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HM the king to Chair Monday Religious Evening on 20th Anniversary of Passing Away of Late HM king Hassan II

Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, will chair Monday at the Mohammed V Mausoleum in Rabat, a religious evening on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the passing away of the late HM King Hassan II, announces a statement by the ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery.

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HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Final of 6th Show Jumping Club Throne Cup
Rabat  -  

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan chaired, Sunday at the Royal equestrian field of Dar Es Salam in Rabat, the final of the sixth edition of the show jumping Club Throne Cup.

EU Reinforces Support to Morocco to Address Irregular Migration: €148 Million Mobilized in 2018
Brussels  -  

The European Union (EU) has reinforced its support to Morocco to address irregular migration by bringing the total amount mobilized in 2018 under the EU emergency Trust Fund for Africa to € 148 million.

Moroccan Authorities Locate a Farm Near Boujdour Suspected of Being Used as Cocaine Storage & Trafficking Site
Rabat  -  

As part of the ongoing research and investigation into the dismantling of a transnational criminal network of international cocaine trafficking, the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) managed, on Saturday, to locate a farm in the vicinity of Boujdour, suspected of being used as a rear base to facilitate cocaine storage and trafficking operations.

Round Table Meeting on Sahara Issue Consolidated Morocco's Diplomatic Achievements (Official)
Rabat  -  

The round table meeting on the question of the Moroccan Sahara, held recently in Geneva, was marked by significant changes, and consolidated the achievements that Moroccan diplomacy continues to make under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, said, Thursday in Rabat, minister delegate for Relations with Parliament and Civil Society, government spokesman, Mustapha El Khalfi.

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Morocco's Raja Casablanca Win CAF Confederation Cup
Kinshasa  -  

Morocco's Raja Casablanca won on Sunday the CAF Confederation Cup, despite their loss (1-3) to Congo's AS Vita Club, in the second leg of the final game played at Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa.

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Turkey: Train Crash Leaves 9 Dead, Dozens Injured
Ankara  -  

A high-speed train hit a railway engine at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring 47 others, officials said.

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Police at Casablanca Airport Arrest Brazilian National for Cocaine Traffiking
Rabat  -  

Security services at the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca have recently arrested a brazilian national for cocaine trafficking, said Friday a statement by the national police (DGSN).

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Morocco's Net International Reserves Down 5.6%
Rabat  -  

Morocco's net international reserves amounted to 225.2 billion dirhams until December 7, 2018, recording a 5.6% year-on-year decrease, Morocco's central bank (Bank Al-Maghrib) said.

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Moroccan Teacher Named for Global Teacher Prize 2019
Abu Dhabi  -  

Moroccan teacher Charif Hamidi has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019 which is worth one million dollars.

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Austrian Movie 'Joy' Wins Golden Star at Marrakech Film Festival
Marrakech  -  

Austrian movie "Joy" by Sudabeh Mortezai won on Saturday evening the Golden Star at the 17th edition of the Marrakech international film festival.

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Morocco, Largest Recipient of France's AFD Financing in the World (Official)
Paris  -  

Morocco remains the largest recipient of funding from the French Development Agency (AFD), with a total amount of 2.9 billion euros as of 15 October 2018, said, Thursday in Paris, the Country manager Morocco, Africa Department within AFD, Parcal Collange.

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