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Rabat - The "Best Employers in Morocco 2018" was revealed on Wednesday in Casablanca, during a gala evening that brought together Moroccan and multinational companies competing for the title in the kingdom. Initiated by the American Institute Best Companies Group, this program pays tribute to ...
In a press release, the Rabat-based Directorate General of National Safety (DGSN) revealed that Swiss judicial authorities had issued an international arrest warrant against the accused for his involvement in the sexual exploitation of minors in his country of origin, Sweden, adding that Moroccan police ...

Last month, Morocco's Parliament passed a long-sought law on combating violence against women, recognizing some forms of abuse for the first time and ... A survey by U.N. Women, a United Nations agency for the empowerment of women, carried out in Rabat, the Moroccan capital, and in some ...
To celebrate the anniversary of one of the most defining events of Morocco's recent political history, hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Casablanca, Rabat, Nador, Fes and other Moroccan cities. These demonstrations took place without incident. However, in Nador, a city in the Rif region, where a ...
Another headache added to the Moroccan burden is a new draft bill introduced by the government, which aims at putting an end to free education in the kingdom. The bill proposes that preschool, primary and secondary education should remain free of charge for all Moroccans, but suggests registration ...
By focusing on the diplomatic channels to respond to a court ruling, Moroccan diplomats are wasting time and resource again. This the second time the ECJ ruled against Morocco and thus it is obvious that Rabat's approach to the problem is a flaw. It is also worth understanding that no amount of money or ...

Rabat - Morocco's consumer price index (CPI) recorded an increase of 0.1 percent in January 2018 compared to the previous month, with the highest increases in CPI recorded in Rabat at 0.8 percent, according to a note published by the High Commission for Planning (HCP). The rise in the national ...
Oddly overlooked by many travellers, Rabat, the national capital of Morocco, is a metropolis laden with inspiring historical sites. Despite being the political ... The pattern is broken by a kaleidoscope of bright colours contained within the outfits of two Moroccan girls who walk into the alley. They are carrying ...
Another option is to transfer at Dubai and fly to the Moroccan city of Casablanca before catching a train, bus or taxi to Rabat, which is 90km away to the north. ... After exploring the maze-like environment of the Kasbah, I take my lead from the Moroccans around me and have a rest in this lush, green space.
Rabat - Dozens of youth, including several Moroccans, convened in New York February 14-16 for the 2018 Youth Assembly. ... of the "Medical Society for Research and Health," a Moroccan association of professors and medical students whose aim is to promote research opportunities in Morocco.
Rabat - Morocco ranks 58th in the 2017 Open Budget Index (OBI), a ranking within the larger Open Budget Survey published by International Budget Partnership (IBP). The OBS aims to provide independent and comparative analysis of the core democratic institutions in 115 countries around the world.
Rabat, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Morocco will host the fifth Islamic Conference of Ministers in Charge of Childhood on Feb. 21 to discuss measures to ensure a better and safer childhood, it was announced Sunday. The conference, to be held in the capital Rabat, is part of a series of specialized Islamic ...
Rabat, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Six people were killed and 14 injured after a train collided with a van in the Moroccan city of Tangier on Saturday. According to local authorities, the train was carrying goods to be exported through tangier port, while the van was carrying workers to a nearby factory. Eyewitnesses ...
Rachid Talbi Alami, Morocco's Minister of sports and youth, told Moroccan news outlet Media24 that the construction of the stadiums and the ... chosen to host the international tournament are Casablanca, Marrakech, Tetouan, Nador, Meknes, El Jadida, Fez, Oujda, Tangier, Agadir, Rabat and Ouarzazate.
Rabat - The Moroccan community in Italy is leading the Italian business market. A report by Federation of Chambers of Commerce says that the Moroccans residing in Italy are the community of immigrants outside the EU that creates the most private investment companies in the European country.
In May 2017, the Court's First Trial Chamber had sentenced Chekkouri to five years in prison for "setting up a criminal gang and undermining the internal security of the State." Moroccan authorities had incarcerated Chekkouri on conspiracy charges when he arrived in Morocco in September 2015 following ...
(by Olga Piscitelli) (ANSAmed) - Rabat - An entire green district in Rabat, with electrical buses, cars and bicycles has an Italian heart in the Moroccan holding that is investing in alternative energy. The group has presented itself in Marrakech at the Photovoltaica event, the first African forum of renewable ...

