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Morocco Denounces Terrorist Attacks in West Niger

Rabat - Morocco strongly denounced on Friday Thursday's terrorist attacks in the region of Tillabery, western Niger. "The Kingdom of Morocco strongly denounced the terrorist attacks perpetrated on Thursday in the region of Tillabery, western Niger, that killed nine persons among Niger's security forces," a release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation said. Morocco also expressed solidarity wit ...

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King Mohammed VI Inaugurates Social Projects In Casablanca

Casablanca- King Mohammed VI inaugurated Friday in Casablanca new social and sportive projects, an illustration of the constant royal solicitude for the human element as a true wealth of the Kingdom and a key component of its intangible capital. The King inaugurated the Mohamed Zerktouni socio-sports community centre in the urban commune of Dar Bouazza (Nouaceur province) and a Human Development Centre for ...

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EasyJet Inaugurates Glasgow-Marrakech Flight

Marrakesh - The British low-cost airline EasyJet inaugurated its new route connecting Glasgow (Scotland) to Marrakesh, airport sources said. The new route, which was open on October 29, will be flying three times a week, the same source added. In addition to this new route, EasyJet operates flight services to Marrakesh from Bristol, Stansted, Manchester, Basel-Mulhouse, Berlin-Schonefeld, Bordeaux, Geneva, ...

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UAE Praises Morocco’s Efforts To Fight Terrorism

Abu Dhabi -  UAE Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has highly valued the decision and directives of HM King Mohammed VI to provide effective cooperation with the UAE in its war on terror. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed was quoted by the UAE News Agency WAM as saying: "This stance is not unusual for Morocco as it reflects the close fraternal relations and historic ties that were est ...

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Calls for Statues to Be Erected in Honor of Moroccan Heroes, Thinkers

Marrakech- In a long and detailed letter to the Moroccan religious scholars, Mr. Bensalem Himmich, a philosopher, writer, and former Minister of Culture, launched an unprecedented appeal for the erection of statues and busts on Moroccan avenues, and in squares and gardens. In his letter, Mr. Himmich expressed his wonder and regret for not creating statues. . He said Morocco should s build statues of widely ...

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Marrakech: Three Members of Auxiliary Forces Arrested for Robbery

Rabat- Three members of the Moroccan Auxiliary Forces have been charged with robbery and were arrested on Wednesday in Marrakech after the mobilization of ordinary citizens. According to the daily Al Ahdath Al Maghribiya in its October 30 edition, police in Marrakech arrested on Wednesday three members of the Auxiliary Forces for robbery. People surrounded the three suspects near a supermarket in the Menara ...

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King Mohammed VI Accedes to the Request of the Wife of Moroccan Jihadist

Rabat – King Mohammed VI gave his instructions to the Moroccan diplomatic and consular services in France to take the necessary measures to facilitate access to Moroccan justice to Valérie Rhaba, whose husband was arrested on October 15 at the Casablanca airport while he was trying to board to join the terrorist organization “ISIS” together with two daughters, aged 4 and 2. A statement of Morocco’s embassy ...

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Rabat Town Council Receives Golden Shield of Social Responsibility

Beirut - The Arab organization for social responsibility and lasting development awarded on Tuesday its golden shield to the Rabat town council, on the sidelines of a conference on lasting development challenges at the local level held in Beirut. In addition to Rabat, several other Arab town councils, from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt and Sudan also received the distinction. Presid ...

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Belgium: Princess Lalla Meryem Represents King Mohammed VI in 100th anniversary of WWI

Nieuwpoort (Belgium)- Princess Lalla Meryem represented King Mohammed VI in the ceremonies commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, which took place on Tuesday afternoon in Nieuport and Ypres in Belgium. Princess Lalla Meryem was accompanied by Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of the administration of national defense, Abdellatif Loudiyi, and Morocco's ...

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Morocco Pledges Military, Intelligence Support to UAE’s Fight Against Terrorism

Rabat - Morocco has pledged its "active support" to the UAE's fight against terrorism and the preservation of regional and international peace and stability, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. This action, part of the tradition of successful partnership and strong solidarity between the two brotherly countries, "reinforces a historic and multifaceted military and security cooperation with Gulf States," the ...

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Indonesia Appoints Hassan Berkani As Honorary Consul In Casablanca

Rabat - Indonesia formally appointed Mr. Hassan Berkani as honorary consul of the Republic of Indonesia in Casablanca. Berkani was a prominent businessman in Morocco in the field of construction, real estate, agriculture, transportation and restaurants. He is also the President of the Chamber of commerce, industry and services of Casablanca, a Counsel of the Parliament, and Vice-Chairman of the Federation o ...

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Fitch Ratings Confirms Morocco’s Investment Grade With Stable Outlook

Rabat  -  ?The international rating agency "Fitch Ratings" confirmed recently the rating level "Investment Grade" attributed to Morocco with a stable outlook. According to a statement on Tuesday by the economy and finance ministry, foreign currency debt and local currency debt are granted, respectively, 'BBB-' and 'BBB' rates. The rate"F3" of the short-term debt in foreign currency and the 'BBB' sovereign r ...

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