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Covid-19: Ban on Access to Moroccan Territory for All Passengers Coming from South Africa

Moroccan authorities have decided to ban access to the national territory to any passenger coming from South Africa, said, Friday, the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the coordination and monitoring of the mechanism governing international travel during the pandemic. This decision comes within the framework of measures taken to preserve Morocco's achievements in the management of the ...

Morocco
17:00 Et November 26, 2021

Morocco's Head of Governement: Investment, Important and Priority Project

Investment is an important and priority project, said Thursday in Rabat, the Moroccan ...

Morocco Suspends Flights to and from France

Moroccan authorities have decided to suspend regular passenger flights to and from France ...

Investment Opportunities in Morocco Highlighted in Webinar in Australia

The Moroccan Embassy in Canberra organized on Wednesday a webinar on investment opportunities ...

Morocco, AfDB Ink €114.03 Mln Financing Agreement

Morocco and the African Development Bank (AfDB) inked a financing agreement for an ...

Stores kick off Black Friday but pandemic woes linger

Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last ...

Israel slashes list of countries that can buy cyber tech -report

Israel slashed its list of countries eligible to buy its cyber technologies following concern over possible abuses abroad of a ...

EU regulator authorizes Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for kids 5-11

The European Union’s drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old, clearing ...

France and Britain trade blame after 27 die in migrant tragedy

France and Britain traded blame on Thursday after 27 people died trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy, ...

French Official Reiterates his Country's Willingness to Further Host Moroccan Investors

French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Attractiveness, Franck Riester, reiterated on Tuesday in Rabat his country's willingness to further ...

Morocco

Bourita Receives Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Israel

Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, on Wednesday, received in Rabat Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the State of Israel, Benjamin Gantz. The Israeli official is leading a large delegation on an official visit to Morocco from 23 to 25 November. Earlier in the day, Mr. Gantz ...

November 25, 2021

Israeli Defense Minister visits Morocco, Sign military and security agreements

Israel's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Benjamin Gantz, was received on Wednesday in ...

Royal Air Maroc: 'Morocco’s Broken Wings' due to poor services, mismanagement, and financial failure

What is stopping a 64-year-old airline such as the Royal Air Maroc (RAM) from achieving ...

Morocco, France Discuss Means to Step up Economic Ties

The strengthening of economic relations between Morocco and France was the focus of discussions, held ...

Electrical Energy in Morocco: Production Up 6.2% End September

Electrical energy production in Morocco increased by 6.2% at the end of the first nine ...

World

China Slams US For Inviting Taiwan To Biden's Summit On Democracy

China on Wednesday came down heavily on the US invitation to self-ruled Taiwan to President Joe Biden's virtual summit on democracy. "Those who provide a platform for Taiwan secessionists will only bring ...

13:30 Et November 24, 2021

Israel starts vaccinations for over-fives

Israel has begun vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 against the coronavirus. Although the vaccination campaign officially started on Tuesday, ...

German states introduce regulations to stem spread of Covid-19

Some states in Germany are introducing tougher regulations on Monday in order to prevent the rapidly rising number of cases ...

Austria enters nationwide lockdown to fight soaring cases

Austria went into a nationwide lockdown early Monday in a desperate effort to contain spiraling coronavirus infections. The lockdown in ...

Middle East

Cairo: Morocco Chairs Preparatory Meeting of 6th Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum

Morocco's ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the Arab League Ahmed Tazi chaired on Tuesday a meeting at the level of the permanent representatives to the League in preparation for the 6th ministerial session of the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, scheduled December 14-15 in Marrakech. The meeting was an opportunity to review ...

11:44 Et November 24, 2021

Jordan parliament begins debate on constitutional changes

 Jordan's parliament began deliberations on Monday of proposed constitutional reforms that officials say revitalise the ...

Khashoggi's fiancee urges Justin Bieber to cancel Saudi performance

The woman who was engaged to marry Jamal Khashoggi has asked singer Justin Bieber to ...

Lebanon's army chief calls on soldiers to remain loyal to country amid current challenges

Lebanon's Armed Forces Commander Joseph Aoun on Friday called on Lebanese soldiers to remain loyal ...

Libya parliament speaker submits papers to stand in presidential vote

The speaker of the eastern-based Libyan parliament, Aguila Saleh, submitted papers on Saturday to stand ...

Economy

Morocco's Employers' Association to Lead Economic Mission to Israel on Dec. 12-15

The General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM) will organize an economic mission to Tel Aviv, ...

Euro Area Business Activity Accelerates In November

Eurozone business activity growth speeded up in November after hitting the six-month low last ...

