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Palestinian Ambassador Commends Unwavering Support of King Mohamed VI to Palestinian Cause

The ambassador of Palestine to Morocco, Jamal Choubki, expressed his thanks and gratitude to King Mohammed VI for his unwavering support to the Palestinian cause. "I would like to express my thanks to Morocco, King, government and people, for its support for the Palestinian people and its firm condemnation of the Israeli aggression," the Palestinian ...

Morocco
12:38 am Et May 16, 2021

Exclusive: head of Israeli diplomatic mission leaves Morocco, amid Palestinian-Israeli tension

the head of the Israeli diplomatic mission in Rabat, David Goffrin, left Morocco ...

Under king instructions: Morocco sends emergency humanitarian aid to Palestine

lMorocco’s King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, has given Instructions to ...

Palestinians flee as Israeli artillery pounds northern Gaza

Palestinians grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of ...

Egypt, UN discuss with Hamas field developments in Gaza

Hamas resistance group Leader, Ismail Haniyeh, spoke Thursday with Egypt and the UN ...

Israel destroys Gaza tower housing foreign media

A building containing the offices of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera in Gaza has been destroyed by an Israeli ...

Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children

An Israeli air raid in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians, mostly children, early Saturday in the deadliest single ...

Greece ends lockdown measures and opens to tourists

Greece has launched its tourist season, lifting most remaining restrictions on movement and declaring "we are putting the lockdown behind ...

Italy fines Google 102 mln euros for abusing dominant position

Italy's Competition Authority (AGCM) has fined Google about 102 million euros (123 million U.S. dollars) for abusing its dominant position ...

China says Xiaomi removal from U.S. blacklist "beneficial"

China’s commerce ministry on Thursday welcomed the removal of Xiaomi Corp. from a U.S. government blacklist, a day after the ...

Morocco

Morocco Celebrates Eid Al Fitr on Thursday

Morocco will celebrate Eid Al Fitr 1442 of Hegira on Thursday, May 13, the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced on Wednesday. In a press release, the ministry said that it has conducted the sighting process, after the prayer of Al Maghrib, on Wednesday, Ramadan 29, 1442 H, corresponding to May 12, 2021 and ...

May 12, 2021

Covid-19: Morocco to keep precautionary measures during Eid Al Fitr days

The precautionary measures taken previously to stem the spread of Covid-19 will not undergo any ...

Morocco decides not to perform Eid Al-Fitr prayer due to Covid-19

The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced, on Tuesday, that it has been decided ...

Morocco To Exceed 52% of Its Energy Mix in 2030

Morocco will exceed 52% of its energy mix in 2030, said, on Tuesday, Energy, Mining ...

Morocco reiterates its categorical rejection of Israeli violations in Jerusalem: FM

Morocco reiterated today its categorical rejection of all violations and unilateral measures affecting the legal ...

World

India adds 343,144 virus cases, plans to address vaccine crunch

India logged 343,144 new coronavirus cases, taking its total caseload past the 24-million mark on Friday, even as the government provided assurances and detailed measures to make up for a shortage of ...

1:50 pm Et May 14, 2021

Nearly 100 irregular migrants rescued in Eastern Mediterranean

A total of 97 irregular migrants on a rubber boat which was about to sink off in Eastern Mediterranean, were ...

COVID: Over 25% of EU adults unlikely to take vaccine

A significant proportion of adults in the European Union are unlikely to have the coronavirus vaccine when it is offered ...

WHO Voices Concern About Unfair Vaccine Distribution Around World

The unjust distribution of the coronavirus vaccines in favor of richer economies has been a matter of grave concern to ...

Middle East

Biden expects Israeli-Palestinian clashes to end soon, urging for restoring calm

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday expected the ongoing clashes between Israelis and Palestinians would be "closing down sooner than later," while urging for restoring a sustainable calm. "My expectation and hope is that this will be closing down sooner than later, but Israel has a right to defend itself when you have thousands of ...

1:13 pm Et May 13, 2021

Death toll from Israeli on Gaza rises to 83

Ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed 11 more Palestinians, taking the death toll to ...

Gaza Strip: Death Toll From Israel's Air Strikes Reaches 56

Palestinian Health Ministry said on Wednesday that the number of those killed as a result ...

Erdogan tells Putin that Israel needs a 'lesson'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the international community ...

Death toll rises in Gaza and Israel in most intense hostilities in years

Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinian militants fired ...

Economy

Asia stocks drop on pandemic fears, US technology sell-off

Shares in the Asia Pacific region fell sharply on Tuesday, following heavy losses in US ...

Morocco's Official Reserve Assets Up 6.1%

Morocco's official reserve assets amounted to 304 billion dirhams until April 30, 2021, up ...

UK economy to record best year since 1941, Bank of England says

Britain's economy should grow by 7.25 per cent this year, its greatest rebound since ...

