Morocco

All Moroccan mosques to pray for rain

All Moroccan mosques to pray for rain

Morocco has suffered a severe shortage of rainfall since the end of the summer.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead on Sunday.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Senegal sealed a place in Russia on Friday by winning 2-0 in South Africa and the other two African qualifiers, Nigeria and Egypt, secured slots last month.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Spain, Morocco arrest six suspected of practising beheadings

Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested five Moroccans and one Spaniard suspected of belonging to an Islamist militant cell that simulated decapitations, the Spanish interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Sep 06, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Finnish court names knife attack suspect

Finnish court names knife attack suspect

Finnish police said on Sunday the suspect gave officials a false identity when he entered the country in 2016.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Spain attacker showed `no sign of radicalisation`: Father

Spain attacker showed `no sign of radicalisation`: Father

Residents of Melouiya, a village high in Morocco`s Atlas Mountains, are in shock at the news two of their sons were implicated in terror attacks in Spain.

Aug 19, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Moroccan video sparks debate on sexual harassment

Moroccan video sparks debate on sexual harassment

The video triggered contrasting reactions on social media. Some condemned the young men, but others blamed the woman for wearing "indecent" clothes and suggested she was promiscuous.

 

Aug 11, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

Ceuta and Melilla, another Spanish territory on Morocco`s northern border, have the EU`s only land borders with Africa.

Aug 07, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

FC Goa sign Moroccan International Ahmed Jahouh on one-year loan from FUS Rabat

The 29-year-old, who has been capped multiple times for his country, has also won the national championship with MoghrebTetouan in the 11/12 season.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:20 PM IST

Spanish policeman attacked on Morocco border, man arrested

A man was detained on Tuesday after attacking a policeman on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla with a large knife, a source from the local government said.

Jul 25, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

United States laptop ban lifted on Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.

 

Jul 10, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

US set to lift electronics ban on flights from Istanbul

Turkey started using US-manufactured tomography machines for luggage scan on a test basis in June end, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

World's oldest human species' fossils found in Morocco

The institute said the remains of the Homo sapiens, which were found in a remote village called Jbel Irhoud, date back to over 300,000 years ago

Jun 08, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Discovered - Oldest known human species' fossils found in Morocco

Discovered - Oldest known human species' fossils found in Morocco

The institute said the remains of the Homo sapiens, which were found in a remote village called Jbel Irhoud, Morocco, date back to over 300,000 years ago, Xinhua reported.

Jun 08, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Sixth night of protests in Morocco's north

Thousands of people have demonstrated in northern Morocco for the sixth straight night as protesters demand the release of the leader of a popular movement in the neglected Rif region.

Jun 01, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Cuba, Morocco reestablish diplomatic ties after 37 years

Cuba and Morocco has signed an agreement to reestablish diplomatic ties after a gap of 37 years, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Apr 22, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Stolen Italian masterpiece recovered in Morocco: police

A stolen painting worth up to six million euros by a Baroque Italian known as "The Squinter" has been recovered in Morocco, Italy's art police said today.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Italian court convicts couple in Islamic State group plot

An Italian court has convicted a Moroccan-born man and his wife on charges of international terrorism in connection with an Islamic State plot to carry out attacks in Rome during the Holy Year in 2016.

Feb 14, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai' director scouts perfect shoot locale in Morocco!

Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai' director scouts perfect shoot locale in Morocco!

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will once again come together on-screen and entice their fans with their magical jodi. Yash Raj Films is bringing these two gorgeous looking people together in 'Tiger Zinda Hai', a sequel to Kabir Khan directorial blockbuster 'Ek Tha Tiger'.

Jan 07, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Trump win raises question about UN climate deal

Trump win raises question about UN climate deal

The election of a US President who has called global warming a "hoax" raised questions today about America's involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change and the future of the deal itself.

Nov 09, 2016, 18:48 PM IST