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Three Moroccans Among 30 Outstanding Arab Women

Marrakech – Saudi Sayidati Magazine released its list of the 30 most outstanding Arab women of the third quarter of 2014. The list included three Moroccans: Bassima Hakkaoui, Hakima El Haiti, and Fatima Nejjar. Bassima Hakkaoui, Minister of Solidarity, Women, Family, and Social Development, was the first exceptional woman in Morocco, according to the Magazine. She was recognized for her famous speech to the ...

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Moroccan FM Holds Talks With Chinese Counterpart

Beijing - Morocco's minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar held talks Wednesday in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. The Chinese chief diplomat expressed his country's "full understanding regarding the compelling health reasons" which were behind the postponement of HM the King Mohammed VI 's official visit to the Asian country, which was due to start on Thursday,  Mezou ...

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Mexico Inaugurates a Commercial Bureau in Casablanca

Rabat- Mexico inaugurated a commercial representation in Morocco’s economic capital Casablanca on Wednesday, with the view to promoting the growth of Mexican business in the entire African Continent. The Promexico office, which is the first in Africa, will particularly promote economic exchanges between Morocco and Mexico. The bureau was built with “a desire to strengthen and give a new impetus and dynamism ...

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Let’s Learn from the Floods and Improve Our Country’s Infrastructure

Fez- Morocco‘s infrastructure is specifically designed to serve its citizens only in mild weather conditions. This became clear during a rainstorm that engulfed several different regions in the country. Take, for example, the situation in southern Morocco. It only took three days of heavy rain to reveal the fragile state of the region’s infrastructure, to which great sums of state money have been allocated. ...

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Morocco launches national observatory on violence against women

Taroudante- Bassima Hakkaoui, the Moroccan Minister of Solidarity, Women, Family, and Social Development, launched on Tuesday in Rabat the establishment of an observatory on violence against women. To celebrate the International Day to End Violence against Women, the minister also inaugurated the 12th national campaign against domestic violence, which will end on December 10. Hakkaoui said that the establis ...

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Moroccan mint becomes very popular in Netherlands

Taroudante-  Moroccan mint, known for its distinguished sweet flavor and exciting fragrance, is being consumed increasingly in the Dutch market. Yesid Bouziki, a Dutch-Moroccan, started importing mint from Morocco to the Netherlands and his business began to experience great success, and “he managed to build a steady clientele.” "In Moroccan shops you can always buy fresh mint and other herbs, but for the D ...

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Belgium: Muslim Woman Crushed by a Car For wearing Veil

Rabat - A Moroccan young mother in Belgium has miraculously escaped death when a car driver deliberately drove into her as she crossed the Kersbeek Avenue in Forest, Belgium. Fatima Ziati told her story, which goes back to October 21, to Lacapitale. The victim does not want this racist car attack to go unpunished. "This is a racist person, she drove towards me because I wear the veil," Ziati said. Ziaiti, 3 ...

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China Says it “Fully Understands” Postponement of King Mohammed VI’s Visit: Official

Beijing - The Chinese government said it "fully understands" the reasons behind the postponement of King Mohammed VI's visit to Beijing, which was due to start on Thursday. "Moroccan authorities informed us about the decision to postpone HM King Mohammed VI's visit to China after the Sovereign has contracted acute influenza syndrome with 39.5 degree fever, complicated by bronchitis," a spokesman of the Chin ...

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Second World Human Rights Forum, International Recognition of Morocco’s Achievements: Hilale

New York - The holding of the second edition of the World Human Rights Forum next week in Marrakech is in itself an international recognition of the Kingdom’s human rights achievements, Morocco’s ambassador to the UN, Omar Hilale said. Morocco earned the privilege to organise this event which represents "in itself an international recognition of its achievement" thanks to its reach out to human rights and c ...

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Floods in Morocco: Minister of Interior Blames Drivers for High Death Toll

Rabat- Following the floods that killed at least 36 people and left 6 others missing over the weekend, Moroccan Minister of Interior, Mohamed Hassad, blamed drivers for the high death toll in what has been described as one of the country’s worst natural disasters. Over 36 people were killed and 6 others are still missing due to the floods that hit the Morocco’s southern regions over the weekend. During a se ...

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Marrakech International Marathon Scheduled for January, 2015

Rabat - The 26th Marrakech International Marathon is scheduled to take place on January 25, 2015, with over 7,000 runners from around the world expected to compete. Under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, the Marrakech International Marathon has become an important event in the world  Marrakech, renowned as one of the world’s best tourist destinations, offers exceptional conditions for such an event. With ...

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Western Sahara: GCC Countries, Jordan Support Morocco’s Autonomy Plan

Rabat - The states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Jordan reiterated Tuesday in Doha, their support for the autonomy initiative presented by Morocco to resolve the conflict of the ‘Western Sahara.’ In a communique released at the end of the 4th Ministerial meeting of the GCC, Jordan and Morocco, the foreign ministers of these countries reiterated their "support for the serious and credible autonom ...

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