Morocco's Official Reserve Assets Up 11.1%

Morocco's official reserve assets amounted to 323.8 billion dirhams on November 12, 2021, up ...

Tourism

Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season?

Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season? It depends. It can be safe ...

Australia To Open Borders For Foreign Travelers, Students Next Month

Australia on Monday announced it is lifting restrictions on foreign travelers, including students and ...

Hotel 'Pestana Tanger City Center' to open on Nov. 22 in North of Morocco

A presentation and launch ceremony of the hotel 'Pestana Tanger City Center', which will ...

Arts

Morocco Showcases the World’s ‘Oldest’ Jewellery

Morocco has commemorated Independence Day in style showcasing one of the world’s oldest pieces of ...

Morocco's Sandia Tajdin Wins Best Actress Award at Jordan International Film Festival

Morocco's Sandia Tajdin won, Friday in Amman, the award for best actress at the ...

Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction

A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold ...

Sport

Manchester United Part Ways With Manager Ole Solskjaer

Manchester United on Sunday announced that Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left his role ...

FIFA Ranking: Morocco 2nd in Africa, 28th Worlwide

Morocco's National Team has moved up one place in the latest FIFA World Ranking ...

Bremen coach under investigation for alleged fake vaccine certificate

The coach of German football club Werder Bremen is being investigated for allegedly using ...

Reports

Reports: Macron, Johnson agree to seek solution to fishing dispute

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took advantage of a Sunday sideline meeting during the G20 summit in Rome to agree to find solutions to a fight about fishing privileges that is growing increasingly nasty. The two said they will seek a way to de-escalate the situation, according to local media. ...

15:15 Et October 31, 2021

Over half of Afghans face acute hunger this winter, UN warns

More than half of Afghanistan's population could face acute hunger from next month, the United Nations ...

Death toll of Afghanistan's mosque explosions soars to 32: report

The death toll from suicide explosions inside a mosque in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's ...

French clergy sexually abused over 200,000 children since 1950, report finds

French clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years, a major ...

Pandora Papers: Document dump allegedly links world leaders to secret wealth

A massive leak of financial documents was published by several major news organizations on Sunday that allegedly ...

Technology

Chinese Companies Begin Search For Lithium In Afghanistan

Representatives of five Chinese companies have arrived in Afghanistan on special visa to explore lithium ...

Leaders in Paris call for protecting children online

Internet giants, including social media apps Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, joined several world ...

EU court rejects Google’s appeal of $2.4B antitrust fine

A top European Union court on Wednesday rejected Google’s appeal of a 2.4 billion ...

Science

NASA Launches its First-Ever Attempt to Test Defense against Asteroids

SpaceX launched on Tuesday night (Wednesday in GMT zone) from the United States, its Falcon ...

NASA seeks ideas for a nuclear reactor on the moon

If anyone has a good idea on how to put a nuclear fission power ...

SpaceX crew launch marks 600 space travelers in 60 years

A SpaceX rocket carried four astronauts into orbit Wednesday night, including the 600th person ...

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

French PM tested positive for COVID-19, Belgian PM isolated

The 89th General Assembly of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) kicked off on Tuesday ...

Multiple injured after car drives into holiday parade in U.S. Wisconsin

A vehicle plowed into a crowd at a holiday parade on Sunday afternoon in ...

Egypt: Scorpions kill three and injure hundreds in Aswan

Scorpions in Egypt have stung three people to death in the southern city of ...

Real Estate

Cities Across Europe Face Major Surge In Rents: Report

Rents have been on the rise in major cities across Europe amid continent-wide trends affecting all accommodation types, according to an international rent index for the third quarter of this year. Following a reversal of the rent cap (Mietendeckel) in Berlin, apartment rents surged year-on-year by a striking 22.36%, followed by Hamburg with 19.94%, the ...

12:15 Et October 19, 2021

Morocco highlights experience in combating unfit housing

E / X Morocco's experience in the fight against unfit housing was highlighted Tuesday at ...

Food

UN Report Says 34% Food Served in West Asia Thrown Away

A new report by the UN Environment Program (UNEP) showed on Monday that over a ...

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 ...

France: No ban on Halal slaughter

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

Africa

Tunisia says U.S. will support it once political reforms are announced

The United States will offer support to Tunisia once it has announced dates for political ...

Officials: Sudan’s military agrees to reinstate ousted PM

A deal was reached between Sudan’s military and civilian leaders to reinstate Prime Minister ...

Sudanese Protester Dies Of Wounds, Death Toll Rises To 40: Medics

A Sudanese protester died of his wounds on Saturday, taking the death toll from ...