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Morocco underlines serious impact of Israeli offensive
Geneva, July 24 : Morocco has underlined the serious impact of the ongoing Israeli offensive on the human rights situation of Palestinians in Gaza.
With widest release, Salman Khan's 'Kick' to hit over 5,000 screens
Mumbai, July 23 : Superstar Salman Khan's "Kick" is set to kick up a storm. The action thriller will hit over 5,000 screens in India Friday as well as 42 other countries including non-traditional markets like France, Germany, Morocco and Maldives.
'Morocco most stable, reformist country in Maghreb region'
Washington, July 23 : Morocco is the most stable country of the Maghreb region, encouraging religious moderation, thanks to the set of reforms initiated by King Mohammed VI long before the 'Arab Spring', says US think tank Atlantic Council.
Thousands in Morocco protest Israeli attacks on Gaza
Rabat, July 21 : Thousands of people from all over Morocco hit the streets of capital Rabat over the weekend to stage a mass national march to express solidarity with the Palestinian people and to condemn the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.
US endorses Morocco's plan on Sahara
Washington, July 17 : US President Barack Obama has extended support to Morocco's autonomy plan for the Sahara in line with the policy adopted by the last three US administrations.
Four killed, 55 injured in Moroccan building collapse
Rabat, July 12 : At least four people were killed and 55 left wounded when three buildings collapsed early Friday in Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco, Xinhua reported.
Morocco mobilising security forces against ISIS threat
Rabat, July 11 : With the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) militant group announcing the formation of an Islamic caliphate covering regions in Iraq and Syria, the Moroccan government has recommended the mobilisation of security services to foil a "serious terrorist threat" targeting ...
Moroccan microfinance to use Infosys banking solution
Bangalore, June 23 : Morocco's leading microfinance institution Fondep has selected Finacle, a software product of Infosys, for its strategic banking transformation programme, the Indian IT bellwether said Monday.
Project Islamic countries as homogenous force: Morocco
Jeddah, June 19 : Islamic countries need to impose themselves as a homogeneous and influential force to address the problems besetting the Islamic world, Morocco's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar has said.
Morocco poised as 'regional leader' in renewable energy: US
Washington, June 18 : A senior US trade official has said Morocco is positioned as a "regional leader" in the field of renewable energy and is extremely appealing to US investors.
Morocco calls for institutionalisation of South-South cooperation
Santa Cruz (Bolivia), June 17 June 17 : Morocco called at the G77 + China extraordinary summit for institutionalizing South-South cooperation through the inception of lasting cooperation mechanisms, the Moroccan news agency MAP reported.
Morocco honoured for 'remarkable progress' in fighting hunger and ...
Rome, June 17 : The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has awarded Morocco, along with China and Chile, a prize in recognition for its "remarkable progress" in fighting hunger, the Moroccan news agency MAP reported.
Chile, China and Morocco join fight against hunger, malnutrition
New York, Jun 17 : Chile, China and Morocco on Monday joined a growing group of countries that are making successful strides in fighting hunger and malnutrition, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Monday.
UN urges Morocco to expedite pending laws
New York, May 30 : Morocco has made great strides towards the better promotion and protection of human rights, United Nations High Commissioner Navi Pillay said at the end of her first official visit to the country, but urged officials to approve pending draft laws and more robustly implement and ...
Delevingne to reunite with Michelle Rodriguez
Los Angeles, May 25 : British super model Cara Delevingne is set to reunite with actress Michelle Rodriguez this weekend at her sister Poppy's second wedding celebration in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Moroccan king congratulates Modi, pledges cooperation
Rabat, May 25 : King Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco, has sent a congratulatory letter to Narendra Modi, India's Prime Minister-designate, on the victory of his Bharatiya Janata Party in the parliamentary elections and conveyed his sincere wishes for success of his "noble mission".The king ...
IMF warns Arab transition nations on jobs crisis
Rabat (Morocco), May 9 : International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde warned Arab transition countries Thursday that they are facing a jarring jobs crisis, and it must be addressed.
Badou Zaki named Morocco's new football coach
Rabat (Morocco), May 3 : Badou Zaki has been appointed the new coach of the Moroccan team, the Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) announced.
Ghana to face Togo, Guinea in 2015 AFCON qualifiers
Accra, April 28 : Ghana will play neighbours Togo and Guinea in Group E of the final round of qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations football in Morocco.
Morocco to host Africa Cup of Nations in early 2015
Rabat, April 27 : Morocco will host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations from Jan 17 to Feb 8, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced.
UN seeks sustainable food systems to adapt climate change
New York, Apr 24 : Countries need to shift to more sustainable food systems to adapt to the effects of climate change, the Director-General of the United Nations Food and Drug Organization (FAO) Jose Graziano da Silva told a conference in Morocco on Wednesday, warning that the phenomenon has the ...
Morocco dismantles Syria-related terrorist cell
Rabat, April 13 : Moroccan police announced Saturday that it has recently dismantled a terrorist cell that recruits Moroccan combatants for Syria, local media reported.
John Kerry in Morocco for strategic dialogue
Rabat, April 4 : US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Rabat Thursday for a visit to Morocco during which he will co-chair with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar the Second Morocco-United States Strategic Dialogue.
'Star Wars Episode VII' to start filming in Morocco in May
Washington, April 3 : Television producer JJ Abrams is reportedly going to shoot 'Star Wars Episode VII' in Morocco.
Morocco building new export zone
Tangiers, April 1 : Morocco has launched the construction work of a new export zone at a major port in the North African country's northern region as a possible springboard into the European market.
'Morocco is the most stable country in Africa'
Sosnowiec (Poland), March 25 : Morocco is currently the most stable country in Africa and constitutes a model in the region, said European Parliament Speaker Jersy Buzek.
75 kg cocaine seized at Moroccan airport
Rabat (Morocco), March 20 : At least 75 kg of cocaine was seized in Morrocco after two people were arrested at the Casablanca airport, a media report here said.
'Morocco winning anti-terrorism fight through moderate Islam'
Rome, March 14 : Morocco is winning the fight against terrorism particularly through the promotion and dissemination of moderate Islam as an antidote to religious fundamentalism, according to a leading Italian daily.
UN hails Morocco's peacekeeping contribution in Africa
United Nations, Feb 28 : UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous has hailed Morocco's contribution to UN operations in Africa where 1,600 Moroccan blue helmets are deployed, mainly in Cote d'Ivoire and Congo.
Morocco helps out Cote D' Ivoire with low-cost housing
Abidjan, Feb 26 : In a bid to promote South-South cooperation as a development tool for the people of sub-Saharan Africa, Morocco has launched two real estate projects in Cote D' Ivoire's capital Abidjan that will see the construction of 8,000 low-cost housing units.