Stories tagged: Morocco
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Fifteen dead, 10 hurt in stampede for food aid in Morocco
A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead and five others injured Sunday as food aid was being distributed, the Interior Ministry said.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria official’s hashish claims
Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Algeria after the Algerian foreign minister claimed Moroccan banks launder money from hashish trafficking.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Hundreds protest to free Morocco’s northern activists
Hundreds of people from around Morocco protested on Sunday in the nation’s economic capital, Casablanca, to demand freedom for activists jailed for their roles in a protest movement that took …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours
Spain’s maritime rescue service has saved more than 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Morocco king skips W. Africa summit after Israel attends
Morocco’s king is skipping a regional meeting of West African leaders amid his country’s bid to join the bloc known as ECOWAS.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
Amy Goodman: Repression marks Africa’s last colony
The Sahrawis are in a protracted struggle for self-determination, and face terrible repression by Morocco.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013
Muslim country has challenges, surprises for woman traveling solo
MEKNES, Morocco – “So you travel … only?” asked the woman sitting next to me in halting but intuitive English as we sat in the packed compartment on a train …