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Aug 21, 2014, 17:20 ET In King/People's Revolution Day Speech, King Mohammed VI Lauds Business and Civil Society

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — A national holiday in Morocco that commemorates Moroccans' mobilization for...


Aug 08, 2014, 19:42 ET Morocco Shines as Key US Business and Security Ally at US-Africa Summit

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Led by Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane, more than a dozen high-ranking...


Aug 04, 2014, 10:41 ET Morocco to Play Key Role at US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Beginning today through August 6, Morocco will join leaders from some 50 African...


Apr 09, 2014, 21:38 ET Congress praises Morocco's reforms, urges State Department to further strengthen US-Morocco strategic partnership

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- At a House hearing today on US policy toward Morocco, key members of the...


Apr 04, 2014, 18:07 ET Secretary of State John Kerry on Morocco: "The US will stand by this relationship every step of the way"

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Concluding a tour of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, Secretary of State...


Mar 14, 2014, 20:16 ET Morocco Advances Expansive Reform of Military Justice System, Excluding Civilians from Trial in Military Courts

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Morocco's Council of Ministers, chaired by King Mohammed VI, today announced...


Mar 14, 2014, 12:29 ET Morocco's King urges 'comprehensive perception of security' at 31st meeting of Arab Interior Ministers Council

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Interior Ministers from 22 Arab nations met in Marrakesh, Morocco March 12-13 for the...


Mar 12, 2014, 17:39 ET King's Four-Nation Tour Deepens Morocco's Partnerships in Africa; More Than 80 Agreements Signed for Economic, Social Cooperation

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- This past week, Morocco's King Mohammed VI concluded a three-week trip in...


Mar 07, 2014, 15:42 ET Morocco King's African solidarity tour travels to Guinea and Gabon, building new partnerships for development, food security, and peace

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Continuing his journey to promote solidarity and economic cooperation in Africa,...


Feb 25, 2014, 13:36 ET King Mohammed VI at Moroccan-Ivorian Economic Forum: "Africa Should Learn to Trust Africa"

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — In a speech opening the first-ever Moroccan-Ivorian Economic Forum held in...


Feb 21, 2014, 22:02 ET King Mohammed VI, President Keita Meet in Bamako to Strengthen Morocco-Mali Ties, Promote Peace, Progress in NW Africa

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Yesterday in Bamako, Mali, on the first leg of a four-nation trip to deepen Morocco's...


Feb 12, 2014, 18:57 ET Morocco Extends Religious Cooperation and Training at Request of Tunisia, Guinea, Libya

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- The Moroccan Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced today that King...


Jan 27, 2014, 17:18 ET Study Reports 60% Rise in Terrorism in 'Arc of Instability' Across North Africa

Libya, Algeria, Mali, and Tunisia hit hardest by al-Qaeda, other extremists; Recommends stemming flow of arms, recruits across borders, including...


Jan 19, 2014, 13:07 ET al-Quds Committee Welcomes US Initiative to Renew Middle East Peace Talks, Prioritizes Humanitarian Aid

Committee Chair King Mohammed VI calls for Jerusalem to remain a "haven of coexistence" WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2014...


Jan 17, 2014, 19:12 ET Following Moroccan King's White House Visit, Congress Mandates Funding for Development Projects in Western Sahara

Appropriations Bill Reinforces US Policy Supporting Moroccan Autonomy Plan for the Territory  WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014...


Jan 17, 2014, 17:13 ET Morocco's King Mohammed VI Praises Obama, Kerry on Middle East Peace Initiative, Supports Two-State Solution

Speech to al-Quds Committee warns against using Jerusalem to fan violence, terrorism WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP)...


Jan 16, 2014, 17:00 ET King Mohammed VI Convenes al-Quds Committee Meeting in Support of Middle East Peace Process

Historic Meeting Comes Days after Secretary Kerry Visit with Israeli and Palestinian Leadership  WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014...