On the heels of the 6th session of the Morocco-China Joint Committee for Economic Cooperation held last Thursday in Rabat, representatives from both countries declared a broad commitment to increased economic partnership. At the conference, top Moroccan and Chinese economic officials held ...
Rabat - Forty-six percent of Moroccans are believed to suffer from sexual dysfunction, according to Moroccan professor and sexologist Ahmed El Mansouri. The professor made his remarks during a symposium held in Marrakech under the theme of "Spousal rights: Sexual Dysfunctions in marriage and its ...
Rabat - Moroccan authorities said on Sunday they had seized nearly 541 kilos of cocaine in a container from Latin America which arrived in Casablanca. Six people including a Brazilian suspected of being the "mastermind of a criminal network" were arrested, according to the Central Bureau of Judicial ...
Rabat - Morocco recorded a bumper year for tourist arrivals in 2017, breaking through the 11-million barrier for the first time, the tourism ministry ... Tourism is Morocco's second largest employer after agriculture, and it ranks alongside exports and remittances from Moroccans working abroad as one of its ...
Rabat, Morocco -- Gestamp, the multinational company specialized in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered metal ... this new plant, Gestamp will accompany two of its main global clients, PSA and the Renault-Nissan Group, confirming its commitment to the Moroccan market.
Some 1,600 Moroccans are thought to have joined extremist groups, mainly ISIS, since 2012, with some 300 still fighting with ISIS, according to Moroccan Interior Ministry figures. Although these figures are low compared to, say, Tunisia's--some 7,000 Tunisians joined the group over the same period--the ...
There are no direct flights between Singapore and Morocco. The quickest and easiest way to reach Rabat is to transfer at Abu Dhabi, which is about nine hours by air from the Moroccan capital. Another option is to transfer at Dubai and fly to the Moroccan city of Casablanca before catching a train, bus or ...
Rabat - Several African Union officials have hailed the strategic importance of Morocco's election to the organization's peace and Security Council as an additional asset that will serve the African continent as well as the position of Morocco on the Western Sahara conflict. The UK-based analyst firm, BMI ...
Rabat - Moroccan journalists can be pardoned for exaggerating the technical prowess of the local Atlas Lions that thrashed Nigeria on Sunday. Moroccan fans- who else but them-can also be excused for their fanatical attachment to a team that has given the country a major trophy after decades of drought, ...
Rabat - Morocco's National Office of Food Safety (ONSSA) issued a statement Tuesday refuting social media allegations claiming that Moroccan tea products are tainted by toxic pesticides. In the past few days, Moroccan media reported that some tea brands are polluted by toxic pesticides. In a statement ...
Morocco has also said it would meet with Koehler, a former German president appointed in August as special envoy to lead a new UN push for talks, but without giving a date. The Polisario and Morocco fought for control of Western Sahara from 1974 to 1991, with Rabat taking over the desert territory before ...
Rabat - Morocco is the new African Champion. The Moroccan national team of local players crushed Nigeria in the final match of the African nations Championship, which took place on Sunday night in Casablanca's Mohammed V stadium. Moroccan players scored four goals following their best ...
Her visit to Rabat is part of a four-week tour across Morocco introducing the fund to the people, including Transform to Morocco's first undertaking, ... for new ideas in science and technology, propelling them up the ranks and aiding them in fulfilling the objectives laid out in the Moroccan Innovation Initiative.
On arrival in Morocco, one can easily realise that the lifestyle of Moroccans is totally different from that of African black people. The Moroccan lifestyle is almost similar to Europeans living, which could be related to the country bordering Spain and Portugal. They are only separated by the Atlantic Ocean.
Rabat -- Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, reiterated on Wednesday evening in Rabat, Morocco's "full" support to Belgium's candidacy as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. The presence of Belgium at the Security Council "will bring a lot of ...
Rabat - After Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid committee revealed its official logo at a press conference on Tuesday, the much-awaited logo has sparked mockery and criticism on social media, as many Moroccan twitter and facebook users took to their accounts to express their disappointment.
Rabat, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Royal Moroccan football Federation (FRMF) signed Thursday in Rabat a partnership agreement with the Sudanese Football Federation to boost bilateral cooperation. The agreement was inked by FRMF chairman, Fouzi Lekjaa, and Abdellah Barqou, a member of the board ...
