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17 Dec, 2014, 11:33 ET Congress Strengthens Mandate for Development Funding in Western Sahara

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- The 2015 Appropriations Bill passed by Congress and signed Tuesday night by...


15 Dec, 2014, 13:56 ET Morocco Ranks in Top 10 of 2015 Climate Change Performance Index

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- The 2015 Climate Performance Index named Morocco "one of the global forerunners in...


02 Dec, 2014, 11:52 ET King Mohammed VI: On Human Rights, "Africa Wants to be Heard"

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — From November 27 through 30, Marrakech, Morocco hosted the second annual World...


25 Nov, 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...


20 Nov, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


18 Nov, 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...


10 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


29 Oct, 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...


14 Oct, 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...


10 Oct, 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,...


25 Sep, 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...


24 Sep, 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...


21 Aug, 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...


08 Aug, 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...


04 Aug, 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...


31 Jul, 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...


29 Jul, 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...


16 Jul, 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...


02 Jun, 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...


14 May, 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...


12 Mar, 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...


21 Feb, 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...


12 Feb, 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...