Al Akhawayn University to Host Innovative Social Sciences Conference

Rabat - Al Akhawayn University In lfrane is continuing to encourage critical thinking and conceptual development through its multidisciplinary conferences. The School of Humanities and Social Science at the university is hosting the "Social Sciences and Dynamics of Change and Continuity in Morocco" conference on 23-24 May. This will be the second annual Social Sciences Conference held at Al Akhawayn Univers ...

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Once Upon A Time…..Hassan Al Wazzan/Leo Africanus

Fez - The spiritual capital of Morocco will once again open its doors to an assortment of live performers and musicians for the 21st Annual Fes Festival of World Sacred Music. The Medieval city will lend itself as a grandstand to an assortment of performances and concerts set to kick off this weekend under the theme “Fez: A Reflection of Africa and its Music.”  Visitors heading to Fes for the Festival of Wo ...

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Benkirane in Jordan to Participate in World Economic Forum

Rabat   -  Head of the Government Abdelilah Benkirane arrived on Thursday in Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum Middle East and North Africa which will kick off on Friday in a resort on the Dead Sea. Upon arrival, Benkirane, who was is accompanied by Lower House Speaker Rachid Talbi Alami, was received by Jordanian Prime Minister Abdallah Nassour and Morocco’s Ambassador to Jordan Lahcen Abde ...

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Autonomy Initiative Reflects Morocco’s ‘Good Will’: Senegal’s FM

Dakar-  The autonomy initiative put forward by Morocco as a lasting solution to the Sahara issue evidences "good will" said Senegal’s Foreign Minsiter Mankeur Ndiaye. Ndiaye, who was speaking to MAP on the occasion of the visit of HM King Mohammed VI to Dakar, reiterated Senegal’s "natural support" for Morocco’s autonomy proposal adding that the Kingdom undertook "considerable efforts" to find a lasting set ...

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African Union, ‘inconceivable’ Without Morocco – Senegal’s FM

Dakar-  The African Union cannot be thought of without Morocco, said Senegal’s Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye. "Morocco is a fully fledged member of the African family and none has the right to exclude the Kingdom," said Ndiaye in an interview with MAP on the occasion of the visit of HM King Mohammed VI to Dakar. "We think that time is up for Morocco to return to the African Union naturally in conditions t ...

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Minister Criticizes Clothing of Some Artists Who Perform at Mawazine Festival

Rabat - Transportation Minister Aziz Rabbah does not appear to be happy with the "clothing habits" of some of the artists invited to take part in Morocco's flagship festival, Mawazine.  Speaking at a forum on Tuesday, the PJD Minister criticized the clothing of some artists who will perform at the Mawazine Festival, saying their dress does not respect "Moroccan values.” "Morocco is an open country (…), but ...

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Yassine Bahti’s Brother Allowed to Leave Prison to Attend His Brother’s Funeral

Rabat - Moroccan authorities allowed Yassine Bahti’s brother, who is in prison on charges of drug possession, to attend his brother's burial. Under tight control and security presence, Bahti’s brother attended the burial with members of his family and friends, and received condolences on the loss of his brother. The Moroccan pilot, who died when his F-16 crashed in Yemen, was buried in the cemetery of marty ...

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Fes Festival of World Sacred Music: Celebrating Africa

Rabat - The 21st edition of the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music celebrates Africa. The theme for this year’s edition of the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music is Fes in the Mirror of Africa. This 2015 edition will showcase concerts and forums that will evoke the travels of Hassan al Wazzan, also known as Leo Africanus, an Andalusian Berber diplomat and North African explorer. The forums will also involve ...

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King Mohammed VI, Senegal’s President Chair Signing Ceremony of 13 Bilateral Agreements

Dakar - King Mohammed VI and President of the Republic of Senegal Macky Sall chaired, on Thursday at the presidential palace in Dakar, the signing ceremony of thirteen bilateral agreements on the different cooperation fields between the two brotherly countries. HM the King and Senegalese head of state chair signing ceremony of 13 bilateral agreements These agreements are in line with the royal integrated ap ...

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Run to the Rhythm of Sacred Music

Fez - The 21st Annual Fes Festival of World Sacred Music will kick off this weekend with a variety of events and concerts that draw thousands of visitors from around the world to Morocco’s spiritual capital every year. The nine-day music festival will provide patrons with a chance to experience the enchantment of curated music concerts while exploring some of the city’s historical venues. Visitors looking t ...

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Casablanca to Host Second Annual Half Marathon

Fez - The coastal city will welcome thousands of runners on a 21-kilometer race around the city this Sunday, May 24. Following the success of Casablanca’s half marathon last year, the Casablanca Athletics League hopes to provide runners with another international marathon set to the streets of Morocco’s largest city. The athletics association launched the initiative for this race to further develop the spor ...

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US Military Delegation Visits Cap Draa on Sidelines of 2015 African Lion military Exercise

Cap Draa (Tan Tan) -  A high-level US military delegation led by commander of U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) General David Rodriguez visited the site of the Cap Draa wargames on the sidelines of the US-Morocco 2015 African Lion military exercise. High-level US Military Delegation Visits Cap Draa on Sidelines of 2015 African Lion military Exercise. Senior officials of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) received t ...

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