Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

Journalists Banned from Filming in Tiflet: DGSN Categorically Denies RSF’s Allegations

Rabat – The National Police (DGSN) has categorically denied the allegations by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) claiming that an officer and policemen in Tiflet had forbidden a team of journalists from the channel “Al Amazighiya” to conduct a media coverage during the month of Ramadan, and to have assaulted them physically and verbally. The DGSN

Oujda’s Local Prison Closed Due to Aging Infrastructure

Rabat – The General Delegation for Prison Administration and Reintegration (DGAPR) has decided to close, as of this Friday, the local prison of Oujda because of its aging infrastructure. The DGAPR has ensured, in this regard, the transfer of inmates to other nearby penal institutions, the delegation said in a press release, adding that this

Covid-19: 8 New Cases in Fez-Meknes Region

Fez – Eight new covid-19 cases were reported in the region of Fez-Meknes over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the region to 729, the regional health office said Friday. The new cases were registered in Fez (3), Sefrou (3) and Meknes (2). Fez remains the worst hit in the

Distance Learning: ICESCO Offers Donation to National Education Commission for Acquisition of Computer Equipment

Rabat – The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) has made a financial donation of $49,000 to the Moroccan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (MarocNatCom). According to a joint statement, this grant will enable the acquisition of computer equipment, in particular, pedagogical tablets for the benefit of pupils in schools in

Covid-19: 123 New Recoveries in Morocco, 2,302 in Total (Ministry)

Rabat – One hundred and twenty-three (123) new cured cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) have been reported in Morocco until Friday at 10:00 am, bringing to 2,302 the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom, announced the ministry of Health.  The number of deaths has risen to 185 (two new deaths), said the ministry

Spain: Moroccan Arrested for Alleged Membership to Daesh

Madrid – The Spanish Civil Guard announced Friday the arrest in Barcelona of a man of Moroccan nationality for his alleged membership of the terrorist organization Daesh. This operation was carried out jointly with Morocco’s general directorate for territorial surveillance (DGST) and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Civil Guard said in a

Published Documents on Roadmap for Lifting Containment in Morocco Are ‘Unofficial’ (Ministry of Health)

Rabat – The published documents, which refer to the existence of a roadmap for the lifting of the state of health emergency in Morocco, are “unofficial”, the ministry of Health said Friday.  In a clarification following the publication by some media of documents attributing to the ministry a road map for the lifting of the