Morocco news

  • World number five Medvedev topbills first international tennis tournament in the Kingdom 19 Nov 2019 19:43 DUBAI: She was the first female athlete from Saudi Arabia to ride for the Kingdom in an Olympic-level event, now Dalma Malhas is dreaming of competing in her own country for the first time ever. Back in 2010, Malhas rode to glory in the inaugural Youth …
  • Over 15 African Ministers at PSC meeting in Luanda 19 Nov 2019 19:18 This information was released on Monday in Addis Ababa by the Permanent Representative of Angola to the African Union and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Francisco da Cruz, at a PSC session on the preparation of the ministerial event, taking …
  • Main Line Reform Temple Congregants Travel to Morocco 19 Nov 2019 19:13 The group rides across the Sahara Desert. (Courtesy of Main Line Reform Temple) Rabbi David Straus with Jackie Kaddish, the president of the Jewish community in Marrakech Slat El-Azama Synagogue, the last remaining synagogue in Marrakech Thirty-six …
  • Morocco’s king appoints committee chief to fight poverty and inequality 19 Nov 2019 18:35
  • Athletics: French steeplechaser reportedly fails doping test 19 Nov 2019 18:32 PARIS: French 3,000m steeplechase specialist Ophelie Claude-Boxberger has tested positive for EPO, said a source close to the case on Tuesday (Nov 19). This is third doping case in French athletics in less than a year. Advertisement Advertisement Paris…
  • Morocco Arrests French-Algerian National Wanted for Drug Trafficking 19 Nov 2019 17:57 Rabat – Moroccan police arrested a French-Algerian national on November 17. The suspect was the subject of an arrest warrant international drug trafficking. French authorities issued an arrest warrant against the 28-year old suspect, a statement from the …
  • US-Moroccan Military Officials Meet to Plan ‘African Lion’ 2020 19 Nov 2019 17:57 Rabat – U.S. Army Africa Commanding General (AFRICOM) Major-General Roger Cloutier met with Morocco’s Major General, Inspector of Infantry, and Commander of the South Zone, Belkheir El Farouk as part of the preparations for the 2020 joint Moroccan-American …
  • Moroccan Businesses Tell HCP Survey They Can’t Get Qualified Applicants 19 Nov 2019 17:57 Rabat – A new survey by the High Commission for Planning (HCP) has found that 37% of companies in Morocco believe that the country’s education and vocational training centers do not produce enough qualified candidates for the companies’ open positions. The …
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Drivers in Marrakech Debut Winter Uniforms 19 Nov 2019 17:57 Rabat – The drivers of Marrakech’s horse-drawn carriages debuted new uniforms on Monday, November 18th, Morocco’s 64th Independence Day. The Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) and the Regional Tourism Council of Marrakech spearheaded the initiative. …
  • Morocco’s Atlas Lions Smash Burundi in Redemption-Themed CAN Qualifier 19 Nov 2019 17:57 Rabat – Vahid Halilhodzic, the head coach of the Moroccan national team, was crystal clear about what the stakes were in today’s CAN qualifier against Burundi. “It is a must win,” he had said, his face serious, reflecting the importance of the game for his …
  • Recipe: Smashed Cucumber Salad with Za'atar and Feta 19 Nov 2019 17:46 From Bon Appétit's April 2018 issue, a recipe from Chris Morocco. "Magic happens when toasted garlic oil meets fragrant za'atar. But if you don't have za'atar on hand, dried mint is equally delicious infused into hot oil." Smashed …
  • Recipe: Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage and Corn Nuts 19 Nov 2019 17:46 Bon Appetit From Bon Appétit's November 2019 issue, a Thanksgiving recipe from Rick Martinez and Chris Morocco: "The sweetness of the cornbread complements and accentuates the sausage, celery, onion, and herbs, while the addition of corn nut magic …
  • Trigon To Buy Silver Hill Project In Morocco 19 Nov 2019 17:33
  • Ghana to host 6th agrofood and plastprintpack West Africa Trade Show 19 Nov 2019 16:31 Accra, Nov. 19, GNA – The sixth West Africa International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food Processing, Plastics, Printing and Packaging will be held in Ghana on 10th to 12th December, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). A statement …
  • International Poultry Expo Held – 19 Nov 2019 16:31 Mr. John B Edusei (M) speaking at the Expo A TWO-DAY international poultry, aquaculture and livestock show (Ghana Expo 2019) has been held in Kumasi with an appeal to stakeholders to heavily invest and modernize poultry and livestock production to meet the …
  • Jordan Reopening Mosque Atop Hurva Synagogue in Heart of Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter 19 Nov 2019 16:29 Photo Credit: TPS Hurva Synagogue Jordan is in the final stages of renovating the Sidna Omar mosque in the heart of the Jewish Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem and plans to open it to prayers, TPS has learned. The mosque, situated just feet away from …
  • Macron’s Former Security Aide: Morocco is ‘Safe and Stable Like Nowhere Else’ 19 Nov 2019 15:59 Rabat – Emmanuel Macron‘s former top security aide Alexandre Benalla spoke about Morocco’s security approach during his participation at MEDays symposium in Tangier last week. Benalla, who settled in Morocco after his Elysee exit, said that Morocco is the …
  • Jordan Slams US on Jewish Settlements in Palestinian Territories 19 Nov 2019 15:59 Rabat – The Jordanian government has condemned the US’s position on the Israel-Palestine dispute, particularly slamming Washington for supporting Israel’s “illegal” settlements in Palestinian territories. In a statement responding to US State Secretary …
  • Royal Gendarmerie Launch Search for Armed Drug Dealer Near Casablanca 19 Nov 2019 15:59 Rabat – The Royal Gendarmerie has launched a regional-scale search operation to arrest a drug dealer who was involved in a traffic accident in Casablanca.  Morocco’s gendarmerie reported to a traffic accident in Tit Mellil, on the outskirts of Casablanca …
  • Climate Change Puts North Africa in a Hot Spot 19 Nov 2019 15:57 BIR SALAH, TUNISIA — Samira Sghaier and a group of friends prune moringa trees under a searing sun, dropping fistfuls of leafy branches into plastic tubs. Prickly acacias edge the plot of land, protecting bone-dry soil from further erosion. Sghaier’s …
  • Russia is no match to the US in the Mideast 19 Nov 2019 15:48 The collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago meant that its once-formidable presence in the Middle East collapsed as well. Today, however, as the United States has withdrawn from the region, Russia has rushed to recapture the Soviet Union's …
  • 2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ethiopia shock Ivory Coast 19 Nov 2019 15:43 Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu led Yemen to its first ever Asian Cup finalsEthiopia under the guidance of local coach Abraham Mebratu, caused an upset in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with a 2-1 win over visiting Ivory Coast. Also on Tuesday …
  • Mosimane praises Wits’ Confed Cup qualification 19 Nov 2019 15:43 Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is proud of Gavin Hunt and Bidvest Wits for their progress in the Caf Confederation Cup. The Students qualified for the group stages of the continental competition for the first time in their history earlier in …
  • Ernest Cece Peguita: Retail drone, a growing security threat in Africa 19 Nov 2019 15:13 In the last two decades, the world has experienced a revolution in drones. The sky, formerly reserved for states or large companies, has become an increasingly accessible playground thanks to the democratization of drones. According to the Federal Aviation …
  • Italy: UNHCR Italy Factsheet, October 2019 19 Nov 2019 14:37 In October 2019, 2,016 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, most of whom departed from Libya. On three occasions , a port of safety was allocated in Italy only following agreement by other countries to receive new arrivals. A number of NGO rescue …