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Moroccan delegation in Beijing to discuss cultural relations with China

Rabat - Moroccan officials from the Culture Ministry paid, on Aug. 29-31, a working visit to Beijing during which they discussed with their Chinese counterparts ways to strengthen cultural relations between Morocco and China.  This visit, at the invitation of the state administration for the press, publishing, radio, film and television in China, a government-run regulatory body, was marked by talks on mean ...

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Members of US Congress Laud Reforms Carried out in Morocco

Rabat - Members of the US congress lauded, Tuesday in Rabat, reforms carried out by Morocco while underlining steps taken by the Kingdom to uphold the rule of law and democracy. During a meeting with foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar, the members of the delegation, led by Timothy Michael Kaine, senator of the state of Virginia and chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and Sout ...

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New Picture of King Mohammed VI Onboard his Boat Goes Viral

Rabat- A new photo posted on Facebook on Tuesday shows King Mohammed in a casual look on board his boat Lalla Khaddouj. The new picture appears 24 hours after a picture of the Moroccan monarch in a selfie with a Moroccan citizen from Paris was posted on social media. Like other pictures of the Moroccan head of state, the picture is being widely circulated and commented on social media. For the past 3 years, ...

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Interview: Morocco, a Growing Market for Spa and Wellness Tourism

Casablanca - The eighth annual Global Spa & Wellness Summit sessions will take place on September 10-12, 2014 at the Four Seasons Resort in Marrakech. To shed more lights on this international event, Morocco World News talked with Mrs. Susie Ellis to discuss and learn about economic development concerning the spa and wellness industries worldwide and how this industry can benefit tourism in Morocco. Sus ...

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Morocco’s Head of Govt. meets with US Congress delegation

Rabat - Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane met, on Monday in Rabat, with a delegation of US congress led by Virginia's senator Timothy Michael Kaine. During this meeting, the two sides surveyed bilateral relations which were given new momentum on the back of the summit meeting between King Mohammed VI and President Barack Obama during the sovereign's visit to the USA in Nov. 2013. This meeting was an oc ...

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Three People Arrested for Allegedly Killing Senegalese National in Tangier

Rabat- Three people have been arrested for allegedly killing a Senegalese national in the northern city of Tangier, the General Prosecutor of Tangier appeals court said Tuesday. Following the investigations led by the judicial police on the incidents during the night of August 29-30 in the Al Irfane district in Tangier, three people were arrested for allegedly killing a Senegalese national, the General pros ...

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Stoke City sign Moroccan international Oussama Assaidi

Rabat- Oussama Assaidi has moved to Stoke City from Liverpool on a season-long loan after he was told by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers that he has no future with the Reds, according to media reports. The 26-year-old spent last season on loan at Stoke City who confirmed that Assaidi will be wearing the team's jersey for an extra season. "It's clear from talking to Oussama that he really enjoyed his time wit ...

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Earthquake Measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale Strikes Agadir

Marrakech - An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale struck Agadir, Morocco, at 9pm yesterday.   The tremors could be felt as far afield as Fez, Marrakech, and Essaouira, according to the National Institute of Geophysics of the National Centre for Scientific and Technical Research. The tremor, which lasted only a few seconds, was felt with varying degrees of intensity in parts of Marrakech, but not ...

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UAE, Morocco to promote cooperation in transport, logistics

Abu Dhabi- Transport and Equipment Minister Aziz Rabbah examined, during his working visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the means to promote the Moroccan-Emirati cooperation in transport and logistics. The three-day visit is an opportunity to highlight Morocco’s potential in different sectors, especially transport and logistics, and reiterate the kingdom’s commitment to consolidate its strategic coope ...

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Moroccan Owner of World’s First ‘Halal’ Sex Shop Targets Saudi Arabia

Marrakesh- In 2010, a Moroccan named Abdelaziz Aouragh launched what the media dubbed as the world's first halal sex shop, which provides a range of erotic products that do not contravene the Islamic Sharia. Four years later, the second-generation Amsterdammer of Moroccan descent is expanding. He is targeting a global market of around 1.6 billion Muslims around the world by allying with Germany's largest er ...

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6th national general census starts today

Rabat - The 6th national general population census started today, Sep. 1st, and will conclude on Sep. 20. More than 73,000 supervisors have been deployed across the country to take part in this operation, whose aims are to improve knowledge on the social, demographic and economic characteristics of the population of Morocco, as well as establish how fast the population is growing. The Moroccan government ha ...

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‘Human error’ blamed for Casablanca-Fez train crash, ONCF

Rabat  -  The derailment, last Wednesday, of a Casablanca-Fez train at the entrance of the Zenata rail station (near Casablanca) was caused by a "human error", Morocco's railway company (ONCF) said Saturday. The train conductor and the train chief did not respect "the protection signal" which was in the "stop position", said ONCF in a release, noting that "the employee who was killed in the crash had no res ...

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