Monica Bellucci has immense respect for Shah Rukh Khan
Monica Bellucci has immense respect for Shah Rukh Khan

 Italian actress Monica Bellucci, who is all set to play the Bond girl in "Spectre", is impressed with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan whom she met in Morocco.

ISIS men loot German churches, schools to fund jihad

In a bid to fund their fight in Syria, eight Islamic State symapthisers allegedly stole money from churches and schools in Germany.

Global aid charity Save the Children urges Spain to let in Syrians via Morocco

 Global aid charity Save the Children urged Madrid on Tuesday to help hundreds of Syrian refugee children reach Spanish territory in north Africa.

Gazans, Moroccans pay tribute to Aylan

Palestinians paid tribute to the tiny boy who drowned while fleeing the Syrian war by building a sand sculpture of him on a beach in the Gaza Strip.

Morocco`s ruling Islamists win regional polls

Morocco`s Islamists came first in regional elections seen as a test of their popularity after nearly four years in power, but trailed the liberal opposition in municipal polls, results showed Saturday.

Morocco votes in test for Islamist government

Some 15 million Moroccans go to the polls Friday for local elections seen as a gauge of the popularity of the government of Abdelilah Benkirane a year ahead of a General Election.

15 held in Spain for smuggling migrants on water scooters

Fifteen people were arrested this month in Spain for smuggling Moroccan migrants into the country on water scooters, authorities said on Saturday, terming it a "very dangerous practice."

Two French journalists held for `attempted blackmail of Morocco king`

Two French investigative journalists were arrested on Thursday in Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco, legal sources in both countries said. 

Spain, Morocco arrest 14 suspected of recruiting for Islamic State

Spain and Morocco arrested 14 people on Tuesday suspected of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, Spain`s Interior Ministry said.

Middle Eastern leaders flood to Moscow for Syrian talks, aerospace
Middle Eastern leaders flood to Moscow for Syrian talks, aerospace

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to host the Jordanian King and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi in Moscow Tuesday to discuss the Syrian crisis and take part in a showcase of Russia`s military industry.

French President awards train heroes Legion d`Honneur for preventing "carnage"

French President Francois Hollande awarded three Americans and a Briton the Legion d`Honneur on Monday, saying their actions in overpowering a Moroccan gunman on a train prevented "a real carnage".

Moroccan air force Mirage F1 crashes after bird strike

 A Moroccan air force Mirage F1 crashed in the northeast of the country Monday after hitting a flock of birds but the pilot managed to eject safely, a report citing the armed forces said.

Underworld don to be brought from Morocco to Bengaluru

Alleged underworld don, Bannanje Raja, who was facing an Interpol red corner notice, will be brought to the city from Morocco in a week's time, Karnataka Director General of Police Om Prakash on Friday said.

'Saudi King Salman left France holiday villa as planned'

 Saudi King Salman has arrived in Morocco from southern France as always planned, and had no problem with media reports about his controversial Riviera holiday, an official source said Monday.

Morocco arrests women linked to 'IS terrorist' cell

 Two women suspected of belonging to a cell linked to the Islamic State group that planned to carry out attacks in Morocco have been arrested, the interior ministry said today.

Spain arrests man accused of recruiting for Islamic State

Spanish police, with the help of Moroccan authorities, have arrested a man accused of distributing propaganda and recruiting for the Islamic State group, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

Morocco says eight arrested over jihadist attack plots

 Morocco said eight people were arrested on Tuesday over alleged plots to carry out attacks mainly targeting security officials on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Moroccans convicted for drinking juice during Ramadan

Four youths arrested in Morocco for drinking fruit juice in public during the daylight hours of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan received suspended four-month jail terms Tuesday, a rights group said.

UN lauds Morocco role in Libyan reconciliation

 Morocco has played a "very important role" in affording political support to the talks between the warring Libyan parties, crowned by the initialling Saturday night of the Skhirat Agreement aimed at ending the political and military crisis in the north African country, UN Special Envoy Bernardino Leon has said.

Libya groups agree peace deal without Tripoli parliament

Libyan political parties and members of civil society initialled a UN-proposed peace accord in Morocco on Saturday, despite the absence of a rival parliament not recognised by the international community.