In Pictures: US Ambassador at Moroccan-American Food Week

Rabat -During the Moroccan-American food week that ended Saturday  in Rabat, US ambassador to Morocco Dwight L. Bush expressed his love for Moroccan cuisine. Bush named a number of his favorite Moroccan dishes. On top comes the “Meshwi,” (meat in skewers cooked over charcoal fire) fish tagine and Bastilla (an authentic Moroccan dish made of fine layers of almost transparent pastry called “warqa” and is stuf ...

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Morocco Donates 10,000 Cattle Semen Doses to Improve Red Meat Production in Mali

Bamako - A Moroccan donation of 10,000 cattle semen doses meant to improve red meat production was handed on Friday to Mali's rural development ministry. The ceremony was attended by Malian rural development minister Bocary Téréta, a delegation from the Moroccan Red Meat Producers Association (ANPVR) led by Zakaria Lamdouar, officials from the Moroccan embassy in Bamako and professionals from Mali's breedin ...

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Morocco Arrests Seven-strong Criminal Gang Operating in Several Cities

Rabat - The anti-organized crime squad of the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ), an offshoot of Morocco’s domestic intelligence agency (DGST), arrested seven members of a criminal gang involved in several serious crimes committed in a number of Moroccan regions (Agadir, El Jadida, Safi, Marrakech, Meknès and Berrechid), the Interior Ministry announced on Friday. The members of the gang commit ...

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Rabat, EU launch €10 Million Project for Integration of Migrants in Morocco

Rabat - Morocco and the European Union signed on Friday a joint statement to kick-start a 10 Million Euro-worth project for the integration of migrants in Morocco. The statement officially launching the EU-financed "promoting integration of foreign migrants in Morocco" project was signed by Morocco's minister of Moroccans living abroad and migration affairs, Anis Birrou and European commissioner in charge o ...

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Morocco Turns Southern Provinces into Sustainable Development Model: International Expert

New York - Morocco has turned southern provinces into a model of sustainable development, based on a fresh and innovative approach to integrated global development, French economist Henri-Louis Vedie said Thursday in New York. During a panel discussion on the occasion of the publication of the English version of his book "Emergence and Global Development: will stronger than crises," Vedie said that Morocco ...

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EU Commissioner: Morocco, Strategic Partner for Europe

Rabat- "For Europe, Morocco is a strategic partner especially to address common challenges, such as immigration and security", European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said Thursday in Rabat. This visit to the Kingdom seeks to further strengthen cooperation between the EU and Morocco, the European Commissioner told the press following his meeting with Interior ...

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Morocco Hails Dutch Initiative to launch Global Forum on Cyber Expertise

The Hague- Morocco hailed the initiative of the Dutch government to launch the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, on the sidelines of the 4th Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCC), held in The Hague on April 16-17. This forum, in which Morocco participates as a founding partner, seeks to be a global platform that contributes to cyber capacity building and stimulates new funding streams and the sharing of expe ...

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Anti-Terrorism: French, Moroccan MPs Call for Stepping up Bilateral Partnership

Paris - The participants in the 2nd French-Moroccan Parliamentary Forum, held here Thursday, stressed the need to step up bilateral partnership to fight terrorism and develop a comprehensive approach against this phenomenon. In the final statement adopted at the end of this forum, Moroccan and French parliamentarians noted that France and Morocco share a tradition of openness that condemns all forms of radi ...

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Morocco Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in Northern Mali

Rabat - Morocco strongly condemned the "despicable" terrorist attack perpetrated Thursday against a camp of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the region of Gao, northern Mali. "The Kingdom of Morocco condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack perpetrated Thursday against a camp of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization M ...

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Ready to Step Down if My Government Is Responsible for Tan Tan Accident: Benkirane

Rabat - Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane said he is ready to step down if the investigation into the Tan Tan head-on collision proves that his cabinet had any responsibility for the tragedy that claimed the lives of 33 people, including children. In his speech at the opening of the government council, Benkirane said he is awaiting the conclusions of the investigation launched by the Interior Ministry ...

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Morocco’s Upper House, French Senate Sign Protocol on Parliamentary Cooperation

Rabat- Morocco’s Upper House and the French Senate signed, on Thursday in Paris, a protocol on parliamentary cooperation.  The protocol was signed on the sidelines of the French-Moroccan parliamentary forum by Speakers of Morocco’s Upper House and the French Senate, Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah and Gérard Larcher respectively. Under the agreement, the two parties shall work to further boost the close ties betwe ...

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Morocco Withdraws From US-led Coalition Against ISIS

Rabat - King of Jordan Abdullah II said on Monday that Morocco pulled back from the US-led coalition against terror group Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. The Jordanian monarch, who was interviewed on Fox News's "Special Report with Bret Baier," said that Jordan is now the only Arab country carrying airstrikes alongside the United State in Syria. He said that the UAE and Bahrain joined his country straight ...

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