Sunday 28 May 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-05-28

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AFP - 5/28/17

Moroccan authorities were engaged in a manhunt on Saturday for a protest leader in the neglected Rif region after his arrest was ordered for interrupting an imam's...

AFP - 5/23/17

Morocco's interior minister led a large government delegation Monday to the northern city of Al-Hoceima which has been rocked by months of protests demanding jobs and...

AFP - 5/23/17

In Morocco's northern port city of Al-Hoceima, fishermen are clamouring for state support for a struggling sector which they say is under attack from dolphins.

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AFP - 5/6/17

A former radical preacher is the unlikely instigator of a debate on a topic long seen as off-limits in Muslim-majority Morocco: women's inheritance rights.

The...

AFP - 5/5/17

In Morocco's neglected Rif region, where outrage erupted last year over the gruesome death of a fishmonger, calls for justice have evolved into a grassroots movement...

AFP - 5/5/17

Morocco's northern Rif region has been rocked by protests since the death of a fishmonger crushed in a rubbish truck there last October.

Here are five things...

AFP - 5/3/17

"If nothing is done, this species will disappear within 10 years," warns a poster on Ahmed Harrad's ageing 4x4 showing Morocco's famed Barbary macaque monkey.

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AFP - 5/1/17

Moroccans who secretly converted to Christianity are demanding the right to practise their faith openly in a country where Islam is the state religion and "apostasy"...

AFP - 4/27/17

A Moroccan court has sentenced seven people to between five and eight months in prison over the death of a fish seller crushed in a rubbish truck.

Mouhcine...

AFP - 4/21/17

Moroccan police said they have arrested a young Ferrari driver who triggered a scandal by posting video footage of himself apparently drunk at the wheel and...

AFP - 4/10/17

A Moroccan court sentenced a man to three years in jail for trying to throw himself on King Mohammed VI's car to give him a message, media reported on Monday.

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AFP - 4/7/17

Morocco's new government is set to be dominated by officials close to the palace despite the premier hailing from the country's ruling Islamist party.

King...

AFP - 4/6/17

Morocco's King Mohamed VI on Wednesday named a new government headed by a member of the ruling Islamist party, following a six-month political deadlock in the North...

AFP - 3/31/17

Morocco is hosting a month-long festival to celebrate African art and culture, featuring some of the continent's most prominent artists.

Activities including...

AFP - 3/29/17

New African football chief Ahmad Ahmad gave his backing on Tuesday to a potential bid from Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup.

The north African country has...

AFP - 3/28/17

Shanties have mushroomed on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings in Casablanca, as the Moroccan city's once-prestigious centre crumbles below.

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AFP - 3/21/17

Morocco and China's Haite Group signed an agreement on Monday to launch an industrial park near Tangiers for 200 Chinese companies that will create tens of thousands...

AFP - 3/16/17

The king of Morocco is to appoint a new prime minister, the palace announced, after an unprecedented five months of talks on forming a coalition government ended in...

AFP - 3/14/17

A Moroccan court on Monday resumed the trial of 25 Sahrawis accused of killing 13 people, mostly Moroccan security forces, in the contested Western Sahara's Gdeim...

AFP - 3/13/17

The World Bank says it has approved $150 million in financing to support small enterprises in Morocco and improve social programmes in the North African country....

AFP - 3/9/17

Morocco is "more determined than ever" to develop the Western Sahara, Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said Wednesday on a two-day visit to the disputed territory....

AFP - 3/2/17

Trade has picked up on a contested road in Western Sahara on Morocco's border with Mauritania after tensions eased between troops and separatists, officials and truck...

AFP - 3/1/17

Geologists in Morocco on Tuesday denounced the planned auction of a 66-million-year-old marine dinosaur skeleton in Paris and demanded that the remains be repatriated...

AFP - 2/27/17

Morocco's key tourism sector barely grew last year amid security challenges, but operators are hoping Chinese and Russian visitors will boost their fortunes in the...

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