Morocco

Omicron: Morocco halts all incoming flights because of new coronavirus variant

Morocco kept its borders closed for months in 2020 because of the pandemic, fearing that its health system wouldn't be able to manage the surges of patients seen in nearby Europe.

published on : 28th November 2021

Morocco plans consulate in Bengaluru

A delegation led by Morocco's Ambassador to India, Mohamed Maliki is promoting bilateral trade through ‘Morocco Now’ that positions Morocco as an investment destination promoting renewable energies.

published on : 26th November 2021

Israel, Morocco ink defense deal after normalising ties

Israel and Morocco signed a landmark agreement that lays the foundation for security cooperation, intelligence sharing, and future arms sales.

published on : 24th November 2021

Israeli, Moroccan defense ministers meet in landmark visit

Benny Gantz will be making the first official visit by an Israeli defense minister to one of the four Arab states that agreed to normalize ties with Israel last year.

published on : 24th November 2021

Coronavirus: Morocco suspends UK, Germany, Netherlands flights

COVID-19 cases have been rising sharply in the Netherlands over the past two weeks and also are climbing in Germany.

published on : 20th October 2021

Moroccan king appoints new government, including 7 women

The cabinet of Prime Minister Aziz Akhanouch of the Rally of National Independents party is made up of 24 ministers, including seven women.

published on : 8th October 2021

Morocco's King Mohammed VI appoints Aziz Akhanouch as new PM after poll victory

The new prime minister said that following his meeting with the king that he will begin negotiations with potential coalition partners in order to form a government.

published on : 11th September 2021

Moroccans elect new leaders in shadow of virus

Despite a dip in popularity in recent years, the governing Islamist party is eyeing a third term at the helm of the government if it again wins the most parliament seats.

published on : 8th September 2021

Morocco 'regrets' Algeria's decision to cut diplomatic ties

Algeria formally announced the decision on Tuesday, citing a series of alleged hostile acts.

published on : 25th August 2021

Activists: Morocco arrests Uyghur man at China's request

Activists fear Yidiresi Aishan will be extradited to China, and say the arrest is politically driven and part of a broader Chinese campaign to hunt down perceived dissidents outside its borders.

published on : 28th July 2021

Moroccan Olympic boxer Youness Baalla tries to take a bite out of opponent

A heavyweight boxer from Morocco apparently tried to take a bite out of his New Zealand opponent's ear in their opening bout at the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 27th July 2021

Israeli airlines launch first direct flights to Morocco

Israeli Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov said the new direct flights would “help advance fruitful tourism, trade and economic cooperation and diplomatic agreements between the two countries.”

published on : 25th July 2021

Morocco files defamation suit against Amnesty International, French NGO over Pegasus spyware claim

Moroccan King Mohammed VI's phone and those of other royals are also on the list of numbers identified as potential Pegasus targets by Moroccan intelligence services.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Moroccan King Mohammed VI's number on list of potential Pegasus spyware targets: Report

The bombshell claims were based on a leaked document containing 50,000 numbers of people identified as potential targets for Pegasus between 2016 and June 2021.

published on : 21st July 2021

Pegasus spyware: French prosecutors open probe into alleged media spying

The probe follows the allegations that Moroccan intelligence services used the Israeli malware Pegasus to spy on several French journalists.

published on : 20th July 2021
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