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HM the King Chairs in M'Diq Reception on 54th Anniversary of Sovereign
M'Diq  -  

HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan and HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, chaired, on Monday at the M’diq-Fnideq prefecture square (city of M'Diq), a reception on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the sovereign.

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HM the King Delivers Speech to Nation on 64th Revolution of King and People
Tetouan  -  

HM King Mohammed VI delivered on Sunday a speech to the Nation on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Revolution of the King and People.

HM the King Pardons 477 People on Youth Day
Rabat  -  

On the occasion of Youth Day, HM King Mohammed VI granted his pardon to 477 people who were convicted by the different courts across the Kingdom, the Ministry of Justice said in a statement.

Sahara: 2017, Year of Clarity and Return to Standards and Principles, Royal Speech
Tetouan  -  

2017 has been the year of clarity and of a return to the standards and principles for the settlement of the artificial dispute over the Moroccanness of the Sahara, said HM King Mohammed VI, adding that this firm, unambiguous policy has helped put the process back on the right track, thereby halting the plots designed to divert it into the unknown.

Speaker of Lower House Granted Audience by Rwandan Pres.
Rabat  -  

Speaker of the House of Representatives (lower house) Habib El Malki was granted an audience by Rwandan president Paul Kagame, who was re-elected for a third mandate on Aug. 4, 2017.

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London 2017 World Athletics Championships: Morocco's El Bakkali Wins Silver Medal in 3000m Steeplechase
London  -  

Moroccan athlete Soufiyane El Bakkali won the silver medal of the 3000m steeplechase of the world athletics championships in London, set for August 04-13.

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13 Dead & 100 Injured in Terrorist Attack in Barcelona
Barcelona  -  

Thirteen people have been killed and more than 100 wounded when a van drove though crowds on a historic promenade in Barcelona.

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

Twenty-five people were killed and 1,671 others were injured, including 67 seriously, in 1,233 road accidents that occurred in urban areas on August 7-13, national police said.

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2018 Appropriation Draft Bill Banks on 3.2% Economic Growth : Head of Government
Rabat  -  

The 2018 Appropriation Draft Bill is banking on a growth rate of the gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.2% against 2.9% in 2017, Head of Government, Saad Eddine El Othmani, said in a guideline note.

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Morocco Fully Committed to Promoting Rights of Special Needs People, UN Official
Geneva  -  

Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Theresia Degener underlined that Morocco is fully committed to promoting the rights of special needs people.

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Peruvian Nabbed in Casablanca Airport for Carrying 3.5 kg of Coke
Rabat  -  

A Peruvian woman was arrested, on Tuesday evening, by policemen at the Casablanca Mohammed V Airport for carrying 3.530kg of cocaine and concealing it in her luggage.

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