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Morocco to Participate in Africa Energy Forum

By Safaa Kasraoui The Ministry of Mines, Water and the Environment is set to participate at the 19th annual Africa Energy Forum(AEF), scheduled June 7 to...

Morocco Highlights Its Anti-ISIS Strategy in Washington D.C.

Nasser Bourita, Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs
Washington - The Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition To Counter ISIS, held Wednesday in Washington, was an opportunity to highlight the multidimensional approach...

Official Welcoming Ceremony in Rabat for King Abdullah II

King Mohammed VI with King Abdullah II
Rabat - King Mohammed VI chaired, on Wednesday at the Mechouar Square in the Rabat Royal Palace, the official welcoming ceremony for the Sovereign...

Morocco’s Manufacturing Industries Increased 1.8% in Fourth Quarter of 2016

Ahmed Lahlimi Alami, The High Commission for Planning (HCP
Rabat - The production index for manufacturing industries excluding petroleum refining increased by 1.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the...

Business Concerns Behind “Muslim Electronic Ban

Casablanca International Airport
By Thomas Dupaquier Rabat - On Tuesday, March 21, the US Department of State was required several companies based in the Middle East and Africa to...

Morocco Donates USD 1.5 Million to Protect Cultural Heritage

minister of culture amine sbihi
By safaa Kasraoui Rabat - The Ministry of Culture announced at the International Donors' Conference on Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage on March 20 that they...

Peru Passes Parliamentary Motion of Support for Morocco’s Return to AU

Peru Passes Parliamentary Motion of Support for Morocco’s Return to AU
Rabat - The Peruvian Parliament has passed a motion expressing its official support of Morocco’s return to the African Union family. The motion recalled Morocco’s...

A New Dawn In Venture Capitalism for Morocco’s Young Startups

automotive industry in morocco
By Karthik Krishnan New York - Morocco’s young start-ups have been making headlines and justifiably so. Some have gone as far as to dub them...

Medical Specialists to Strike over Health Insurance Bill

Moroccan graduate doctors on strike
By Safaa Kasraoui Rabat - Clinics and private medical specialists throughout Morocco will go on strike on March 30. The strike, organized by the National Union...

Road Accidents Killed 18 People in Morocco Last Week

Rabat - 18 people were killed and 1,573 were injured, including 76 seriously, in 1,210 traffic accidents that occurred in urban areas on March...

Guinea-Bissau National Arrested in Mohammed V Airport with 4kg of Cocaine

Rabat - Police services at the Casablanca Mohammed V international airport arrested, on Tuesday, a Guinea-Bissau national who was trying to smuggle 4.5 kg of cocaine,...

Royal Air Maroc Bans Carry-On Electronics on Flights to US

Royal Air Maroc Reports Double-Digit Growth in Traffic in November 
By Alexander Jusdanis Rabat - Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has issued a communiqué stating that passengers on flights to the US must place all electronics,...

UK to Announce it will Join US Electronics Flight Ban

US electronics flight ban
Rabat - An announcement is expected anytime from the UK, saying it will be joining the indefinite US ban of electronics aboard commercial airlines. The...

Royal Air Maroc Pilot Arrested in France

Royal Air Maroc Reports Double-Digit Growth in Traffic in November 
By Safaa Kasraoui Rabat - A Moroccan pilot for Royal Air Maroc (RAM) was arrested by French authorities on March 18 upon landing in Nantes,...

Mohammed VI Tangier Tech City to Create 100K Direct Jobs: HAITE...

Mohammed VI Tangiers Tech City" project
Rabat - The "Mohammed VI Tangiers Tech City" project will create about 100,000 direct jobs, President of the Chinese industrial group Haite, Li Biao,...

Attijari Wafa Bank Awarded African Bank of The Year in Geneva

Attijari WafaBank Awarded African Bank of The Year in Geneva
Rabat - Moroccan banking group Attijariwafa Bank was awarded the African Bank of the Year trophy at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO...

Morocco Affected by US In-Flight Electronics Ban

Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca
By Thomas Dupaquier Rabat - US imposes electronics ban on flights from several Middle Eastern and African countries, including Morocco. On Monday, US authorities have required airlines...

Spain ‘Hasn’t Changed Its Position’ on Western Sahara: Ana Rodriguez

Moroccan Sahrawi women clap their hands to supprt Moroccan authorities against separatists in Western Sahara. (AFP)
Rabat - Spain "has not changed its position" on the Sahara issue. It is also reiterating its "full willingness" to continue its efforts to...