Morocco


Warplanes hit Tripoli airport before UN talks start

2015-03-05 15:31

Warplanes from Libya’s internationally recognised government have carried out airstrikes on a Tripoli airport, a security official says.

Morocco suspends flights to and from Libya citing security

2015-02-17 15:51

Morocco has announced that flights between Morocco and Libya have been suspended because security at Libya airports is not up to international standards.

Morocco man fears torture if deported from Spain

2015-02-06 10:20

Campaigners have demanded that Spain halt the deportation to Morocco of a man who fears being tortured there after being sentenced over unrest in the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

Five held in Morocco on terror charges

2014-12-30 07:34

Morocco has indicted five people on charges of plotting "terrorist acts" and belonging to an illegal religious group.

4 die as homes collapse in Morocco storms

2014-12-15 14:23

Four people have died in a house that collapsed as new storms swept across Morocco, a month after flooding killed nearly 50, the authorities say.

Morocco storms kill 11: report

2014-12-02 07:26

Floods triggered by torrential rains have killed 11 people in Morocco, a week after a storm left 36 dead.

Morocco flash floods toll climbs

2014-11-24 18:53

The death toll from three days of what residents described as the heaviest storms to hit southern Morocco in decades is still climbing.

Burkina's Compaore to stay for limited period – Morocco

2014-11-21 19:37

Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, who was toppled in a popular uprising last month, will stay in Morocco for a limited period after fleeing his country, the Moroccan government says.

Concern as Morocco blocks human rights groups

2014-11-07 14:12

Human Rights Watch has expressed concern over Morocco blocking the activities of local and international human rights organisations operating in the country.

Morocco arrests three ISIS jihadists

2014-10-28 20:52

Morocco has arrested three men; a Frenchman, a French-Moroccan and an Algerian; accused of planning to join the ISIS jihadist group.

 

Morocco arrests 3 seeking to join ISIS in Libya

2015-02-19 16:13

Morocco has announced the arrest of three men suspected of seeking to join ISIS's Libyan branch.

Morocco clears migrant camps

2015-02-11 18:17

Moroccan forces have swept through the migrant camp outside the Spanish enclave of Melilla, arresting hundreds.

Morocco arrests suspect tied to Frenchman's murder

2015-01-26 15:22

Moroccan authorities say they have arrested a suspected Algerian member of the militant group responsible for kidnapping and beheading French tourist Herve Gourdel east of Algiers in September.

Morocco jails 10 in cases linked to 'terrorism'

2014-12-28 07:44

A Moroccan court specialising in cases related to "terrorism" has sentenced 10 people to jail terms, including some accused of recruiting fighters for Syria and Iraq.

Moroccan lawmaker dies after being hit by train

2014-12-08 08:30

A Moroccan lawmaker close to Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane has been killed in a train accident his party says.

At least 7 dead in Morocco storms

2014-12-01 16:13

Foul weather in Morocco has killed up to seven people a week after a previous storm left 36 dead, report say.

Floods kill at least 17 in southern Morocco

2014-11-24 12:13

Morocco's government says heavy flooding in the south of the country has killed at least 17 people with a further 18 missing after heavy rains.

Ousted Burkina leader arrives in Morocco from I Coast

2014-11-21 08:47

Burkina Faso’s deposed president Blaise Compaore has arrived in Morocco from Ivory Coast, where he has been in exile since his ouster in a popular revolt last month, the Moroccan foreign ministry says.

Moroccan living in US gets to 2 years in drone plot

2014-10-30 10:46

A Moroccan national, accused of plotting to attack Harvard University and a federal building with bombs attached to a drone, has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Fossil treasures at risk in Morocco desert town

2014-10-24 09:24

A rare and vanishing fossil treasure in the middle of a sprawling palm grove in Morocco's remote eastern desert, is at risk of over-excavation - threatening the site's archeological and cultural heritage.

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