Developments in Burkina Faso: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sets up Monitoring Unit, Telephone Numbers for Moroccan Community

The ministry calls on Moroccan nationals to observe the utmost vigilance, to remain in their homes, to respect the guidelines of the Moroccan Embassy in Ouagadougou and to communicate with it via the emergency number set up for this purpose, in addition to following the preventive measures that may be recommended by the Burkinabe parties, said Sunday a statement by […]

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Siliana: Individual suspected of belonging to terrorist organisation arrested

An individual suspected of belonging to a terrorist organisation was arrested on Saturday by the police in Bargou in Siliana, a security source told TAP. This individual from the locality of Sebiba (governorate of Kasserine) was arrested in the town of Bargou in a car. Documents related to banned organisations were also seized. The Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Court […]

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Turkey says it ‘neutralised’ 30 PKK members in Iraq, Syria

Turkey said on Sunday it had “neutralised”, the term its defence ministry usually employs for killed, some 30 members of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in separate cross-border operations in Iraq and Syria. The defence ministry said the strikes involved 23 PKK members in a air raid in the Asos region, 140 kilometres (90 miles) into northern Iraq, and […]

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HM the King Congratulates Guinea’s Transitional Pres. on Independence Anniversary

In this message, the Sovereign expresses His sincere congratulations to the president of the Transition in Guinea and His wishes of prosperity to the Guinean people. “Very attached to the deep relations of friendship and solidarity maintained with the Republic of Guinea, the Kingdom of Morocco is determined to work to strengthen them in all areas of common interest, for […]

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Historical Ties between Morocco, Peru Cannot be Altered by Volatile Positions (Peruvian MPs)

The Peruvian deputies, who were speaking at a meeting Saturday in Lima between the representative of the House of Advisors in the Andean Parliament, Abdelkader Salama and representatives of Peru in Parlandino, stressed that the new position of their country on the Moroccan Sahara was contrary to the historical distinguished ties between the two countries. They said that this position […]

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Agreement concluded between Tunisia and Switzerland in social welfare, enters into force

The social welfare agreement concluded between Tunisia and Switzerland has entered into force on October 1, reads a National Fund for Pensions and Social Welfare (CNRPS) press release issued Sunday. The agreement coordinates both countries’ social welfare systems in the old age, death and disability fields and regulates the payment of pensions abroad. It further governs the relations between Tunisia […]

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Tunisia e-health valley Hackathon prize awarded to “Last Hour” team for their solution to address drug shortages

The prize of the Tunisia e-health valley Hackathon was awarded to the team of young students “Last Hour” for developing an innovative platform to prevent and manage stockouts of drugs in Tunisia.   The prize was given by Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy Neila Nouira Gonji Friday in Tunis.   The winning team made up of young students of […]

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International Day of Older Persons: Ministry of Family stresses need to protect seniors against all forms of exclusion

The Ministry of Family, Women, Childhood and Seniors expressed, on the International Day of Older Persons, commitment to consolidate the rights of seniors and to promote their position within the family and society.   It called for more efforts to be made to provide them with quality services in terms of healthcare and protection and to guarantee them the best […]

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Tunisia fully ready to host Francophonie Summit (Jerandi)

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi said Saturday Tunisia is fully ready to host the Summit of the Francophonie and it will bring together all the means, logistical materials and content to ensure the success of this event.   He expressed the hope that the Tunisia Summit, which coincides with the celebration of the 50th anniversary […]

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SNJT condemns assault on journalists of investigative TV show

The National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) condemned the “violent” attack suffered on Friday by journalists of investigative TV show «the Four Truths» aired on private TV channel Elhiwar Ettounsi. Assaultors were agents of the Tunisian National Railways Company (SNCFT) of Tebourba, Governorate of Manouba, the SNJT said Saturday in a statement.   The union demanded that the company open […]

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Nigeria, Morocco Sign MoU on Decentralization

The memorandum of understanding was inked on the sidelines of the second edition of the African Sub-sovereign Governments Network (AFSNET) Conference by chairman of the Eastern Regional Council, Secretary General of the Association of Regions of Morocco (ARM), Abdennabi Biioui, and the governor of Ekiti State, chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), John Olukayode Fayemi.   The memorandum of […]

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Progress of Mohammed VI Tangier Tech City Project Under Review

This meeting, held between the President of the Regional Council, Omar Moro, the Deputy General Manager of the Chinese group CCCC/CRBC, Shi Xiaobo, and the commercial manager of the group, Liu Qi, was an opportunity to review the progress of this major project.   According to a statement from the regional council, Xiaobo reviewed the stages of completion of this […]

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