Youssef Igrouane, Author at Morocco World News
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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.

Morocco Will Make Sure Polisario Withdraws From Guerguerat: Minister

Morocco Will be Vigilant to Verify Polisario Withdrawal from Gurguerat: Foreign Minister
Rabat - Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has said publicly that Morocco will be vigilant in ascertaining whether or not...

AU Commission Must Not Be Polluted by Partisan Agenda: Nasser Bourita

AU Commission Must Not Be Polluted by Partisan Agenda: Nasser Bourita
Rabat - Nasser Bourita has embarked his first official visit abroad after being appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, meeting with new...

Polisario Begins Withdrawing from Guerguerat, Reports Say

Guerguerate: Algeria Encourages Escalation of Polisario Provocations
Rabat - As soon as the resolution on the Western Sahara was submitted “in blue” to the secretariat of the Security Council on Thursday...

Morocco’s 2017 Bill of State Budget Allocates MAD 190 Billion to...

Morocco's 2017 Bill of State Budget Allocates MAD 190 Billion to Public Investments
Rabat - The 2017 bill of the state budget allocates MAD 190 billion as budget to the public investments, according to Mohamed Boussaid. Minister...

Five Gaps in Saad Eddine Othmani’s Five-Year Program

Five Gaps in Saad Eddine Othmani's Five-Year Program
Rabat - Morocco's Head of Government, Saad Eddine Othmani, presented the country's 32nd governmental program last week. The program consists of 90 pages and divided into...

Champs Élysées Attack: Late Officer’s Partner Gives Touching Eulogy

Champs Élysées Attack: Late Officer’s Partner Gives Touching Eulogyvideo
Rabat - The partner of Xavier Jugéle, the policeman killed in last Thursday's terrorist attack at Champs Élysées, paid his respects to the officer...

Telquel Apologizes to King Mohammed VI and Doctor Falsely Accused of...

Mohamed Aziz Bihi
Rabat - The Moroccan French-language magazine Telquel has apologized yesterday to the Moroccan medical doctor decorated by King Mohammed VI, Aziz Bihi, for alleging...

Benkirane Calls Recent PJD Shakeup an “Earthquake”

Rabat - Abdelilah Benkirane, former Head of Government and Secretary General of the Justice and Development (PJD), has spoken up about his party's recent...

Moroccan Salafi Scholar: We Must Open Debate on Inheritance Equality

We Must Discuss Inheritance Equality: Salafi Scholar Abou Hafs
Rabat - After finding himself in an eye of the storm, former Salafi detainee Mohamed Abdelouahab Rafiki – better known as Abou Hafs –...

Islamic Scholar Zaghloul El-Naggar Calls His Moroccan Critics ‘Group of Evil’

Islamic Scholar Zaghloul El-Naggar Calls His Moroccan Critics 'Group of Evils'
Rabat - Egyptian Islamic scholar Zaghloul El-Naggar, amidst criticism from young Moroccans whose questions he was unable to answer,  has promised his critics that...

Guterres’ Report on Western Sahara Puts Polisario on the Defensive

Rabat - Morocco, Algeria, the Polisario, and observers from all over the world are keeping their eyes on Antonio Guterres, the new United Nations Secretary General, to ascertain...

Drunk Driver Stirs Trouble with His Ferrari in Rabat, Police Investigate

Drunk Driver Stirs Trouble with His Ferrari in Rabat, DGSN Investigates
Rabat - A YouTube video has emerged on social media showing a young, drunken reveler in his Ferrari, is sparking acute outrage among Moroccans,...

Polisario Flouts UN’s Decision, Stages New Illegal Checkpoint in Guerguerat

Guerguerate: Algeria Encourages Escalation of Polisario Provocations
Rabat - Despite the United Nations’ continual calls for Polisario Front to extract its militias from Guerguerate, the Algerian-backed separatist movement continues to escalate its...

15% of Moroccan Students Smoke, 13% Use Drugs, 22 % Miss...

600,000 Moroccan Adults and Teenagers Addicted to Drugs
Rabat - 15 percent of Moroccan students smoke, 13 percent use drugs inside their educational institution and 10% use alcohol, according to a new study...

Othmani: PJD is not Stalinist, We Will Pursue Benkirane’s Reform

Othmani: PJD is not Stalinist, We Will Pursue Benkirane’s Reform
Rabat - Morocco’s newly Head of Government, Saad Eddine Othmani, has said that the new government will continue the reform that the former Head...

King Mohammed VI to Meet Donald Trump on Sunday

King Mohammed VI Congratulates Donald Trump on His Election as President of USA
Rabat - Will King Mohammed VI will meet with the American President during his private visit to the United States? This is the question...

Polisario Approves Horst Köhler as UN Personal Envoy for Western Sahara

Polisario Approves Horst Köhler as UN Personal Envoy for Western Sahara
Rabat - The Algerian-backed Polisario Front has approved United Nation Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ proposal to appoint former German President, Horst Köhler, as the...

Restriction on Religion in Morocco on the Rise: Study

Casablanca Women Stage Sit-In Denouncing Burqa Ban
Rabat - Restriction on religion in Morocco has been increasing, according to a new study conducted by the AmericanPew Research Center. The study, which surveyed 198...