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Marhaba 2022: Over 530K Passengers Enter Morocco through Tanger Med Port

A total of 530,436 passengers have entered Morocco through the Tanger Med Port since the Marhaba 2022 operation was launched on June 5 and until August 1, the Tanger Med Port Authority said. The number of passengers indicates a 10% increased when compared to that of 2019, said a statement from Tanger Med Port Authority, ...

Morocco
17:51 Et August 8, 2022

Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad declare Gaza truce

Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group declared a truce late on ...

Gaza death toll rises amid cease-fire talks

Israeli aircraft pummeled targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, driving up the ...

Morocco calls for avoiding escalation between Israel, Gaza

The Kingdom of Morocco is following with great concern the serious deterioration of ...

Almost 7 million Moroccans received third dose of vaccine against Covid-19

Morocco recorded 201 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the Ministry ...

China extends threatening military exercises around Taiwan

China said Monday it was extending threatening military exercises surrounding Taiwan that have disrupted shipping and air traffic and substantially ...

Saudi Arabia condemns Israeli attacks on Gaza

Saudi Arabia late Saturday condemned the ongoing Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, which left at least 29 Palestinians dead ...

Egypt mediating to restore calm to Gaza amid Israeli airstrikes

Egypt said it is holding contacts to restore calm to the Gaza Strip amid Israeli airstrikes on the Palestinian territory. ...

U.S. calls China's military action over Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctioning Pelosi

China's firing of missiles during military drills around Taiwan was an unjustified escalation, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, ...

In largest-ever drills: China fires missiles into waters off Taiwan

China fired multiple missiles around Taiwan on Thursday, launching unprecedented military drills a day after a visit by U.S. House ...

Morocco

Spanish police arrested “Jihadist” in coordination with Moroccan intelligence

Spanish Ministry of Interior announced on Friday that the police arrested a “Jihadist” in Mataro (Barcelona), saying that he is of Moroccan origin and came to Spain from Syria. According to Europa Press, the arrested Jihadist is trained for fights, and he was a member of what they were called “the foreign fighters” whom they ...

August 5, 2022

Morocco, Israel to strengthen relations in security field

Morocco's Director General of National Security and Territorial Surveillance, Abdellatif Hammouchi, received, Tuesday in Rabat, ...

Jordanian Media Highlight Development in Morocco's Southern Provinces

The dynamics of socio-economic development that the southern provinces of the Kingdom are experiencing, under ...

Morocco: Unemployment Rate Down to 11.2% in Q2-2022

Morocco's unemployment rate fell from 12.8% to 11.2% (-1.6 points) between the second quarters of ...

Morocco's economy created 133,000 jobs in Q2-2022

The Moroccan economy created 133,000 jobs in the second quarter of 2022 (Q2-2022), which corresponds ...

World

China halts co-operation with US on key issues

China is halting co-operation with the US in several key areas including climate change, military talks and efforts to combat international crime. The new measures follow a trip to Taiwan by a ...

21:00 Et August 6, 2022

3 more ships with grain depart Ukraine ports under UN deal

Three more ships carrying thousands of tons of corn left Ukrainian ports Friday and traveled mined waters toward inspection of ...

Russia Ready to Consider Prisoner Swap with U.S., Says Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said today that Russia is ready to consider a prisoner swap with the United States, ...

Pelosi full of praise, support for Taiwan during visit that infuriated China

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi left Taiwan on Wednesday after pledging solidarity and hailing its democracy, leaving a ...

Middle East

Israel-Gaza fighting continues for second day with air strikes, rockets

Israeli aircraft struck Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets at Israel on Saturday after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad militant group ended more than a year of relative calm along the border, Reuters reported. the same source added that Israel on Friday killed one of the group's senior commanders in a surprise daytime air ...

11:50 Et August 6, 2022

UN Envoy Meets Al-Sadr To End Political Crisis In Iraq

UN special envoy for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on Friday met prominent Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ...

UAE stresses respect for 'One China' principle

The UAE on Thursday affirmed its support for China's sovereignty and territorial integrity amid tensions ...

US warns of possible retaliation over Ayman al-Zawahiri death

The US has urged its citizens to be vigilant against possible anti-American violence abroad following ...

