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King Mohammed VI’s visit to Tunisia, exceptional moment of historic relations: Tunisian President

Washington  -  The recent visit of King Mohammed VI to Tunisia was an exceptional moment in the history of Moroccan-Tunisian relationships, said on Wednesday in Washington, Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki. The recent visit of King Mohammed VI to Tunisia was of an exceptional nature "for the Sovereign gave a strong and clear signal to bilateral cooperation", Tunisian President told journalists on ...

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Morocco Imports Radioactive Chinese Seafood: paper

Azrou - In this holy month of Ramadan, the demand for fish and seafood significantly increases. It is an opportunity for fish sellers to invade markets with big quantities and very poor quality. "Do Moroccans know that they are consuming radioactive Chinese fish?" asked Al Massae, Moroccan daily newspaper. The daily devotes in its July 22 edition an entire page to imported fish from several Asian countries, ...

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Morocco plays important role in nuclear safety, IAEA chief

Rabat - Morocco plays an important role in the field of nuclear safety, said Tuesday in Rabat, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano. In a statement to the press following his meeting with minister-delegate for the Interior, Charkhi Draiss, Amano said Morocco's efforts in the field of preventive nuclear safety takes shape in several scientific institutions, includin ...

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Morocco: Two Medi1 Journalists Physically Assaulted by Two Security Officers

Casablanca- Two female correspondents for the Moroccan TV channel Medi1 were verbally and physically assaulted by security officers (gendarmes) on Thursday, on the highway connecting Casablanca to Bouznika. The two correspondents, Fatiha Ouali, a journalist, and Hayat Ziani, a camerawoman, were sent to the scene to shoot a report on the Highway Code as part of the weekly show “Bi Douni Haraj,” broadcast on ...

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Al Hurra TV and Radio Sawa: Two Sides of the Same Coin

By Assim Al Moussaoui Nador, Morocco - In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, there have been hostile and racist acts perpetrated against the U.S. Arab and Muslim community as a vengeful and narrow-minded reaction. Compounded with this was the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, and Iraq in 2003. These events bred extreme negative views in the Arab public towards the American administration and its foreign policy ...

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Morocco, a gateway of foreign investors to Africa: Mayor of City of London

Rabat  - Morocco is becoming a gateway for foreign investors to Africa, owing to its experience in partnership with Francophone Africa, said on Wednesday Fiona Woolf, lord-mayor of the City of London, one of world's leading economic and financial centers. "The United Kingdom can learn from Moroccan know-how in the region where Morocco is a pioneer", she said at a press conference following a two-day visit t ...

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Morocco: A Member of Istiqlal Party Says ‘Prostitution Boosts National Economy’

Casablanca - A member of the Istiqlal Party sparked commotion after allegedly expressing a positive opinion about prostitution before the House of Councilors during its monthly parliamentary session in Rabat. The first segment of the parliamentary session was devoted to women’s issues in Morocco. The session was held in the presence of Head of the Government, Abdel-Ilah Benkirane. During a speech, Khadija Z ...

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Morocco to Reduce Prices of Prescription and Over-Counter Drugs Nationally

Tinejdad, Morocco- Following a decree issued by the Ministry of Health concerning the conditions and rules of determining the prices of medicines manufactured locally or imported, the process of many medicines included on a list published by the Ministry will significantly decrease this week. This step comes pursuant to Ministerial Decree No. 14.787, published in the Official Journal, requiring a review of ...

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Ramadan TV Programs for this year to cost MAD 70 million: Minister

Rabat- The TV programs slated to run during the forthcoming month of Ramadan will cost taxpayers MAD 70 million compared to MAD 100 in 2012, according to Mustafa El Khalfi. The cost decline, 30 percent compared to 2012, is due to strict measures keen on rationalizing expenditure by means of respecting legal schedules of proposals as well as encouraging domestic production. This year's programs will be chara ...

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EBRD loans Morocco 383 mln euros since Sept. 2012 to fund 18 projects: Minister

Rabat - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) loaned Morocco some 383 million euros since September 2012 to finance 18 projects, said, on Tuesday in Rabat, Economy minister Mohammed Boussaid. Morocco received since September 2012 some 383 million euros for the financing of eighteen projects, said Boussaid, after a meeting with a delegation of the EBRD made up of 11 directors as part of ...

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First Belgian school in Morocco to receive students next school year

Casablanca - The first Belgian school in Morocco, located in Dar Bouazza, will open its doors next September to receive students for school year 2014-2015, delegate of the Wallonia-Brussels federation in Rabat Charles Houard announced on Friday in Casablanca. The school meets the standards of the Wallonia-Brussels federation's education system and has the same functioning as other establishments of the netw ...

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