Florentino Perez Praises Moroccan Real Madrid Fans

Rabat - After manager Carlo Ancelotti and many star players expressed their gratitude to Moroccan fans, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez also praised Moroccan Madridistas. The Los Blancos president known for his lavish spending on top players, said that the Moroccan fans who came to watch Real Madrid in Marrakech made his players feel as they were playing in the club's stronghold of Santiago Bernabeu. ...

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Death Of Late Abdellah Baha Caused By Train Accident: Public Prosecutor

Rabat - The public prosecutor at the Casablanca appeal court said, on Friday, that the death of former minister of state, late Abdellah Baha was caused by a train accident. A statement by the public prosecutor's office said that "on the basis of investigations led by the judiciary squad of Bouznika royal gendarmerie and the judiciary identification squad in Casablanca and Settat, as well as the research and ...

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‘Moroccan Hacker’ Brings Down Nigerian Music Website

Rabat - A Moroccan Hacker who goes by the name Abdellah Elmaghribi allegedly hacked Nigeria’s number one music site, NotJuskOk. Immediately after the hack, Notjustok posted an official tweet, saying: ‘NotJustOk is down due to an anonymous hack. The Alleged Moroccan hacker left a message after bringing down the website. “Hacked By Abdellah Elmaghribi The Sahara is Moroccan Abdellah Elmaghribi ! Legend of Mor ...

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Crown Prince Moulay EL Hassan to Preside Over Club World Cup Final

Rabat - Crown Prince Moulay Hassan is expected to preside over the FIFA Club World Cup final scheduled to take place Saturday in the Grand Stadium of Marrakech between Spain's Real Madrid and San Lorenzo from Argentina. Morocco's crown prince will be present at the FIFA Club World Cup final in Marrakech after having previously attended last edition's final with his father King Mohammed VI in which Raja Casa ...

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Ouzzine Says He is not Aware of King Mohammed VI’s Decision to Suspend Him

Rabat - Morocco’s Sports Minister, Mohammed Ouzzine, said he was not aware of what is being reported in media regarding King Mohammed VI's decision to prevent him from attending the final match of the FIFA Club World Cup. The Minister, who is going through a hard time following the Rabat stadium scandal, was quoted as saying that he had no information on the royal decision, which he dubbed as 'shocking'. Ou ...

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Moroccan Court Sentences Elected Official, His Friend to 3 Years for Homosexuality

Rabat - A court in the northern city of El Hoceima sentenced yesterday two men to three years in prison on grounds of homosexual conduct. An elected member from the municipal council of Imzouren and his lover, a student, were sentenced to three years in prison. They were stopped by a police patrol on the coastal road on December 13th while in a car of the municipal council. According to media reports, the p ...

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Badr Hari Defends Sports Minister in Rabat Stadium Scandal

Rabat - Moroccan kickboxing celebrity Badr Hari defended Sports Minister Mohammed Ouzzine who is going through one of the darkest chapters of his career as a minister following the Rabat stadium scandal. Badr Hari published on his official Instagram account a picture of himself, accompanied by Real Madrid President Florentino Perez and Mohammed Ouzzine. The Kickboxing champion wrote alongside the picture th ...

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Rabat Hosts the First JCI Debating Cup

Rabat - La Jeune Chambre Internationale (JCI), or International Youth Chamber, of Rabat will host the first “Rabat JCI Debating Cup” on December 21, 2014 at the Center of Training and Expertise for Enterprise at The Faculty of Sciences of Education, Rabat. The Rabat JCI Debating Cup is a debate competition of eight teams. It aims at providing and creating opportunities for young people to develop and enhanc ...

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Moroccan Appointed Business Development Manager of Chinese E-commerce Giant Alibaba

Rabat - Moroccan Yassine Regragui has been appointed Business Development Manager at Alibaba, the world's biggest E-commerce group. Before landing a top job at Chinese E-commerce giant Alibaba, Yassine Regragui, 26, co-founded 'Yoko Creations', a company specializing inE-commerce, online marketplace, community platform for fashion designers and international brands willing to sell their products in China. R ...

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Morocco: 35,125 Underage Girls Given Permission to Marry in 2013

Rabat - A new study on sexual violence against children in Morocco has revealed that 35,125 underage girls were given permission to marry in 2013. Prepared by UNICEF in partnership with the National Council for Human Rights and “For a Better Future For Our Children” association, the study said that minor marriages in Morocco have witnessed an increase by 91% in a matter of nine years, while in 2004, the stu ...

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Nine Migrants Die Off Tangier’s Coast

Rabat - Nine migrants died, including 3 babies, when their inflatable boat sank off the northern coats of Tangier and Fnideq, local authorities said. Twenty-one other migrants, who were onboard the same boat, were saved, the Wilaya of Tangier said in a statement. Four units of the Royal Navy and two helicopters of the Royal Gendarmerie were mobilized during the rescue operations, the same source said. ...

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Morocco: 11, 599 Cases of Sexual Abuse Against Minors Between 2007-2012

Rabat - 11, 599 cases of sexual violence against minors were reported between 2007 and 2012, says a new study on sexual violence against children in Morocco. The study, presented this morning at the National Council for Human Rights, revealed that 8,129 minor females have been sexually abused, nearly 70% of the overall number of victims. Meanwhile, the number of males reached 3,470 which represents 30% of t ...

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