Youssef Igrouane, Author at Morocco World News
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Youssef Igrouane

Youssef Igrouane
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Youssef Igrouane is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat. He holds a BA in English Studies from the University of Moulay Ismail in Meknes. He reports on a wide range of topics, including culture, politics and society.

Emirates Airbus A380 Starts Flying to Morocco

Emirates Airbus A380 Starts Flying to Morocco
Rabat - Emirates airlines launched its Airbus A380 flight from Dubai to Casablanca’s Mohammed V Airport on Sunday. In a communiqué published Sunday on its...

Morocco’s New Government Coalition Includes 30 Ministers

Morocco's New Government Coalition Includes 30 Ministers
Rabat - Morocco’s new government will include 30 ministers drawn from the six parties of the coalition, Head of Government Saad Eddine Othmani  told...

Saad Eddine Othmani Announces end of Deadlock, Formation of Government

Saad Eddine Othmani Announces end of Deadlock, Formation of Government
Rabat - Morocco’s newly appointed Head of Government, Saad Eddine Othmani announced on Saturday evening the end of the five-long deadlock and the formation...

PJD’s General Secretariat Meet to Decide Party Ministerial Portfolios

Morocco’s Coalition Government to Be Formed by Next Week
Rabat - The members of the General Secretariat of the Justice and Development Party (PJD) met on Saturday morning to designate the party members...

Morocco’s Coalition Government to Be Formed by Next Week

King's Decision to Appoint me Took me By Surprise: Saad Eddine Othmani
Rabat - Saad Eddine Othmani, new appointed Head of Government, is reportedly expected to form the government by the end of this week and allocate...

Saad Eddine Othmani: The Journey of a Smiling Islamist

Saad Eddine Othmani: The Journey of a Smiling Islamist
Rabat - Behind Saad Eddine Othmani's broad smile lies nearly 40 years of political activism, diplomacy, and academic study, revealing the complex character of the...

Abdelilah Benkirane: I am Still Alive

Abdelilah Benkirane I am Still Alive
Rabat - Following his dismissal as appointed Head of Government last week, Abdelilah Benkirane told reporters on Thursday that he is “still the caretaker of...

PAM Reiterates Position to Join Opposition

PAM Reiterates Position to Join Opposition
Rabat - The Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) has upheld its position to not participate in the government coalition, following a meeting on Tuesday...

Elomari Criticizes Absence of Women in Othmani’s Government Negotiations

Elomari Criticizes Absence of Women in Othmani’s Government Negotiations
Rabat - Ilyas Elomari, the Secretary General of the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM), has criticized the absence of women in Head of Government Saad...

Ilyas El Omari: Othmani and I Only Drank Tea and Spoke...

Ilyass El Omari: Othmani and I Only Drank Tea and Spoke in Tamazight
Rabat - Contrary to his party's previous categoric refusal to form a coalition with the Justice and Development Party (PJD), Ilyas El Omari, the...

Istiqlal Party Reiterates Demand to Join Government Coalition

Istiqlal Party Reiterates Demand to Join Government Over RNI's Objection
Rabat - The Istiqlal Party (PI) has renewed its demand to join the government coalition following the replacement of Abdelilah Benkirane by Saad Eddine El...

Akhannouch: We Trust Othmani and Want to Participate in Government

'We Trust Othmani': Akhannouch Willing to Cooperate with New Government Head
Rabat - Aziz Akhannouch, the Secretary General of the National Rally of Independents Party (RNI), has expressed his readiness to participate in the coalition...

Zouhair Feddal Accuses Asst. Coach Hadji of Ruling Him Out from...

Zouhair Feddal Accuses Asst. Coach Hadji of Ruling Him Out from National Team
Rabat - Zouhair Feddal has blamed Mustapha Hadji, the assistant coach of the national Moroccan football team, for ruling him out from the team's...

King Mohammed VI Wants Continue Working With PJD: Saad Eddine Othmani

King Mohammed Wants Continue Working With PJD Saad Eddine Othmani
Rabat - Morocco’s Newly appointed Head of Government Saad Eddien Othmani told reporters on Saturday that King Mohammed VI expressed his desire to continue working...

King’s Decision to Appoint me Took me By Surprise: Saad Eddine...

King's Decision to Appoint me Took me By Surprise: Saad Eddine Othmani
Rabat - Morocco’s new appointed Head of Government Saad Eddine Othmani told reporters on Saturday that King Mohammed VI’s decision for him to replace Abelilah...

600,000 Moroccan Adults and Teenagers Addicted to Drugs

600,000 Moroccan Adults and Teenagers Addicted to Drugs
Rabat - Approximately 600,000 Moroccans are addicted to drugs, with 16,000 addicted to hard drugs like heroin and cocaine, reported Moroccan daily newspaper Assabah...

Moroccan Police Arrest Three ISIS Sympathizers in Fez 

Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ),
Rabat - Three individuals suspected of belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were arrested on Thursday morning in Fez by...

Pace of Gdim Izik Trial Picks up as Defendants Take the...

Rabat - As of the third day of the reprise of the Gdim Izik trial in the Criminal Chamber of the annex of Courts...