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2 IS extremists arrested in Morocco
Rabat, Dec 6 : Two Islamic State (IS) extremists active in Morocco's Casablanca city have been arrested, media reported on Tuesday.

Morocco's net international reserves rise by 13.5%
Rabat, Dec 5 (IANS/MAP) Moroccos net international reserves amounted to MAD 250.2 billion (around $24 billion) until November 25, 2016, recording a 13.5 per cent increase on an annual basis, Al-Maghrib Bank said.

Morocco King, Nigerian President launch construction project
Abuja, Dec 4 : Morocco and Nigeria have launched a project for the construction of a regional gas pipeline linking the gas resources of Nigeria and several other west African countries to the north African monarchy.

'Morocco strengthening its position as gateway to Africa'
Seattle, Dec 3 : Morocco is increasingly strengthening its position as a gateway to Africa where air transport is one of the most promising sectors, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Vice President of Marketing Randy Tinseth said here on Thursday.

Morocco dismantles pro-IS terror cell
Rabat, Dec 2 (IANS/MAP) The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation has dismantled a terror cell composed of eight pro-Islamic State individuals in the cities of Fez and Tangier, the Interior Ministry announced on Friday.

Nigeria praises Morocco's decision to regain place within AU
Abuja, Dec 2 (IANS/MAP) Praising Morocco's decision to regain its place within the African Union (AU), Nigeria has described it as a "welcome development".

Morocco achieved considerable progress in various fields: European ...
Rabat, Nov 30 : Morocco achieved a considerable progress in the economic, social and basic liberties fields, chairman of the European Economic and Social Committee Georges Dassis has said.

Tunisia, Morocco to boost cooperation
Tunis, Nov 30 : Tunisia and Morocco will strengthen their cooperation, Morocco's Foreign Affairs Minister Salaheddine Mezouar told the International Investment Conference 'Tunisia 2020' here, media reported on Wednesday.

Separating Morocco, Africa would be an error: King Mohammed VI
Antananarivo (Madagascar), Nov 26 (IANS/MAP) Morocco's King Mohammed VI said that separating Morocco and Africa would be "an error" in an interview to Malagasy press on Saturday.

'COP22 reinforced confidence in Morocco'
Rabat, Nov 26 (IANS/MAP) The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), hosted in Marrakesh, has reinforced confidence in Morocco, said President of Peru-Morocco parliamentary friendship group, Roland Reategui Flores.

Morocco committed to mobilisation momentum during COP22 Mandate
Rabat, Nov 25 (IANS/MAP) Foreign Minister Saleheddine Mezouar has expressed Morocco's commitment to carry on the momentum and mobilisation efforts during its mandate of the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Antananarivo.

Morocco participates in Warsaw travel show
Rabat, Nov 25 : Morocco is taking part in the 24th Travel Trade (TT) Warsaw exposition and highlighting the many historical, natural and cultural assets of the kingdom, Moroccan media reported.

Solar lessons for India from Morocco's Hollywood city
Marrakech, Nov 24 : With Atlas Mountain on one side and the vast Sahara on the other, Ouarzazate -- also known as Morocco's Hollywood, where films like "Gladiator" and TV series "Game of Thrones" were shot -- has become, in a record time of three years, home to the world's largest concentrated ...

Morocco dispatches inspection mission to its embassy in Madagascar
Rabat, Nov 22 : The Moroccan government has dispatched an inspection team to its mission in Madagascar capital Antananarivo following "cross-checked" information regarding acts of wrongdoing by former ambassador to the island country, Mohammed Amar.

Morocco to support Fiji in organising COP23
Marrakech, Nov 18 : Morocco will provide its full support, assistance and advice to the Fiji Islands in organising COP23, President of COP22 Salaheddine Mezouar said here on Friday.

19 countries sign up for solar alliance
New Delhi, Nov 17 : A total of 19 countries have signed the framework agreement of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (CoP) 22 climate summit in Marrakech, Morocco, a senior official said on Thursday.

IFC supports pioneering solar power complex in Morocco
Marrakech, Nov 16 : The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has agreed to a USD20 million equity investment in Morocco's ACWA Power, media reported on Wednesday.

Morocco foils drugs trafficking operation
Rabat, Nov 14 : Morroco's Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), in coordination with the Maritime Gendarmerie and the Royal Marine, foiled "one of the biggest and the most dangerous" hard drugs trafficking operations in Dakhla city.

Criminal network busted in Morocco, 4 held
Rabat, Nov 12 : Moroccan authorities dismantled a criminal network composed of four persons in the cities of Tangiers and Oujda, the Interior Ministry said.

Africa50 Fund willing to invest in Morocco
Marrakech, Nov 11 : The Africa50 Fund is willing to invest in Morocco and turn the country into a hub to invest in other African countries, said its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

International body pats India for its transition to combat climate ...
Marrakech (Morocco), Nov.10 : India's growth story in renewable energy sector is being monitored globally and organisations are confident that India will exceed its National Determined Contribution (NDC) targets.

India pitches for cultivation of medicinal plants to mitigate climate ...
Marrakech (Morocco), Nov. 10 : The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) has pitched for conservation and cultivation of medicinal plants for climate change adaptation in India at the Conference of Parties (COP22) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

UN's Clean Development Mechanism 'crucial' for Paris goals
Marrakesh (Morocco), Nov 8 : The UN's Clean Development Mechanism has a key role in helping countries achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Tuesday quoted government officials meeting here as saying.

Footballers support fight against climate change
Marrakech (Morocco), Nov 8 : A delegation of footballers, led by Ghanaian star Abedi Pele, on Tuesday visited the tent village of Bab Ighli here to express their support for the fight against climate change, summit organisers said.

Paris accord in focus as global climate diplomacy kicks off in ...
Marrakech, Nov 7 : Global climate diplomacy began on Monday with the opening of the 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP22) by lighting a small solar lamp. President COP21, Segolene Royal handed over the baton of climate change negotiations to President COP22, Salaheddine Mezouar, along ...

Morocco: India to push agenda of sustainable lifestyle at Global ...
Marrakech Nov. 7 : India will push the agenda of sustainable lifestyle at the global climate conference beginning in the Moroccan city of Marrakech today, where the focus will be on enhancing ambition, promoting implementation and providing support.

100 parties join Paris Agreement: UN official
Marrakesh (Morocco), Nov 7 : The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, announced on Sunday that 100 parties formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Turn Paris Agreement into reality: Britain charity
Marrakesh, Nov 6 : Ahead of the UN climate summit in Marrakesh in Morocco, Britain-based charity Christian Aid on Sunday called for this to be 'renewables COP' where concrete progress can be made on delivering the vision of the Paris Agreement.

Marrakech meet to focus on ways to implement Paris climate accord
Rabat, Nov 6 : The world climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco, scheduled to open next Monday, will focus on the ways to implement the Paris Agreement after it entered into force on November 4, said a media report on Sunday.

5 IS-linked suspects arrested in Morocco
Rabat, Nov 4 : Morocco busted an Islamic State (IS)-linked cell composed of five people on Friday in the city of Tetouan, the Interior ministry said in a statement.

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