Rabat - Hundreds protested on Thursday outside a Moroccan court in support of four journalists being tried for publishing content deemed confidential. The journalists stand accused of publishing in late 2016 excerpts of a parliamentary commission's debates over huge deficit at the national pension fund.
#Morocco - European Commission urged to press ahead with a new fishery agreement with Rabat .... Further support for the EU/Morocco fisheries deal comes from Omar Akouri and Javier Garat, the co-presidents of the Mixed Hispano-Moroccan Commission of fishing Professionals, who said it "has ...
Rabat - Rabat's authorities arrested a 24-year old American national on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in a physical assault using a knife, according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP). The arrested suspect, who was in an irregular situation in Morocco, has physically assaulted an individual in Rabat ...
160 contestants aged 15-18 initially took part in the DigiGirlz Morocco in the preliminary campaigns in Kenitra, Tiznit, and Errachidia. But only 46 made it to yesterday's final in Rabat. The ceremony marked the participation of the American Emily Reid (founder of education at Girls who Code) as special ...
Wealth of 3 Moroccan billionaires Equivalent to that of 375,000 Moroccans ... Rabat - In Morocco, minimum wages are significantly lower than the survival baseline, or what could be described as a living wage, a report by Oxfam ... At the present, three wealthy Moroccan billionaires alone hold S4.5 billion.
Rabat - Morocco's contributions to Peacekeeping Operations and humanitarian action in Africa has been highlighted during an exhibition at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa. Organized by the Royal Moroccan armed forces (FAR), the exhibition showcases the kingdom's commitment to ...
Rabat, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Two Moroccan women died Monday in a stampede on the border between Morocco and Spain, local authorities said. The two women carrying goods between the northern Moroccan town of Fnideq and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta were killed in the stampede at a crossing for ...
Rabat - The Moroccan army is sounding alarm bells over the Polisario's repeated provocative actions in the buffer zone of Guerguerat. The Moroccan armed forces have once again sent heavy military equipment to deter and, if needed, repel any illegal military actions Polisario may undertake in the region.
Rabat, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Morocco started on Monday the gradual floating of its currency dirham, whose trading ended in a very stable fashion in the ... protection from external shocks, helping promoting Moroccan exports and boosting tourism revenues and remittances from Moroccans living abroad, the ...
Rabat, Jan 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti outstanding female students started their visit to Morocco by touring cultural heritage and historic monuments of the capital. ... The visit concluded its first day tour by dining in one of the capital's prestigious restaurants where they got acquainted with Moroccan cuisine and ...
Rabat - In September 2004, upon South AfricaSouth Africa's decision to recognize Western Sahara as an autonomous and self-determined country, the Kingdom of Morocco recalled its ambassador to Pretoria, engaging the two African giants in a series of implicit hostilities that lasted for over a decade.
His statement followed a series of illegal armed operations by Polisario in the region. Members of the separatist group have been blocking trucks registered in Morocco from crossing the Moroccan-Mauritanian border as well as threatening to block the Africa Eco-Rally Participants from traversing the border.
Rabat, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Moroccan authorities repatriated on Saturday 338 stranded nationals in Libya, local media reported. The repatriated Moroccans landed in Casablanca Airport early on Saturday, Le360.ma news site said. Hundreds of Moroccan migrants, who had sought to enter Europe illegally, ...
Rabat, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Morocco defeated Mauritania 4-0 in the opener of the fifth edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Saturday. The biennial tournament, which is reserved only for African players based in their domestic leagues, features 16 ...
Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Hosts and title favourites Morocco ran riot in the second half to defeat neighbours Mauritania 4-0 Saturday in the opening match ... Victory for the hosts brought a cheerful end to a sad day for Moroccan football with former star Hamid Hazzaz dying of a heart attack aged 72 just hours ...
During the meeting, Laftit reasserted Morocco's commitment to support the MINURSO in fulfilling its mandate in the region. The Moroccan official also briefed Stewart about Polisario's illegal maneuvers that "could undermine peace and security in the region and hinder the negotiation process to reach a ...


 

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