Morocco Advocates Political Solution to Syrian Crisis- FM

Kuwait   -  Morocco advocates an adequate political solution to the Syrian Crisis and spares no effort in bringing humanitarian assistance to Syrian citizens affected by the conflict, Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar said on Tuesday in Kuwait city. Speaking at the third international donors conference for Syria, Mezoaur stressed the need for more humanitarian assistance and called the international comm ...

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Egyptian President Receives Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane

Sharm el-Sheikh- Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Sissi received Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane on Sunday, on the sidelines of the 26th Arab Summit which is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. Benkirane said, after the talks with Egypt's head of state, that the friendly meeting was an occasion to discuss the Moroccan-Egyptian ties, the latest developments in the Arab World as well as the two coun ...

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Morocco to Provide All Kinds of Support to Military Coalition in Yemen

Rabat   - Morocco will back the coalition defending the legitimacy in Yemen by providing political, intelligence, logistics and military support, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday in a statement. "In response to a request by Yemeni legitimate President Abdrabbou Mansour Hadi and based on support to the legitimacy in Yemen and solidarity with its champions, as well as steady commitment to the defense of ...

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Al Jazeera Condemns Attack on Its Sanaa Bureau

Rabat - Al Jazeera Media Network condemned the invasion of Houthi rebels on its bureau in the Yemeni capital. Armed Houthis stormed the bureau in Sanaa as guards reported that the rebels destroyed security cameras, smashed the entrance door and ransacked the office contents. An Al Jazeera spokesperson said: “We condemn these unacceptable actions. They will however not stop us from continuing our duty as jou ...

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Morocco Expresses Solidarity With Saudi Arabia’s Military Action Against Houtis

Rabat - Morocco expressed, on Wednesday, full solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its full support to legitimacy in Yemen. The Kingdom of Morocco is closely following with great concern the latest serious developments in the Republic of Yemen consisting in the use of force and violence as well as attempts to sap national Yemeni dialogue and undermine legitimacy, the foreign ministry said in a st ...

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Morocco Calls for Rapidly Mending Saudi-Sweden Row

Rabat - Morocco called for a rapidly mending the row between Saudi Arabia and Sweden in favor of a normalization of bilateral relations on the basis of mutual respect and constructive cooperation, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. The call was made during the reception of Sweden’s Ambassador to Morocco at the headquarters of the foreign ministry in Rabat, the statement said. During the ...

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Morocco Participates in Saudi-led Coalition Against Houtis in Yemen

Rabat- Morocco has reportedly joined Saudi Arabia in its aerial bombardment of the Houthi rebels in Yemen by deploying six fighter jets, Al Arabiya news channel reported. The kingdom expressed "complete solidarity" to Saudi Arabia in its "Decisive Storm" military operation that started early Thursday targeting Houthi rebels, a Shia group supported by Iran, Al Arabiya said. With the exception of Oman, member ...

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Saudi-led Coalition Starts Airstrikes Agaisnt Houti Rebels in Yemen

Rabat - In a new twist in the arms wrestling between Saudi Arabia and Iran in the proxy war they are waging in Yemen, the Saudi kingdom has started a series of airstrikes against the Houti rebels, a Shia group supported by Iran. The announcement was made on Wednesday evening by Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, who said that the military operations started at 7 pm Est time ...

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Morocco Condemns Sanaa Mosques Attack

Rabat - Morocco condemned the terrorist bombings on two mosques in Sanaa in Yemen which killed dozen worshipers, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation said in a statement on Saturday. On this sad occasion, Morocco extended sincere condolences to the families of the deceased and called on "Yemeni brothers to put an end to the acts of aggression and to contain the situation in order to avoid a dege ...

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Morocco, UAE Sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

Rabat - Morocco and the United Arab Emirates signed, on Tuesday in Casablanca, a cooperation agreement providing for mutual administrative assistance in customs matters. The new agreement aims at facilitating trade between the two countries and promoting cooperation between their respective customs services, the central administration of Morocco's customs said in a statement sent to MAP on Thursday. The agr ...

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Israel’s Elections: Who Cares?

Toronto - Should we care about the Israeli elections? The answer is that we all should. In fact, the coming week, Israeli voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament-Knesset from which a new government should emerge. The latest polls indicate a slight lead of the Center left Zionist Union led by the less-known Isaac Herzog ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud. Besides the economy, most I ...

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Three Egyptian Officers Rape Girl in Custody

Rabat- The testimony of an Egyptian girl who says she was raped in custody by three police officers at Al-Marj police station in Cairo has sparked uproar in Egypt. In a phone call, the 18 year-old young woman, who identified herself as Fatima, told her tragic story to Haitham Abu Khalil in his TV show entitled "Our Rights" aired on Al-Sharq TV channel. Fatima said that she was arrested from her home on Janu ...

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