Casablanca (in Arabic: الدار البيضاء, Addaar Albayḍaa; in Berber: Anfa, ⴰⵏⴼⴰ; local informal name: Kaẓa) is the largest city of Morocco, located in the northwestern part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the largest city in the Maghreb, as well as one of the largest and most important cities in Africa, both economically and demographically.
Casablanca is Morocco's chief port and one of the largest financial centers on the African continent. The 2012 census, adjusted with recent numbers, recorded a population of about 4 million in the prefecture of Casablanca. Casablanca is considered the economic and business center of Morocco, while the national political capital is Rabat.
The leading Moroccan companies and international corporations doing business there have their headquarters and main industrial facilities in Casablanca. Recent industrial statistics show Casablanca retains its historical position as the main industrial zone of the country. The Port of Casablanca is one of the largest artificial ports in the world, and the largest port of North Africa. It is also the primary naval base for the Royal Moroccan Navy.
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Casablanca, Morocco, (APP - UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 12th Apr, 2021 ) .Jailed Moroccan journalists OmarRadi and Soulaimane Raissouni have gone on hunger strike to demand their provisional release, having been held several months awaiting a verdict, a lawyer said Monday.
Prior to his arrest, the judicial police in Rabat and Casablanca had summoned Monjib on multiple occasions for investigations in relation to these charges. Monjib’s lawyers have not been given access to the evidence brought against him for this new case until the hearing day, when they were able to read some of the elements in the judicial file ... .
“We had delivered today a reasoned notice of withdrawal from negotiations to purchase the Moroccan Samir Refinery to the lawyer responsible for the liquidation at the Commercial Court in Casablanca after discovering flaw in the deal” Dr ... in Casablanca that EliteCapital & Co.
OmarRadi, a business journalist and critic of Morocco's human rights record, was also accused of receiving funds from abroad to undermine Morocco's security, the Casablanca prosecutor's office said in a statement. Radi, 33, denies all the charges, his lawyer Miloud Kandil told ...
... a journalist” and called on them to “release Radi [and] investigate any sexual assault charges in a credible and transparent manner.” Radi’s lawyers deny all the charges against him. He is reportedly being held in a prison in Casablanca that is a COVID hot spot.
CASABLANCA ... capital Casablanca. Bab Darna consists of a group of firms that cashed advances from “at least 1,000 victims” who invested in around 15 fictitious real-estate projects in and around Casablanca over a decade, Mourad El Ajouti, one of the lawyers for the investors, said.
AFP, CASABLANCA, Morocco... Bab Darna consists of a group of firms that cashed advances from “at least 1,000 victims” who invested in about 15 fictitious real-estate projects in and around Casablanca over a decade, said Mourad el-Ajouti, one of the lawyers for the investors.
CASABLANCA - ... Bab Darna consists of a group of firms that cashed advances from "at least 1,000 victims" who invested in around 15 fictitious real-estate projects in and around Casablanca over a decade, Mourad el Ajouti, one of the lawyers for the investors, told AFP news agency.
CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan journalist and activist OmarRadi defended himself Thursday against charges of insulting a judge in a tweet that criticized his heavy sentencing of anti-government protesters ... Radi's lawyer ...
When he reported to the police the next morning, they transferred him to a court in Casablanca where they began questioning him in the company of four lawyers, HRW said in the statement. The 30-minute session focused on the single tweet from April 6, Omar Bendjelloun, of the lawyers, told Human Rights Watch.
On December 26, a judge in Casablanca rejected Radi’s request for pre-trial release, notably on medical grounds that he suffers a severe form of asthma and other ailments ... When he reported the next morning at 9 o’clock, the police transported him to the office of a prosecutor in the Ain SebaaCourt in Casablanca.
A Moroccan YouTuber was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for "insulting the king" in a video broadcast on social networks, his lawyer said ... Also on Thursday, journalist OmarRadi, 33, was detained in Casablanca and now faces trial, his lawyer Said Benhammani told AFP.