Saudi Arabia welcomes extension of Yemen truce

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday welcomed the extension of a UN-brokered truce in war-torn Yemen for ...

Economy

Oil declines as China renews COVID-19 restrictions

Oil prices fell on Tuesday as fresh COVID-19 restrictions in China, the world's biggest crude ...

Reuters: Musk wants to cut 10% of Tesla jobs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a "super bad feeling" about the economy and wants to ...

Spain's annual inflation hits 8.7% in May

Spain's annual inflation rate reached 8.7% in May, up from 8.3% in April, the ...

Tourism

Tourist Arrivals in Morocco Exceeded 1.14 Mln in June 2022

Tourist arrivals exceeded 1,140,000 people in June 2022, a 5% increase compared to the figures ...

Three Moroccan Hotels Among the Best in the World in 2022

Three Moroccan hotels are among the 100 best luxury hotels in the world for ...

Casablanca-Amsterdam Flights AT850 and AT851 Directed to Rotterdam Airport from July 7 to 21

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) flights AT850 and AT851 linking Casablanca to Amsterdam (in both ...

Arts

Spain: Painter Soufiane Bougrine to sell a painting at auction for charity

The Moroccan painter Soufiane Bougrine announced that he would participate in the auction that will ...

Morocco's Supreme Ulema Council Strongly Condemns Content of Film 'The Lady of Heaven'

The Supreme Council of Ulema strongly condemns the content of the film 'The Lady ...

Art Exhibition Honors Morocco in Bordeaux

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

Sport

CAF President Welcomes Great Success of WAFCON Held in Morocco

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe welcomed the great success of ...

Bayern Munich win German Super Cup, Mane scores 1st goal for champs

Bayern Munich won the 2022 German Super Cup (DFL-Supercup) on Saturday with a 5-3 ...

Luis Suarez Returns To Boyhood Club Uruguay's Nacional

Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez's decade-plus in Europe has ended as the 35-year-old on Wednesday ...

Reports

Israel deploys radar systems in UAE, Bahrain against Iran: Report

Israel placed early warning radar systems in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain to detect "missile threats" from Iran, according to local media on Friday. The radar systems worked just a few months ago when Iran tried to attack Israel with drones above Iraqi airspace, Israeli Channel 12 reported. The report claimed that the ...

13:45 Et June 11, 2022

Confidential NATO report: Reliance on Algerian gas is a threat to European security

A confidential NATO report considers that Algerian gas carries risks to European security, due to ...

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, ...

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 ...

Technology

Green Hydrogen: Second 'World Power-to-X Summit' Opens in Marrakech

 The second edition of the "World Power-to-X Summit" (PTX22) opened, Wednesday in Marrakech, with the ...

Bitcoin falls to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens

Bitcoin tumbled on Wednesday to a new 18-month low, dragging smaller tokens down with ...

Technology/Agribusiness: Moroccan, Israeli Companies Discuss Ways of Cooperation

Moroccan and Israeli companies have examined, Tuesday in Casablanca, the prospects for collaboration and ...

Science

Germany moves ahead with plan to legalize cannabis sales

The German government is setting in motion plans to legalize the sale of cannabis for ...

Study: Omicron less effective at attacking lungs than other variants

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

How the coronavirus destroys the lungs

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

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

Hitler's watch sells for $1.1m in controversial sale

A watch said to have belonged to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has sold for $1.1m ...

Spanish prosecutor asks for 8 year jail term for Shakira, El Pais reports

A Spanish prosecutor has asked for more than eight years in prison for Colombian ...

Mexico’s capture of drug kingpin could be signal to US

The United States’ motivation to find infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero was never ...

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 unveils 'tasty' McDonald's substitute

It's a Russian revamp of an American icon. Fast food giant McDonald's pulled out of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Africa

Sudan accuses Chad of cross-border attack it says killed 18

Sudan has accused neighboring Chad of a cross-border attack earlier this week that a top ...

Inflation in Tunisia edges up to 8.2 pct in July

Tunisia's annual inflation rate rose to 8.2 percent in July, from 8.1 percent in ...

Morocco Hosts 2022 AFRICA ENDEAVOR Communications Symposium

Within the framework of the Global Plan of Moroccan-American military cooperation, the 16th edition ...