Maghreb Arab Press

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HM the King Condemns in Letter to UNSG Unacceptable Israeli Policies, Urges International Community to Compel Israel to Put an End to Those Practices
Rabat  -  

HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, strongly condemned, in a letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres, the unacceptable Israeli policies and insisted on the need for resolute action on the part of the international community and the influential powers to compel Israel to put an end to those practices, through which it seeks to impose a fait accompli and decide single-handedly the fate of the City of Jerusalem – an issue which should be addressed within the context of final status negotiations.

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HM the King Instructs Competent Authorities to Help Portugal in Forest Fire Extinction, Royal Office
Rabat  -  

HM King Mohammed VI gave his orders to the Moroccan competent authorities to contribute, via a Canadair aircraft, to efforts made by Portugal to extinguish forest fire, said a statement by the Royal Office.

UNSG Offers Condolences to Morocco on Death of Two Moroccan Peacekeepers in Central African Republic
New York  -  

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, expressed, on Wednesday, his condolences to Morocco following the death of two peacekeepers belonging to the Royal Armed Forces contingent (FAR) in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in an attack by the anti-Balaka armed group near Bangassou.

Two Moroccan MINUSCA Peacekeepers Killed, Another Slightly Wounded Following Attack by Anti-Balaka Armed Group (Military Source)
Rabat  -  

Two peacekeepers belonging to the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) contingent in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were killed, on Tuesday at 3.30 pm in the vicinity of Bangassou, following an attack by the anti-Balaka armed group against a tanker truck of the FAR, returning from an escort mission to supply water to the population as part of a humanitarian action, said a military source.

Morocco, Guinea Examine State of Progress of Bilateral Agreements
Conakry  -  

Secretary of state to the minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta, co-chaired, Tuesday in Conakry, with minister of Foreign Affairs and Guineans Abroad, Bah Hadja Makalé Camara, a working session on the follow-up of the various cooperation and partnership agreements signed with this West African country.

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Fouzi Lekjaa Re-elected FRMF President for 4-year Term
Skhirat  -  

Fouzi Lekjaa was re-elected president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) for a four-year term during an elective general assembly, held Sunday at the Mohammed VI international conference Center of Skhirat (Rabat suburbs).

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Kandahar  -  

At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in southern Kandahar province, the Defence Ministry said Wednesday.

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5 Killed, 21 Injured in Road Accident Eastern Morocco
Errachidia  -  

Five people were killed and 21 others were injured, 11 of them seriously, in an accident that took place on Tuesday on the road linking the cities of Errachidia and Meknes.

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Morocco, KFAED Sign Agreements to Finance Second Part of High-Speed Line Project
Rabat  -  

Morocco and the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed, on Tuesday in Rabat, two agreements on the financing of the second part of the High-Speed Line project, worth 15 million Kuwaiti dinars (474 million dirhams).

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Higher Education: Morocco to Up Senegal's Scholarships Quota to 150, AMCI DG
Dakar  -  

Morocco decided to increase the quota of scholarships granted to Senegalese students enrolled in the Kingdom's higher education schools from 100 to 150 for the next academic year, said on Friday in Dakar director general of the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (AMCI), ambassador Mohamed Methqal.

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Casablanca  -  

Moroccan authorities have returned a 17th century masterpiece by Italian painter Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Le Guerchin (1591-1666), to Italy.

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Rabat  -  

Casablanca criminal police arrested, on Monday, three individuals, including a girl, for their alleged involvement in the planning, preparation and execution of the murder of a Gabonese national residing in Morocco.

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