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Israeli Police Target and Arrest Beitar Jerusalem Football Tearaways

Israeli Police Target and Arrest Beitar Jerusalem Football Tearaways
By Lauren Morgan Rabat - 56 people were arrested by police after being associated with vicious La Familia group. Raids were launched overnight by Israeli police in...

Automobile Industry: Morocco Targets MAD 100 Billion of Exports in 2020

Casablanca - The Moroccan automobile industry aims to reach MAD 100 billion of exports in 2020, said Monday in Casablanca, president of the Moroccan...

Morocco Receives First US Abrams Tanks for Royal Armed Forces

Morocco to Spend MAD 3 Billion in the Purchase of 150 US Armored Tanks
Rabat - Upon the instructions of the King, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), a ceremony to...

Minneapolis Man Faces Up To Seven Years After Shooting at A...

Tatiana Flowers Rabat - Twenty-six-year old, Anthony Sawina faces up to seven years in prison for five counts of second degree assault after he shot...

Historian Discusses How Amazigh Culture Contributed to Islamic History  

By Alexandra Krauska Rabat - Amira Bennison, a historian and specialist in the Middle East and North Africa from the University of Cambridge, is publishing...

Morocco Receives the First Batch of US Tanks ABRAMS

Rabat - Morocco officially received the first batch of American tanks, Abrams M1A1, during a ceremony on Tuesday held at the Central Establishment and Management of...

Egyptian Filmmaker Mohamed Khan Dies at 73

Veteran Egyptian Filmmaker Mohamed Khan Dies at 73
Rabat - Egyptian director and filmmaker Mohamed Khan died in a hospital following a sudden health crisis on Tuesday morning. Khan, 73, was one of...

Stabbing at Japanese Care Facility Leaves 19 Dead

By Lauren Morgan Rabat - “It is better that disabled people disappear” claims man armed with knives after attacking care center outside Tokyo. The man who...

Casablanca’s Taxi Drivers Assault Uber Drivers and Users

Uber Morocco Defends Its Right to Operate in Casablanca
By Alexandra Krauska Rabat - Since the beginning Uber service in Casablanca last year, drivers of green taxis have begun to intimidate Uber drivers to...

Morocco’s Adheres to ASEAN Treaty of Amity and Cooperation

Vientiane (Laos) - Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states accepted, on Sunday in Vientiane (Laos), the adherence of...

Solar Impulse Completes Historic Round-the-World Trip

Abu Dhabi  - The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed, after the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi early on...

Priest Murdered After Hostages Were Held in French Church  

By Lauren Morgan Rabat - Police shoot dead two armed men after they took five people hostage in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray and are reported to have slit...

BAD Allocates $3 Billion Toward Female Entrepreneurs

By Alexanda Krauska Rabat - The Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) announced on Thursday in Morocco that it would allocate $3 billion toward a fund...

Democratic National Convention Kicks off in Philadelphia

Philadelphia - The Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday in Philadelphia. Presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton is expected to formally accept the party's official nomination during...

Protests Erupt In Rabat After New Legislation Moves Retirement Age From...

By Tatiana Flowers Rabat - Thousands of Moroccans protested in Rabat near the medina yesterday to show frustration toward a new law that will legally...

Morocco’s Top 10 Travel Destinations

Fez Medina, the Gate of Boujloud. Photo by Morocco World News
By Lauren Morgan Rabat - TripAdvisor ranks Morocco’s top 10 travel destinations for tourists  With Moroccan tourist arrivals now reaching 10,000,000+ each year according to The World...

Full Text of King Mohamed VI’s Speech to 27th Arab Summit

Nouakchott - King Mohammed VI sent a speech to the 27th Arab Summit which kicked off on Monday in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott. Here follows...

Ansbach Bomber Vowed Allegiance to ISIS Leader, Says Minister  

By Lauren Morgan Rabat - Syrian who blew himself up and injured 15 others in Germany had footage of the pledge on his phone, says Bavarian...