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Justice Minister Attends 36th Council of Arab Justice Ministers

Rabat – Justice Minister Mohamed BenAbdelkader took part on Thursday in the 36th session of the Council of Arab Justice Ministers, which was held by teleconference.   This session enabled to discuss the concerns of Arab countries in the field of judicial and legal cooperation, by presenting mechanisms and decisions aimed at developing the legal

Former Ethiopian Ambassador to Morocco Awarded Alawite Wissam of Order of Grand Officer

Addis Ababa – The former Ethiopian Ambassador to Morocco Yeshi Tamrat Bitew was awarded, Thursday evening in Addis Ababa, the Alawite Wissam of the Order of Grand officer, granted to her by HM King Mohammed VI at the end of her mission in the Kingdom.   The Wissam Royal was presented to Yeshi Tamrat Bitew

Royal Navy Thwarts Drug Trafficking Operation Off the Coast of Cabo Negro

Rabat – A Royal Navy coast guard, which was patrolling in the Mediterranean, thwarted early Friday morning off the coast of Cabo Negro an attempt to smuggle nearly 2 tons of drugs, said a military source.   This operation led to the arrest of four people and the seizure of nearly 2 tons of drugs

Official Announcement Concerning National Crime Observatory Depends on Approval of Creation Decree (Official)

Rabat – Minister of Justice Mohamed Ben Abdelkader said, on Tuesday in Rabat, that the National Crime Observatory is ready with its executives and its operating mechanisms, but its official announcement will be made only after final approval of the creation decree.   “The decree has been finalized and it is awaiting its presentation to

Eradicating Violence Against Women Requires Mobilization of All Means

Rabat – Eradicating violence against women requires will and the mobilization of all means to curb it and address its repercussions, said Wednesday in Rabat head of Government, Saâd Dine El Otmani.   El Otmani, who chaired the launch of the 18th national campaign to combat violence against women, stressed that all legal, cultural, educational,

Call for Abolishing Law Articles Allowing Marriage Under 18

Rabat – The Dounia Collective for the prohibition of Marriage of minor girls recommended Wednesday in Rabat to suppress articles 20, 21 and 22 of the Family Code, which allow the competent judge to authorize marriage before the legal age of 18.   In a memorandum of demands, the collective stressed the need to adopt

Morocco, EU Review First Year of New Fisheries Agreement

Brussels – Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch and the European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, held talks via video conference on Wednesday to review the first year of the new fisheries agreement between Morocco and the European Union (EU).   On this occasion, Akhannouch welcomed the