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Morocco unhappy over Britain's deportation of terror convict
Rabat, May 24 : Morocco's interior minister has expressed to his British counterpart Rabat's discontent over London's decision to deport a Moroccan terror convict.
Rabat unhappy over London's deportation of terror convict
Rabat, May 24 : Morocco's interior Minister has expressed to his British counterpart Rabat's discontent over Britain's decision to deport a Moroccan terror convict, the ministry.
Morocco's anti-poverty project has benefited 10 mn people
Rabat, May 19 : Morocco's large-scale anti-poverty National Initiative for Human Development (INDH), a signature project launched by King Mohammed VI in May 2005, has benefited 10 million people, about a third of the nation's population, a senior official said.
Morocco dismantles IS recruitment cell
Rabat, May 19 : Morocco said on Tuesday that it dismantled a cell suspected of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) group, Xinhua news agency reported.
Morocco mulls conditional legalisation of abortions
Casablanca, May 18 : The north African nation of Morocco, with a predominant Muslim population, is set to legalise abortion on certain conditions, a media report said on Monday.
Morocco unable to verify photos of F16 downed in Yemen
Rabat, May 12 : The Moroccan army said on Tuesday it was unable to verify the authenticity of the images of one of its F-16 fighter jets that was downed in Yemen on Sunday, MAP news agency reported.
IS-linked terror cell dismantled in Morocco
Rabat, April 29 : A terrorist cell linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group and plotting a major attack in Morocco has been dismantled by the authorities, Morocco's MAP news agency reported citing the interior ministry.
Morocco pledges $1 mn in relief to quake-ravaged Nepal
Rabat, April 29 : Morocco has decided to provide $1 million in emergency assistance to the earthquake victims in Nepal, the foreign ministry said.
David Beckham planning 40th b'day in Morocco?
London, April 27 : Former footballer David Beckham, who turns 40 on May 2, is reportedly planning to celebrate his birthday in Morocco.
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.