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- 07/24/18--08:01: _Morocco and EU Sign...
- 07/24/18--09:49: _Morocco Arrests Lit...
- 07/26/18--04:59: _Video: Fall in Love...
- 07/26/18--06:50: _Morocco-Angola Rapp...
- 07/27/18--05:59: _Health Ministry: ‘P...
- 07/27/18--09:21: _Red Moon: Morocco t...
- 07/28/18--04:11: _Algeria Ready for J...
- 07/28/18--04:14: _Morocco Asks Spain ...
- 07/28/18--06:30: _Dutch Ambassador Pr...
- 07/30/18--07:09: _Global Logistics Pe...
- 07/31/18--08:26: _El Othmani: ‘Morocc...
- 08/01/18--03:41: _Burning Temperature...
- 08/01/18--05:15: _Columbia’s Colpatri...
- 08/01/18--08:14: _Fatiha Ghamid: ‘Vio...
- 08/01/18--09:34: _Astronomer: Morocco...
- 08/04/18--04:21: _Report: Morocco’s D...
- 08/04/18--04:46: _British Sacha Baron...
- 08/07/18--04:04: _British Tourist Den...
- 08/07/18--09:31: _Farewell to Morocca...
- 08/08/18--07:23: _Morocco’s ECOWAS Bi...
- 07/24/18--08:01: Morocco and EU Sign New Fisheries Deal
- 07/24/18--09:49: Morocco Arrests Lithuanian with 8.53 Kgs of Cocaine
- 07/26/18--04:59: Video: Fall in Love with Morocco in Under 5 Minutes
- 07/28/18--04:14: Morocco Asks Spain for €60 Million to Fight Undocumented Migration
- 07/31/18--08:26: El Othmani: ‘Morocco Loses 7% of GDP to Corruption’
- 08/01/18--03:41: Burning Temperatures Expected in Morocco this Week
- 08/01/18--05:15: Columbia’s Colpatria Tower Hoists Morocco’s Colors for Throne Day
- 08/01/18--09:34: Astronomer: Morocco to Celebrate Eid Al Adha on August 22
- 08/04/18--04:21: Report: Morocco’s Deficit to Decrease over Next Decade
- 08/07/18--04:04: British Tourist Denounces Harmful Black Henna Tattoo in Morocco
- 08/07/18--09:31: Farewell to Moroccan Chief Rabbi Aharon Monsonego
Rabat – Morocco and EU negotiators finally signed the much-awaited EU-Morocco fisheries deal Tuesday afternoon in Rabat, following months-long rounds of negotiations. On Friday last week, Moroccan and EU officials reached total agreement on the basic aspects of the deal, agreeing to include the waters off Western Sahara (which a February European Court of Justice […]
Rabat – Moroccan police arrested a Lithuanian man for attempted cocaine trafficking on Monday at Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca. Police found 8.53 kilograms of cocaine concealed inside plastic and steel boxes in the 23-year-old suspect’s luggage, the police said in a statement. Police also discovered hundreds of counterfeit euros in the luggage, the statement […]
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By Salihah Evans Rabat – Filmmakers Jacob and Katie Schwarz have captured Morocco’s beauty in a stunning 4:55 panoramic video of Morocco that has Moroccan nationals falling even more in love with their country and foreigners seriously considering booking a trip to experience the magic of Morocco themselves. Using a RED Helium 8K s35 sensor […]
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Rabat – Moroccan officials have visited Luanda this week to discuss bilateral agreements, raising hopes for a diplomatic rapprochement between the two countries. The Moroccan delegation’s working visit, which began July 23, aims to prepare the third session of the joint Morocco-Angola commission. Officials discussed their bilateral ties and “future trade and cooperation agreements” that […]
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Rabat – Morocco’s Ministry of Health has given its version of the story after a pediatric surgeon accused a hospital of corruption and made a public and controversial resignation on Monday, July 23. The surgeon, Dr. Mehdi Echafai, is better known as the “poor people’s doctor” for helping hundreds of families treat their children. Before […]
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Rabat – If you are a lover of sky-gazing lover, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy tonight’s spectacular red moon. Friday, July 27, will be a date to remember, as the total lunar eclipse will be visible to the naked eye throughout Morocco. The sky will glow for nearly 4 hours, from 5:14 p.m […]
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Rabat – Algeria’s sporting authorities have reiterated a desire to jointly bid with neighbors Tunisia and Morocco for the hosting rights of the 2030 FIFA World Cup. While Algerian Minister of Sports Mohamed Hattab spoke more cautiously in June when Morocco first spoke of the possibility of a joint bid, the Algerian official is currently […]
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Rabat – As Spain pledges to reinforce cooperation with Morocco on migration challenges, Morocco has requested €60 million in resources. Quoted by Spanish news outlet La Sexta on July 27, journalist Ignacio Cembrero said that Morocco’s Ministry of Interior has responded to Spain’s request for cooperation, asking for resources such as helicopters. “Morocco has drafted […]
