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Morocco summons Algerian ambassador to protest border shooting
Rabat, Oct 19 : Morocco Saturday summoned the Algerian ambassador in Rabat to condemn the shooting in the face of a shooting on the border near the eastern city of Oujda.
IS threatens French, American citizens in Morocco
Rabat, Oct 17 : A new video released by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group on the internet features three members who threaten to attack French and American citizens in Morocco.
'San Lorenzo fear Ebola more than Real Madrid'
Buenos Aires, Oct 17 : Argentine club San Lorenzo is more concerned about the threat of Ebola than Real Madrid at Club World Cup to be hosted by Morocco Dec 10-20, said defender Gonzalo Prosperi.
Ebola scare at Dubai airport
Dubai, Oct 16 : A passenger who arrived at Dubai airport from Liberia via Morocco underwent tests to check for symptoms of Ebola, media reported Thursday.
Morocco seeks pooling of energies for a united Africa
Marrakesh, Oct 15 : Morocco has urged African nations to pool their energies to develop a united and prosperous Africa.
Two arrested in Morocco for supporting IS
Rabat, Oct 15 : Morocco's security services have arrested two Moroccan nationals for supporting the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in this moderate Arab nation's continuing war against extremist Islam, media reported.
Organisers not planning to change African Nations Cup's schedule over ...
Johannesburg, Oct 12 : African Nations Cup's organisers reportedly have no intention of changing the dates of next year's football event even though hosts Morocco called for postponement of the finals because of fears over the Ebola virus.
Why India should engage more with Morocco
By Tarun Basu : Two vignettes stand out from a recent trip to Morocco -- one, a smartly-dressed woman police officer flags down an errant male driver at a busy Rabat intersection and ticks him off for a traffic violation; two, the arresting spectacle of the setting sun dancing behind undulating ...
Wanyama hopes good run in EPL helps boost national fortunes
Nairobi, Oct 10 : Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama of Kenya believes his award last week as English Premier League African Player of the Month for September, will help inspire his national team, Kenya, when they face 2015 Africa Cup of nations hosts Morocco in an international friendly Monday.
'Morocco Club World Cup not threatened by Ebola outbreak'
Buenos Aires, Oct 10 : The 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, to be held in Morocco, will not be affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the country's ambassador to Argentina said.
Terrorist recruitment ring busted in Morocco
Rabat, Sep 26 (IANS/MAP) Moroccan and Spanish security forces have disbanded a network in northeast Morocco, suspected of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group.
Don't impose Western prescriptions on the world: Moroccan king
United Nations, Sep 26 : In a significant statement from the floor of the world forum, Morocco's King Abdullah VI has said the West should not impose its "ready-made prescriptions" on other nations, particularly in Africa, and "what applies to the West should not be used as the sole criterion for ...
Let each country build its own development model: Moroccan king
United Nations, Sep 26 : Morocco's King Abdullah VI has appealed to the world to let each country build its own development model based on its historical development, cultural heritage and human and natural resources among other issues.
Morocco to host Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Rabat, Sep 23 : Morocco will host the fifth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech Nov 20-21 on the theme 'Harnessing the Power of Technology for Innovation and Entrepreneurship'.
Morocco dismantles IS recruitment cell
Rabat, Sep 12 : Moroccan authorities have dismantled a seven-person cell recruiting volunteers to fight with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the country's interior ministry said Friday.
World's first swimming dinosaur found in Morocco
New York, Sep 12 : In a surprise find, palaeontologists have discovered the world's first known swimming dinosaur - a 15-metre-long behemoth with a crocodile-like face.
Morocco to ensure success of Africa50 Fund
Rabat, Sep 2 : Morocco will take all necessary measures to ensure the success of the Africa50 Fund, Moroccan Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Boussaid has said.
Morocco arrests two people linked to IS
Rabat, Aug 25 : Moroccan authorities have arrested two people linked to the radical Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation as they prepared to leave the country to join the IS camps, MAP news agency reported citing the country's interior ministry.
Two IS militants arrested in Morocco
Rabat, Aug 23 : Two Islamic State (IS) militants, who were planning to leave for training camps in Syria and Iraq, were arrested in Morocco, the interior ministry said.
Tom Cruise heading to Morocco for 'Mission Impossible 5'
Rabat, Aug 13 : American actor Tom Cruise will arrive in Morocco in early September to play the starring role in "Mission: Impossible 5", media reports said.
Indian nautch girls inspire JJ Valaya's finale at IBFW
New Delhi, Aug 11 : With "Aashiqui 2" heroine Shraddha Kapoor as the showstopper, ace couturier JJ Valaya showcased his line 'The Nautch of Fez', combining the cultural elements of India and Morocco, and infusing them with subtle elements of the Indian nautch girls of the past, as part of the grand ...
Morocco calls for acceleration of Maghreb Union
Abu Dhabi, Aug 7 : Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar has called for acceleration of the process of the Maghreb Union in order to enable this regional grouping to deal with globalisation and development challenges.
Amrouche sacked as Kenya coach
Nairobi, Aug 4 : Belgian Adel Amrouche has been dismissed as Kenya's football coach after he failed to guide the team to the finals of the 2015 Africa Nations Cup in Morocco.
Moroccan king stresses moderation in Islam, opposition to extremism
Rabat, July 31 : Morocco's King Mohammed VI has said his North African nation wanted to follow a model of religious management which seeks to "protect the citizens and society against extremism, reclusiveness and ignorance".
Morocco underlines serious impact of Israeli offensive
Geneva, July 24 : Morocco has underlined the serious impact of the ongoing Israeli offensive on the human rights situation of Palestinians in Gaza.
With widest release, Salman Khan's 'Kick' to hit over 5,000 screens
Mumbai, July 23 : Superstar Salman Khan's "Kick" is set to kick up a storm. The action thriller will hit over 5,000 screens in India Friday as well as 42 other countries including non-traditional markets like France, Germany, Morocco and Maldives.
'Morocco most stable, reformist country in Maghreb region'
Washington, July 23 : Morocco is the most stable country of the Maghreb region, encouraging religious moderation, thanks to the set of reforms initiated by King Mohammed VI long before the 'Arab Spring', says US think tank Atlantic Council.
Thousands in Morocco protest Israeli attacks on Gaza
Rabat, July 21 : Thousands of people from all over Morocco hit the streets of capital Rabat over the weekend to stage a mass national march to express solidarity with the Palestinian people and to condemn the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.
US endorses Morocco's plan on Sahara
Washington, July 17 : US President Barack Obama has extended support to Morocco's autonomy plan for the Sahara in line with the policy adopted by the last three US administrations.
Four killed, 55 injured in Moroccan building collapse
Rabat, July 12 : At least four people were killed and 55 left wounded when three buildings collapsed early Friday in Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco, Xinhua reported.