Jan 9th, 2013
Both diplomatic and economic relations between Morocco and the United States have sometimes evolved in different ways, but they have never witnessed an overall positive development until the current reign of King Mohammed VI. Since his accession to the throne in 1999 , the Moroccan monarch has indee...
Oct 17th, 2012
By Jannie Schipper, Radio Netherlands African migrants in Morocco feel victimised by the locals, and Moroccans in their turn are sometimes scared of the newcomers. The lack of understanding between the two groups is deep, as Radio Netherlands Worldwide’s Jannie Schipper discovered on a visit to...
Mar 12th, 2012
Rabat – Morocco’s state news agency says anti-government riots have spread in the northern part of the North African country, resulting in serious injuries among security forces. Security forces broke up a protest march on Sunday from the village of Imzouren in the Rif mountains about 450...
Jan 19th, 2012
Rabat – Five unemployed Moroccan men set themselves on fire in the capital Rabat as part of widespread demonstrations in the country over the lack of jobs, especially for university graduates, a rights activist said on Thursday. Three were burned badly enough to be hospitalised. Self-immolation...
Jan 6th, 2012
By Msmaku Asrat Yes, it has been foretold that 2012 was going to be a fateful year. It has been marked long, long, time ago. The Maya Civilization had marked their remarkable calendar by predicting that the world will end on Dec 31st, 2012. Many other sages and seers, including the Middle Ages seer N...
Dec 8th, 2011
Rabat – Al-Qaeda’s north African wing said on Thursday it was behind the kidnapping of two “French spies” and three other Europeans in Mali last month, in statement whose authenticity could not be verified. In the statement sent to AFP in Rabat, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb ...
Nov 21st, 2011
Casablanca – Thousands of people urged a boycott of Morocco’s forthcoming election in peaceful rallies on Sunday called by the pro-reform February 20 movement. At least 5 000 people demonstrated in the centre of Casablanca braving driving rain – 2 000 according to the interior ministry. A...