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Over 10 million people received full vaccination in Morocco

The vaccination campaign in Morocco has succeeded to include a large portion of people, with more than 10 million citizens have received full vaccination against Covid-19. According to Health Ministry, the number of people vaccinated up to yesterday, Friday, July 30, 2021 (1st dose) reached 13.537.493 while 10.111.985 people were fully vaccinated (1st and second ...

Morocco
1:09 pm Et July 31, 2021

Prime Minister of Spain indicates the existence of efforts to overcome crisis with Morocco

The Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, indicated in a press conference, Thursday, that ...

FDI Increased in Morocco by 5.4% at End of June

 The net flow of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Morocco reached more than ...

Israeli FM to visit Morocco for 2 days in August

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has officially announced the date of his upcoming ...

Thanks to Moroccan intelligence: ISIS Senior member arrested in Greece

Greek security services on Tuesday arrested a 28-year-old Moroccan national, who had held ...

Tunisian president says he will not become a dictator after MP arrest

Tunisia's president promised on Friday he would not turn into a dictator and rejected accusations he had staged a coup, ...

Reuters: Jared Kushner to leave politics, launch investment firm

Jared Kushner, a top adviser to former President Donald Trump, plans to launch an investment firm in coming months, a ...

French finance minister's phone investigated in Pegasus spyware case

The phone of France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire is currently being investigated to determine whether it has been infected ...

Facebook profits top $10B as its CEO exalts the 'metaverse'

Concerns about a revenue growth slowdown pushed Facebook’s shares lower in after-hours trading Wednesday, not long after the company reported ...

Tunisia's Saied moves on economy and COVID-19 after dismissing govt

Tunisia's president said on Wednesday he was addressing the dire economic and COVID-19 situation and probing widespread corruption after invoking ...

Morocco

Morocco, Malawi Discuss Means to Strengthen Relations between Private Sectors

The means to strengthen economic ties between private sector operators in Morocco and Malawi were at the heart of a working session, held Wednesday in Casablanca, between the Malawian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Eisenhower Nduwa Mkaka, and the vice-president of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), Mehdi Tazi. On this occasion, ...

July 29, 2021

US official: No Change in US Policy on Sahara Compared to Previous Administration

US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Joey Hood, reiterated, Wednesday in ...

Malawi to open a consulate in Moroccan Sahara city Laayoune

Malawian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Eisenhower Nduwa Mkaka announced, on Tuesday in ...

Health emergency extended in Morocco until September 10, 2021

Morocco's government decided on Tuesday to extend the state of health emergency throughout the entire ...

Morocco's Official Reserve Assets Up 2.4%

Morocco's official reserve assets amounted to 301.1 billion dirhams on July 16, 2021, up by ...

World

Over 40M People Got 1st COVID-19 Shots in Turkey

More than 40 million people got their first doses of coronavirus vaccines in Turkey, the country's health minister said on Wednesday. Fahrettin Koca also announced the latest weekly infection rates for COVID-19 ...

9:30 am Et July 29, 2021

China-Taliban ties warming ahead of US withdrawal

China’s foreign minister met Wednesday with a delegation of high-level Taliban officials as ties between them warm ahead of the ...

French parliament approves stricter coronavirus rules

The French parliament approved a tightening of the country's coronavirus rules early on Monday, after an extended debate. The changes ...

Venezuela's Maduro aims for dialogue with opposition in August

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he was aiming to begin a dialogue with the country's political opposition next month ...

Middle East

UN calls for political solution to end conflict between Israelis, Palestinians

The United Nations on Wednesday called for a political solution to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, although the international community is providing urgent assistance to Gaza in the wake of the most recent round of hostilities. "Urgent efforts to improve the situation in Gaza must move forward swiftly, but let us not lose ...

4:00 pm Et July 29, 2021

COVID-19 Deaths, Cases On Rise In Arab Countries

Jordan, Morocco, Algeria and Libya announced more coronavirus cases and deaths Wednesday as they continued ...

