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Automobile Sector Set for New Manufacturer

[Moroccan American Center] Fiat has joined other major automobile manufacturers in setting up shop in Morocco; Siemens discloses progress on wind blades production; Spanish media giant selects Morocco as its African platform; and EBRD continues its support for growing small and medium enterprises. Elsewhere, Moroccans will compete to demonstrate green projects and begins training programs for local officials from Africa. (AllAfrica)

Nador-Almeria New Sea Route to Be Opened Soon

[MAP] Madrid -The shipping company Africa Morocco Link (AML) will soon open a new direct sea route between the ports of Nador and Almeria (southern Spain), Almeria Port Authority said on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Fight Against Terrorism - Dutch Security & Justice Minister Underscores Importance of Exchanging Experiences With Morocco

[MAP] Rabat -Dutch security and justice minister, Stef Blok, stressed on Thursday in Rabat the extreme importance of continuing to exchange experiences and knowledge between Morocco and the Netherlands in the fight against terrorism, both bilaterally and internationally, through the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF). (AllAfrica)

Morocco, Sweden Set to Reinforce Migration Cooperation

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco and Sweden are determined to reinforce cooperation in several areas, especially in the migration field. (AllAfrica)

Polisario Has No Legitimacy to Represent Sahrawis - International Expert

[MAP] New York -International expert and lawyer Nykaky Lygeros said on Thursday, before the UNGA 4th Committee in New York, that the Polisario has no legitimacy to represent Sahrawis, noting that this entity is only a "tool at the service of a fallacious policy". (AllAfrica)

Global Energy Transition Offers Opportunities for Developing Countries, Official

[MAP] Marrakech -Global energy transition offers opportunities for developing countries, said, on Wednesday in Marrakesh, minister of energy Aziz Rabbah. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Takes Part in a Quadripartite Meeting in Belgium On Cooperation in the Fight Against Terrorism

[MAP] Brussels -A quadripartite meeting took place on Wednesday in Mechelen (north of Brussels) on cooperation in the fight against terrorism, with the participation of Morocco. (AllAfrica)

Sahrawi President Sends a Congratulatory Message to Lesotho Kingdom Prime Minister On the Occasion of His Country's National Day

[SPS] Bir Lehlu -The President of the Republic, Brahim Gali sent a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, HE Tom Thabane on the occasion of the 51st Anniversary of the Independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho. (AllAfrica)

Morocco, Hub Towards Africa for Spanish Businesses, Spanish Official

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco is a hub towards Africa for Spanish enterprises, said, on Tuesday in Rabat, Spanish secretary of state for trade María Luisa Poncela García, for whom Spain and Morocco are not only two markets but also two strategic partners. (AllAfrica)

Moroccan Sahara - Guatemala Calls for Settlement Ensuring Security, Integration in Maghreb Region

[MAP] New York -Guatemala's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Jorge Skiner-Klée called, on behalf of his country, during the 4th committee of the UNGA, for a final settlement of the Moroccan Sahara issue that would ensure security and integration of the Maghreb region, on the basis of of the UNSC resolutions, describing the autonomy plan as serious and credible. (AllAfrica)

Al Hoceima Events - Trial of a Group of Suspects Postponed to Oct. 17

[MAP] Casablanca -The Criminal Chamber at Casablanca's Court of Appeals held on Tuesday a public hearing of the trial of a group of individuals accused of involvement in Al Hoceima events, the Attorney General of the King at Casablanca's Court of Appeals announced. (AllAfrica)

HM the King Instructs Commission Chaired By Head of Gvt. to Find Solutions to Problem of Scarcity of Drinking & Irrigation Water in Rural & Mountainous Regions

[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI provided his high guidance to Head of government to preside over a commission that will address the problem of the scarcity of drinking and irrigation water in rural and mountainous regions, with a view to finding appropriate solutions and ensure follow-up over the forthcoming months. (AllAfrica)

Morocco, Poland Hold Political Consultations in Warsaw

[MAP] Warsaw -Secretary of state for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta, and Polish counterpart Joanna Wronecka held a meeting on Monday in Warsaw as part of the regular political consultations between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

FM Meets With Unido DG On Cooperation Prospects

[MAP] Rabat -Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita met, on Tuesday in Rabat, with director general of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Sem li Yong on prospects for bilateral cooperation. (AllAfrica)

Celac Reaffirms Before UN 4th Committee Support for Mutually Acceptable Political Solution to Sahara Issue

[MAP] New York -The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) reaffirmed, Monday before the UN 4th Committee, its firm support for efforts meant to achieve a mutually acceptable political solution to the issue of the Moroccan Sahara. (AllAfrica)

Over 2.5 T of Cocaine Seized, 10 Members of International Drug Trafficking Network Arrested