Tourism

Spain sees foreign tourist numbers rebounding to 45 million this year from pandemic slump

Spain expects foreign tourist arrivals to reach as many as 45 million this year, over ...

EU executive suggests opening bloc's borders to non-essential travel

The European Commission on Monday suggested opening the bloc's border to vaccinated travellers on ...

Why this Scottish isle is in big demand

From the summit of Ben More, above the landslips and cliffs of Loch na ...

Arts

Samsung Family Donates 23,000 Works to S. Korean Museums Amid $11 Billion Tax Bill

The wait is over. Today the family of Lee Kun-hee, the billionaire Samsung chieftain who died last October, ...

‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture Oscar

Chloe Zhao’s "Nomadland," a drama about a woman living out of a van, won ...

Greek police recover ancient statue of 'exceptional artwork'

A man has been arrested on suspicion of antiquities smuggling for trying to sell ...

Sport

Champions League Final 2021 will be held at Porto's Estádio do Dragão

UEFA has confirmed that the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City will be ...

Nearly 60% of Japanese in Favor of Cancelling Tokyo Olympics Over COVID-19 (Poll)

A total of 59% of Japanese citizens think that the summer Olympic and Paralympic ...

Football: Neymar Renews Deal with PSG

 Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star Neymar Jr on Saturday signed a multi-year contract with the ...

Reports

Denmark accused of 'sacrificing the future' of Syrian children

Danish authorities have been accused of putting the futures of dozens of refugee children at risk by threatening to expel them to Syria, despite warnings that it is not safe to do so. In a statement released on Wednesday, children's rights group Save the Children said it was "deeply concerned" to discover that at least ...

9:32 pm Et May 2, 2021

29M people in Sahel need humanitarian assistance: UN

A record 29 million people in the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin need humanitarian assistance ...

Report: World military spending on the rise despite pandemic

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, total global military expenditure rose to nearly 2 trillion dollars last ...

Afghanistan: 47,600 civilians killed in 20 years of deadly war

The most conservative estimates by local and international rights group suggest that close to 47,600 ...

France bears 'significant' responsibility for 'enabling' the 1994 Rwanda genocide: report

The French government bears “significant” responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide,” a report commissioned by ...

Technology

Google Pay launches international money transfers with Wise and Western Union

Alphabet Inc's Google has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union ...

NASA releases first audio of mini-helicopter's flight on Mars

NASA released the first audio recording from one its Ingenuity helicopter's flights on Mars ...

Twitter tells users to be nice and think twice before replying

Twitter will now prompt users to review and revise "potentially harmful or offensive" replies. ...

Science

Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

Remnants of China's biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, with most of ...

Qatar expands fish farming as climate change affects sea stocks

Qatar plans to expand fish farming to meet growing demand for fresh fish in ...

Official: EU agency to confirm AstraZeneca blood clot link

 A top official at the European Medicines Agency says there is a causal link ...

Style

Paris' Louvre museum visitors fell by three quarters in 2020 due to COVID crisis

The Louvre museum in Paris - home to the Mona Lisa and other world famous ...

Morocco bans parties to stem holiday virus spread

Morocco has imposed a curfew, closed restaurants in major cities and banned public and ...

Variety

Future of Golden Globe Awards in doubt as NBC decides not to air it in 2022

Broadcaster NBC has said it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, amid growing ...

Bitcoin price plummets after Tesla stops accepting it

Tesla has stopped accepting payments using cryptocurrency Bitcoin for environmental reasons, the US electric ...

Murder of young mother in front of child shocks Greece

Three thieves strangled a young mother in front of her 11-month-old child on Tuesday ...

Real Estate

Morocco highlights experience in combating unfit housing

E / X Morocco's experience in the fight against unfit housing was highlighted Tuesday at the 6th Arab Habitat Congress, which runs, in a virtual format, until December 23. "This virtual meeting, co-organized by Tunisia and the Council of Arab Ministers of Urban Planning and Housing, was an opportunity for Morocco to present its experience ...

5:28 pm Et December 23, 2020

Food

McDonald's sales growth breaches 2019 levels as pandemic curbs ease

McDonald's Corp on Thursday smashed Wall Street estimates for comparable sales and returned to pre-pandemic levels ...

France: No ban on Halal slaughter

France on Thursday clarified that it upholds religious rites and has not issued any ...

Food Systems Account for over One-third of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Study)

More than one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activity can be ...

Africa

Kenya police fire tear gas at Palestine protest

Police in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, have fired tear gas to disperse a demonstration of people ...

India Covid variant spreads to more African nations

Three more African countries - Algeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria - ...

Portugal to train Mozambique forces in terror fight

Portugal is to train Mozambican troops in an agreement aimed at boosting ongoing fight ...