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Moroccan Foreign Minister invited to visit Israel

Moroccan Foreign Minister invited to visit Israel

Foreign Ministry Director General hands letter from Foreign Minister Yair Lapid to his Moroccan counterpart.Nitsan Keidar, 08/07/2021 05:42
King of Morocco to Bennett: Warm congratulations and wishes for success

King of Morocco to Bennett: Warm congratulations and wishes for success

King Mohammed VI of Morocco sends congratulatory letter to Prime Minister Bennett, promises to advance peace in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 04:46
Israir to launch direct flights between Israel and Marrakesh

Israir to launch direct flights between Israel and Marrakesh

Israeli airline to launch direct flights between Israel and Morocco's Marrakesh in July.Elad Benari, 02/06/2021 05:00
Report: Moroccan PM congratulated Hamas on 'victory' in Gaza

Report: Moroccan PM congratulated Hamas on 'victory' in Gaza

Morocco's Prime Minister reportedly sent a congratulatory letter to Hamas' political bureau chief following recent Gaza fighting.Ben Ariel, 25/05/2021 05:41
Watch: Thousands of Moroccan migrants flood Spain after political spat

Watch: Thousands of Moroccan migrants flood Spain after political spat

Spain accused Morocco of political blackmail after 8,000 migrants tried entering Spanish town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 10:36
Morocco concerned over violence in Jerusalem

Morocco concerned over violence in Jerusalem

Moroccan Foreign Ministry criticizes "violations" in Jerusalem, warns they are "likely to stir up tensions".Elad Benari, 10/05/2021 04:34
Blinken thanks Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel

Blinken thanks Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel

Morocco and Israel normalized ties in an agreement brokered by the Trump administration this past December.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 01:39
Head of Morocco's liaison office arrives in Israel

Head of Morocco's liaison office arrives in Israel

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi speaks to head of Morocco's liaison office immediately upon his arrival in Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 10/02/2021 04:31
Israeli missions open in Dubai, Rabat

Israeli missions open in Dubai, Rabat

Ambassador David Govrin arrives to head first Israeli mission to Morocco in 20 years as new consulate opened in the UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 16:56
Israel and Morocco sign agreement on direct flights

Israel and Morocco sign agreement on direct flights

The two countries agreed to normalize ties in a US-brokered agreement at the start of December.Elad Benari, 22/01/2021 04:40
Morocco becomes second Arab country to promote combating anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism

Morocco becomes second Arab country to promote combating anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism

Official Moroccan government-backed institution joins agreement with US to fight anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 17/01/2021 22:43
US starts process of establishing consulate in Western Sahara

US starts process of establishing consulate in Western Sahara

Trump agreed to recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara as part of the deal in which Morocco normalized ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2021 04:02
Morocco's government casts a shadow over Trump's peace plan

Morocco's government casts a shadow over Trump's peace plan

Morocco backing negotiations on Trump Peace Plan could help end the Arab-Jewish conflict. Op-ed.David Singer, 31/12/2020 17:00
Israel & Morocco: Rare combination of political and cultural ties

Israel & Morocco: Rare combination of political and cultural ties

Israel & Morocco recently announced re-establishing relations, but connection between peoples has been deep and long-standing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 20:35
Netanyahu's map angered Morocco

Netanyahu's map angered Morocco

PM appears in video with a map separating Western Sahara from Morocco. Foreign Ministry spokesman: It was an error which will be corrected.Ben Ariel, 29/12/2020 05:39
Moroccan team in Israel to set up liaison office

Moroccan team in Israel to set up liaison office

Moroccan 'technical' team in Israel laying groundwork for reopening of liaison office after 20 years following recent normalization deal.AFP, 28/12/2020 17:14
Official delegation from Morocco to arrive in Israel today

Official delegation from Morocco to arrive in Israel today

Relations between the countries continue to strengthen as Morocco sends a delegation to Israel to advance opening of official mission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2020 08:01
Will Biden Administration end the Abraham Accords?

Will Biden Administration end the Abraham Accords?

