From the Sahel to the Gulf - Morocco's Fight Against Terrorism Centers On Cooperation - Caitlin Dearing Scott
[Moroccan American Center]Yesterday, Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar announced the country's intent to send Moroccan soldiers to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to support the country in its fight against terrorism and its efforts to preserve regional peace and stability. Morocco's contribution will include operational military elements and intelligence sharing, though the exact details of the deployment have not yet been released. And though the announcement did not include any mention of the threat on most people's m
HM the King Launches First Part of Urban Restructuring and Integration Project of Lamkansa-Nord District in Casablanca
[MAP]Casablanca -HM King Mohammed VI launched this Thursday the first phase of the urban restructuring and integration project of the Lamkansa-Nord district in Casablanca, heralding a deep regeneration that will sustainably impact inhabitants' life quality.
Morocco Unions Declare Strike Successful
[Magharebia]Rabat -A general strike called to pressure Morocco's government went off peacefully on Wednesday (October 29th).
Verbal Escalation By Morocco Against Algeria, "Bad Strategy," Says Lamamra
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The verbal escalation by Morocco against Algeria, following a recent incident in the border area of two countries, is a "bad strategy of tension," Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra affirmed Thursday in Algiers.
Morocco's Human Rights Violations Against Saharawis Unveiled in Danish Institute Against Torture
[SPS]Copenhagen -POLISARIO Representative in Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, on Wednesday held talks with Mr. Giorgio Caracciolo, Programme Co-ordinator for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and various officials in the Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY).
Morocco's Contribution to African Food Security - David S. Bloom
[Moroccan American Center]October 30th is Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS)
HM King Mohammed Vi Offers Condolences At Death of Zambian President
[MAP]Rabat, Oct 30, 2014 -HM King Mohammed VI has sent condolences to Zambia at the death of President Michael Sata.
U.S. Innovators to Share Skills At Global Entrepreneurship Summit
[State Department]Washington -A contingent of U.S. innovators, led by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, will share their business know-how at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Marrakech, Morocco, November 19-21.
Real Negotiations for a Real Solution in Western Sahara Must Start Now - Jordan Paul
[Moroccan American Center]The UN Security Council held consultations on the Western Sahara yesterday, one of the two times each year it addresses the important - and often forgotten - issue.
OSRN Condemns Illegal Activities of Oil Prospection in the Saharawi Offshore
[Fahamu]This latest move by the occupying power Morocco is in violation of the international law principles applicable to mineral resource activities in Western Sahara, which is Non-Self-Governing Territory.
UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara Briefs Security Council
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -The UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, on Monday briefed orally Members of the Security Council on the developments regarding the peace process and UN efforts to find a solution to the conflict of Western Sahara.
HM King Mohammed Vi Congratulates Dilma Rousseff On Reelection As President of Brazil
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI has congratulated Dilma Vana Rousseff on her re-election as President of Brazil for the 2nd term.
HRH Princess Lalla Meryem Represents HM King Mohammed Vi to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Wwi
[MAP]Nieuwpoort (Belgium), Oct 28, 2014 -
Morocco Launches New Anti-Terror Strategy
[Magharebia]Rabat -Morocco on Saturday (October 25th) unveiled a new security mechanism to tackle emerging threats.
Happy (belated) (islamic) New Year!
[Moroccan American Center]Saturday, October 25 marked the first day of the new year according to the Islamic calendar. Of course in all traditions, the new year is the perfect time to reflect on the past; and looking back, year 1435 (that is, November 2013-October 2014) was a busy one for Morocco. Check out our top ten headlines below!
Morocco Budget Sparks Concern
[Magharebia]Rabat -Moroccans complain that the draft Finance Act does not go far enough.
Morocco Commends "Proper Climate" of Legislative Elections in Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Morocco praised, on Tuesday, the proper climate that marked the legislative elections in Tunisia.
Morocco, Sahel Security Forces Receive Foreign Training
[Magharebia]Casablanca -Moroccan judicial police officers and their colleagues from Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad just wrapped up an intensive training programme led by gendarmes from Canada.
Biden's Upcoming Travel to Morocco, Ukraine, Turkey
[White House]Vice President Biden to Travel to Morocco, Ukraine, and Turkey
HM King Mohammed VI Inaugurates Bouafi Prefectural Hospital After Upgrading
[MAP]Casablanca -HM King Mohammed VI inaugurated, here Monday, the emergency department of the Bouafi Prefectural Hospital in Casablanca.