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Nepal’s prime minister stresses need to reinforce friendly relations with Morocco

Katmandou - Nepalese prime minister, Sushil Koirala, stressed the need to consolidate friendship ties with Morocco and praised HM the King's leadership for peace and security in the region. Nepal shares with Morocco the same vision regarding peace and stability as pre-requisites for economic and social development, said the Nepalese prime minister while receiving Friday Morocco's ambassador to Nepal, based ...

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No Mention of Human Rights ‘Mechanism’ in Ki-moon’s Final Report on the Sahara

New York- The phone call held between King Mohammed VI of Morocco and the ban ki-moon has been instrumental in pushing the UN chief to review his report and take Morocco’s concerns into account. While the advance copy of the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need for the establishment of a human rights monitoring mechanism in the Sahara and the Tindouf camps, the final report, which ...

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France Won’t Use its Veto on the Sahara: Gérard Araud

New York- Gérard Araud, France’s Ambassador to the United Nations, said in a Tweet on Friday that his country would not use its veto power in the Security Council against any resolution on the Sahara. The French diplomat was apparently answering the Polisario and its supporters, who accused France of its willingness to use its veto to block any resolution that doesn’t take into account Morocco’s interests. ...

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Marrakech Air Show To Take Place on April 23-26

Taroudant, Morocco- Under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, the fourth edition of the International Exhibition of Aerospace Industries "Marrakech Airshow 2014" will take place from April 23 to 26 at the Royal Air Force military base in Marrakech. “The fourth Marrakech Airshow will be hosting once more, African and Mediterranean civil and military delegations as well as senior corporate executives in order ...

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Morocco’s Ouarzazate: A Tourist City without Noise

Ouarzazat- Morocco is well known for its diversity in many ways, making it an attractive destination to foreigners who enjoy discovering diverse cultures, climates, geographical landscapes etc. Apart from the well-known big cities of Morocco, the small cities and oases of south-east region, such as Ouarzazate, Kelaa Megouna, Bomalne Dades, Tinghir, Zagoura and Arfoud are causes for wonder. While these citie ...

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Moroccan athlete Mariem Alaoui Selsouli suspended for 8 years for doping

Taroudant, Morocco- Moroccan athlete Meriem Alaoui Selsouli has been officially suspended for eight years following a positive doping control at a meeting in Paris July 6, 2012, according to the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation. The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed on April 14, 2014 the decision of the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation to suspend the athlete Mariem Alaoui Selsouli from taking p ...

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Opening of Embassy of Panama in Morocco

 Rabat- The headquarters of the Embassy of the Republic of Panama in Morocco was inaugurated Friday in Rabat, in the presence of the Panamanian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mayra Arosemena and several Moroccan officials. The inauguration of Panama 's diplomatic mission in Rabat, was attended by Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister-delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mbarka Bouaida, ...

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Sahara: Hilale hands a message from King Mohammed VI to Ban Ki-moon

New York- Omar Hilale, who was entrusted by King Mohammed VI with the position of ambassador, Morocco's permanent representative to the United Nations Organization, handed on Thursday to UN secretary General Ban Ki-Moon a message from the Sovereign, on the latest UNSG report on the Sahara. During the meeting, the Moroccan diplomat underlined Morocco's fundamentals regarding the Sahara issue and pointed out ...

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King Mohammed VI pays Historic Visit to the Sahara

Fez- King Mohammed VI of Morocco started on Wednesday a historic visit to the Saharan provinces. Today, the Moroccan monarch attended the Friday prayer at the Asslam mosque in the city of Dakhla, the region’s second largest city after Laayoune. The visit comes a week after the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon released his annual report on the “Situation in the Western Sahara” and less than two w ...

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Morocco’s Interaction With UN Human Rights System, a Strategic Choice: Official

Rabat - Morocco's interaction with the UN human rights system is "a strategic choice", said on Thursday Morocco's inter-ministerial delegate for human rights, Mahjoub El Haiba. El Haiba, who was guest to MAP forum, stressed that this interaction is part of the commitment made by Morocco to consolidate human rights respect in the country. He stressed that between 2003 and 2012, Morocco has presented a total ...

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Algerian Authorities Arrest Two Moroccan Journalists

Rabat- Two Journalists for the Moroccan TV channel 2M were arrested on Wednesday and had their equipment confiscated before they were released by the authorities in Algeria. Two days earlier, Amnesty International accusedAlgeria of silencing critics and curbing freedom of expression, in particular press freedom in the presidential elections. It seems that  the curbing the freedom of press in Algeria has bec ...

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Marrakech hosts British Polo Day Morocco

Marrakech- Jnan Amar Polo Club will host the inaugural British Polo Day Morocco in aid of The Eve Branson Foundation on April 19 in Marrakech. "On Saturday 19th April, British Polo Day, presented by Land Rover, will bring elegance, style and the best amateur traditions of polo to African soil with the inaugural British Polo Day Morocco," reads a statement made by the organizers. The Polo match is being held ...

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