Maghreb Arab Press

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Full Text of HM the King's Speech at Parliament Opening
Rabat  -  

HM King Mohammed VI delivered, here on Friday, a speech before the members of the Parliament's two houses (the House of Representatives and the House of Advisors), at the opening of the first session of the second legislative year of the tenth legislature.

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HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Opening of 10th El Jadida Horse Fair
El Jadida  -  

HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan chaired, on Monday, the opening ceremony of the 10th edition of the El Jadida Horse Fair, which will run until Oct. 22 under the theme "Horse Fair: 10 Years of Pride and Passion".

EU Commends Morocco's Significant Progress in Human Rights
Brussels  -  

The European Union (EU) commended the significant progress made by Morocco in the field of human rights, and reiterated its commitment to support the reform process through the implementation of constitutional principles.

There is No Consideration of Broad Cabinet Reshuffle at Present (Govt. Chief)
Rabat  -  

Head of Government, Saad Eddine El Othmani, said, Tuesday in Rabat, that there is no consideration at present of a broad cabinet reshuffle.

Morocco Climbs to 48th Place in FIFA Ranking
Zurich  -  

Morocco's national football team has moved up by eight spots to rank 48th in the latest FIFA World Ranking released on Monday.

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France’s Audrey Azoulay Selected as next UNESCO Head
Paris  -  

UNESCO executives chose Audrey Azoulay of France as the next head of the United Nations' cultural agency on Friday to replace outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova.

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Prison Administration Categorically Denies Detainee Abuse in Taounate Local Prison
Rabat  -  

The general delegation of prison administration and reintegration (DGAPR) categorically denies allegations that a detainee in the local prison of Taounate, who is involved in the Al Hoceima events, was a victim of aggression, torture or violence, claiming that he enjoys, like other inmates, all the rights guaranteed by law.

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Morocco’s Net International Reserves Down 9.6%
Rabat  -  

Morocco's net international reserves amounted to 223.8 billion dirhams until October 6, 2017, recording a 9.6% year-on-year decrease, Bank Al-Maghrib said.

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Handicraft: Morocco, UNESCO Sign Agreement on Implementing National Living Human Treasures System
Paris  -  

Morocco and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) signed, Tuesday in Paris, an agreement to create a National Living Human Treasures System, an essential component of the national cultural heritage.

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London  -  

President of Morocco's Foundation for Museums (FNM), Mehdi Qotbi, held, Monday in London, meetings with heads of British leading museums on the prospects for cooperation between the two countries in this area.

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Morocco Goes Back to GMT Time on Oct.29
Rabat  -  

Morocco will resume the GMT time on Sunday, October 29, the ministry in charge of the Reform of Administration and Public Service announced.

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