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Massive Massacre in Syria: ISIS Executes Over 250 Syrian Soldiers

Rabat - Amid continuing massacres, a new horrific video shows the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS) apparently executing over 250 Syrian army soldiers after stripping them on Thursday, at an air base in the northeast city of Raqqa. ISIS reportedly captured the Syrian soldiers after its Jihadists stormed the air base in the province of Raqqa, last Sunday. According to the Daily Mail, the ISIS-Jihadists ...

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Ronaldo voted best player in Europe

Rabat- Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA's best player in Europe. The 29-year-old, who finished last season as both Champions League winner and top scorer with a staggering 17 goals in 11 European games including a goal in the final game against Atlético Madrid, has been voted Europe's best ahead of Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben. © Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. ...

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Casablanca airport officer attacked by French national

Rabat- A French national had been reportedly arrested on August 26th at Mohammed V international airport in Casablanca for having assaulted a police officer, according to Le360.ma news website. The person in question, a retired French national who was on his way to Basel, Switzerland from Mohammed V airport, was arrested following his assault against a police officer in charge of the completion of border fo ...

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Mission Impossible 5 Closes the Marrakech Highway for 14 Days

Rabat- The Moroccan national highways company (Société nationale des Autoroutes du Maroc) has announced in a communiqué on Thursday that the highway bypass section of Marrakech will be closed between the junction towards the city of Agadir and the Tamansourt exchanger starting Sunday 08/30/2014 until Friday 09/12/2014 in order to leave space for the shooting of an international film. Media outlets reported ...

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Over One Million Foreign Tourists Visited Marrakech in 7 Months

Marrakesh  -  The tourism sector in Marrakesh exceeded, late July, the threshold of one million arrivals in classified hotels. Data from the Tourism Regional Center (CRT) of Marrakesh show that the first seven months of 2014 (Jan.-Jul.) totaled 1,084,305 tourist arrivals in the city's classified hotels, an increase of 9.06% compared to the last year.  The indicator of nights in hotel rooms also rose by 11% ...

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World Bank Approves $100 Million Loan to Morocco to Support Employment

Washington - The World Bank (WB) board of executive directors approved last Tuesday a USD 100 million project in support of Morocco’s ongoing efforts to boost employment and improve the quality of jobs.  The project will focus on ensuring the skills taught in universities and vocational training programs match the needs of the labor market, increasing the efficiency of employment services and broadening the ...

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Tangier: A Group of Salafists Attack a Man for Drinking Alcohol

Rabat - A Tangier citizen was sent to the emergency room in critical condition on Monday after being viciously beaten by a group of salafists who call themselves "Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice," in the Beni Mekkada district, according to local media reports. The self-appointed promoters of virtue reportedly intercepted the man who was supposedly under the influence of alcohol ...

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Head of Govt. in Ankara for the Inauguration of Turkish President-Elect

Ankara - Morocco's Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane arrived, on Wednesday, in Ankara to represent King Mohammed VI in the inauguration ceremony of Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In a statement to MAP upon his arrival at the Esbonga International Airport, Benkirane said that he is carrying a message from the King to the Turkish head of state. "king Mohammed VI  takes great interest in re ...

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Morocco, Spain Interior Ministers Hold Meeting on Fight Against Terrorism

Rabat - Moroccan minister of the Interior and his Spanish counterpart held on Wednesday in Tetouan a working meeting dedicated to fight against terrorism, the 2014 transit operation, illegal immigration, fight against drug trafficking and regional security and stability. This meeting was an opportunity for both officials to recall strong brotherly relations uniting King Mohammed VI and King Felipe VI, the q ...

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Bayern Munich complete signing of Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia

Berlin - German champions Bayern Munich completed Wednesday the signing of Moroccan defender Mehdi Benatia from Italian AS Roma for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old, who helped Roma finish second in Serie A last season, joined German club for five seasons. Moroccan international had been a target for Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City earlier in transfer window, but the the Bundesliga giant h ...

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Morocco: Eight Died in a Tragic Road Accident Near Settat

Taroudant, Morocco - Local authorities reported that eight people were killed in a road accident early Thursday morning at Khmisset Chaouia, in the province of Settat, according to Maghreb Arab Press. According to the same source, the accident occurred at 6 o'clock on the national road linking Settat to Marrakesh in Khmisset Chaouia, following a collision between a refrigerated truck and a large taxi. The s ...

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Chinese Authorities Targets Muslim Uighurs with Beards

Taroudant, Morocco- Chinese authorities are targeting Muslim Uighurs with beards and veils in western China’s restive, Muslim-majority Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, according to Aljazeera. In an attempt to restrict Muslims the freedom to express themselves, the local authorities in the Muslim-majority region are rewarding locals who report their neighbors for “wearing beards.” In fact, “Informants in X ...

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