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Moroccan King Mohammed VI honours Nigerian envoy

The Nigerian Ambassador to Morocco, Baba Garba, has received one of the kingdom's highest honours, known as Wissam Al Alaoui.A statement from the Nigerian Embassy in Morocco said Garba was decorated with Wissam Al Alaoui of the Order of Commander by Ki...

How Parliaments can tackle corruption better

In my first blog, I discussed our work at WFD that has looked at the experience of working with parliaments and parliamentarians on combating corruption. We've found few successes. In this piece, I set out some possible new ways that could be more su...

HRH the Crown Prince chairs weekly Cabinet meeting

Manama: His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace. Following the meeting, the Cabinet Secretary-Gener...

Fighting Rages as Libya Force Pushes Toward Key Western City

CAIRO, EGYPT - Officials from Libya's two rival governments said fighting erupted Sunday as the country's east-based forces advanced toward the strategic western city of Misrata, further eroding a crumbling cease-fire agreement brokered earlier this mo...

Spanish FM Highlights Excellent Moroccan-Spanish Relations

Rabat - The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, the EU and Cooperation Arancha Gonzalez Laya, stressed, on Friday in Rabat, the excellent relations between her country and Morocco.During a joint press briefing with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Africa...

Marathon in Marrakech, 13,000 at starting line

RABAT- Over 13,0000 participants are expected during the weekend in Marrakech for the city's 31st international marathon on January 26. Kenyan Stephan Tum established a record at the marathon of two hours, six minutes and 35 seconds, attracting profess...