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Liberia to strengthen its diplomatic presence in Morocco with consulate in Dakhla

Liberia announced that it will strengthen its diplomatic presence in Morocco with the opening of a consulate in the southern city of Dakhla. In addition to the embassy in Rabat and a consulate in Casablanca “we intend to upgrade our relations with Morocco and extend our services to new regions of the Kingdom,” Liberian Foreign […]

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US-Morocco military deal worth $ 239 Mln approved

The State Department has approved the sale to Morocco of 25 M88A2 heavy equipment recovery combat utility lift and evacuation system (Hercules) vehicles and M88A1 long supply Hercules refurbished vehicles for $239.35 million. According to US authorities, this military deal will help “improve the security of a major non-NATO ally that continues to be an […]

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Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, others confirm first coronavirus cases

Health authorities in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria have confirmed first coronavirus cases in their respective countries.   The latest to announce their first cases Monday were Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.   Italy has been the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe and Africa. According to health authorities in both Morocco and Tunisia, […]

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Morocco asks citizens to abide by Saudi suspension of travel to Mecca, Medina

Morocco has asked its citizens to abide by the Saudi decision to temporarily suspend visits to Islam’s holiest sites in Mecca and Medina over coronavirus fears. Morocco’s foreign ministry has also commended in a statement the Saudi decision as “responsible and right.” The suspension of all foreign travels to Mecca and Medina comes ahead of […]

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Algeria recalls envoy in Côte d’Ivoire over inauguration of consulate in Moroccan Sahara

Algerian foreign ministry Thursday said it recalled its ambassador in Côte d’Ivoire for consultation over the recent inauguration of a consulate in Laayoune, the capital of Western Sahara, considered by Morocco as Moroccan Sahara. “The ministry of foreign affairs has decided to recall, for consultations, the Algerian ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire, following sibylline and insidious […]

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Ivanka Trump Commends Morocco’s Efforts to Empower Women

Ivanka Trump, adviser to the president of the United States, commended, Sunday in Dubai, Morocco’s efforts in the field of women’s empowerment. Speaking at the opening session of the “Global Women’s Forum 2020”, Ivanka Trump said Morocco has succeeded in recent years in “introducing important legislative reforms that serve the interests of women and increase […]

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Morocco’s agri-food exports hit 3.1 million tons

Morocco’s exports of agro-food products reached around 3.1 million tons during the 2018-2019 campaign in terms of volume, the first time in history, according to the Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture.   Exports of agro-food products recorded a growth of 97% with share of about 21% compared the total exports of Morocco during the 2010-2018, the […]

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Morocco launches “Green Generation 2020-2030”, a new farming development strategy

In a follow-up to the Green Morocco Plan launched in 2008 and that fulfilled most of its goals, Morocco adopted a new strategy to promote farming and the sector of water and forests. The new strategy dubbed the “Green Generation 2020-2030” and the “Forests of Morocco” was launched Thursday by King Mohammed VI, who was […]

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Morocco’s King Inaugurates Youth-Oriented Projects in Agadir Region

King Mohammed VI inaugurated, on Wednesday in the commune of Ait Melloul (Agadir region) “Argana” center for youth listening and guidance, a pilot project carried out within the frame of the 3rd phase of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH). The project, which cost the State treasury over 722,000, seeks to improve the income […]

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Morocco Seizes over 7.5 Tons of Cannabis in Southern City of Guelmim & Captures 8 People

The Moroccan Police of Saharan city of Guelmim seized on Tuesday more than 7.5 tons of cannabis and arrested eight people linked to an international drug trafficking network. The drugs were stored in several warehouses at the rural commune of Taghjijt (south-east of Guelmim) and inside a 4×4 vehicle parked in an area located 60 […]

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