Morocco summons Algerian ambassador to protest border shooting

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.

European football clubs worry about Ebola risk
European football clubs worry about Ebola risk

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp on Thursday raised fears expressed by a growing number of European clubs about African players being exposed to the risk of Ebola contamination while on international duty.

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 .

Ahmed Musa double keeps Nigeria''s Nations Cup hopes alive
Ahmed Musa double keeps Nigeria''s Nations Cup hopes alive

Ahmed Musa scored twice to help holders Nigeria to their first win in African Nations Cup qualifying as they beat Sudan 3-1 in Abuja on Wednesday to resurrect their chances of reaching next year`s finals in Morocco.

Two arrested in Morocco for supporting IS

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.

Therapeutic sand bath at Merzouga, Morocco
Therapeutic sand bath at Merzouga, Morocco

As the morning sun rises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara, men and women dig holes for tourists who want to bury themselves in the sand. Decades ago, tribal nomads settled here, living a traditional desert existence that has now had to adapt to changing circumstance.

Morocco `undecided` if Nations Cup Ebola move denied
Morocco `undecided` if Nations Cup Ebola move denied

Africa Cup of Nations` hosts Morocco say they have not made a definite decision on how to respond should organisers CAF refuse their Ebola-motivated request to postpone the continental showcase.

No change in 2015 Africa Cup schedule over Ebola: CAF
No change in 2015 Africa Cup schedule over Ebola: CAF

The schedule for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will not be changed, African football`s governing body the African Football Confederation (CAF) announced on Saturday despite hosts Morocco calling for its postponement over the Ebola crisis.

Morocco want Africa Cup postponed over Ebola
Morocco want Africa Cup postponed over Ebola

Hosts Morocco called Friday for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be postponed over the Ebola crisis.

Moroccan jailed with gay British pensioner freed: Rights group

 The companion of a British tourist freed from Moroccan jail this week after being arrested with him for "homosexual acts" has also been released from custody, a rights group said Thursday.

Briton jailed in Morocco for being gay released

 A British tourist jailed in Morocco for "homosexual acts" has been released, his family announced on Tuesday.

Spain, Morocco arrest nine suspected jihadists

Spain and Morocco on Friday arrested nine suspected members of a group in north Africa linked to the violent Islamic State jihadists, the Spanish government said.

Spain, Morocco arrest nine militants linked to Islamic State

Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested nine people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to Islamic State, Spain`s Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Meet Spinosaurus, the first dinosaur known to swim
Meet Spinosaurus, the first dinosaur known to swim

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Scientists on Friday announced the discovery of the world's first semiaquatic dinosaur - known as the Spinosaurus.

Two IS militants arrested in Morocco

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.

Morocco says it has arrested two IS jihadists

Rabat: Morocco said on Friday it had arrested two Islamic State jihadists who had been planning to leave for IS training camps in Syria and Iraq to prepare attacks at home.

Kenya probes Nations Cup loss to Lesotho

Kenya has launched investigation into their 2015 African Nations Cup qualifying matches against Lesotho fearing that they may have been fixed.

Morocco busts jihadist Iraq, Syria recruitment network

The Moroccan interior ministry said on Thursday it has dismantled a network responsible for recruiting jihadists and sending them to fight in Syria and Iraq for the Islamic State group.

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.

French al-Qaeda recruiter arrested in Tangiers

Moroccan police have arrested a French citizen of Algerian origin near Tangiers on suspicion of recruiting men to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight for al-Qaeda, authorities said.