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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.
Morocco, modern Islam, and the future of Africa
By Ahmed Charai : In the wake of unprecedented Islamist explosions and attacks across North Africa, the foreign ministers of 19 countries - including France and much of North Africa - launched an equally unprecedented response. Meeting in Morocco's capital Rabat last November, they vowed to pool ...
Morocco, Mali indulge in bovine diplomacy
Bamako (Mali), Feb 22 : Giving a new flavour to diplomatic relations, Morocco has donated bovine semen to Mali for breeders in the West African nation.
Moroccan king's Africa visit may spur return to African Union
Rabat, Feb 18 : Moroccan monarch, King Mohammed VI, is touring Mali, Guinea Conakry, Cote d'Ivoire and Gabon as part of a diplomatic swing through sub-Saharan and West Africa amid speculation it could lead to the return of Morocco to the African Union.
'Yaan' team completes Morocco schedule
Chennai, Feb 17 : The cast and crew of upcoming Tamil actioner "Yaan" has successfully completed its three week-schedule in Morocco. The film's director Ravi K. Chandran says it was the toughest schedule as there was a lot of snow.
Hollywood films' sets wow Jiiva
Chennai, Feb 10 : Actor Jiiva, currently busy shooting for upcoming Tamil romantic-actioner "Yaan" in Morocco, visited the sets of Hollywood films such as "Kingdom of Heaven", "Cleopatra" and "Gladiator". He said the experience was super.
India, Morocco turning old ties into strategic partnership
New Delhi, Feb 2 : India's relations with Morocco got a major revival with the visit of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid last week that also underscored the strategic and economic importance of the North African country.
India, Morocco to diversify economic cooperation
Marakkesh/New Delhi, Feb 1 : India and Morocco have identified pharmaceuticals, agriculture, automobiles and renewable energy as new areas of collaboration to boost their economic relationship, the external affairs ministry said Saturday.
Morocco's Amrabat to join Malaga
Rabat (Morocco), Jan 29 : Galatasaray's forward Nordin Amrabat will join the Spanish football club Malaga on loan in the coming days.
Indian foreign minister to visit North Africa
New Delhi, Jan 28 : India will seek to boost its engagement with three major North African countries, important sources of phosphates and energy, when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid visits Morocco, Tunisia and Sudan this week.