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Spanish Eggs on Moroccan Plates This Ramadan

Rabat - During Ramadan, eggs are an essential component of ftour in Morocco and can be found on family tables at every Moroccan household each evening when the daily fast ends. Due to this year’s spread of the NH1 virus, eggs will be imported it from neighboring Spain. According to the newspaper Akhbar Alyaoum, which cited Spanish sources, an official agreement has been signed between Morocco and Spain in o ...

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From Casablanca to New York: A Celebration of Moroccan-Jewish Partnership

Irina Tsukerman New York - On Tuesday, May 17, young American Jewish professionals from the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) young professionals chapter ACCESS NY, along with their colleagues at the American Sephardi Federation (ASF), came together with their Moroccan counterparts for a groundbreaking night of history and culture. This night celebrated the strengthening of the relationship between the two ...

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Morocco, Belgium to Foster Cooperation in Counter-terrorism

Rabat – Morocco and Belgium discussed, Monday in Rabat, means to boost cooperation in the field of counter-terrorism. This came in a meeting between Moroccan minister delegate to the Interior, Cherki Drais, and a delegation of Moroccan-Belgian parliamentary friendship group, led by Belgian MP Andre Frederic. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss collaboration in the fight against terrorism, which consti ...

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Morocco’s National Team Players Photographed Smoking Hookah

Rabat - Following their win over Gongo-Brazaville in a friendly game on Friday in Tangier, Moroccan national soccer team players were given two days off by their coach Hervé Renard. However, instead of using this time to rest and prepare for their upcoming official match against Libya on Friday in Tunis, some players went out partying. A picture that has been shared widely on social media shows Bayern Munic ...

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Morocco Denies Rumors on Birth of Newborn Baby of Prince Moulay Rachid

Rabat - The Royal Palace on Monday denied the "unfounded" information, reported by non-credible media, on the birth of a newborn baby of Prince Moulay Rachid. "The information regarding the birth of a newborn baby of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, reported by non-credible media, is unfounded", the spokesperson of the Royal Palace underlines in a statement. "Any announcement of such information can only be made b ...

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Morocco Adopts Multidimensional Approach in Terms of Preventive Diplomacy: Official

Alicante -  Morocco adopts a multidimensional approach in terms of preventive diplomacy, including the political, security, economic, social and religious aspects, said, on Monday in Alicante (east of Spain), minister delegate for foreign affairs Mbarka Bouaida. The Moroccan approach in this area is a model to follow and a reference regionally, she added at the 1st International Conference on Preventive Dip ...

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King Felipe VI of Spain Grants Audience to Morocco’s Energy Minister

Madrid - King Felipe VI of Spain granted, on Monday at Madrid Zarzuela Palace, an audience to Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mining, Water and Environment Abdelkader Amara. The minister, who is on a two-day working visit to Spain, was accompanied by Director General of the National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) Ali Fassi Fihri. The audience was attended by Spanish Secretary of State for Trad ...

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Bernard Henry Levy Calls on Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan to Liberate Mosul from ISIS 

Rabat - French philosopher, Bernard Henry Levy, has called on Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Jordan to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the grips of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS). In an interview with French magazine Le Journal du Dimanche on May 22, the controversial thinker said that Iraqi army is unable to put an end to ISIS presence in Mosul on its own. He went to add that three Sunni Kingdoms “hav ...

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Netherlands: Moroccan Named Special Rapporteur on Radicalization, Extremism

Amsterdam - Former Dutch MP of Moroccan origin, Naima Azough, has recently been appointed as the new Special Rapporteur on radicalization and extremism in the Netherlands. Naima Azough will be asked to present by the end of the year a report on the strengths and shortcomings of the adopted approach to fight radicalization and extremism in the Netherlands, said Monday Dutch press agency (ANP). Azough, a memb ...

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Obama Turns Away from Arab Allies Towards Iran, Ignores U.S. Interests

By Irina Tsukerman New York - The Obama doctrine of balancing interests in the Middle East, presumably Arab and Persian, Sunni and Shi’a, is not only failing on its face, but was never about achieving a balance to begin with. As indicated elsewhere, Obama has talked about normalizing relations with Iran since running for office. As we further know now, Iran has made overtures with regards to what has become ...

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Police Deny Abduction of Moroccan Shia Leader Abdou Chougrani

Rabat - The National Police (DGSN) denied on Monday that the individual named Abdou Chougrani was kidnapped, saying that his arrest was conducted according to a court's order for his alleged involvement in a case of money embezzlement, and that the procedures of arrest, interrogation and custody were supervised by the competent public prosecutor. The police recalled that a statement by the so-called "Al Ris ...

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Morocco, Belgium Sign € 16.85 Million Cooperation Program for 2016-2020

Rabat - Morocco and Belgium signed, recently in Rabat, a new cooperation program worth 16.85 million euros for 2016-2020. The program touches on four broad lines, namely the promotion and protection of women's and children's rights, the management of immigration, the support for women and youth entrepreneurship and the building of capacities for executives in the Moroccan civil service, said on Monday a sta ...

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