PM's diplomatic adviser sums up visit to Morocco and says to Arutz Sheva that other countries want to 'jump on bandwagon' of normalization.Yoni Kempinski, 27/12/2020 09:01
Netanyahu and King of Morocco speak first time since resuming relations

Netanyahu and King of Morocco speak first time since resuming relations

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu talks with King Mohammed VI of Morocco. Netanyahu invites him to visit Israel.Nitzan Kedar, 26/12/2020 19:36
Netanyahu invites King of Morocco to Israel

Netanyahu invites King of Morocco to Israel

PM Netanyahu speaks with the King of Morocco for the first time since the agreement to normalize ties between the two countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/12/2020 20:38
Algerian politician says Morocco's PM is a 'traitor'

Algerian politician says Morocco's PM is a 'traitor'

Head of Algeria's largest Islamist party brands Morocco's Prime Minister a "traitor" over normalization of ties with Israel.Elad Benari, 25/12/2020 06:05
Morocco and Israel to launch direct flights within months

Morocco and Israel to launch direct flights within months

Morocco's Tourism Minister says Morocco and Israel will launch direct flights between the countries in "two to three months".Elad Benari, 25/12/2020 03:57
US setting up consulate in Western Sahara

US setting up consulate in Western Sahara

The move comes after Trump recognized Morocco's sovereignty over the region as part of normalization agreement with Israel.Elad Benari, 25/12/2020 02:14
Moroccan flags on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

Moroccan flags on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion: I hope that when the coronavirus crisis is over, we will see tourists from Morocco coming to visit Jerusalem.Orli Harari, 24/12/2020 06:39
Moroccan FM: Defending Palestinians not contrary to cooperation with Israel

Moroccan FM: Defending Palestinians not contrary to cooperation with Israel

Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs: We began talks with Israel in 2018. The King asked to meet with Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 04:06
A Jewish blessing before the king of Morocco

A Jewish blessing before the king of Morocco

NSC head upon seeing the king: 'Blessed are you, Hashem our G-d, King of the world who has given of his glory to flesh and blood."Yoni Kempinski, Nitzan Keidar, 23/12/2020 17:21
'Moroccans are dying to meet Israelis'

'Moroccans are dying to meet Israelis'

How are the Moroccan people reacting to the normalization deal with Israel? i24NEWS speaks with North Africa expert Yasmine Hasnaoui.i24NEWS, 22/12/2020 22:50
Watch: US, Israeli, Moroccan officials deliver statements from Rabat

Watch: US, Israeli, Moroccan officials deliver statements from Rabat

Jared Kushner, Israeli NSA Meir Ben Shabbat & Moroccan FM Nasser Bourita deliver statements recapping historic day in Morocco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 21:33
First Israeli flight lands in Morocco

First Israeli flight lands in Morocco

US-Israel delegation lands in Rabat for further talks on normalization between Israel and Morocco.Gary Willig, 22/12/2020 16:10
Israeli-American delegation departs for Morocco

Israeli-American delegation departs for Morocco

Delegation to be headed by Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner & Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz.Nitzan Keidar, 22/12/2020 10:36
El Al to operate historic flight to Morocco

El Al to operate historic flight to Morocco

Joint US-Israeli delegation will take off from Ben Gurion Airport to Rabat on Tuesday. The flight is expected to last about six hours.Ben Ariel, 21/12/2020 02:02
Hi to Morocco and Bhutan, bye to Hanan Ashrawi

Hi to Morocco and Bhutan, bye to Hanan Ashrawi

All three changes in the Middle East this week were welcome, with good riddance to Hanan Ashrawi who claims she is Canaanite. Op-ed.David Singer, 17/12/2020 20:00
Israeli, Moroccan UN ambassadors will light candles together on the 8th night of Hanukkah

Israeli, Moroccan UN ambassadors will light candles together on the 8th night of Hanukkah

Morocco’s Ambassador to UN will join Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan in-person on Thursday night to light final Hanukkah candle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 21:59
Tunisian PM: No plans to normalize ties with Israel

Tunisian PM: No plans to normalize ties with Israel

Tunisia's PM says his country has no plans to follow in the footsteps of Morocco.Elad Benari, 16/12/2020 05:47
First Israeli-American delegation to visit Morocco next week

First Israeli-American delegation to visit Morocco next week

Jared Kushner to participate in Israeli-led delegation to Morocco to continue normalization talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 19:25
Conference of European Rabbis welcomes Israel-Morocco normalization

Conference of European Rabbis welcomes Israel-Morocco normalization

CER releases statement praising Moroccan King Mohammed VI for normalizing relations with Israel, teaching Jewish history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 17:34
Moroccan authorities prevent protest against agreement with Israel

Moroccan authorities prevent protest against agreement with Israel

The main political parties in Morocco have welcomed the deal to normalize ties with Israel, but Islamist groups have rejected it.Elad Benari, 15/12/2020 05:44
Report: Morocco to invest millions in rebuilding Jewish sites

