Latest News for: Rabat


MOROCCO : Rabat ignores Merkel's olive branch

Africa Intelligence 18 May 2021
German diplomats are striving to restore relations with Morocco after Rabat recalled its Berlin ambassador Zohour Alaoui on 6 May, ....

Spain, Morocco square off after 6,000 migrants arrive by sea

Artesia Daily Press 18 May 2021
The sudden influx of migrants has deepened the diplomatic row between Rabat and Madrid in the wake of Spain’s decision to allow in for medical treatment the chief of a militant group that fights for the independence of Western Sahara.
photo: AP / Santi Palacios
File - Dozens of migrants from different nationalities, mainly Somalia, Egypt and Morocco, including 14 minors and 4 women, wait to be assisted by a team of aid workers of the Spanish NGO Open Arms, after spending more than 20 hours at sea when fleeing Libya on board a precarious wooden boat, in international waters, in the Central Mediterranean sea, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

Migrants, refugees swim from Morocco to Spain’s Ceuta enclave

Al Jazeera 17 May 2021
More than 100 people, including two families with children, swam overnight from Morocco to enter the neighbouring Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Monday, according to local authorities ... They were mostly young men, but children and women were also among the arrivals, said a spokesman for the Spanish government delegation in Ceuta ... .

Head of Israeli mission in Morocco leaves Rabat

Anadolu Agency 15 May 2021
The head of Israel's diplomatic mission in Rabat David Goffrin on Saturday has left Morocco for what he said private family reasons ... in Rabat after the Jewish Shavuot holiday on June 7.

2021 Rookies – Tito Rabat: "I’ve been World Champion… I’ve shown my potential!" (SBK - Superbike World Championship)

Public Technologies 13 May 2021
Esteve 'Tito' Rabat's arrival into WorldSBK has been one of the striking attractions of the new season ... Passionate about racing since he was a child, Rabat became known in 125cc back in 2005, and since then he has lived for motorcycles ... Despite not being a constant front-runner, Rabat is nonetheless a World Champion.

MOROCCO : Rabat rejects Eiffage's Dakhla port bid in a diplomatic tit for tat over ...

Africa Intelligence 30 Apr 2021
Moroccan infrastructure and transport minister Abdelkader Amara speeded up the deliberations over the Dakhla-Atlantique deep-water port project in the Western ....

Morocco calls Spanish emissary to Rabat

MENA FN 26 Apr 2021
(MENAFN) On Sunday, Apr. 25 Morocco declared it called the Spanish emissary to Rabat as an objection against Madrid's reception of a militia leader. Morocco's Foreign Ministry noted in a report ... .

Morocco summons Spanish envoy to Rabat

Anadolu Agency 25 Apr 2021
Morocco on Sunday announced it summoned the Spanish envoy to Rabat in protest of Madrid's reception of a militia leader. The Moroccan Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it asked Spain’s Ambassador to Rabat Ricardo Diez-Hochleitner to provide clarification over the ...

Human-powered ferries on Bou Regreg River popular for local residents in Rabat, Morocco

Sina 25 Apr 2021
Empty ferryboats are seen on the Bou Regreg River in Rabat, Morocco, on April 24, 2021. Human-powered ferries on the Bou Regreg River between Rabat and Sale are popular for local residents to cross the river ... in Rabat, Morocco, on April 24, 2021.

FRANCE/MOROCCO : Rabat stage-manages Western Sahara trip for French MPs

Africa Intelligence 23 Apr 2021
As Morocco continues to lobby European Union member states hard to follow the American lead in December and recognise its ....

Soon the Irish Embassy in Rabat opens

Swords Today 22 Apr 2021
Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Foreign Affairs Nasser Borita spoke with Foreign and Defense Minister Simon Covni on Tuesday via video conference ... The two ministers welcomed the recent Moroccan Economic Week in Ireland as part of the development of bilateral economic partnership ... ....