[MAP] Rabat -The Central bureau for judiciary investigations (BCIJ) seized on Monday 2.58 tons of cocaine and arrested 10 people suspected of involvement in a criminal drug trafficking network, national police (DGSN) said. (AllAfrica)

Number of Homeless People Down in Morocco, HCP

[MAP] Rabat -The number of homeless people in Morocco slightly decreased from 7308 people in 2004 to 7226 in 2014, that is a drop of 1.1%, said the high planning commission (HCP) on the World Habitat Day 2017. (AllAfrica)

Morocco-Spain Energy Cooperation Has Promising Future, Official

[MAP] Rabat -Cooperation relations between Morocco and Spain in terms of energy have a promising future, said, on Monday in Rabat, minister of energy, mining and sustainable development Aziz Rebbah. (AllAfrica)

Morocco's Football League 1 (Week 4) - Results & Table

[MAP] Rabat -Here are the results of Week 4 of Morocco's football league 1 : (AllAfrica)

Wca Executive Summit and Family Office Forum 2017

[PR Newswire] Marrakech, Morocco -On October 1, 2017, all roads lead to Marrakech in the Kingdom of Morocco, for the 4th Annual WCA Executive Summit being held at the Four Seasons from October 1 to October 3, 2017 where 100+ of Africa's leading family offices, heads of family-owned conglomerates, investors, ministers and award-winning entrepreneurs will be gathered for the 3-day summit. (AllAfrica)

Militants Attack Somali Military Base, Kill 15

[MAP] Mogadishu -Al Shabaab fighters killed at least 15 soldiers in an attack on a military base near Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, the militant group and Somali officials said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Morocco, Denmark Discuss Means to Strengthen Cooperation

[MAP] Rabat -Moroccan Justice minister, Mohamed Aujjar, held, on Thursday in Rabat, talks with Danish Foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, on means to promote bilateral cooperation in various sectors. (AllAfrica)

Faapa's Activities Widely Hailed in Abidjan

[MAP] Abidjan -The activities of the Atlantic Federation of African News Agencies (FAAPA) were unanimously hailed, Thursday in Abidjan, on the occasion of the 5th meeting of the executive board of this pan-African media platform, being held on September 28-29. (AllAfrica)

17th Congress of Istiqlal Party Opens in Rabat

[MAP] Rabat -The 17th general congress of the Istiqlal Party (PI) opened, Friday in Rabat, under the theme "Renewal of the contract for the motherland." (AllAfrica)

Hilton Opens New Hotel in Tangier

[MAP] Tangier -'Hilton Tanger City Center Hotel & Residences', which boasts 180 guest rooms and suites, opened on Wednesday in the northern city of Tangier. (AllAfrica)

Maritime Sector, an Opportunity for Development & Growth in the Mediterranean (UFM)

[MAP] Barcelona -The Mediterranean region has a great potential to achieve a greater degree of maritime trade integration between both shores, which is critical to create conditions for increased employment, prosperity and stability ashore, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) said on the occasion of the celebration of World Maritime Day under the theme "Connecting Ships, Ports and People". (AllAfrica)

Australia, Morocco Share Values of Cultural Diversity & Tolerance - Minister

[MAP] Canberra -Morocco and Australia share the values of cultural diversity, tolerance and coexistence, Australian Capital Territory's (ACT) minister for Multicultural affairs, Rachel Stephen-Smith, said. (AllAfrica)

Deportation of Khadijetou El Mokhtar, 'Sovereign Decision' Reaffirming Non-Recognition of Puppet Entity By Peru (Official)

[MAP] Rabat -The deportation of polisario separatist Khadijetou El Mokhtar from the airport of Lima is a "sovereign decision" that reaffirms the non-recognition of the puppet entity by Peru, said, on Thursday in Rabat, minister delegate for relations with the parliament and civil society, government spokesperson, Mustapha El Khalfi. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Bayisenge Joins JS El Massira in Morocco

[New Times] RWANDA international Emery Bayisenge has crossed from Moroccan second division side Athletic Club to archrivals Jeunesse sportive El Massira (JSM) on a one-year contract subject to renewal. (AllAfrica)

Moroccan People to Celebrate On Friday Birthday of HRH Princess Lalla Asmaa

[MAP] Rabat -The Royal family and the Moroccan people will celebrate on Friday HRH Princess Lalla Asmaa's birthday, an opportunity to pay tribute to the Princess' various social and charity actions. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Plays 'Extremely Important' Role in Global Fight Against Terrorism - UN Senior Official

[MAP] New York -Morocco, under the clear-sighted leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, plays an extremely important role in the global fight against terrorism," Director of the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Office/UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT), Jehangir Khan said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)