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The New York Times: Morocco’s King Mohammed Sacks Minister After Urging Action on Economy

August 1, 2018

“The statement only gave a constitutional justification for the surprise dismissal,” said Mohammed Masbah, Chairman of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.

On Sunday the Central Bank and the Court of Accounts also presented two reports to the king which respectively criticized Morocco’s economic performance and finances, Masbah said.

https://www.nytimes.com/


Reuters: Morocco’s King Mohammed sacks minister after urging action on economy

August 1, 2018

“The statement only gave a constitutional justification for the surprise dismissal,” said Mohammed Masbah, Chairman of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.

On Sunday the Central Bank and the Court of Accounts also presented two reports to the king which respectively criticised Morocco’s economic performance and finances, Masbah said.

https://reuters.com/


U.S. News: Morocco’s King Mohammed Sacks Minister After Urging Action on Economy

August 1, 2018

It did not offer further details on the reasons for the dismissal but it followed the king’s call in a speech on Sunday, when he said the government should also do more to boost investment.

“The statement only gave a constitutional justification for the surprise dismissal,” said Mohammed Masbah, Chairman of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.

https://www.usnews.com/


Reuters: Morocco consumer boycott has big business in its sights

May 30, 2018

They were targeted “because they are perceived as market leaders who engage in anti-competitive price fixing, creating an oligopoly,” said Rachid Aourraz, economist at the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.

https://www.reuters.com/


Reuters: Morocco offers corporate tax break to spur industrial investments  

July 14, 2018

“The decision shows that the Moroccan economy is unable in the current conditions and under the current tax system to promote industrial investments,” Rachid Aourrazz at the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis told Reuters.

“There is a need for an overall review the Moroccan tax system to make it conducive to industrial development,” he said.

https://www.reuters.com/


Reuters: Morocco needs more reforms before new currency liberalisation, bankers say

August 15, 2018

“Changing the currency exchange regime equals to a constitutional reform at the political level,” said Rachid Aourraz, an economist from the independent Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.

“Tourism and remittances are not reliable sources for hard currencies because they are vulnerable to external shocks,” Aourraz said. “The new generation of Moroccans living abroad, mainly in Europe, are not as attached to the country as their parents.”

https://www.reuters.com/


Nasdaq: Morocco needs more reforms before new currency liberalisation, bankers say

August 15, 2018

“Changing the currency exchange regime equals to a constitutional reform at the political level,” said Rachid Aourraz, an economist from the independent Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis.

“Tourism and remittances are not reliable sources for hard currencies because they are vulnerable to external shocks,” Aourraz said. “The new generation of Moroccans living abroad, mainly in Europe, are not as attached to the country as their parents.”

https://www.nasdaq.com/


El Confidencial: Marruecos ha disminuido el riesgo de atentados terroristas, según estudio

15 de septiembre de 2018

Marruecos ha disminuido el riesgo de un atentado terrorista gracias principalmente a las “operaciones de anticipación” de la policía marroquí en el desmantelamiento de células yihadistas, según un estudio publicado por el Instituto Marroquí de Análisis Políticos.

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La Vanguardia: Gobierno marroquí vuelve a mostrar su debilidad ante votación parlamentaria

15 de octubre de 2018

“La incapacidad de la mayoría gubernamental de presentar un candidato común refleja la fragilidad de la coalición gubernamental y aumenta la aversión de los ciudadanos a la acción política. Es una situación casi surrealista”, comentó a Efe Mohamed Mohamed Mesbah, director del Instituto Marroquí de Análisis de Políticas.

https://www.lavanguardia.com/


Dailymail: ‘Radical’ young men key suspects in Morocco tourist murders

December 22, 2018

Mohammed Masbah, an expert on Islamist groups, said all four suspects had one thing in common: “They are socially marginalised”.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/


Le point: Maroc: à Marrakech, précarité et terreau salafiste dans un quartier déshérité

22 décembre 2018

Les quatre suspects sont “tous des jeunes âgés entre 25 et 33 ans, socialement marginalisés et ayant des connaissances limitées en matière de savoir religieux”, a indiqué à l’AFP le chercheur Mohammed Masbah, spécialiste des mouvements islamistes.

https://www.lepoint.fr/

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