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Moroccan Ambassador to the US Named ‘Arab Ambassador of the Year’

New York - The Moroccan Ambassador to the United States, Rachad Bouhlal, has been named 'Arab Ambassador of the Year' by the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce. The Moroccan diplomat, who was named Ambassador to Washington in 2011, will be honored during a luncheon gala that will be held on Friday December 12 at the Willard Intercontinental hotel in Washington D.C. Before being appointed by King Mohammed ...

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Cases of Khawla, Samira and Plague of Blade Attacks in Morocco

Fez- Aside from those who have had accidents that deformed their faces, there are many who hide disgraceful stories of sorrow and anger behind the scars that mark them. Brutal attacks using blades after minor altercations harm Morocco’s image. Misunderstandings or small problems can develop into gruesome fights involving blades, but they could be easily nipped in the bud just by resorting to communication. ...

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Jill Biden Praises Morocco’s Advances In Women’s Rights

 Marrakech-  Jill Biden, wife of US Vice-President Joe Biden, praised, here Wednesday, Morocco's advances in women's rights under the leadership of King Mohammed VI. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Women's Entrepreneurship Day, part of the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES Marrakech, November 19-21), Jill Biden reiterated the commitment of the United States "to support the actions of women and ...

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‘The Orchestra of Blinds’ to Represent Morocco at Marrakech Film Festival

Fez- The film ‘’The Orchestra of Blinds’’ will represent Morocco in the 14th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival, which will take place on December 5-13. The film appears on a list released by The Hollywood Reporter, an American film website. The film is directed by Mohammed Mouftakir, and tells the story of a famous orchestra chief who forces his eldest son, Minou, to work hard and rank first in his cla ...

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‘Western Sahara’: The Non-negotiable Road Map

By Majid Morceli San Francisco - Algiers and Tindouf never expected King Mohamed VI’s speech to be bluntly forthcoming. They were convinced that in light of Morocco’s latest skirmishes with UN envoy to Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, were sufficient enough to corner Moroccan authorities to a place where they could no longer maneuver their way out of the trap they have set. The king’s speech came as a shoc ...

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US Vice President in Marrakesh to Participate in 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Marrakech - US Vice President Joe Biden arrived Wednesday in Marrakech to take part in the fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) (Nov. 19-21). US vice president, accompanied by his wife Jill Biden, was welcomed at the airport by Morocco's head of government Abdelilah Benkirane and US ambassador to Morocco Dwight Bush. Biden is leading a very important US delegation to the fifth edition of GES he ...

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Morocco Drops Charges Against British Gay Tourist & His Moroccan Partner

Rabat- The British tourist Ray Cole, jailed this October for ‘homosexual acts’, said that Morocco has formally dropped the charges against him and his partner. Speaking to Pinknews, Cole revealed that all the charges against both him and Jamal, known as Jam Wald Naas, had been formally dropped. “I heard today, November 17, that all charges against myself and Jamal have been dropped and we can now put this h ...

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Thousands of Moroccan Tourists ‘Visited Israel’ Since 2009: Report

Marrakech- Moroccan tourists are traveling to Israel at a remarkable rate, with over 2239 visiting this year. The Israeli news channel "I24 NEWS" released these figures on Monday citing a report by the Israël Population and Immigration Authority. The report indicates that the number of Moroccan tourists to Israel has quadrupled since 2009, when the number of Moroccan tourists who visited Israel was only 658 ...

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Algerian Murders Moroccan Roommate After Fight Over CAN 2015

Rabat- An Algerian immigrant took the life of his Moroccan roommate in Belgium after a heated dispute about the African Cup of Nations. The Algerian stabbed the Moroccan immigrant with a knife, and attempted to hide the evidence for about two weeks. Not only did the Algerian commit the crime, he allegedly claimed that he did not know where his roommate was. He cut his roommate’s body into several pieces, wh ...

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Morocco Ranks 29 in Global Modern Slavery Index

Rabat- The second annual edition of the Walk Free Foundation's Global Slavery Index has revealed that nearly 36 million people worldwide are enslaved. The Index produced by the Walk Free Foundation, a global human rights organization founded by Australian philanthropists Andrew and Nicola Forrest, estimates the number of people living in some form of modern slavery in 167 countries around the world. Among t ...

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Women Represent 39.40% of Public Servants in Morocco

Amman- Women represent 39.40 percent of in public servants in Morocco, Minister-delegate for public service and the modernization of the administration, Mohamed Moubdii said here Monday. 60 percent of these women are senior managers and 17% hold responsibility positions, Moubdii said at a seminar on "Gender, Law and Public Policy in the MENA Region." In the private sector, women represent 45 percent of empl ...

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Google Shares with Moroccans Their Celebration of Independence Day

Rabat- In the same way as in 2013 is sharing with the Moroccan people their celebration of the 58th anniversary of Morocco’s independence from French protectorate. To mark the event, the giant search engine, has put a photo of Moroccan knight holding the Moroccan flag. Users of Google.co.ma have noticed the picture 00.1 min AM Moroccan time. Every year on November 18th, Morocco celebrates with pride its ind ...

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