Morocco expels over 80 members of UN mission in Western Sahara

More than 80 civilian members of a UN mission have left Western Sahara under a Moroccan expulsion order, airport sources and an AFP correspondent in the disputed territory said today.

Bank of China gains foothold in Morroco

The commercial bank, one of the largest in China, inaugurated a representative office in the country`s economic capital Casablanca late on Monday.

Belgian with ''direct links'' to Paris attackers arrested

A Belgian man with "direct links" to Paris attackers was arrested near Casablanca city of Morocco, the country`s Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Over 80 hurt as mouse sparks Casablanca mosque crush

 A mouse triggered panic and a crush in a Casablanca mosque has left more than 80 injured, mostly women, the Moroccan news agency MAP reported.

Swaziland stun Guinea in Africa Cup opener

Swaziland stunned Guinea 2-1 in Casablanca Friday as the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers kicked off.

Northern African cities lead the way as continent changes: Report

North African cities are leading the way as the continent and its growing middle class lay down "solid economic roots" which are very appealing to investors, according to a new report published Tuesday.

Morocco court upholds rapper`s 4-month jail term

An appeals court in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Monday upheld a four-month jail sentence imposed on pro-reform rapper Mouad Belghawat for assaulting police, a judicial source said.

Bin Laden family-owned group to build Africa's highest tower

 A construction group owned by the family of Osama bin Laden is to build a 514-metre high tower in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco that will be the tallest on the African continent.

`Casablanca` piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

`Casablanca` piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

The painted upright piano that adorned Rick`s Cafe in the classic movie ‘Casablanca’ sold at auction for $3.4 million Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.

Moroccan held, with young daughters, for trying to join IS

A Moroccan man, with his two young French daughters in tow, was arrested in Casablanca Wednesday as he sought to join up with the jihadist Islamic State fighters, authorities said .

Tom Cruise heading to Morocco for `Mission Impossible 5`

Tom Cruise will arrive in Morocco in early September to play the starring role in ‘Mission: Impossible 5’, media reports said.

Robin Haase calms his nerves in winning Gstaad start

Last year`s finalist Robin Haase had to fight through an extended case of first-match nerves to advance over Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3 on another rainy day at the Swiss Open on Tuesday.

Death toll now 16 in Casablanca buildings collapse

The death toll after three buildings collapsed in Morocco`s largest city and commercial capital Casablanca rose to 16 on Sunday, officials said.

Morocco football ex-captain heavily fined for defamation

A former captain of Raja Casablanca was ordered Monday to pay around 30,000 euros in fines and damages, after he accused the Moroccan football club of trying to fix matches. 

‘Casablanca’ piano fetches $600k at auction

The piano, which was used for the song ‘As Times Goes By’ in the classic 1942 film ‘Casablanca,’ has been sold for more than 600,000 dollars at an auction.

`Casablanca` sequel in the making?

A sequel to Hollywood classic ‘Casablanca’ is said to be in plans for Warner Bros.

Piano used in Oscar-winning `Casablanca` goes up for auction

The piano from Casablanca, which won three Oscars for best picture, best screenplay and best director in 1943, will be put under the hammer at Sotheby’s on 14 December, it has been revealed.

`Casablanca` Oscar expected to fetch $3m at auction

The Oscar statuette won by director Michael Curtiz for the 1942 classic ‘Casablanca’ is expected to fetch a record 3million dollars.

Burberry sued for using Bogart’s ‘Casablanca’ image on Facebook timeline

The estate of Humphrey Bogart has sued British-based clothes company ‘Burberry’ over the use of the Hollywood icon’s name.

Activists make last boycott call for Morocco polls

Thousands of Moroccans from the pro-democracy movement made a final call to boycott upcoming polls.