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Hafid El Fassy is the business Editor & Comumnist . A Financial Engineer from Paris-Jussieu & Dauphine Universities, he started in Project & Trade Finance in 1993 before being a Global Emerging Markets Speculative and ALM Trader .Since 2004, he has provided business development/financing advisory for Moroccan Real Estate, Banking, Trade and Tourism projects to top tier Institutions.

Chairwoman of Environment Protection Foundation Represents Morocco’s King at COP23

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who is currently undertaking a Gulf tour, has dispatched his youngest sister Princess Lalla Hasna to represent him at the high-level segment of the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23), held Wednesday in Bonn. The King, who made of environment protection one […]

Gulf crisis: A fabricated picture seeks to cast doubt on Morocco’s neutrality

As King Mohammed VI of Morocco is undertaking a Gulf tour seen by many observers as bearing a mediation potential to defuse the tension that has been brewing between Qatar and its neighbors since last June, an odd image has been widely circulated on social networks. The image shows the Moroccan Monarch holding a sling […]

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Blackmail against Morocco: French Highest Court Rejects Plea to Annul Recordings, No appeal possible

The Highest Court in France, the Court of Cassation, rejected on Friday an appeal to annul audio recordings implicating two French journalists, Eric Laurent and Catherine Graciet, who are being prosecuted for attempted extortion and blackmail against Morocco. The Cassation Court has acknowledged in a ruling that cannot be appealed the validity of two recordings, […]

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Morocco’s Mohammed VI-A satellite successfully put into orbit

Europe’s Vega rocket conducted successfully in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday the launch of Morocco’s earth observation satellite, called Mohammed VI – A, from the space centre Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Morocco has now its own Satellite that started its new life in space, like a butterfly unfolding its wings, said the anchor […]

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Morocco’s King on new tour to gulf countries

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is undertaking a new tour to Gulf countries that started by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he arrived on Tuesday. The sovereign is expected to spend five days in the UAE, the first leg of his Gulf tour before he heads to Qatar on November 12. The king visit […]

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Sahara: Morocco Commits to New Dynamic Spelled out by UN Secretary General

King Mohammed VI has voiced Morocco’s commitment to the new dynamic wanted by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and to cooperate with his personal envoy to reach a final settlement to the Sahara issue, calling on those who created this artificial conflict to shoulder their full responsibility to solve it. “Morocco remains committed to […]

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Morocco’s 42nd Green March celebration kicks-off

Morocco’s 42nd Green March celebration has officially kicked-off on Sunday with a clean Air Rally featuring a parade at Agadir Al-Massira airport. The event was organized by the Royal Moroccan Federation of Light Aviation and Sports (FRMALS). This rally, which continues until November 9, knows the participation of the crews of 16 light aircraft from […]

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King Mohammed VI Calls for Inclusive Development in Africa

King Mohammed VI has called for the elaboration of inclusive human and economic development programs in Africa, based on a regional or continental vision. In a message read out on his behalf by royal adviser Yassir Znagui at the 10th “World Policy Conference”, convened Friday in Marrakech, the Moroccan Sovereign stressed the need to support […]

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Morocco: King applies accountability principle, fires ministers, senior officials

King Mohammed VI who has repeatedly insisted on the constitutional principle linking public office with accountability on Tuesday dismissed four ministers of the current cabinet for their failure to achieve social and development goals and for the delay witnessed in the implementation of a set of state-funded projects, mainly the Al Hoceima Lighthouse of the […]

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Algeria’s Undiplomatic Diplomacy Shows Regime’s Frailty

The persistence of the hatred of the Algerian rulers for neighboring Morocco remains an intriguing puzzle for many international political analysts. Nobody knows for sure whether such a deep animosity is due to rivalry between two major North African countries or something else. “Why they hate us”, wonder Moroccans who were appalled and shocked by […]

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