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Qatar Beats Saudi Arabia in ‘Blockade Derby’ 2019-01-17 16:13:35Rabat – Qatar triumphed over Saudi Arabia in the much-anticipated “blockade derby,” giving the Qataris the upper hand, in the f

Morocco’s Merchants Close Shops Protesting Electronic Invoicing Law 2019-01-17 12:36:07Rabat – Many shops, groceries, bakeries, butcheries, and service providers are closed in Rabat today. Some people struggled to even find bread t

El Othmani: EU-Morocco Agriculture Agreement Required Intense Efforts 2019-01-17 12:29:04Rabat – Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani said during Thursday’s weekly cabinet meeting that the agriculture agreement with the EU

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Morocco’s Driouch Province 2019-01-17 12:04:20The National Institute of Geophysics (ING) announced Thursday that an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Driouch province in northern M

RAM Cancels Casablanca-Carthage Flights Due to Major Strike 2019-01-17 11:55:27Rabat – Royal Air Maroc (RAM) announced Thursday that it canceled four scheduled flights connecting Casablanca to Tunis–Carthage Internati

Qatar to Play Saudi Arabia Football Team amid 2019-01-17 11:54:02Rabat – Qatar will play Saudi Arabia at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on Thursday, the first meeting since their diplomatic crisis in June 2017. The ma

Study: 62% of Trips Are Made on Foot 2019-01-17 10:49:28By Zakaria Ouadghiri Rabat – The population of Casablanca makes 7.8 million daily transits, according to a study introduced at “Casablanca

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Returns to Morocco for 2019-01-17 10:44:56Rabat – Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba is back in Morocco to continue his recovery after spending only one day in his country. Anadolu Age

Morocco’s Islamic Ministry Suspends Imam for Saying New 2019-01-17 09:59:29Rabat – During his Friday sermon on December 28 in Chouhada Mosque in Rabat, an imam stated that celebrating the New Year is sinful and haram (f

El Othmani Admits Middle, High-Income Benefit from RAMED 2019-01-17 09:07:09Rabat – Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani declared that 10 percent of RAMED’s beneficiaries are not the most disadvantaged. During

Pro-Military Media Accuses US Ambassador of Wanting to 2019-01-16 15:51:55Washington D.C – In an article published on January 15, the francophone website Algérie patriotique accused Ambassador John Des

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to Arrive in 2019-01-16 12:23:56Rabat – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will arrive in Morocco this eve


Morocco Complains to UN of Western Sahara Truce 2019-01-11 21:39:08Daily Mail By Afp The UN envoy for Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, is expected to host a second round of talks on ending the conflict in the coming wee

Morocco Closes 2,000 Mine Shafts After String of 2019-01-10 17:43:50News 24 Moroccan authorities closed 2,000 illegal mineshafts last year in Jerada, an impoverished former coal town that has been the site of a string

Givaudan Opens New $1.22m Flavours Centre in Morocco 2019-01-10 02:22:40Foodbev.com Givaudan’s flavours division has opened a new CHF 1.2 million ($1.22 million) technical and commercial centre in Casablanca, Morocco

Brit Escaped Morocco Butchers Hour Before Scandinavian Girls’ 2019-01-10 02:06:07Sputnik international Two girls, one from Denmark and another from Norway, were found brutally slain not far from a popular hiking spot in the Atlas M

Morocco’s Economy to Grow by 3.3 pct in 2019-01-09 01:29:31Brinkwire Xinhua Morocco’s economic growth will decelerate to 3.3 percent in 2018, down from 4.1 percent in 2017, the Central Bank of Morocco sa

Maya Gold Hits Commercial Silver Production In Morocco 2019-01-09 01:15:43Resource World The Zgounder silver mine in Morocco. Source: Maya Gold & Silver Inc. Maya Gold & Silver Inc. [MYA-TSX; MYAGF-OTC] achieved a ke

Penspen Wins FEED Contract for Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline 2019-01-09 01:08:15Hydrocarbons Technology Engineering company Penspen has received a contract to execute the first phase of the front-end engineering and design (FEED)

Chariot Oil & Gas Turns Focus to Moroccan 2019-01-08 00:58:42Proactive investors Calum Muirhead Investment Overview Chariot Oil & Gas Limited (LON:CHAR) has launched drilling preparations at its Morocco asse

Vatican Releases Logo for Pope Francis’ Visit to 2019-01-07 18:46:23Vatican News By Robin Gomes The Vatican releases the logo for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Morocco, whose theme is HOPE. “Servant of

Algerian Gas Transported Via Morocco Up by Nearly 2019-01-07 00:05:03Xinhua by Mu Xuequan Morocco transported a total of 9.45 billion cubic meter of gas from Algeria to Europe through its territories in 2018, Morocco&rs

Swiss Man Linked to Morocco Tourist Murder Suspects 2018-12-30 08:25:21News.com AFP with The Sun News Corp Australia Network A Swiss man, suspected of “training” the men who allegedly beheaded two Scandinavian

Morocco Arrests Swiss-Spaniard Over Beheaded Tourists 2018-12-29 20:35:06Deutche Welle Authorities have detained a Swiss-Spanish man over suspected links with the group responsible for beheading two Scandinavian tourists. T

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Germany's lower house moves to reject Maghreb, Georgia 2019-01-18 06:15:50BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, voted to reject asylum claims from Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and the C

Morocco foils 89,000 illegal migration attempts in 2018- 2019-01-17 16:16:51MARRAKECH, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Morocco stopped 89,000 people from illegally migrating in 2018, up 37 percent compared to a year earlier, the interior m

Soccer-Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in 2019-01-17 14:53:31MARRAKECH, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Most soccer associations in the world back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams from 32, with

CORRECTED-Gabon president back in Morocco after short stay 2019-01-17 09:37:22LIBREVILLE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Gabon President Ali Bongo returned to medical leave in Morocco on Tuesday, a government source said, after a brief visi

UPDATE 1-Morocco’s economy set to grow 2.9 pct 2019-01-16 13:59:58CASABLANCA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Morocco's economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019, marginally slower than last year and still driven by dom

Morocco’s economic growth to slow to 2.9 pct 2019-01-16 11:21:57CASABLANCA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Morocco’s economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019, down from 3 percent in 2018, the head of the planni

Back from medical leave, Gabon president appears in 2019-01-15 13:29:30LIBREVILLE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Wheelchair-bound Gabon President Ali Bongo chatted and smiled with ministers on state television on Tuesday after retur

Morocco's Amazigh want their new year to become 2019-01-13 13:10:46RABAT, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in Morocco's capital Rabat late on Saturday to mark the start of the Amazigh new year with a si

Motor racing-Mahindra's D'Ambrosio wins Marrakesh Formula E race 2019-01-12 13:05:28Jan 12 (Reuters) - Belgian Jerome d'Ambrosio won the Marrakesh ePrix for Mahindra on Saturday to go top of the Formula E standings after two rounds

Motor racing-Verstappen to do public service at Marrakesh 2019-01-11 15:46:25Jan 11 (Reuters) - Dutch Formula One driver Max Verstappen will serve part of his public service, imposed by the sport's governing body after he shov

UPDATE 6-Gabon thwarts military coup attempt in President's 2019-01-07 10:43:25* Bongo family has ruled for almost half a century (Updates to show all plotters captured)

Two suspects killed, seven captured in failed Gabon 2019-01-07 10:16:35LIBREVILLE, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Gabon security forces killed two suspects in a failed coup attempt in Gabon on Monday and captured seven others, governm

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