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The United Arabic Emirates to Build Two Hospitals in Morocco

Rabat - The Moroccan government has ratified a law allowing the building of two hospitals funded by the United Arab Emirates in Casablanca and Rabat. The Moroccan government has approved a law pertaining to two projects funded by UAE to build the Shaikh Zayed Hospital in Rabat and the Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Hospital in Casablanca. Mustafa Al Khalfi, Minister of Communications and spokesperson fo ...

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FM meets Panamanian Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs

Rabat - Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, met Thursday in Rabat, in the presence of Minister-delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mbarka Bouaida with Mayra Arosemena, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama. The two officials discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations to the level of a multidimensional strategic partnership, welcoming the decision of Panama to open its ...

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Spanish FM applauds Morocco’s cooperation in fighting illegal immigration

Madrid - Spanish foreign minister, José Manuel Garcia-Margallo, applauded on Wednesday Morocco's excellent cooperation in fighting illegal immigration. "I want to underscore Morocco's excellent cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration flows", said the head of the Spanish diplomacy at a press briefing in Alicante, following a meeting of the foreign ministers of the European Union Mediterranean co ...

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Italy: Two Moroccans Discovered Dead in Turin, Murderers on the Run

Casablanca - Two Moroccans were discovered dead on Wednesday morning on a street in Turin, Italy. According to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the bodies of two Moroccan cousins, 44-year-old Abdelhadi and 56-year-old Abdelhamid Berdi, were found in Turin after they had been stabbed to death. A security guard allegedly raised the alarm at 5:30 am upon seeing one of the victims floundering after he had ...

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Moroccan Marc Lasry and Wes Edens buy Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million

Taroudant, Morocco- New York-based investing giants Marc Lasry, son of Moroccan immigrants, and Wesley Edens, bought the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million on Wednesday afternoon at the Bradley Center. In a video posted on YouTube April 16, by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Inc, Herb Kohl, former owner of the team and former U.S. Senator, announced the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million. Marc Lasry, 54, ...

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Sahara issue: UNCHR-led family visit exchange program resumed

Laayoune - The family visit exchange program between the camps of Tindouf, and the southern provinces of the Kingdom, led by the High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), was resumed on Wednesday. According to a statement from the office of the Moroccan Coordination office with MINURSO, the flight which took place on ??Wednesday from and to the cities of Dakhla and Aousserd benefited 191 persons from 42 familie ...

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Morocco jails British paedophile for 20 years: NGO

Rabat (AFP) - Morocco Tuesday jailed a British man, previously convicted of child sex offences, for 20 years for kidnapping and attempting to rape three young girls, a rights activist at the trial said. Robert Bill, 59, a former teacher from North Wales, was found guilty by the court in Tetouan at a hearing attended by his victims, Mohammed Benaissa, who heads the Northern Observatory for Human Rights, told ...

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Panama’s Vice Foreign Minister Travels to Morocco to Open Diplomatic Representation

Rabat - Panama's Vice-Foreign Minister Mayra Arosemena will visit to Morocco this April 16-19 to officially open her country's diplomatic representation in Rabat. Arosemena told MAP her country grants prime importance to consolidating cooperation ties with Morocco in various priority fields and aspires to sign with the Kingdom a framework agreement to launch cooperation programs in economic, trade, scientif ...

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Algeria and the Polisario are attempting to torpedo Morocco’s autonomy plan

Rabat - The Polisario separatists and their Algerian sponsors are endeavoring by all means to torpedo the autonomy plan in the southern provinces, presented by Morocco in order to reach a political, final and mutually-accepted solution to the artificial Sahara conflict, said president of the Royal Consultative Council for Sahara affairs (CORCAS), Khalihenna Ould Errachid. Ould Errachid, who was guest to MAP ...

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King Mohammed VI ‘s Message to UN Chief : Firm Warning Against Deviation Of Process in Sahara : French Expert

Paris  -  The message conveyed by King Mohammed VI to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is "a firm and clear warning against any deviation of the process in the Sahara", said head of the French observatory of geopolitical studies, Charles Saint-Prot. The French expert who was reacting to a phone call between the King and the UN chief, noted that the Sovereign "recalled that the UNO should not yield to manipu ...

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Morocco’s democratic experience presented to NATO Parliamentarians

Rabat - The democratic experience of Morocco in the light of the Constitution of 2011 was presented Monday in Rabat to parliamentarians of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Representing the Sub-Committee on Democratic Governance (CDSDG) and the Sub-committee on Transition and Development (ESCTD) under the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the parliamentarians had the opportunity to learn, during a r ...

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King Mohammed VI Appoints Omar Hilal Morocco’s Ambassador to the United Nations in New York

Tetouan - King Mohammed VI received on Monday at the Royal Palace of Tetouan, Omar Hilale and entrusted him with the position of Ambassador, permanent representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations Organization, says a release of the Royal office. "The appointment of Mr. Omar Hilale, upon a proposal of the head of government and at the initiative of the minister of foreign affairs and cooper ...

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