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Royal Moroccan Navy to take part in ‘Phoenix Express 2022’ exercise in Tunisia

The Royal Moroccan Navy unite will be among the participants in the multilateral maritime exercise 'Phoenix Express 2022' in its seventeenth edition, which will be hosted by Tunisia from May 21 to June 04. The exercise that will kick off its activities tomorrow, will witness the participants from Thirteen countries, Tunisia, The United States, Morocco, ...

Morocco
17:39 Et May 20, 2022

Morocco and Germany Discuss Ways to Bolster Cooperation

Morocco's Minister of Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, Younes Sekkouri, held ...

Establishing 'Stable and Trustworthy' Relations with Morocco Is 'Essential' - Spanish Minister

Spanish Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Pilar Alegría, stressed, Thursday, the crucial ...

Spain aims to reduce dependence on Algerian gas via Qatar

Spain has signed several economic agreements with Qatar in order to strengthen the ...

Morocco, Belgium Promote Cooperation Generating Growth for Companies

The means to promote economic growth and cooperation between Moroccan and Belgian companies ...

Elon Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce as "utterly untrue" claims in a news report that ...

Biden to meet leaders of Finland and Sweden on NATO expansion

U.S. President Joe Biden meets the leaders of Sweden and Finland on Thursday after the nations set aside their long-standing ...

Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO, face Turkish objections

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday at allied headquarters, a decision spurred by Russia's ...

Putin comments on possible NATO expansion in Sweden, Finland

President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that there was no threat to Russia if Sweden and Finland joined NATO but ...

EU ministers urge Hungary to sign up to planned Russian oil embargo

EU foreign ministers sought to publicly pressure Hungary on Monday to lift its veto on a proposed oil embargo on ...

Morocco

Morocco Chairs ITF 2022 Summit in Leipzig

The Summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF 2022), held under the theme "Transport for Inclusive Societies", kicked off, Wednesday in Leipzig, Germany, under the presidency of Morocco. The three-day event, which brings together delegations from some 80 countries, is chaired by the Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mohammed Abdeljalil, who leads a large Moroccan ...

May 19, 2022

Morocco, EU Discuss Ways to Enhance Cooperation in Employment

Minister of Economic Inclusion, Small Enterprises, Employment and Skills, Younes Sekkouri, on Monday held talks ...

Entry to Morocco Now Requires Valid Vaccine Passport or Negative PCR Test

Sanitary measures for the different entry points to Morocco now require the presentation of a ...

Spanish Interior Minister Highlights 'Absolute Importance' of Relations with Morocco

Relations between Spain and Morocco are "absolutely important and strategic," said Tuesday, the Spanish Minister ...

Morocco cancels PCR test for entry into its territory

The Moroccan government decided to cancel the PCR test required for entry into the Moroccan ...

World

Ukraine claims 28,300 Russian troops killed since start of war

At least 28,300 Russian soldiers have so far been killed during the war in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday. Some 400 Russian troops have been killed over the past ...

12:05 Et May 18, 2022

France gets 2nd female premier in Elisabeth Borne

Making her France's second woman prime minister ever, former Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne on Monday was appointed the country's new ...

Ukraine can win war: NATO Deputy Chief

Ukraine can win the war against Russia, NATO's deputy secretary general said on Sunday. "The brutal invasion of Russia is ...

Russia vows response as Finland seeks NATO membership without delay

Finland said on Thursday it would apply to join NATO "without delay", with Sweden expected to follow suit, suggesting Russia's ...

Middle East

World leaders head to UAE to pay respects to late ruler

An array of presidents and prime ministers continued to descend on the United Arab Emirates Sunday from around the world to pay their respects to the federation’s late ruler. They also came to praise his successor, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan — a vivid sign of Abu Dhabi’s influence in Western and Arab capitals. ...

17:20 Et May 15, 2022

Palestinians welcome foreign support in inquiry into reporter's death

The Palestinian Authority would welcome the involvement of international groups in the investigation into the ...

Israeli police beat pallbearers at journalist’s funeral

Israeli riot police on Friday pushed and beat pallbearers at the funeral for slain Al ...

Message of Condolences and Compassion from King of Morocco to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Death of UAE President

Morocco's King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolences and compassion to Sheikh Mohammed bin ...

UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dies - WAM agency

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died, state news agency ...

