PM appoints Dr Mukhtar as HEC chief
After a long wait of over seven months and much wrangling over appointment procedure, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday appointed Dr Mukhtar Ahmed as the Higher Education Commission chief.
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NGOs condemn Morocco 'silence' over migrant crisis warning
RABAT: Activists condemned Tuesday Morocco's "total silence" over warnings about the plight of sub-Saharan migrants, accusing security forces of "barbaric acts" that contradicted the country's new migration policy.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kerry's-and Congress's-valued partner in Morocco
Earlier this month, Secretary of State John Kerry concluded his whirlwind tour through Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa in Morocco, to co-chair the second US-Morocco Strategic Dialogue.
Hundreds Of Moroccan Women Take To The Streets To Demand Gender Equality
About 800 Moroccan protesters, most of whom were women, flooded the streets of the capital city on Sunday to demand their government implement a portion of the constitution that guarantees gender equality.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Morocco dismantles Syria-related terrorist cell - Indiatalkies.com
Rabat, April 13: Moroccan police announced Saturday that it has recently dismantled a terrorist cell that recruits Moroccan combatants for Syria, local media reported.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Independent monitors for W Sahara: UN
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for "sustained, independent and impartial" monitoring of human rights in Western Sahara, while welcoming Moroccan efforts to improve the situation in disputed territory under its control.
Flying Eagles and Their Moroccan Counterparts Share the Spoils
Morocco forced Nigeria's Under-20 men's football team, the Flying Eagles, to a 2-all draw in a friendly at the National Sports Centre in Rabat on Wednesday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Work to begin on Casablanca port project
DUBAI: Wessal Capital, a Moroccan fund backed by oil-rich Gulf Arab countries, expects construction on a 530 million euro project to develop Casablanca's port area to begin in about 18 months.
U.N. renews call for human rights monitoring in Western Sahara
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday renewed his appeals for sustained human rights monitoring in the disputed territory of northern Africa's Western Sahara and warned against unfair exploitation of the region's natural resources.
Baltimore Jewish Times
Kerry Warns - It's Reality Check Time'
Secretary of State John Kerry has made 11 trips to the Middle East since July to facilitate Israeli-Arab peace talks.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Arms Control and International Security: Opening Remarks at the...
Thank you, Ambassadors Bourita and Ugdul, for your remarks and for your governments' deep commitment to the Global Counterterrorism Forum and its practical, action-oriented mission.
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US warns on Iran "breakout" capability as nuclear talks start
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a news conference with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar after a bilateral strategic dialogue at the Foreign Ministry in Rabat, April 4, 2014.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Morocco: Organization Names 'Collaborators' with Israel
An anti-Israel Moroccan organization has issued a list of people and institutions whom it accuses of collaborating with the Jewish state and being "symbols of the Zionist infiltration into Morocco," the i24news website reported on Tuesday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Morocco: Rabat Hosts Global Counter-Terrorism Forum Event
The Global Counter-Terrorism Forum co-ordinating committee wrapped up a two-day conference in Rabat on Thursday .
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Emirates News Agency
Assistant Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs and Moroccan official...
WAM RABAT, 6th April, 2014 -- Dr. Abdul Rahim Yousef Al Awadi, Assistant Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs, has met with Mohammed Al Sabar, Moroccan Secretary-General of the National Council for Human Rights in Rabat, in the presence of Saeed Muhair Al Kitbi, Advisor at the U.A.E. Embassy to the Kingdom of Morocco.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Israel's chief negotiator urges US to change role in Mideast peace talks
Israel's chief negotiator said the US needs to change its tactics in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, adding that negotiations need to become more direct between Tel Aviv and the Palestinians.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
US News & World Report
Day in Photos: Afghanistan Photographer Killed, Protests in the West Bank, Ladies Day and More
Secretary of State John Kerry, right, in a pink tie, walks with members of his staff and Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, left of Kerry, Friday in Rabat, Morocco.