Yemeni Athlete Runs Men’s 5000m Barefoot in Beijing 2015

Rabat - On Wednesday, August 26th, Yemeni athlete Abdullah Al-Qwabani, ran barefoot in a Men’s 5000 meters round one heat at the 15th IAFF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015, held at the Bird's Nest Stadium. Al-Qwabani, 16, who is the newly-crowned Yemeni Champion in the Men's 5000 meters race, and Yemen’s only representative at the 2015 World Championships, ran 12 1/2 laps on the synthetic track ba ...

Read more

Moroccan Hammam Among Seven Places Qataris Go to Relax

Rabat - Emirati magazine Step Feed has ranked one of Morocco’s Hammams among the seven places in the world where Qatari nationals go to relax. Step Feed ranked Morocco’s Hammam of Bab Doukkala, located in Marrakesh, sixth on the list of seven places where Qatari nationals go to relax, right between New Zealand‘s Hells Gate, which ranked last, and Malaysia ‘s Petronas Twin Towers, which ranked in fifth posit ...

Read more

Yemeni President Flies to Tangier to Meet Saudi King

Rabat - Yemeni President, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, is due to arrive on Thursday evening in Tangier, northern Morocco, to meet with Saudi Arabia’s king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Morocco’s daily Alyamou24 news website quoted sources as saying that President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is “expected to arrive in Tangier in the next few hours this Thursday, August 27th.” The same source noted that Abed Rabbo Man ...

Read more

Saudi Arabia to Pay for Submarine Morocco Will Buy from Russia: Source

Rabat - Morocco and Russia may sign an agreement on the supply of the Amur-1650 diesel-electric 4th-generation project 677E submarine – and Saudi Arabia may be paying the bill.  According to Russian website, Russia behind the Headlines (RBTH), the submarine deal is most likely to be paid for by Saudi Arabia. Morocco is seeking to acquire the Russian-made Amur 1650 submarine during King Mohammed VI's forthco ...

Read more

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Leader Sentenced to Life in Prison

Rabat - Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie, who has already been given death sentence in separate trial, was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday. Egypt’s criminal court sentenced Badie, the Islamist movement’s spiritual leader, over an attack in the northeastern city of Port Said on August 16, 2013. In April 2015, an Egyptian court handed a death sentence to the Muslim Brotherhood leader, a ...

Read more

Tangier Likely to Host Trilateral Summit Between Morocco, Saudi Arabia and UAE

Rabat - The arrival of top leaders from the United Arab Emirates to meet King Salman of Saudi Arabia in Tangiers will likely lead to a summit meeting in the coming days. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman of Saudi Arabia received at his Tangier residence on Thursday Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, UAE vice president, the premier and ruler of Dubai and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed-Al-Nahyan, c ...

Read more

Why Are French Zionists Terrorizing Palestinians?

Jerusalem - There appears to be an increase in the number of attacks and vandalisms involving French zionists in Palestine. In the latest attack, on 20 August a group of 25 zionist Jews from France, carrying yellow Kahane flags (the flag of a group considered terrorist in Israel and the EU) attacked 3 international activists and Palestinians, and later vandalized a shop in Hebron's H2 area, close to Ibrahim ...

Read more

Boycott Movement: Why Palestinians Find It Difficult to Join in

Jerusalem - The global boycott movement has gained strong momentum since last summer's bombardment of the Gaza Strip. Recent reports state foreign investment in Israel dropped by almost 50% in 2014. And with Netanyahu and Israeli media declaring "war" on the BDS campaign, the threat is clearly being taken very seriously in Israel. There's a place however, where Israeli products are readily available, in pre ...

Read more

Alert in Romania for Disappearance of Prominent Arab Businessman

Rabat - Famous Kuwaiti businessman, Mohammed Al Baghli has allegedly gone missing under suspicious circumstances on Wednesday, in the South-Central Province of Prahova, Romania. A report by Kuwaiti channel Al Majlis said Mohammed Al Baghli, 75, disappeared on the evening of August 5th after he went out for his usual jog at 8:30 pm near his palace in the Kiya Village of Nishio City, in Prahova County. His di ...

Read more

Egyptian Actor Labels Morocco a Country of Prostitution

Rabat - The Moroccan public is outraged by a recent video showing famous Egyptian actor Hassan Hosny making an offensive statement about Morocco. After Egyptian television host Amany El Khayat claimed Morocco’s economy is based on prostitution, Egyptian actor Hassan Hosny now adds insult to injury. The video, which was posted on YouTube recently, shows Hassan Hosny and Saudi actor living in Cairo Majeed Alr ...

Read more

Israeli Terrorist Given 6 Months Administrative Detention for Involvement in Killing Palestinian Toddler

Rabat - An Israeli terrorist has been given a six-month administrative detention order on Wednesday in connection to his involvement in the death of an 18-month-old Palestinian infant. Mordechai Meyer from the West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim was placed on administrative detention, a procedure which allows authorities to detain suspects indefinitely and without trial. He was accused of his involvement ...

Read more

© 2011 - 2015, Morocco World News

Scroll to top