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Rabat – Desiree Bonis, the Netherlands’ ambassador to Rabat, has praised Morocco’s role on migration and the fight against domestic and transnational terrorism. Bonis made her remarks Wednesday, July 25, during a meeting with the Moroccan speaker of the House of Representatives, Habib El Malki. The Dutch official hailed Morocco’s role on various multinational cooperation […]
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Rabat – A World Bank-sponsored report on global trade connectivity and logistics performance has revealed Morocco’s poor performance in terms of logistics and international shipments quality, casting a grim light on the North African kingdom’s recent reforms to improve its “doing business” indicators. A connected world “Connecting to compete,” as the 82-page document is called, […]
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Rabat – Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani has said that corruption wastes approximately 7 percent of Morocco’s GDP every year and claimed that the most effective way to deal with Morocco’s enduring economic and social problems is to fight corruption in public administration. El Othmani, who is also chairperson of the Justice and […]
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Rabat – Summer is here to stay! The month of August will open with a wave of heat all over Morocco starting Wednesday with temperatures between 39 and 47 degrees Celsius, according to the Directorate of National Meteorology (DMN). In a weather report, the DMN stated that maximum temperatures between 43 and 46 degrees Celsius […]
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Rabat – The tallest building in Columbia, the Colpatria Tower, shone red and green early this week. On the occasion of the 19th anniversary of King Mohammed VI’s coronation and festivities organized by the Moroccan embassy, Bogota celebrated the special event on Monday, July 30, by lightning its tower with the Moroccan colors. The skyscraper […]
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Rabat – Fatiha Ghamid, the public prosecutor in charge of women and children’s affairs at the Oujda Court of Justice, has urged Morocco to “invest more efforts and energy” to guarantee the rights of at-risk women and children, especially minors or children from low-income backgrounds “in need of special attention” from authorities. Ghamid, who recently […]
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Rabat – Moroccans are expected to celebrate Eid Al Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) on August 22, astronomer and researcher Abdelaziz Khabrouch Al Ifrani told Morocco World News on Tuesday. Al Ifrani, whose previous predictions for Ramadan and other religious celebrations based on the lunar calendar were all correct, said that based on astronomical calculations, Morocco […]
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By Alexandra Gritta Rabat – Over 10 years, Morocco is expected to decrease its current deficit with limited risk to its external finances. “Morocco’s current account deficit will narrow gradually over the coming decade thanks to strong exports of manufactured goods and tourism services. Meanwhile, external stability will be aided by relatively large FDI [foreign […]
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Rabat – British actor Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his role as “Borat,” is currently filming in Morocco. The actor is shooting scenes for a new Netflix show called “The Spy,” according to Arabic news outlet Hespress. The six-episode series is being filmed in several locations in the kingdom, including Rabat, Sale, Kenitra, and Fez. […]
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Rabat – A British tourist and her children have suffered the harmful effects of black henna tattoos they got in Agadir. When Toni Feeney and her two boys got black henna tattoos, things did not go as planned. The ephemeral tattoos gave the boys severe arm burns. To warn others about the dangers of these […]
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By Carlo Zanetti Rabat – The chief rabbi of Morocco, Aharon Monsonego, passed away today at age 90 in the Shaarei Tzedek Hospital in Jerusalem. The rabbi’s death was reported by Israeli news outlet Jerusalem Post. His state of health became critical on Monday, August 6, when he was taken to the hospital. Monsonego was […]
Rabat – Morocco’s bid to join ECOWAS is facing “serious obstacles” and may take years to materialize, according to Fitch Solutions. The analysis, which was published on August 2 by Fitch Solutions, argued that despite Morocco’s newfound diplomatic assertiveness on the African continent, Morocco’s attempt to join one of the continent’s foremost economic unions, is […]
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