Maghreb Arab Press

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HM the King Orders That All Legal Measures Be Taken To Strictly Supervise Aid Handouts
Rabat  -  

Following the tragic stampede on Sunday during the distribution of food aid in the commune of Sidi Boulaalam, in the Essaouira province, investigations led by the competent public prosecutor's office and the inspectorate general of territorial administration are under way, said on Monday a statement by the Interior Ministry.

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HRH Princess Lalla Salma Chairs in Marrakech Celebration of National Day against Cancer
Marrakech  -  

HRH Princess Lalla Salma, chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, chaired on Wednesday evening at the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, the celebration of the national day against cancer.

Lieutenant-General Abdelhak El Kadiri Laid To Rest in Presence of HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan
Rabat  -  

The funeral of late Lieutenant-General Abdelhak El Kadiri, who passed away on Tuesday, took place on Wednesday in Rabat, in the presence of HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan.

Sahara Issue: UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy Says He’s ‘Encouraged’ Following Meeting with Security Council
New York (United Nations)  -  

UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, said that he was encouraged following his meeting on Wednesday with members of the Security Council that he briefed on his recent tour in the region.

Sahara Issue: Horst Köehler's Recent Visit to the Region, Part of "New Impetus" for the Settlement of the Dispute (French Ambassador)
New York (United Nations)  -  

The recent visit of the UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, to the region is part of the new impetus "for the settlement of this dispute”, French ambassador to the United Nations, Francois Delattre, said Wednesday.

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Morocco's Bidouane Appointed IAAF Ambassador for Africa in Continental Cup 'Ostrava 2018’
Rabat  -  

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has recently appointed Morocco's Nezha Bidouanen, double world champion in the 400m hurdles, as ambassador for Africa of the Continental Cup, to take place in Ostrava (Czech Republic) on September 8-9, 2018, said a statement by the Royal Moroccan Federation of Sport for All (FRMSPT).

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UN Chief 'Horrified' at Buying and Selling of African Migrants in Libya
New York (United Nations)  -  

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, who expressed horror at news reports and videos showing African migrants in Libya allegedly being sold as slaves, called on the authorities to urgently investigate the situation and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Ain Sebaa 1 Prison Administration “Interacts Positively” with Issues Regarding Inmates’ Welfare
Rabat  -  

The administration of the prison of Ain Sebaa 1 deals with human right associations and activists in accordance with the law and interacts positively with all the issues regarding the welfare of inmates, including their detention conditions and their trials before the court.

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Warsaw  -  

Morocco will take part on Nov. 23-25 in the 25th edition of the International Travel Show TT Warsaw, one of the most important fairs in Eastern Europe.

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Madrid  -  

Some 225,444 Moroccans were affiliated to social security in Spain by the end of October compared to 216,417 by the end of September, according to official figures.

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Morocco Participates in 39th Cairo International Film Festival
Cairo  -  

The 39th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival, initiated by the Egyptian ministry of Culture, opened Tuesday with the participation of 175 films representing 53 countries, including Morocco.

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Wounded in Essaouira Stampede Leave Hospital after Getting Well
Essaouira  -  

People injured in the stampede that occurred, Sunday, in the commune of Sidi Boulaalam near Essaouira left Tuesday the provincial hospital of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, after getting well.

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