Morocco World News

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:25:21 +0000
Saudi Arabia Dismisses UN Findings on Khashoggi Killing
Rabat – In her report on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in December last year, Agnes Callamard has provided a minute-by-minute account of the journalist’s execution and dismemberment inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Is...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:58:08 +0000
World Refugee Day in Morocco, A Happy Ending for Some
Rabat – In 2000, the United Nations General Assembly established June 20 as World Refugee day. Morocco, the first country on the African continent to sign the 1951 Refugee Convention, has played an important role in the lives of thousands of re...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:53:02 +0000
Prince Moulay Rachid’s Celebrates 49th Birthday
Rabat – Today, June 20, the Moroccan people are celebrating the 49th birthday of Prince Moulay Rachid. Prince Moulay Rachid is the was born in 1970 in Rabat and is the youngest male child of the late King Hassan II. He is currently the second i...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:38:52 +0000
Morocco to Launch National Strategy to Fight Money Laundering
Rabat – Speaking at a national conference in Rabat on the means to combat money laundering and the funding of terrorism, the head of Morocco’s government Saad Dine El Othmani announced plans to launch a new national strategy to fight terroris...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:28:00 +0000
Saudi Arabia Dismisses UN Findings on Khashoggi Killing
Rabat – In her report on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in December last year, Agnes Callamard has provided a minute-by-minute account of the journalist’s execution and dismemberment inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Is...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:16:01 +0000
Egypt Apologizes to Morocco for Including ‘Unrecognized’ Flag in CAN 2019 Music Video
Rabat – The organizing committee of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (CAN) has extended its apologies to Morocco’s authorities, moroccan football fans, and the Moroccan Royal Football Federation (FRMF) for including the Polisario flag in their...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:01:13 +0000
Morocco’s DGSN Investigates Murder in France at Request of Victim’s Sister
Rabat – The General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) has announced that it received a call for help from a woman in France, calling on Moroccan security services to arrest her brother-in-law. The woman claimed that her brother-in-law was...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:46:10 +0000
22 Migrants Die Attempting to Cross from Morocco into Europe
Rabat – Waiting at the doorstep of Europe, thousands of migrants and refugees in North Africa see the journey across the Mediterranean as the final obstacle between the hardships of their past and the hope of safety in Europe. Yet, this crossin...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:40:14 +0000
Arab Fund Grants Loan to Morocco to Improve Road Infrastructure
Rabat – On June 19, Morocco signed an agreement with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to borrow 2.27 billion MAD in an effort to boost its infrastructure projects. Morocco’s Finance minister, Mohamed Benchaaboun, and Abdelkad...

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:01:58 +0000
Yemen’s Houthis Attack Saudi Power Plant
Rabat – Iran-aligned Yemeni Houthi rebels attacked a power station in Saudi Arabia’s southern province of Jizan with a cruise missile on Wednesday, June 19. The attack, which was reported by the group’s Al-Masirah TV has, further fu...

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