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From Jerada to Rural USA: Keeping Towns Alive

Rabat - America’s heartland is still the heart of the country. A character in the classic American 1930s novel, The Grapes of Wrath, observed the...

ONDA: 2017 Set New Record for Moroccan Air Traffic

By Sana El Ouazi Rabat - In 2017, Moroccan air traffic increased significantly, with an 11.63 percent rise in the number of passengers who passed...

Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal Signs Achraf Bencherki for $9 Million

Rabat - After a long week of arduous negotiations, Wydad of Casablanca has caved in and decided to sell its striker Achraf Bencherki to...

70 Migrants Rescued Off Spanish Coast

By Sarah Goodman Rabat - This weekend, a combination of Spanish professionals and civilians rescued 70 people at sea, adrift in the stretch of the...

Tourists Allegedly Vandalize Mosque in South of Morocco

Rabat - On January 18, a group of tourists allegedly defaced the wall of an old mosque in the rural commune of Arbaa Ait...

King Mohammed VI Appoints Five New Ministers in New Government Reshuffle

Casablanca   -  King Mohammed VI received, on Monday at the royal palace in Casablanca, the five new ministers, in the presence of the head...

Building Morocco’s Future with Technology and Humanity

Marrakech - The German insurance group Allianz  is encouraging young Moroccan innovators to connect with local and global partners. Its new socio-economic program, “Global Explorer,”...

King Mohammed VI to Chair Council of Ministers Monday in Casablanca

Rabat - King Mohammed VI is expected to chair a Council of Ministers at the Royal Palace of Casablanca on Monday, January 22. The news...

Liberia Reaffirms Support for Morocco’s ECOWAS Bid

By Tamba Francois Koundouno Rabat - Bhopal Chambers, the Speaker of Liberia’s House of Representatives, declared Liberia’s full support for Morocco’s Africa Agenda during a...

Morocco Reiterates Condemnation of Houthi Attacks Against Saudi Arabia

Rabat - Morocco will not accept any attack against the Holy Places of Islam and the other Gulf and Arab States, said Mounia Boucetta,...

Ministry of Agriculture: Recent Rainfall has ‘Positive’ Impact on Water Deficit

Rabat - Recent rainfall in Morocco has a positive impact on the agricultural prospects of 2018. The national average rainfall totaled 132.7 millimeters through...

Moroccan Amina Doumane Won Best Doctoral Thesis in France

Rabat - The Moroccan Amina Doumane, a postdoctoral researcher at Paris Diderot University, received the Gilles Kahn award for the best Ph.D. thesis for...

Bourita Received Warmly by Algerian Officials during Western Mediterranean Forum

Rabat - Morocco’s minister of foreign affairs, Nasser Bourita, was welcomed by Algerian officials, including the country’s foreign minister Abdelkader Messahel who recently accused...

Pope Francis Appoints Cristobal Lopez New Archbishop of Rabat

Rabat - Pope Francis, has appointed Cristóbal López Romero as the Catholic church’s new Archbishop of Rabat. The 67-year-old from Spain succeeded former Archbishop Vincent...

Denmark Supports EU Proposal to Renegotiate Morocco’s Fisheries Agreement

Rabat - Denmark has positioned itself as one of the first countries to support the proposal adopted by the European Commission on Monday, to...

King Mohammed VI Receives Response from Donald Trump on His Jerusalem...

Rabat - King Mohammed VI has received on Saturday a letter from US President Donald Trump. In the letter, Trump responded to the message...

Faouzi Benzarti is Wydad of Casablanca’s New Coach

Rabat - Tunisian coach, Faouzi Benzarti, officially signed an 18-month contract with Wydad football club (WAC) of Casablanca on Friday. Benzarti takes over from Wydad’s...

Snow Blocks 5,000 Kilometers of Moroccan Roads

Rabat - The Moroccan Minister of Transport, Abdelkader Amara, told parliament on Monday that nearly 5,000 kilometers of national, regional, and provincial roads were...

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