Meknes: Decoration of personalities of royal Wissams on of the Throne Day

Meknes - Several personalities working in Meknes have been decorated of Wissam at the prefecture of Ismailia, on July 30, 2015 by royal decree, on the occasion of the 16th anniversary of King Mohamed VI’s accession to the throne. Wali of Meknes Mohamed Kadiri gave first class of national merit honors to senior officials in the Interior Ministry. These include the principal pasha in Meknes, the principal off ...

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King Mohammed VI Calls for Dismissing Consuls Who Mistreat Moroccan Immigrants

Miami - Morocco’ King, Mohammed VI, has had enough with the misconduct of certain Moroccan Consuls serving abroad and wants to put an end to this abuse. Last October 31, 2014 about sixty diplomats met in Rabat with the Minister of Foreign Affairs to sign the “Charter of Consuls” in hopes to reconcile Moroccans living abroad (MRE) with the Consulates. However, during the 16th Throne Day Royal Speech, the Kin ...

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King Mohammed VI Announces MAD 50 Billion Plan to Isolated Regions

Miami - On July 30, 2015 King Mohammed VI touched on a variety of issues during his “Throne Day” Royal Speech in order to consolidate current initiatives. In last year’s speech, he had diagnosed the problems that slow development. This year, the King announced the launch of a major project with an estimated budget of MAD 50 billion to upgrade remote areas located in the Atlas, the Rif, Saharan areas, and so ...

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Morocco Has the Best Infrastructure in North Africa

Rabat - According to the “Global Competitiveness 2015” report by the reputable World Economic Forum, Morocco has ranked 1st place in North Africa in the category of Best Infrastructure. The Forum ran the competitive report amongst 144 countries based on the quality of their infrastructure, accounting for roads, major highways, railways, ports, airports, energy infrastructure, and telecommunications. The res ...

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Throne Day: King Mohammed VI Hands Distinctions to Moroccan and Foreign Figures

Rabat - King Mohammed VI handed this Thursday distinctions to a group of Moroccan and foreign outstanding figures, during a banquet held at the Royal Palace of Rabat to mark the 13th throne day. Here follows the list of recipients:  Throne medal (Wissam Al Arch), exceptional class: - Late Abdelhadi Tazi, former diplomat, historian and writer (the medal was handed to his son Badr Tazi). - Mohamed Ait Idder, ...

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Moroccan Songs Banned From Radio Stations in Algeria

Rabat - In an unprecedented move, Algeria’s General Directorate of National Radio has reportedly ordered all radio stations across the country to stop playing Moroccan songs. A report from the Algerian news website Algerie Patriotique said that local radio stations found in their headquarters a note from the General Directorate of National Radio that reads: “We’d like to bring to your attention that all the ...

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Ikea to Open Five Stores Across Morocco

Rabat - Swedish furniture giant Ikea is expected to open up its first store in Morocco near Casablanca by the end of 2015, ahead of opening four other stores across the country in the near future. A report by Moroccan weekly magazine TelQuel said Ikea’s first store will be located in Zenata, between Casablanca and Mohammedia. It is expected to open in October 2015, as the work is almost finished. TelQuel qu ...

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Local Authorities in Fez Ban Female Bartenders

Rabat - Local authorities in the city of Fez recently passed a new rule banning female bartenders from serving alcohol at local bars, citing safety reasons. A report by the daily Assabah newspaper in its Thursday edition said the branch of Morocco’s intelligence service Les Renseignements Généraux (RG) in Fez summoned the managers of local bars, restaurants, and nightclubs licensed to serve liquor to let th ...

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United States’ John Kerry commemorates Morocco for Feast of the Throne

Rabat - United States Secretary of State John Kerry addressed King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people today, Feast of the Throne, wishing the country a “joyful celebration,” and expressing gratitude for a strong and “constructive” relationship between the two countries. In John Kerry’s statement, he offers his “best wishes to King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people,” as Moroccans celebrate the Feast of th ...

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Hardships of Moroccans in Remote Areas Make Me Sad: King Mohammed VI

Rabat - King Mohammed VI of Morocco said Thursday in Rabat that the hardships endured by millions of Moroccans in remote areas make him sad, and called on the government to redouble its efforts to all Moroccans to live in decent conditions. The sovereign noted that "all that has been achieved, no matter how significant it is, remains insufficient for our country, as long as there is a category of the popula ...

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Full Text of King Mohammed VI’s Speech on Throne Day 

Rabat - King Mohammed VI delivered this Thursday a speech to the nation on the occasion of the 16th throne day. Here follows the full text of the speech aired on the Moroccan radio and TV channels: Praise be to God,  May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin Dear Citizens, Today, we are proudly celebrating the sixteenth anniversary of my accession to the glorious Alawite throne. This is ...

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Moroccan Immigrants Vs. Royal Air Maroc: Is It a Cold War?

By Hassan Salman Moroccans all over the world, particularly in the United States and Canada, have suffered terribly when traveling with Royal Air Maroc (RAM). Their suffering, as most of them have expressed on Facebook, is exemplified in the Moroccan national airline’s chronic lateness, frequent cancelation, lost bags, bad service, and above all a sharp rise in prices. All of these factors and many others c ...

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