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Gaza: Morocco’s Medi1 TV Headquarter Attacked by Israeli Rocket

Fez - Tangier-based Medi 1 TV‘s cameraman in Gaza has been injured as an Israeli rocket targeted the channel’s headquarter in Gaza city. According to Journalists at Medi 1 TV, the rocked fired by Israel exploded on Sunday morning in Aljawhara building, where Morocco's third TV channel’s headquarter is located. A Medi1 TV’s reporter confirmed to Morocco World News that the channel’s cameraman in Gaza city, K ...

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Mohammed Assaf’s song for Gaza Gets half million views in two days

Fez - Gazan singer Mohammed Assaf released his latest song “Raise Your Head High” on Thursday in solidarity with his home country of Palestine while it is under attack. The song had almost half a million views on YouTube only two days after its release. Amid the ongoing Israeli attack on Gaza, Palestinian singer and 2013 Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf released a new song in support of Palestinians. Entitle ...

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Hamas Announces It Took An Israeli Hostage While 110 Palestinians Were Killed Sunday

Fez - Hamas announced that it took an Israeli hostage,  Shaul Aron, on Sunday night, according to Al Jazeera Arabic. Some Palestinians in Gaza appeared to be rejoicing as soon as they heard the announcement. The hostage taking comes amid a deadly ground operation launched by Israel allegedly to destroy Hamas’ military infrastructure. Sunday has been the bloodiest days since Israel launched its military oper ...

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Norwegian Doctor Accuses Israel of Using Internationally Banned Weapons

Tinjedad, Morocco- Renowned Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert accused Israel of using internationally banned weapons against civilians in its continuous assaults on the besieged Gaza strip, according to Aljazeera. The doctor who has been treating hundreds of victims wounded in Israel’s ongoing air strikes strongly criticized Israel for using internationally proscribed weapons. "Israel is dropping Dense Inert Me ...

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Moroccans take to the streets for Palestinian people

Rabat  - Two sit-ins will be staged on Saturday in Rabat and Casablanca in solidarity with the Palestinian people. A release by the organizers said a group of citizens took the initiative of this pacifist protest that has taken on a nationwide scale. The sit-ins are to be held simultaneously at 10 p.m. in Mohammed V Avenue in Rabat and at the intersection of boulevard Moulay Youssef and boulevard Anfa in Ca ...

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Morocco to stage demo in solidarity with Palestinians next Sunday in Rabat

Rabat - Two Moroccan NGOs called for staging a march in solidarity with the Palestinian people, next Sunday in Rabat. The Moroccan Association for the support of Palestinian Fight (AMSLP) and the National action group for supporting Palestine called on political organizations, trade unions and humanitarian associations, as well as all Moroccan citizens to take to the streets. This protest will be an opportu ...

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Zaatari Camp: Over 371,000 Syrian Refugees Treated at Moroccan field hospital

Al Mafraq (Jordan) –  A total of 371,562 Syrian refugees have benefited, until July 10, 2014, from services at the Moroccan medical-surgical field hospital set up at the Zaatari camp, in Al Mafraq region north-eastern Jordan. Infants and children top the beneficiaries (159,060), followed by women (113,182) and men (99,320), according to figures released Friday by the said hospital. The various departments o ...

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AMU condemns vigorously Israeli brutal attack against Gaza

Rabat - The secretariat general of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) condemned vigorously the Israeli brutal attack against the Gaza strip, voicing its concern over the latest developments. The secretariat general reiterated, in a statement on Friday, its firm stance on the Palestinian cause, its total solidarity with the brotherly Palestinian people and its support for their struggle to recover their legitimate ...

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Moroccan Muslims and Jews call for Israel to stop Its “murderous madness”

Rabat - Following the Israeli aggression against Gaza, Moroccan Muslims and Jews have mobilized to launch an appeal to the international community to stop the Israeli "murderous madness." "We call, with our modest and powerful voice at the same time, all those who have the power to stop this murderous madness, to use that power," reads the petition relayed by community activist Ahmed Ghayat and signed by Mo ...

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Israeli Air Strikes Bring Death Toll to Over 100 People

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Israeli air strikes overnight in Gaza brought the death toll to surpass 100, including at least 70 civilians, according to medical officials in Gaza. More than 700 have been injured. In Israel, a Palestinian rocket hit a fuel tanker at a gas station causing an explosion and seriously wounding one. No deaths have been reported. U.S. President Barack Obama phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benj ...

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Morocco’s Speaker of Lower House Condemns Israeli Assault Against Palestinians

Rabat  -  Morocco's speaker of the House of Representatives Rachid Talbi Alami denounced, on Thursday, the Israeli policy of aggression against the Palestinian people, as well as the killing and destruction of houses and infrastructure. This policy, which has claimed the lives of 50 victims and hundreds of wounded Palestinians, undermines all efforts to achieve a just peace in the region and triggers a deva ...

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Morocco’s Fatiha Mejjati Joins ISIS

Rabat - Fatiha Mejjati, one of the most notorious Moroccan Islamic radicals, has joined the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Fatiha Mejjati, or “the black widow of Al-Quaeda”as she is known in the Arab world, posted a picture on July 9, on Twitter in which she poses in front of the court of Jarabulus, a small town located near the borders between Turkey and Syria, controlled by Al-Baghdadi force ...

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