Hamas Condemns 'Shocking' Israel's Observer Status At African Union

Palestinian resistance group Hamas on Saturday decried a decision by the African Union (AU) to ...

At least 28 killed in bomb explosion in Iraqi capital: ministry source

At least 28 people were killed and 66 others wounded in a bomb explosion in ...

Biden to host Jordan's King Abdullah for broad array of Middle East talks

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday will host Jordan's King Abdullah, a key U.S. ally ...

Economy

Maroc Telecom Has Nearly 74 Million Customers in H1-2021

The number of Maroc Telecom Group's customers reached nearly 74 million in the first half ...

Asian shares fall on virus fears; oil falls after OPEC deal

Asian shares fell Monday across the board amid deepening pessimism over rising COVID-19 infections ...

Morocco: Budget Deficit of MAD 29.5 Bln at End of June

The situation of Treasury charges and resources for the first half of 2021 in ...

Tourism

Morocco: Drop of 62.7% of Tourism Receipts at End of May

Tourism receipts in Morocco fell by 62.7% at the end of the first five months ...

Canada to admit vaccinated U.S. tourists after more than 16 months

Canada on Monday said it would allow fully vaccinated U.S. tourists into the country ...

Eiffel Tower In Paris Reopens For Visitors

The emblematic monument of the Paris skyline, Eiffel Tower, reopened its doors to visitors ...

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

New Real Madrid player Alaba positive for coronavirus

Real Madrid's new defender David Alaba has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish top ...

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading ...

Nine more Coronavirus cases at Olympics - including one athlete

Nine further coronavirus cases have been recorded by Olympics organizers. One athlete in the ...

Reports

Israel 'Devastated Entire Families' In Gaza: HRW

Israel's 11-day bombardment of the Gaza Strip in May amount to "war crimes", Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Israeli attacks on Gaza "violated the laws of war and apparently amount to war crimes," the New York-based rights group said in a report. HRW added it "investigated three Israeli strikes that killed 62 Palestinian civilians ...

5:45 pm Et July 27, 2021

Thousands of female troops in UK military face harassment, bullying: report

About 64 percent of British female veterans and 58 percent of currently-serving women reported experiencing ...

64% Of Americans Believe Racism Against Blacks Is Widespread In US: Poll

A new nationwide poll finds 64% of Americans believe that racism against Blacks is widespread ...

Macron among 14 heads of states on potential spyware list

French President Emmanuel Macron leads a list of 14 current or former heads of state ...

Report: US father and son convicted of helping Ghosn flee Japan

A Japanese court on Monday found a father and son from the United States guilty ...

Technology

Israel tells France it is taking spyware allegations 'seriously'

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz discussed the uproar over the allegations surrounding Israeli cyber-surveillance company ...

Bitcoin jumps on speculation that Amazon considering crypto

Bitcoin’s price surged again Monday after speculation that Amazon may be entering the cryptocurrency ...

Israeli lawmaker eyes spyware export curbs as Macron convenes cabinet

Israel's parliamentary review panel may recommend changes to defence export policy over high-profile allegations ...

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

Blast at German chemicals site leaves one dead, four missing

An explosion in a tank containing solvents at a chemicals plant in the western German ...

French scientist sees no return to post-COVID normalcy before 2022 or even 2023

France will probably not return to a normal post-COVID-19 life until 2022 or even ...

Kurt Westergaard, Danish cartoonist behind Prophet Muhammad cartoon, dies at 86

Kurt Westergaard, a Danish cartoonist whose caricature of the Prophet Muhammad outraged many Muslims ...

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

Zambia receives 151,200 doses of vaccine from US

Zambia has received a second batch of 151,200 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine ...

Tunisian judiciary investigating Ennahda, two other parties - judicial source

Tunisia's judiciary has opened an investigation into three political parties, including Ennahda and Heart ...

King of Morocco Mohammed VI Sends Message to Tunisian President

The President of the Republic of Tunisia, Kais Saïed, on Tuesday, received at the ...