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King Felipe receives call from Spain's Prime Minister as crisis in Ceuta grows

King Felipe of Spain has spoken by phone with Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, as military deployment are sent to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta after thousands of migrants from Morocco swam on to its beaches at the start of the week. The influx has resulted in a diplomatic crisis between the two kingdoms of Spain and Morocco as Spain now claims that Morocco is not doing enough to keep…
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Princess Charlene attends memorial service for Zulu King Goodwill in South Africa

Princess Charlene of Monaco has attended the memorial service for Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini at the KwaKhethomthandayo Royal Palace in Nongoma, South Africa. Princess Charlene was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and moved to South Africa at the age of 11 and even represented South Africa in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. King Goodwill Zwelithini died on 12 March at the age of 72 in…
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Royal Baby Alert: Tonga has a new Princess

It’s starting to look like a fruitful year in royal baby land as the Crown Princess of Tonga gives birth to her fourth child and third daughter. Crown Princess Sinaitakala gave birth to a baby girl at the Calvary Hospital in Canberra, Australia, on 25 February. The…
Morocco

King of Morocco invited to Israel

The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, has been invited to Israel by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The invitation was extended during a phone conversation between the pair on Christmas Day. The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office said their phone conversation consisted of discussions regarding the US-brokered agreement that was finalised earlier in December to normalise bilateral ties…
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Morocco

King of Morocco calls for vigilance during pandemic during Throne Day speech

The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, called for vigilance during the COVID-19 pandemic during this speech from the throne on the occasion of Throne Day on 30 July. His Majesty also asked for solidarity and respect for the health measures that have been put in place in Morocco to fight the disease. He said: “I call for vigilance, solidarity, respect for health measures and the development of…
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