Economy

Saudi Oil giant sees profits jump as prices surge

Saudi Aramco has posted its highest profits since its 2019 listing as oil and gas ...

Morocco-Spain Economic Council Holds GA

The General Assembly of the Moroccan-Spanish Economic Council (French acronym CEMAES) was held Thursday ...

Egypt private sector activity continues contraction on Ukraine war-PMI

Egyptian non-oil private sector activity contracted in April, continuing a 17-month deterioration as the ...

Tourism

New Zealand welcomes back tourists as pandemic rules eased

New Zealand welcomed tourists from the U.S., Canada, Britain, Japan and more than 50 other ...

ONMT Unveils New 'Morocco, Land of Light' Int'l Campaign

The Moroccan National Tourism Office (ONMT) unveiled Thursday in Rabat its latest international "Morocco, ...

Morocco's Minister of Tourism Holds Talks with Comorian Minister of Economy

Morocco's Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and Social and Solidarity Economy, Fatim-Zahra Ammor, held talks ...

Arts

Art Exhibition Honors Morocco in Bordeaux

An art exhibition honoring Morocco by French painter Hélène Dubourg opened last Thursday evening at ...

‘The Batman,’ still No. 1, crosses $300 million

“The Batman” is still going strong three weeks into its theatrical run, with a ...

'Inventing Anna': Julia Garner plays fake German heiress

Julia Garner admits to feeling “intimidated” when she met Anna Sorokin — who posed ...

Sport

Chelsea Football Club to be sold for $5.2 billion

Chelsea Football Club has confirmed that terms have been agreed with a consortium led by ...

La Liga: Real Madrid Crowned Champion of Spain

Real Madrid was crowned champion of Spain on Saturday, thanks to its victory over ...

Ligue 1: End of Season for Moroccan Midfielder Soufiane Boufal

Injured in Angers' last match against PSG, Moroccan midfielder Soufiane Boufal, will have to ...

Reports

Almost One Third of Moroccans Wish to Switch Jobs, Study Finds

About one third of Moroccans would like to move to a new job in 2022, according to a study published by the Sunergia Group. Thus, about 32% of working people interviewed said they wanted a new job, says the study. "The young people interviewed seem to be more concerned by this trend. Thus, 44% of ...

13:57 Et May 7, 2022

Ex-Pope Benedict XVI named in child abuse report

A child abuse report released in Germany on Thursday found former Pope Benedict failed to act ...

Report: Turkey arrests US diplomat for allegedly forging passport

Turkish authorities have arrested an American diplomat working at the US consulate in Beirut, for ...

1 Million Children In Danger Of Violence In Lebanon: UNICEF

At least one million children in Lebanon are at risk of different forms of violence, ...

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 ...

Technology

As Elon Musk buyout looms, Twitter searches for its soul

A toxic cesspool. A lifeline. A finger on the world’s pulse. Twitter is all these ...

Judge rejects Trump lawsuit challenging ban from Twitter

A San Francisco judge tossed out former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit challenging his permanent ...

Catalan: Spain spy chief admits legally hacking some phones

A leading Catalan separatist politician said Thursday that Spain’s top intelligence official acknowledged that ...

Science

Study: Omicron less effective at attacking lungs than other variants

British research has found Omicron might be less efficient at attacking the lungs than earlier ...

How the coronavirus destroys the lungs

We've long known what damage a severe case of Covid-19 can do to a ...

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 ...

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

Gunman kills 10 in live-streamed racial attack on New York state supermarket

An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three on Saturday at ...

Ecuador declares emergency over gang crime

Ecuador's president has declared a state of emergency in three western provinces because of ...

Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

Will Smith has been banned from the Oscars gala and other Academy events for ...

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

Russia-Ukraine War set to make bread more expensive

Russia's 10-day-old war on the nation of Ukraine, long known as Europe's breadbasket, is expected ...

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 ...

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 ...

Africa

Somalia welcomes US decision to redeploy troops

Somalia's newly elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday welcomed the US decision to redeploy ...

Morocco, Mauritania Discuss Means to Strengthen Judicial Cooperation

Minister of Justice, Abdellatif Ouahbi held on Monday in Rabat, talks with a Mauritanian ...

Tunisian opposition leader summoned by court for investigation

A Tunisian opposition leader said he will appear before court after a judicial investigation ...