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Moroccan team of American football launches a call for donations

Rabat - A call for donations was launched by the Moroccan team of American football ahead of its match against Egypt on December 13th. The game will determine which team will represent the African continent during the upcoming American Football World Cup set to take place in Sweden between the 4th and 18th of July 2015. Created in 2012, the national team of American football is seeking, via the Moroccan Nat ...

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Moroccan Minister of Tourism Denies Fall in Reservations from France

Rabat - Moroccan Minister of Tourism Lahcen Haddad announced the creation of a watch cell  to monitor the development of the French tourism market. In a statement to Agency of Maghreb Arab Press (PAM), Haddad dismissed claims that 50 percent of French reservations in Morocco were cancelled recently. He emphasized that some tour operators recorded a drop of 15 percent in reservations.   The Minister said tha ...

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Morocco Grants Fishing Authorizations to European Boats

Rabat  - The joint committee in charge of the implementation of the Morocco-EU fisheries agreement granted fishing authorizations to European boats which met all requirements, following its first meeting on Thursday and Friday in Rabat.  The holding of this session, a requisite for the EU boats to start their fishing activities, is part of the implementation of the said agreement which was adopted by the tw ...

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Moroccan authorities seize 226 kilos of cocaine

Agadir- Moroccan authorities in the city of Marrakech have seized a record 226 kilos of cocaine and arrested six drug traffickers. Based on accurate information from the General Directorate in charge of surveillance of the national territory, the seized amount of cocaine was found on Thursday night hidden in fish boxes inside a refrigerated Truck that had come from the south. The police say that the cocaine ...

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Morocco Arrests Two People Linked to ISIS

Rabat  - Moroccan authorities have arrested two people linked to the radical Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as they prepared to leave the country to join ISIS camps, the Interior Ministry said Friday. The two men, who have connections with foreign extremists, were planning to get military training in ISIS camps before returning to carry out attacks in Morocco, in accordance with ISIS plans to expand ...

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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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