Latest in Tag: Morocco Highlight
Latest in Tag: Morocco
Morocco is the most advanced among North African countries in its reform of public subsidies and already started last year to partially index energy prices to international market levels.
Foreign minister calls for international resolutions on Jerusalem to be implemented
Morocco is under heavy pressure from international lenders to reduce its budget deficit after spending heavily on food and energy subsidies and higher public sector salaries in 2011 and 2012 to help defuse social tensions.
Human Rights Watch urged Obama to press the king to keep moving forward on reforms, including stronger legal protections for rights
Red Devils clinch record 8th African Champions League title
Vivendi said that the agreement was final, although it was subject to some conditions and notably approval from regulatory authorities in countries in which Maroc Telecom operates.
The government is scrambling to limit the impact of oil price fluctuations on Morocco’s ailing public finances, with fuel subsidies weighing heavily on the budget of the North African country, which imports almost all its energy needs.
FM Nabil Fahmy to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry and French FM Laurent Fabius to discuss Palestine, Syria and Egypt
Human Rights Watch says Arabs fought for freedom, yet have so far failed to protect freedom of speech
11 sub-Saharan migrants die after boat capsizes off Morocco
The name in Arabic means the Berbers’ Area and from the 19th century on the area was inhabited by Algerians, Moroccans and Africans who are all called Barabra by Egyptians
Ribab Fusion’s goal is to shed light on the Ribab as a traditional Moroccan musical instrument and to restore its importance in the musical scene
Key questions about the bomber’s identity, the bomb and the organisation of the attack still remain unanswered, reported the Presa newspaper.
The official members’ meeting on 4 March supported achieving the objectives of the Agadir agreement
Morocco has witnessed sporadic social unrest since early last year, spearheaded by the February 20 movement
Among rapid updates on the violent protests in the Muslim world, peaceful protesters head to online forums as mainstream media neglect their coverage
UN mission in Western Sahara will remain unchanged
12 Activists enter a 48-hour hunger strike, in response to their detention condition
Activists are upset at government subsidy cuts
The Algerian border guards were killed in an ambush
Moroccan court terms February 20 movement as illegal
Protests in Morocco on Sunday were met with violence by police.
Protesters took aim at the wealthy clique of Moroccans known as the Makhzen, the governing elite centered around monarch King Mohammed VI
By Souhail Karam / Reuters RABAT: An audit court has found evidence of graft, corruption and insider trading in Morocco’s state-owned firms and entities, putting to the test a government promise to end such practices. The Supreme Court of Audit’s latest probe revealed that bourse watchdog CDVM had not properly investigated cases of insider trading involving …
By Souhail Karam / Reuters RABAT: Morocco has excluded a group led by Egypt-based Orascom Construction Industries from the bidding for the first phase of a major solar energy project, l’Economiste newspaper reported on Friday. The newspaper gave no reason for the exclusion and a spokeswoman for Masen, the government agency managing the project, declined …
By AFP RABAT: The number of tourists visiting Morocco was up by one percent last year, at just over 9.34 million, despite the world economic downturn, tourism official Kamal Bensouda said Thursday. Tourist income was also up, by four percent, at 59 billion dirhams (€5.36 billion, $7.12 billion), he told MAP news agency. The steady …