Tag: Morocco

Morocco confirms cut in soft wheat duty to 35pc

The cut aims at ensuring regular supplies and guaranteeing the stability of the soft wheat price at 260 dirhams per quintal. Morocco announced a...

Eighth body found after Morocco football match flood

RABAT: Morocco authorities said Monday they had found the body of a person missing after a flood hit a football pitch, bringing to eight the...

Morocco recovers 16 bodies after rare summer deluge: report

RABAT: Moroccan emergency crews pulled 16 bodies from the mud after a rare summer downpour triggered a landslide that buried a minibus, public broadcaster 2M...

Morocco’s annual inflation rises 0.8 percent in March

RABAT: Morocco's annual inflation index rose by 0.8 percent in March, the high commission for planning said on Monday. Month-on-month the index was unchanged, the agency...

Morocco’s economy set to grow 2.9pc in 2019

CASABLANCA: Morocco's economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019, marginally slower than last year and still driven by domestic demand, the head...

Morocco complains to UN of W. Sahara truce violations

UNITED NATIONS: Morocco has accused Polisario Front fighters in Western Sahara of violating a ceasefire agreement, just weeks before an expected new round of talks...

Morocco closes 2,000 mine shafts after string of deaths

RABAT: Moroccan authorities closed 2,000 illegal mineshafts last year in Jerada, an impoverished former coal town that has been the site of a string of...

Morocco arrests five more in hikers’ murder probe

SALÉ: Moroccan authorities have made five new arrests linked to the murder a week ago of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains, the country's...

Morocco arrests suspect after murder of two Scandinavians: official

RABAT: Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested a suspect following the murder of two Scandinavian tourists in the High Atlas mountains, the interior ministry said. Other suspects...

Moroccan inflation stable at 1.1pc y/y in October

RABAT: Morocco's annual inflation rate stayed at 1.1 percent in October, the High Planning Commission said on Thursday. Inflation had dropped to that level in September,...