Morocco World News

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:14:21 +0000
Ajax Scores at 34th Minute, Honors #34, Morocco’s Abdelhak Nouri
Rabat – At the moment he scored a goal against Juventus, Ajax Amsterdam’s Donny Van de Beek looked up to see it was the 34th minute, the same number his friend Abdelhak Nouri wore when he played for Ajax. Van de Beek believes that it was not ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:03:37 +0000
UAE Celebrates Morocco’s Cultural Heritage and Moroccan Women
Rabat – Abu Dhabi has opened the “Morocco in Abu Dhabi 2019” festival, an event devoted to celebrating the cultural and artistic heritage of Morocco. The UAE’s capital is hosting the festival for the fourth year in a row as part of its ob...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:55:34 +0000
Netflix’s ‘Huge In France’ Stars Moroccan Comedian Gad Elmaleh
Rabat – The new Netflix original show, “Huge in France,” tells the semi-autobiographical story of Moroccan-French comedian Gad Elmaleh. In the show, the French comedian wants to reconnect with his son in Los Angeles, but when he moves to t...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:48:44 +0000
133 Moroccan Prisoners Earned University Degrees in 2018
Rabat – The Moroccan General Delegation for Prison Administration and Reintegration (DGAPR) has announced that 133 prisoners obtained university degrees in 2018. Fifty prisoners earned general university studies degrees; 82 earned a bachelor’...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:43:20 +0000
Moroccan-Spanish Counterterrorism Services Arrest Suspect in Morocco
Rabat – Moroccan security services, in cooperation with Spanish and Moroccan intelligence services, have arrested a Moroccan terror suspect, who was allegedly planning a terror attack in Seville, southern Spain. The Spanish Ministry of the Int...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:34:12 +0000
Morocco Ranks 78th Most Fragile Country, Weighed Down by Brain-Drain
Rabat – Morocco’s position in the 2019 Fund for Peace Fragile States Index (FSI) is no better than its 2018 score.   The report, previously called the Failed State Index, ranked Morocco 78th most fragile out of 178 countries with a total sc...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:39:28 +0000
‘I Will Continue This Fight’: Maelainine Hits Back at Morocco’s PJD
Rabat – MP Amina Maelainine, whom Morocco’s ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) recently punished for her association with a “scandalous” clothing choice, has said she will not be silenced by insincere criticism. Faced with criticism o...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:31:04 +0000
Italian Police Arrest Moroccan, Italian ‘Lone Wolf’ Extremists
Rabat – Italian police arrested a Moroccan resident and an Italian individual who converted to Islam, on Wednesday. Police described them as “lone wolves” suspected of planning to join ISIS. The two suspects, 25-year-old Giuseppe Frittitta...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:00:31 +0000
Algerian Army Under Pressure, Urges End of Crisis Before July 4 Election
Rabat – Under pressure from continued protests in Algiers, Algeria’s top army chief Gaid Salah has said that time is “running out” to end the escalating crisis in the country before elections. Salah asserted that “all options are open ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:35:13 +0000
Moroccan Boycott Still Impacting Danone, Sales Grow Only 0.8% in Q1 2019
Rabat – The boycott Moroccans launched in April 2018 against Central Danone is still affecting the company’s sales in Morocco and its global performance. The French company said that its sales rose 0.8 percent in the first quarter of 2019 to...

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