King Mohammed VI’s August 20 Speech Hailed Abroad as a Message of Peace, Tolerance | North Africa Post

King Mohammed VI’s recent speech draws strong praise across the globe: Several foreign officials and media outlets have highlighted the importance and timeliness of the speech delivered by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on the 63rd anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the People, wherein he called on monotheists to pool efforts to fight the scourge of terrorism, which is sparing no community and no country. In this vein, ...

King Affirms Africa as “Top Priority” in Moroccan Foreign Policy | The Atlantic Council

Morocco’s foreign policy demonstrates its belief that “what is good for Morocco is good for Africa—and vice versa“: In a nationally-televised speech on August 20, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI characterized Africa as the “top priority” of his country’s foreign policy, emphasizing that “this multi-dimensional relationship puts Morocco in the center of Africa” and “Africa holds a special place in the heart of Moroccans.” Coming just a month after the historic ...

Morocco’s urban transformation: When Hurry met Salé | Daily Maverick

Morocco’s broad progress over the last few decades is evident in the the transitioning city of Salé: When Ridley Scott was looking for a location for his 2001 film Blackhawk Down, which depicts the 1993 US mission to capture a Somali Warlord that went disastrously wrong, the original site of the event, Mogadishu, was deemed to be far too dangerous. Instead they shot the film in Morocco, with Salé’s Sidi ...

Morocco-US: Obama’s Special Envoy Expected in Rabat Next Week | North Africa Post

The US calls Morocco a “strong partner” against ISIL: US President’s special envoy for the global coalition to counter the Islamic State (IS) group will visit Morocco early next week to update Moroccan authorities on the coalition’s actions to weed out the terrorist group, the US State Department said on Wednesday. “Morocco is a strong partner in the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL and Special Presidential Envoy McGurk will meet ...
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