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World Bank grants US$55 million loan to support youth employment in Morocco

The World Bank has approved a 55-million-U.S. dollars loan to develop youth employment program in the Moroccan central region of Marrakesh-Safi, local media reported...
Education

Morocco: Thousands Protests in support of free education

Thousands of people marched on Sunday in the Moroccan capital Rabat to defend free education and show solidarity with protesting teachers. Organized by the Moroccan...
An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Morocco, U.S Begins Annual Military Exercise in Southern Morocco

Morocco and the United States launched Saturday the 2019 edition of their annual military exercises named "African Lion" in southern Morocco. The drills will be...
Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio, whose country is the guest of honor, speaks during the opening session of the sixth International Africa Development Forum (FIAD) in Casablanca, Morocco, on March 14, 2019. The sixth FIAD kicked off Thursday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca under the theme "when East meets West." Organized by the Moroccan pan-African investment fund Al Mada, the two-day meeting is a platform for dialogue, investment promotion and intra-African trade. (Xinhua/Chadi)

Morocco Hosts International Africa Development Forum

The sixth International Africa Development Forum (FIAD) kicked off Thursday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca under the theme "when East meets West." The opening...
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Sierra Leon’s President in Morocco for Africa Development Forum

President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio arrived on Wednesday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca. Upon his arrival at the Mohammed V International Airport...
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Prince Harry in Morocco to Support Girls Education

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle visited Sunday educational facilities in the rural town of Asni near Morocco's central city of Marrakech...
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Paris Bakery Blast Kills Two Moroccan Tourists

Two Moroccan nationals were wounded in a powerful explosion in the center of Paris on Saturday morning, said a report by the Moroccan official...
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In 2018, Morocco’s Forex Reserve Almost Diminished by 5 Percent

Morocco's net international reserves amounted to 24.2 billion U.S. dollars by the end of 2018, with a year-on-year decrease of 4.9 percent, official statistics...
Murder

Morocco Authorities Arrested British-Swiss Citizen for Murder

The Moroccan authorities have arrested a British-Swiss dual national over suspected links to the murder of two Scandinavian tourists in a mountainous area in...

Train Derails in Casablanca

A train derailed Friday morning near Morocco's northern city of Casablanca, local media reported. According to Hespress news site, the derailment took place near a...
Morocco, Japan

Morocco and Japan to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

The Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono vowed Monday in capital Rabat to boost bilateral cooperation. ...

British SDX Energy tests gas well in northern Morocco

The British SDX Energy has completed testing LMS-1 well in the Company's Lalla Mimouna Nord permit in northern Morocco, the company announced in a...
Ghana-Newspaper

May 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

RABAT -- Citing Tehran's support to separatists in Western Sahara, Morocco announced on Tuesday to sever ties with Iran, only a few years after...
King Mohammed VI

Africa’s co-emergence is reliant on environmental preservation

Morocco's King Mohammed VI said Sunday that environmental preservation is the cornerstone of African co-emergence, the Moroccan official MAP news agency reported. "It is the...
Miguel Diaz-Canel

Moroccan king praises Cuba on decision of new president

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Saturday congratulated Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election as the new Cuban president. In a message of congratulations, the Moroccan king...
Africa

Morocco Pledges to Fight for Africa’s Peace

Morocco said on Saturday it will consolidate efforts to promote peace and security in Africa, as the country is about to start a two-year...
Ghana-Newspaper

Rabat Confab Aims At Reorienting News Agencies

A two-day seminar to help develop the knowledge and skills of community managers of news agencies to help modernise their operations opened in Rabat,...
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Morocco says ready to mediate Gulf diplomatic crisis

Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Sunday that the country is ready to mediate the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Gulf...
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World’s oldest human species’ fossils found in Morocco

A team of international scientists has found the world's oldest human species' fossil near the southern Moroccan city of Youssoufia, the Moroccan national Institute...

Morocco condemns Egypt bus attack on Christians

Morocco strongly condemned on Saturday the "abject" terrorist attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt's Minya Province. In a...
Plasticbales

Morocco get hold of 420 tons of forbidden plastic bags

Moroccan authorities have seized more than 420 tons of plastic bags since the entry into force of a law banning their use 10 months...

Morocco to get Africa’s first high-speed train in 2018

Morocco will get the first high-speed train in Africa in the summer of 2018, the national rail operator ONCF announced on Wednesday. ...

ISESCO urges Egyptian unity against terrorism

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) strongly condemned on Monday the terrorist attacks that targeted Coptic churches in Egypt, calling on Egyptians...

Morocco’s new PM hold talks aimed at forming new government

Morocco's newly-appointed Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani will start talks Monday with political parties with the aim to form a new government in the shortest...
King Mohammed VI

Morocco, Guinea discuss cooperation, stability in Africa

Moroccan King Mohammed VI and visiting Guinea's President Alpha Conde discussed on Thursday bilateral cooperation and stability in Africa, a statement from the king's...
Ibero-America

Morocco hosts 1st African, Ibero-American meeting on media regulation

The first meeting between African and Ibero-American media regulating bodies opened Thursday in the Moroccan city of Fez with the aim to exchange expertise...
pipeline

Morocco, Nigeria laud progress of major pipeline project linking west Africa

Morocco and Nigeria have lauded the progress of their joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations as well...
King Mohammed VI

Morocco’s ruling party to decide on replacement of PM

The secretary general of Morocco's Islamist ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD), Abdelilah Benkirane, said here on Thursday that his party will give its...
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Burkina Faso urges strengthening intra-African cooperation to boost Africa’s development

President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, urged on Thursday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca for the strengthening and accelerating of intra-African...

Morocco, Ivory Coast call for sustainable, inclusive political solutions for conflicts in Africa

Morocco and Cote d'Ivoire have called for sustainable and inclusive political solutions for crises facing Africa, a final statement issued following Morocco's King Mohammed...