Maghreb Arab Press

Royal activities

HM King Mohammed VI Received at Elysée by Pres. of French Republic, Royal Office
Paris  -  

HM King Mohammed VI was received, Tuesday at the Elysée Palace, by president of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, said a statement by the Royal Office.

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New Morocco-EU Fisheries Protocol Should Take Account of Kingdom's Higher Interests That Are Not Negotiable (FM)
Rabat  -  

The new Morocco-EU fisheries partnership protocol should take account of the Kingdom's higher interests, which are not negotiable, notably its territorial integrity, said, Thursday in Rabat, minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita.

Morocco, EU to Launch Friday in Rabat Negotiations for Renewal of Fisheries Agreement (Minister)
Rabat  -  

Morocco and the European Union (EU) will start, Friday in Rabat, negotiations for the renewal of the fisheries partnership protocol, said minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch.

New European Report Points Fingers at Polisario's Involvement in Terrorist Acts in Sahelo-Saharan Region
Brussels  -  

The involvement of the polisario in terrorist acts in the Sahelo-Saharan region has once again been singled out in a report funded by the European Commission, which confirms the collusion of the separatists with terrorist groups operating in the region.

4th Morocco-Spain Parliamentary Forum Opens in Madrid
Madrid  -  

The 4th Morocco-Spain Parliamentary Forum kicked off, Tuesday in Madrid, with the participation of a large Moroccan delegation led by Speakers of the two Houses of Parliament, Habib el Malki and Hakim Benchemas.

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2026 World Cup: Morocco's Bid is "Very Good" by FIFA Standards, Says Minister
Rabat  -  

Morocco's bid to host the 2026 football World Cup is "very good" by FIFA standards, Minister of Youth and Sports, Rachid Talbi Alami, said Tuesday in Rabat.

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Barcelona  -  

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), the EU Interreg Med Programme, the University of Siena and the Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) launched Tuesday in Siena the project “Plastic Busters MPAs: preserving biodiversity from plastics in Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas”.

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19 Killed in Road Accidents in Morocco's Urban Areas Last Week
Rabat  -  

Nineteen people were killed and 1,461 others were injured, including 47 seriously, in 1,120 traffic accidents that occurred in urban areas on April 9-15, 2018, national police (DGSN) said.

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Morocco, Côte d'Ivoire Ink MoU to Enhance Cooperation in Housing Sector
Rabat  -  

Morocco and Côte d'Ivoire signed, Tuesday in Rabat, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of housing and strengthen the exchange of experiences and expertise in this area.

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Madrid  -  

Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido, on Wednesday in Athens, underscored Morocco's huge effort in fighting illegal immigration, describing it as "fundamental" for controlling the inflow of illegal immigrants towards the European Union (EU).

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2018 Mawazine Festival Offers 'Extremely Richer' Program & Mix of International and National Stars (Maroc Cultures)
Rabat  -  

The 17th edition of the Mawazine Festival Rhythm of the World offers this year an "extremely richer program" and a mix of international and national stars, announced Monday Maroc Cultures Association, noting that six venues in Rabat and Salé will be carry out for nine days, a message of tolerance and sharing to an even more heterogeneous public and whose number continues to grow for every edition.

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53 Kg of Cannabis Resin Seized at Tangier-Med Port
Tangier  -  

Policemen and customs services seized on Sunday 53 kg of cannabis resin (chira) at the Tangier-Med Port, a customs source said.

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