrived to the Canary Islands 75

November 2, 2018 3:46 PM Soccer: Four Balkan countries consider 2030 World Cup, Euro 2028 bids

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania are considering a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the European championship two years earlier, Balkan countries’ officials said on Friday. No Balkan nation has hosted the World Cup while the former Yugoslavia, which broke up in 1991, hosted the four-country European Championships 85

October 31, 2018 3:58 PM 9/11 terrorist gets hero's welcome back home after serving just 15 years for attacks

Mounir el-Motassadeq, one of the only two people who has been tried and sentenced in connection to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is a free man again. After being deported by Germany he will be heading back to his native Morocco. A terrorist jailed over the September 11 attacks has been mobbed by supporters back home in Morocco after being freed early 278