UAE relations with old ally Morocco in question

Issue 1104 - 06 Jun 2020

Recent reports of friction between the UAE and Morocco point to differences that have been increasingly apparent since King Mohammed VI (M6) in March 2019 opted out of a Yemen war in which Morocco had been an active member, losing an F16 jet and its pilot to Houthi fire over Yemen in 2015. Claim and counter-claim has spread on social media and previously obscure websites, which suggest this unlikely falling-out is accelerating.

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