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Morocco Ranks 98th in OXFAM’s Commitment to Reduce Inequality Index

By Mohamed Hikal Rabat - An OXFAM report has ranked Morocco 98th among 157 countries in the Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index issued this...

OCP Group Launches Corporate Volunteering Initiative for Farmers

Rabat- The OCP Group has launched a corporate volunteering initiative for farmers within its “Act4Farmers” program.   The initiative, launched yesterday in the context of...

Spain Dismantles Network Smuggling Weapons to Morocco in Speedboats

Rabat- Spain has dismantled a drug trafficking network trying to smuggle cannabis and advanced weapons into Morocco via speedboats. Spanish authorities stopped the boats carrying...

King Mohammed VI, Saudi Prince Discuss Morocco-Saudi Bilateral Bonds

Rabat - King Mohammed VI received Saudi prince and Minister of the Interior Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday in Rabat....

Details Emerge on Ilyas Amrani, 16-Year-Old Migrant Shot by Navy

Rabat - More details have emerged of the 16-year-old Moroccan migrant, Ilyas Amrani, shot by the navy on a boat in the Atlantic. The...

Morocco Arrests Lithuanian Drug Trafficker at Casablanca Airport

Rabat- The General Direction of National Surety (DGSN) arrested a 23-year-old Lithuanian for drug trafficking at the Casablanca airport on Monday. The man was...

Moroccan Customs Seize €20,000 in Undeclared Cash

Rabat- Customs at Tangier Med Port have seized €20,000 in undeclared cash, 133 phones, 7 tablets, and 50 second-hand smartphones. Customs officers arrested a Moroccan national...

Moroccan Environmentalists Organize ‘Car-Free Day’ in Casablanca

Rabat- Environment organizations in Morocco are encouraging Casablanca and Mohammedia to go car-free day on Sunday, October 14. The initiative is to raise awareness about...

Morocco to Spend MAD 271.5 Million on Flood Prevention in Fez,...

Rabat- Three government partnership agreements will spend MAD 271.5 million on flood prevention projects in Fez, Meknes, and Sidi Harazem. Following the recent floods that...

Western Sahara: Colin Stewart to Give Briefing on MINURSO, UN Report

Rabat - Colin Stewart, special representative of the UN secretary General for Western Sahara will host a briefing on MINURSO Thursday, October 11. Stewart, who...

Marrakech: International Conference of Human Rights Institutions

Rabat - The 13th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions opened in Marrakech today. The three-day conference is themed “Expanding the civic space...

Shopkeepers in Agadir Market Force Tourists to Leave Coffee Shop

Rabat- Shopkeepers in Agadir forced tourists to leave a coffee shop to pressure the cafe owner into joining their strike. A two-minute amateur video circulating...

Conde Nast Readers Choice: Marrakech’s La Mamounia World’s Best Hotel

Rabat - Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s 2018 Readers Choice awards has ranked La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech as the best hotel in the world. On...

Saudi Interior Minister in Morocco on Official Visit

Rabat - Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef, the Saudi interior minister arrived in Morocco Tuesday, October 9, for an official visit. The Moroccan interior minister,...

Morocco’s Second Energy Transfer Pumping Station to See Light in Agadir

Rabat - The minister of energy has launched the Pumped Power Transfer Station Project in Abdelmoumen dam, 70 kilometers northeast of Agadir. As Morocco increases...

Morocco’s Atlantic Andalusia Festival to Promote Muslim-Jewish Exchange

By Oumaïma Fassi Fihri Rabat - The coastal city of Essaouira will host the 15th annual Atlantic Andalusia Festival from October 25-28 to promote Muslim-Jewish...

Bahrain Wants to Boost Tourism Cooperation with Morocco

Rabat - Bahrain is interested in boosting cooperation with Morocco in all sectors, including tourism. The executive chairman of the Bahraini Tourism and Exhibition Administration, Cheikh...

Western Sahara: Latin America’s CELAC Supports UN-Led Political Process

Rabat - CELAC has expressed strong support for the UN’s efforts to find an agreed upon and mutually acceptable solution to the Western Sahara conflict. On...

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