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Nov 25, 2014, 10:42 ET

Second Annual World Human Rights Forum Opens in Marrakech

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — On Thursday, November 27, the 2nd annual World Human Rights Forum will open...

Nov 20, 2014, 16:44 ET

King Mohammed VI Welcomes Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — Today King Mohammed VI welcomed guests of the fifth Global Entrepreneurship...

Nov 19, 2014, 17:12 ET

Vice President Joe Biden Meets with Morocco's King Mohammed VI

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — Today Vice President Joseph Biden met with King Mohammed VI in Fez at an...

Nov 18, 2014, 17:06 ET

Morocco Celebrates 59th Anniversary of Independence

Today Morocco celebrates the 59th anniversary of its independence from France. It was on November 18, 1955, just two days after returning from...

Nov 10, 2014, 16:37 ET

King Mohammed VI Singles Out White House for its Support in Resolving the Western Sahara Conflict

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- In a speech delivered on Thursday marking the 39th anniversary of the Green March, King...

Nov 07, 2014, 11:09 ET

King Mohammed VI Singles Out White House for its Support in Resolving the Western Sahara Conflict

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — In a speech delivered on Thursday marking the 39th anniversary of the Green...

Oct 29, 2014, 17:04 ET

Morocco to Provide Direct Military and Intelligence Support to UAE against Terrorist Threat

 (MACP) — Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar announced today that Morocco will provide direct military, operational...

Oct 14, 2014, 17:38 ET

Mohammed VI Museum Opens in Rabat, Partners with Smithsonian

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- On October 7, the Mohammed VI Modern and Contemporary Art Museum – the first...

Oct 10, 2014, 18:34 ET

At Parliament, King Mohammed VI Urges Legislators to Act on Reform

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — In a speech delivered at the opening session of Morocco's Parliament on Friday,...

Sep 25, 2014, 12:35 ET

Morocco to Host Clinton Global Initiative's First Middle East & Africa Conference

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — In remarks delivered September 24 at the closing session of this year's Clinton...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:35 ET

Morocco Plays Central Role in Global Counterterrorism Forum's Newest Initiatives

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- At its 5th ministerial meeting held in New York September 23, the Global...

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...

Jul 31, 2014, 11:46 ET

After 15 Years Leading Morocco, King Mohammed VI Takes Stock of Reforms and Progress at National and International Levels

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Marking 15 years of his reign, Morocco's King Mohammed VI delivered a speech to the...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:05 ET

Morocco Celebrates 15 Years Under King Mohammed VI's Leadership

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — On July 30th Moroccans celebrate the 15th anniversary of the reign of King...

Jul 16, 2014, 18:28 ET

Reinforcing Historic Relationship, Morocco's King Mohammed VI Hosts King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — On Monday and Tuesday King Mohammed VI hosted Spain's new King, Felipe VI, and...

Jun 02, 2014, 16:01 ET

Morocco's King Strengthens Strategic Partnership with Tunisia, Draws Road Map for Broader Maghreb Integration

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Morocco's King Mohammed VI and a delegation of public and private-sector leaders on...

May 14, 2014, 16:55 ET

Morocco Begins Construction of New Regional Training Center for Religious Leaders

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — King Mohammed VI on Monday presided over the groundbreaking for a religious...

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...