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Al Hoceima July 20 March: Protester Seriously Injured, Taken to Hospital...

Al Hoceima July 20 March: Protester Seriously Injured, Taken to Hospital in Rabat
Rabat - A protester was seriously injured during police intervention on Thursday in Al Hoceima. The city was home to renewed protests as security forces...

Saudi Prince Arrested After Being Filmed Beating Man

Rabat - Saudi authorities in Riyadh have arrested Prince Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, on the orders of King Salman bin Abdelaziz, King of...

Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Dies by Suicide

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. Photograph: Gary Wolstenholme/Redferns via Getty Images
Rabat - Linkin Park singer, Chester Bennington, aged 41, was found hanged Thursday morning in his Palos Verdes home, near Los Angeles. Bennington’s body was discovered...

July 20 March in Al Hoceima: Police Use Tear Gas to...

July 20 March in Al Hoceima: Violent Police Intervention, Use of Tear Gas
Rabat - Reporters and social users in Al Hoceima are having a hard time relaying the city’s July 20 march, as internet access have been unusually...

Morocco Receives 9.24 Million Travelers in First Half of 2017

Aéroport de Marrakech - Ménara
Rabat - 9,244,092 people have flown in or through Morocco during the first six months of 2017, an 11.51 percent increase on the same...

Prison Administration Denies Injecting Zafzafi with Pain Inducing Substance

Rif Protests Nasser Zafzafi and other Protesters to Appear in Court on Monday in Casablanca
Rabat - The General Delegation for Prison Administration and Reintegration (DGAPR) in Morocco has denied rumors that the detained Rif protest movement activist Nasser Zafzafi was...

18 Officials Imprisoned in Salé for Bribery and Drug Trafficking

18 Officials Imprisoned in Salé for Bribery and Drug Trafficking
Rabat - Eighteen people, including 14 security officers, have been placed under detention after a hearing by the investigating judge at Rabat’s Court of...

Settat Health Council Rejects Rumors Hospital Threw Out Patient

Settat Health Council Rejects Rumors Hospital Threw Out Patient
Rabat - Settat’s Regional Health Council in Casablanca-Settat region has refuted claims that employees from the city’s regional Hassan II medical center physically threw...

Health Ministry Warns Moroccan Hajj Travellers of Cholera Risks

Rabat - The Ministry of Health has advised Moroccans who will the Hajj to take preventative measures to avoid contracting cholera during their trip. The...

Morocco ‘Effective’ in Countering Terrorism: US State Department

Morocco ‘Effective’ in Countering Terrorism: US State Department
Rabat - The United States Department of State’s Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 has highlighted Morocco’s role in countering terrorism. “In 2016, Morocco’s counter terrorism efforts...

July 20 March in Al Hoceima: Activists Determined to Defy Ban,...

Al Hoceima
By Amira El Masaiti and Chaima Lahsini Rabat - On Thursday morning in Al Hoceima, Moroccan citizens from around the country appear to be determined to...

Moroccan Transport Ministry Not Responsible for Triporteur Accidents: Minister

A triporteur accident that killed one and injured 10 in Tangier on July 16
Rabat - Following a triporteur accident that killed one and injured 10 in Tangier on July 16, the State Secretary to the Minister of...

Fes to Host 15th Annual Festival of Malhoun Art July 21-29

Fes to Host 15th Annual Festival of Malhoun Art July 21-29
Rabat - The city of Fes will host the 15th National Festival of Malhoun Art from July 21 to 29 under the theme “For the Preservation of...

Artists Turn Casablanca’s Walls into Art Murals

Artists Turn Casablanca’s Walls into Art Murals
Rabat - The city of Casablanca hosted the second edition of Casamouja, an urban and street art event, from July 6 to 15. The artistic...

Video: Former Striker Ahmed Faras Tears Up While Discussing Childhood

Video: Former Striker Ahmed Faras Tears Up While Discussing Childhood
Rabat - Ahmed Faras, the celebrated retired Moroccan footballer, began to cry while narrating his childhood memories during an interview with Moroccan radio station...

Mauritanian Army Stops Vehicle Carrying Arms from Tindouf Camps

Mauritanian Army Stops Vehicle Carrying Arms from Tindouf Camps
Rabat - The Mauritanian army has detained a vehicle carrying weapons and ammunition near its northeastern borderfrom the Polisario-run Tindouf camps, according to reports...

French Singer Barbara Weldens Dies on Stage During Concert

French Singer Barbara Weldens Dies on Stage During Concert
Rabat - Rising French singer, Barbara Weldens, aged 35, has died of an apparent cardiac arrest while performing a concert July 19. Weldens was appearing...

1 Dead, 3 Wounded in Rabat House Collapse

1 Dead, 3 Wounded in Rabat House Collapse
Rabat - A bricklayer was killed and three others were wounded when an old house undergoing renovations collapsed in the Akkari district of Rabat...