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Dec 17, 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 President...


Dec 15, 2014, 01:56 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...


Dec 02, 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 Human Rights ...


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 in Marrakech,...


Nov 20, 2014, 04:44 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 Summit, which...


Nov 19, 2014, 05:12 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 audience attended ...


Nov 18, 2014, 05:06 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 years...


Nov 10, 2014, 04:37 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 March, King...


Oct 29, 2014, 05:04 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 and...


Oct 14, 2014, 05:38 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 major museum ...


Oct 10, 2014, 06:34 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, King...


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 Global...


Sep 24, 2014, 03:35 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, 05:20 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 independence...


Aug 08, 2014, 07:42 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 Moroccan...


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 countries ...


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 Mohammed VI....


Jul 16, 2014, 06:28 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 Queen...


Jun 02, 2014, 04:01 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 Sunday ...


May 14, 2014, 04:55 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 training...


Apr 09, 2014, 09:38 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 Foreign Affairs...


Apr 04, 2014, 06:07 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 John...


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...