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Spain`s King Felipe VI begins first visit to Morocco

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 02:41

Spain`s new King Felipe VI arrived in Rabat on Monday for the start of his first trip to neighbouring Morocco since acceding to the throne in June.

Death toll now 13 in Casablanca buildings collapse

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:32

The death toll after three buildings collapsed in Morocco`s largest city and commercial capital Casablanca rose to 13 today, officials said.

Morocco busts cell for Syria, Iraq volunteers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:20

Moroccan police have busted a "terrorist" cell recruiting and sending volunteers to fight alongside Islamists in Syria and Iraq, arresting six people, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Morocco honoured for ``remarkable progress`` in fighting hunger and malnutrition

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:06

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has awarded Morocco, along with China and Chile, a prize in recognition for its "remarkable progress" in fighting hunger, the Moroccan news agency MAP reported.

1,000 migrants repulsed at Spanish border

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 20:59

Officials say around 1,000 migrants of sub-Saharan origin attempted to storm Spain`s three-tier barbed-wire border fence separating its North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco, but failed in their bid to enter Europe.

Foreign holiday preferred choice for Indians this summer: Survey

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 20:15

Travelling to international destinations for a holiday is the flavour this summer amongst Indians, according to a new trend report.

Star Wars: Episode 7 set to start filming in Morocco in May

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 13:59

Filmmaker JJ Abrams will reportedly begin shooting `Star Wars: Episode VII` in Morocco next month. The first two weeks of filming will be on location in the country from May 14, reportedly.

Hundreds of migrants breach Morocco-Spain border

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 14:03

About 400 migrants stormed across a towering, triple-layer border fence from Morocco into the tiny Spanish territory of Melilla on Wednesday, one of the biggest crossings in nearly a decade, an official said.

140 migrants storm border fence in Spain`s Melilla

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:38

More than a hundred people stormed the fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Thursday, officials said, in the latest attempt by migrants to breach the border.

Morocco jails British paedophile for 20 years: NGO

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 01:21

Morocco Tuesday jailed a British man, previously convicted of child sex offences, for 20 years for kidnapping and attempting to rape three young girls, a rights activist at the trial said.

Morocco dismantles Syria-related terrorist cell

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 07:30

Moroccan police announced Saturday that it has recently dismantled a terrorist cell that recruits Moroccan combatants for Syria, local media reported.

`Morocco winning anti-terrorism fight through moderate Islam`

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 09:04

Morocco is winning the fight against terrorism particularly through the promotion and dissemination of moderate Islam as an antidote to religious fundamentalism, according to a leading Italian daily.