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UN forum agrees draft action plan for religious leaders on preventing ...
New York, Apr 25 : A United Nations-backed forum on Friday concluded in Fez, Morocco, having developed a plan of action aimed at preventing incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes.
Moroccan technicians piloting Renault Lodgy project in India
Tangier (Morocco), April 24 : The launch of the production of the Renault Dacia Lodgy car in India has been done under the supervision of Moroccan technicians sent from the company's plant in Tangier, according to Renault CEO Jacques Prost.
In Morocco, UN-backed forum highlights role of religious leaders in ...
New York, Apr 24 : At a forum on the role of religious leaders in preventing incitement to violence and atrocities, which opened on Thursday in Fez, Morocco, a senior UN rights official stressed the importance of religious leaders worldwide in the prevention, mitigation and resolution of conflicts.
New round of Libyan political dialogue starts in Morocco
Skhirat (Morocco), April 16 : A new round of Libyan political dialogue, hosted by Morocco and facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) with the aim of ending the political crisis and military conflict in the country, started in Skhirat on the outskirts of Rabat, Moroccan ...
Libya: Security Council condemns attacks on Republic of Korea, Morocco
New York, Apr 16 : The United Nations Security Council has condemned "in the strongest terms" the recent series of terrorist attacks against the embassies of the Republic of Korea and Morocco in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.
Libyan parties open new round of UN-backed political talks
New York, Apr 16 : A new round of political dialogue on Libya, hosted by Morocco and facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in the country began in Skhirat, Morocco, today, aiming to end the crisis in the country.
UNSC condemns attacks on foreign embassies in Libya
United Nations, April 15 : The UN Security Council (UNSC) has "condemned in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks on the embassies of South Korea and Morocco in Libya's capital Tripoli.
Domestic intelligence foils terror plot in Morocco
Rabat, April 14 : Moroccan authorities have foiled a terror plot in the north African nation's northeastern town of Salwane which envisaged terror acts, including assassination of officials, the interior ministry said.
'India, Morocco need to join forces to fight terror groups like IS'
New Delhi, April 10 : The ¬"creeping forward march¬" of terror outfits like the Islamic State needs to be arrested and it is important for India to work together with countries like Morocco and others in the region to evolve a common joint strategy to fight the scourge of terrorism, a top official ...
31 killed in Morocco bus accident
Rabat, April 10 :) At least 31 people were killed and nine injured in a road accident in Morocco on Friday morning, media reported.
US backs Morocco's autonomy plan for Sahara
Washington, April 10 : The US has reiterated that Morocco's autonomy plan for the disputed Sahara region is "serious, realistic, and credible" and represents a potential approach that could satisfy the aspirations of the people in the Sahara to run their own affairs in peace and dignity.
CAS lifts ban on Morocco playing in 2017, 2019 African Nations Cup
Wellington, Apr 03 : The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has upheld in large part an appeal against Confederation of African Football (CAF) sanctions that would allow Morocco to play in 2017 and 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying.
India among 'Group of Friends Against Terrorism' at UN
New York, April 1 : India and Pakistan are among the 30 countries named in the 'Group of Friends Against Terrorism' created at the UN at the initiative of Morocco.
Turkish jet makes emergency landing after bomb scare
Rabat, March 31 : A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 264 passengers made an emergency landing in Morocco's Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport on Monday after a note with a bomb threat was found inside the plane's toilet.
More nations to join Saudi offensive in Yemen
Riyadh, March 26 : Jordan, Sudan, Morocco, Egypt and Pakistan have declared their willingness to participate in Saudi Arabia's 'Al-Hazm against the Shia Houthi militia in Yemen, Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.
Germanwings crash: Moroccan couple among victims
Barcelona, March 25 : A couple from Morocco was among the victims of the air crash in the French Alps on Tuesday, a Moroccan official said. The crash involving a German budget carrier killed all the 150 people onboard.
Marrakech ranked first in list of world's top 25 destinations in 2015
Washington, March 25 : Marrakech in Morocco has topped the list of 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice award winners for the world's top 25 destinations.
Terror cell busted in Morocco
Rabat, March 24 : The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), a branch of Morocco's domestic intelligence agency (DGST), has busted a terrorist cell that was plotting terrorist attacks undermining the security and stability of the country, the interior ministry has said in a statement.
UN-led Libya peace talks resume in Morocco
Rabat, March 20 : The UN-backed peace talks between Libya's rival factions resumed in Skhirate near Rabat with the aim of reaching a comprehensive political agreement to end the crisis in the north African country.
Lost city of Atlantis may have existed on Moroccan coast
Melbourne, Mar. 16 : A German computer whiz has recently claimed that legendary lost city of Atlantis may have existed on the coastline of Morocco.
'Morocco a respected, appreciated country'
Dakhla (Morocco), March 16 : The strong participation at the annual session of the Crans Montana Forum underlines that Morocco "is a valued and respected country", founding president of the forum, Jean Paul Carleton, said in this southern Moroccan city.
Footballer Konko had chance to play for 3 countries!
Lazio, March 15 : Lazio's French footballer Abdoulay Konko says he rejected international call-ups from Senegal and Morocco to avoid tension within his family.
Over 100 countries participate at Crans Montana Forum in Morocco
Rabat, March 14 : Representatives of more than 100 countries have been deliberating on "Africa, regional cooperation and South-South cooperation" at the annual session of Crans Montana Forum being held in Morocco's southern city of Dakhla from March 12-14.
Libya cannot wait for solution: UN envoy
New York, Mar 14 : Meetings in Morocco arranged by the United Nations that brought together participants in the Libyan political dialogue have concluded on Friday, having covered substantive and procedural issues on the way forward.
UN-backed Libyan peace talks set to resume
New York, Mar 4 : A new round of United Nations-facilitated talks aimed at resolving Libya's political crisis will kick-off later this week as stakeholders from the North African country prepare to gather in Morocco, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced.
Libya crisis: UN-brokered peace talks suspended by ...
London, Feb 23 : Talks to restore peace in Libya, brokered by the United Nations, have come to a halt in Morocco as the nation's internationally-recognised parliament suspended its participation, a report said.
Three arrested in Morocco before joining IS in Libya
Rabat, Feb 19 : Moroccan security services have arrested three people in Casablanca and Oujda who were attempting to join the IS terrorist organization in Libya, the interior ministry said in a statement.
'Morocco's anti-extremism strategy a model to follow'
Washington, Feb 19 : Morocco's experience in fighting violent extremism and promoting the values of moderate Islam is a model to follow not only for the Middle East and North Africa but also for the whole world, a leading US expert has said.
Karnataka to seek extradition of don Bannanje Raja
Bengaluru, Feb 12 : The Karnataka government is seeking to get wanted underworld don Rajendra Kumar alias Bannanje Raja extradited from Morocco where he was arrested Feb 10 for allegedly travelling on a fake passport from Dubai, a senior official said Thursday.
Morocco banned from next two AFCON's post failing to host 2015 event
London, Feb 07 : Morocco have been banned from competing in the next two African Cup of Nations tournaments following their failure to host this year's edition.