Tuesday, February 20, 2018

103-13: Women’s Associations Challenge Empty Legislation

By Hajare Elkhaldi Rabat- After long discussions, alterations, and strenuous public outcry, Morocco’s House of Representatives has finally adopted a long-awaited law to fight violence...

‘Human Security is a Priority in Morocco’: Official

Rabat – According to the chargé de mission at the Royal Office, Youssef Amrani, human security has always been Morocco’s top priority. Amrani made the...

Coca-Cola to Close Moroccan Factory Because Of Sugar Subsidies Cut

The Coca-Cola Company is preparing to shut down its plant in Tangier with the aim to move its business to Turkey, the Moroccan daily newspaper Al...

Trump Administration to Cut Contributions to UN Missions, Including MINURSO

Seeking to decrease U.S. financial contributions to UN-led operations, the Trump administration has unveiled, earlier this week, a 2019 budget proposal calling for a...

Egyptian authorities detain former Islamist presidential candidate

Egyptian security forces detained former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh for alleged contacts with the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, state news agency...

54 Palestinians from Gaza died in 2017 awaiting Israeli travel permits

The record low rate of permits issued by Israel for Palestinians seeking vital medical treatment to travel outside the Gaza Strip underlines the urgent...

Morocco Invites UNSG’s Personal Envoy to “Examine Details” of Negotiations over Western Sahara

At Morocco’s invitation, Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General Horst Kohler is expected to visit the country on Friday, February 16, for talks with Moroccan...

Yemen war ‘escalating’, says UN human rights chief

There is an increasing rate of civilian casualties in Yemen with nearly 6,000 civilians killed in the three-year conflict, United Nations Human Rights office of...

Sinai is being cleared for the deal of the century

Suddenly, Egyptians woke up to military marches, national songs, military shows of our armed forces and a statement by the official spokesman for the...

Confidential Document Exposes Polisario’s Illegal Actions in Western Sahara

A confidential document proves the presence of illegal activities carried out by the separatist Polisario front in the region, and the embezzlement of international humanitarian aid intended...

Marrakech Selected World’s Seventh Most Romantic City

Dan Miller, a renowned travel expert, and blogger, recently named the eight most romantic cities in the world for those looking for a romantic...

Moroccan Crown Prince Opens Casablanca’s International Book Fair

On Thursday, the Crown Prince headed to Casablanca to inaugurate the much-awaited book fair, which is being held on February 8-18 under the patronage of King...

Spain Should Encourage Morocco’s Petroleum Development: Spanish Official

Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Alfonso Dastis, has once again reassured the Spanish parliament that Morocco is not exploiting the territorial waters of...

Calls for Arab journalists who visit Israel to be punished

The Palestinian Information Ministry demanded the Union of Arab Journalists punish nine Arab journalists and the institutions they work after they partook in a...

PM: Tap water in Morocco safe to drink

Moroccan Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani stressed yesterday that drinking water in Morocco is safe for human consumption, Almaghrib Today reported. Othmani denied the “false news” about the...

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