Report: Morocco to invest millions in rebuilding Jewish sites

King Mohammad VI of Morocco reportedly interested in investing large amounts into rebuilding Jewish heritage sites, attracting tourists.i24NEWS, 14/12/2020 16:46
Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Head of academic programs at Moroccan education ministry says move aims to "highlight Morocco's diverse identity."AFP, 13/12/2020 08:53
Moroccan FM: Agreement with Israel 'very important development'

Moroccan FM: Agreement with Israel 'very important development'

"A very important development, now that the liaison offices will be reopened on the way to establishing full relations."Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 08:01
Algerian PM: 'Foreign maneuvers' are aimed at destabilizing us

Algerian PM: 'Foreign maneuvers' are aimed at destabilizing us

Algeria criticizes US recognition of Morocco's sovereignty over Western Sahara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 04:36
US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

Move comes after US recognized Morocco’s sovereignty in Western Sahara as part of normalization deal with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 02:12
PA denounces Moroccan 'betrayal' over normalization with Israel

PA denounces Moroccan 'betrayal' over normalization with Israel

After Morocco normalizes ties with Israel, PA continues down the same path 'instead of riding train that has long left the station.'i24NEWS, 12/12/2020 22:10
Islamic scholars condemn Morocco-Israel deal

Islamic scholars condemn Morocco-Israel deal

International Union for Muslim Scholars: Deal 'contradicts with the Moroccan people’s support for the Palestinian people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2020 17:43
Report: Trump's fallout with Senator led to Morocco-Israel deal

Report: Trump's fallout with Senator led to Morocco-Israel deal

Fallout between Trump and Sen. Jim Inhofe reportedly led to breakthrough that resulted in Morocco normalizing ties with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/12/2020 22:30
Iran: Morocco stabbing 'Palestine' in the back

Iran: Morocco stabbing 'Palestine' in the back

Iranian official blasts Morocco’s normalization of relations with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/12/2020 21:41
UAE, Bahrain welcome Morocco-Israel agreement

UAE, Bahrain welcome Morocco-Israel agreement

Countries which previously normalized ties with Israel welcome Morocco's announcement that it is doing the same.Elad Benari, 11/12/2020 06:14
Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

Coming soon: Direct flight from Tel Aviv to Casablanca

El Al preparing to operate flights between Morocco and Israel. Israir CEO: As far as we’re concerned – we can start next week.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2020 04:07
Hamas: Morocco's normalization with Israel is a 'mistake'

Hamas: Morocco's normalization with Israel is a 'mistake'

Hamas condemns announcement on the establishment of relations between Israel and Morocco, calling it a "political mistake."Dalit Halevi, 11/12/2020 03:44
US Jewish leaders welcome Israel-Morocco agreement

US Jewish leaders welcome Israel-Morocco agreement

Leaders of Conference of Presidents call on PA to return to the negotiating table and reach a peace agreement with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020 03:25
Egyptian President welcomes Israel-Morocco agreement

Egyptian President welcomes Israel-Morocco agreement

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi says normalization of ties between Israel and Morocco will achieve regional stability.Elad Benari, 11/12/2020 02:01
Report: US to sell 4 advanced drones to Morocco

Report: US to sell 4 advanced drones to Morocco

US government to present to Congress deal to sell advanced SeaGuardian drones to Morocco in the coming days.Gary Willig, 10/12/2020 21:56
UN Amb. Erdan speaks with Moroccan counterpart

UN Amb. Erdan speaks with Moroccan counterpart

Israeli, Moroccan ambassadors to the UN speak following establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 20:32
'This is a day of light befitting Hanukkah'

'This is a day of light befitting Hanukkah'

Defense, Foreign Ministers welcome establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Morocco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 20:17
Morocco to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel

Morocco to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel

US President Donald Trump announces that Morocco is the 4th Muslim state to agree normalize relations with Israel this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 18:19
Moroccan blogger persecuted by state media for pro-Israel views

Moroccan blogger persecuted by state media for pro-Israel views

"When I first visited Israel, they slandered me and threatened to kill me, but I was not afraid. This time I'm scared."Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 12:11
Morocco arrests four suspects who plotted imminent attacks

Morocco arrests four suspects who plotted imminent attacks

The four Moroccan men are allegedly linked to ISIS and were reportedly plotting “dangerous and imminent terrorist” attacks.Elad Benari, 06/10/2020 06:03