Tire Explosion Kills One, Seriously Injures Two in Southern Morocco

Rabat- One person was killed and two seriously injured on Friday morning in a catastrophic trailer tire explosion in a blacksmith garage in Taliouine, in southern Morocco. The tragic accident took place around 1 PM GMT +1 after a welding operator tried to weld the rim of a trailer tire that had previously suffered damage. The welding flames hit the tire causing it to explode and throw the three men into the ...

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King Mohammed VI Hands Donation of 10 Tons of Medicines to a Hospital in Dakar

Dakar - King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Senegalese President Macky Sall, handed, on Friday at the University Hospital Center of Fann in Dakar, a donation of ten tons of medicines and equipment. This royal donation is part of the solid cooperation between Morocco and Senegal in the sector of health and medical and paramedical training. It also shows the will of King Mohammed VI contribute to the progress an ...

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Benkirane in Jordan to Participate in World Economic Forum

Rabat   -  Head of the Government Abdelilah Benkirane arrived on Thursday in Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum Middle East and North Africa which will kick off on Friday in a resort on the Dead Sea. Upon arrival, Benkirane, who was is accompanied by Lower House Speaker Rachid Talbi Alami, was received by Jordanian Prime Minister Abdallah Nassour and Morocco’s Ambassador to Jordan Lahcen Abde ...

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Autonomy Initiative Reflects Morocco’s ‘Good Will’: Senegal’s FM

Dakar-  The autonomy initiative put forward by Morocco as a lasting solution to the Sahara issue evidences "good will" said Senegal’s Foreign Minsiter Mankeur Ndiaye. Ndiaye, who was speaking to MAP on the occasion of the visit of HM King Mohammed VI to Dakar, reiterated Senegal’s "natural support" for Morocco’s autonomy proposal adding that the Kingdom undertook "considerable efforts" to find a lasting set ...

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African Union, ‘inconceivable’ Without Morocco – Senegal’s FM

Dakar-  The African Union cannot be thought of without Morocco, said Senegal’s Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye. "Morocco is a fully fledged member of the African family and none has the right to exclude the Kingdom," said Ndiaye in an interview with MAP on the occasion of the visit of HM King Mohammed VI to Dakar. "We think that time is up for Morocco to return to the African Union naturally in conditions t ...

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King Mohammed VI’s Visit to Dakar to Strengthen Bilateral Ties: Senegal’s FM

Dakar - King Mohammed VI's visit to Dakar will significantly strengthen bilateral relations, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad Mankeur Ndiaye. "Morocco is not only a brotherly country, a friendly country, it is an ally of Senegal," the minister told the press following the signing ceremony, chaired by HM King Mohammed VI and President Macky Sall. The partnership with Morocco is strategic, "i ...

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Rabat Expresses Discontent over London’s Deportation of Terrorism Convict

Rabat - The Moroccan Interior Minister expressed to his British peer Morocco’s discontent over the decision of Great Britain to deport a Moroccan terrorism convict, the ministry said on Thursday. The individual, deported Wednesday from Great Britain where he had served prison for terrorism-related charges, set fire in his family's house in Rabat, and refused to surrender to police, threatening them with an ...

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Yassine Bahti’s Brother Allowed to Leave Prison to Attend His Brother’s Funeral

Rabat - Moroccan authorities allowed Yassine Bahti’s brother, who is in prison on charges of drug possession, to attend his brother's burial. Under tight control and security presence, Bahti’s brother attended the burial with members of his family and friends, and received condolences on the loss of his brother. The Moroccan pilot, who died when his F-16 crashed in Yemen, was buried in the cemetery of marty ...

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King Mohammed VI, Senegal’s President Chair Signing Ceremony of 13 Bilateral Agreements

Dakar - King Mohammed VI and President of the Republic of Senegal Macky Sall chaired, on Thursday at the presidential palace in Dakar, the signing ceremony of thirteen bilateral agreements on the different cooperation fields between the two brotherly countries. HM the King and Senegalese head of state chair signing ceremony of 13 bilateral agreements These agreements are in line with the royal integrated ap ...

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US Military Delegation Visits Cap Draa on Sidelines of 2015 African Lion military Exercise

Cap Draa (Tan Tan) -  A high-level US military delegation led by commander of U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) General David Rodriguez visited the site of the Cap Draa wargames on the sidelines of the US-Morocco 2015 African Lion military exercise. High-level US Military Delegation Visits Cap Draa on Sidelines of 2015 African Lion military Exercise. Senior officials of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) received t ...

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Morocco’s Energy Policy, ‘Promising’: Belgian Minister

Amsterdam- Belgian Energy, Environment and Sustainable development Minister Christine Marghem described, on Wednesday in the Hague, Morocco’s energy policy as promising. "I congratulate Morocco for showing dynamism in the implementation of a promising and brilliant energy policy," Christine Marghem said during talks with Secretary General of the Energy, Mines, Water and Environment Ministry Abderrahim El Ha ...

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Senegalese President ‘Pleased’ to Welcome King Mohammed VI

Dakar - Senegal is pleased to welcome King Mohammed VI, "a distinguished guest" who starts on Wednesday a work and friendship visit to Dakar, said Senegal's president Macky Sall. The Senegalese head of state who arrived on Tuesday night in Accra to take part in the 47th summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) told the press several agreements will be signed between Morocco and Seneg ...

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