Morocco Makes Donations to Sierra Leone, Liberia To Stem Ebola

Rabat - Morocco has dispatched royal donations to Sierra Leone and Liberia in support of international efforts aiming to stem the spread of the Ebola virus. “Upon King Mohammed VI's instructions, Morocco has dispatched royal donations to the republics of Sierra Leone and Liberia,” the Health Ministry said in a statement. "These humanitarian aids, consisting of 12 tons of medicines and medical equipment, inc ...

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Moroccan artworks auctioned in Paris for 1.6m Euros

Rabat - The prestigious French auction house "Artcurial" organized on Tuesday in Paris the sale event "Moroccan Spirit: 1874-2014", an event celebrating 140 years of art and creation in Morocco. The sale event presented nearly 120 art works, offering a complete panorama from the fantasy vision of 19th century orientalism through the modern art to the younger generation of contemporary Moroccan artists, said ...

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Morocco, France to Strengthen Their Military Cooperation

Rabat  -  the General de Corps d'Armée Bouchaib Arroub, Inspector General of the FAR and Commander of the Southern Zone met Monday at the FAR General Staff headquarters in Rabat Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Staff of the French Navy. The talks focused on assessing the Moroccan-French military cooperation, particularly at the level of the navy and means of developing this cooperation to the level of partne ...

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In Pictures, Moroccan Minister Visits the flood-damaged Area of Tichka

Rabat - Moroccan Minister of Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, Aziz Rebahh has arrived in Tichka, a village near Marrakesh in order to oversee the massive task of rehabilitation and reconstruction in the aftermath of the devastating floods that hit the region today. Unlike other ministers who used Facebook and other social media to show their sympathy with the flood-affected people, Aziz Rebba ...

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Associated Press Confuses Morocco with Monaco

New York - The Associated Press confused the principality of Monaco with Morocco, erroneously saying that the North African country is expecting to celebrate the birth of royal twins. Most Moroccans living in the United States will tell you that they have come across Americans who confuse Morocco with Monaco. While this confusion is common among the average citizen and can be blamed on the ignorance of peop ...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year to Be Showcased in Marrakech Film Festival

Rabat - Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s 'Happy New Year' has been officially invited to be screened at the 14th edition of the Marrakech Film Festival, which will take place on December 5-13. 'Happy New Year', a heist drama with dollops of dance and music, will be screened in the non-competition section of the Marrakech film festival, Indian media reported. Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Ab ...

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Morocco: French Pedophile Arrested For Abusing 11 Children

Rabat- Amid a growing number of pedophilia crimes in Marrakech, one of the world's foremost tourist destinations, another pedophile was brought before the court of the Red City on Thursday for abusing 11 children. The judiciary police of Marrakech heard eleven children aged 12 to 16, claiming they had sexual relations with defendant for money or gifts such as bicycles. According to Minister of the Interior ...

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Opposition, Rights Group Say Equatorial Guinea Not Fit to Host CAN 2015

Marrakech- opposition Equatorial Guinea's main opposition party has published a strongly-worded statement criticizing the president of the country, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, and the head of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou, for allowing Equatorial Guinea to host the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2015, after Morocco asked to postpone it President Nguema, who agreed that his country host ...

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Morocco: Movement Calls For the Adoption of Secularism in the Constitution

Marrakesh - Anfass, a Moroccan Movement for Democracy, demands a constitution that promotes secularism, according to a news release on November 5, 2014. According to Anfass, the implementation of secularism must be based on three themes: freedom of belief, citizenship regardless of religion, and civil legitimacy of the state. In addition to educating generations on the values of modernity, Anfass aims to tr ...

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Morocco, Crucial Partner For WTO In Africa, Its Head Says

Geneva  -  The World Trade Organization (WTO) sees Morocco as a crucial partner in Africa and appreciates the Kingdom's contribution to its actions, said on Wednesday WTO director general Roberto Azevedo.  The WTO chief was speaking at a meeting with Mohamed Aujjar who handed him his credentials as Morocco's permanent ambassador in Geneva.  Azevedo also commended the decisive role by Morocco, in its capacit ...

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Morocco: Picture of Politician Giving a Chicken to Indigent Woman Goes Viral

Rabat- A picture of Mohammed Idammar, a member of the Party of Justice and Development (PJD) and the head of the urban municipality of Tetouan, giving a chicken to an elderly woman went viral on social networks. In the picture, Mohammed Idammar perhaps inadvertently joined a trend that Moroccan FaceBook users call "chufuni,” or "watch me giving charity.” The trend features politicians who exploit poor peopl ...

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Moscow to Host Morocco’s ‘Grand Export Festival’ from Nov. 6 to 20

Rabat - The Moroccan Export Promotion Centre (Maroc Export) organizes from November 6 to 20 in Moscow "Morocco's Grand Export Festival," an event aimed at introducing Moroccan products directly to Russian consumers. Some 26 Moroccan companies will take part in this event to be organized in 36 big-box stores across the Russian capital, a statement of Maroc Export said. Morocco grand export festival is an opp ...

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