James J. Sweeney
James J. Sweeney, 84, of Westport, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 18, 2014 at home.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Germany taps John Kerry phone call, says Der Spiegel
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry after a U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue in Rabat, Morocco April 4, 2014.
Cutting the cord: Yahoo Screen's year-long music festival
Yahoo and Live Nation have teamed up for a year's worth of live concerts, with one broadcast each day on Yahoo Screen's new Live Nation channel.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Daily Star
Morocco dismantles recruitment ISIS cell for Iraq
RABAT, Morocco: Moroccan police say they have dismantled a nine-person cell recruiting volunteers to fight with the radical Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria group in Syria and Iraq.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tom Cruise heading to Morocco for 'Mission Impossible 5'
" Visiting Morocco in 2014 for various shoots have been director Clint Eastwood and actors Bruce Willis and Tom Hanks, among others, to take part in some of the 10 foreign films and series whose filming is scheduled for Morocco this year.
Morocco activist jailed over torture claim
RABAT: An activist from Morocco's February 20 movement has been sentenced by a Tangiers court to a year in jail for a "false torture allegation", her lawyer told AFP.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Following his successful Morocco concert Enrique Iglesias talks about ...
Just five years after launching his career in 1995, Enrique Iglesias became the most wealthiest singer ever, valuing at $50m - an unprecedented number in the 1990s.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Sofia News Agency
Singer Alicia Keys Expecting Second Child with Husband Swizz Beatz
US singer Alicia Keys poses at the 13th edition of the Mawazine music festival in Rabat, Morocco, June 2014.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Morocco: HM the King Receives Chairman of Economic, Social and...
In keeping with the speech to the nation delivered this Wednesday by HM King Mohammed VI on the 15th throne day anniversary in which the Sovereign called on the Economic, Social and Environmental Council to carry out a study of the evolution of Morocco's total wealth over the last 15 years, the Sovereign, who was accompanied by HRH Crown Prince ... (more)
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The US should do more for its oldest ally
Today, July 30, across the Atlantic and just a few weeks after the 238th anniversary of our country's independence, America's oldest ally will celebrate the fifteen-year anniversary of its King's leadership.
Morocco: Morocco Launches Housing Survey
Housing Minister Mohamed Nabil Benabdellah on Wednesday launched a survey of urban and rural households.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
IMF Executive Board Approves US$5-Billion Arrangement for Morocco...
RABAT, Morocco, July 29, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund today approved a new 24-month arrangement for Morocco under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line in an amount equivalent to SDR 3.2351 billion .
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Tangiers Petroleum fails to find oil in Morocco well
Shares in Tangiers Petroleum tanked after the Morocco-focused explorer said a well off the coast of the North African nation had turned up dry.
U.N. rights chief: MH17 downing a possible war crime
The U.N.'s top human rights official says the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Sofia News Agency
Morocco Seeks Options For Charter Flights to Bulgaria
Representatives of the Tourist Board of Morocco and of Bulgarian touroperators are discussing the setting up of regular charter flights between Sofia and Rabat , reports Dnevnik.bg.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Winnipeg Free Press
Fearless in Morocco
"So you travel... only?" asked the woman sitting next to me in halting but intuitive English as we sat in the packed compartment on a train speeding through Moroccan farmland.
Morocco Leads in Cutting Subsidies to Oil and Gas Industries
Oil and gas companies get a ton of subsidies from governments which holds back the adoption of renewable energy.
LHU Student Awarded Scholarship to Study Abroad
Lindsay Hein, a junior majoring in international studies at Lock Haven University, is one of more than 800 American undergraduate students from 330 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.