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News Morocco » Politics: The New Emerging African Power: Morocco

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

But that’s changing. Morocco, which rejoined the AU last year, is now making a bold bid to assume the mantle as the leader of the African Arab and Islamic states in 2018 — riding on a combination of politics, economics and religion — at a time when ...

News Morocco » Politics: Newspapers Roundup: The Stories that Made Headlines This Week in Morocco

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Moroccan Newspapers Rabat – Here is a look at the major news that made headlines in Moroccan newspapers. This round-up includes business, political, cultural and social news covered by Moroccan newspapers this week.

News Morocco » Politics: Fisheries agreement with Morocco is an instrument of soft power for EU

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In 2012 EU exports to Morocco were worth about €7 billion and imports from the Kingdom just over EUR 9 billion, making the EU a major trade partner. In the short term, there will be concrete opportunities for the EU to articulate political dialogues ...

News Morocco » Politics: A World Cup for fans in a nation of fans - but is Morocco ready to host football's greatest show?

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

But given that in football politics, as in football, anything can happen, we have to ask: what sort of a World Cup is Morocco ready to put on? Certainly there is optimism in Morocco that they are better equipped now to host a World Cup than they ever have ...

News Morocco » Politics: Morocco passes new law to combat violence against women

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Morocco’s parliament ratified a law on Wednesday to combat violence against women after months of debate and discussion between political parties and civil society in a move aimed at containing violence against women, a phenomenon that is wide spreading ...

News Morocco » Politics: Protests over mining deaths pose new challenge to Morocco

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Protests over the deaths of three young men extracting coal from dangerous, abandoned mines are posing a new challenge to Morocco's government. Fists raised and shouting for help, residents of the northeast town of Jerada have held ...

News Morocco » Politics: Reforms Help Morocco Strengthen Political, Economic Stability, Says Finance Minister

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

DUBAI, Feb 12 (BERNAMA-NNN-MAP) -- Reforms implemented by Morocco in various areas in accordance with the strategic vision of King Mohammed VI have strengthened the kingdom's political and economic stability, says Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed ...

News Morocco » Politics: Go Morocco

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

A romantic vacation spot and a fount of inspiration, Morocco attracts royalty, political families, luxury powerhouses and rock stars alike. Its distinctive "Moroccan aesthetics" – which refers to the intricate, mystic and enticing mix of colors ...

News Morocco » Politics: EU Fishing Industry Fears Crisis with Morocco If Accord Ends

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The EU does not recognize Morocco’s claims to sovereignty the Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony. The political organization representing the region’s indigenous people, the Polisario Front, have proclaimed its independence as the Sahrawi Arab ...

News Morocco » Politics: Morocco: Justice and Development Party warns it’s still under attack

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Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

Leaders of Morocco’s Justice and Development Party warned of continued attacks against their political group. “The party is still a target, and the party’s youth and members should be vigilant to thwart any plots to divide it,” the Secretary ...