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, politics, culture and society.

Amid Gulf Crisis, King Mohammed VI Congratulates Qatar’s Emir on 4th...

King Mohammed VI and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Rabat - Notwithstanding the blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia-led alliances, King Mohammed VI has congratulated the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin...

Morocco Condemns Thwarted Terrorist Attack Against Great Mosque of Mecca

Saudi Arabia Foils Terrorist Attack on Grand Mecca Mosque
Rabat - Morocco has strongly condemned the aborted terrorist attack that targeted the Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, according to a...

Benkirane Did Not Leave Politics, Morocco Needs Men Like Him: PJD...

Idriss Azami Al Idrissi and Abdelilah Benkirane
Rabat - Idriss Azami Al Idrissi, president of the Justice and Development Party’s (PJD) House of Representatives team, has said that the Secretary General...

Video: Canadian PM Wishes Muslims Happy Eid El Fitr on Facebook

Video Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Wishes Muslims Happy Eid El Fitr on Facebook
Rabat - As his congratulatory messages to Muslims at the onset of every religious feast have become habit, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has...

Car Crashes Muslims Leaving Eid Prayers in Newcastle, UK

People Injured as Car Crashes Muslims Leaving Eid Prayers in Newcastle
Rabat - Six people have been injured, including three children who have been referred to hospital, after a car ploughed into a group of Muslims...

Africa Needs Morocco to Overcome Obstacles: AU Commission President

Rabat - The challenges that the African continent faces cannot be overcome without the help of Morocco, says Moussa Faki Mahamat, the President of...

Saudi Arabia Foils Terrorist Attack on Grand Mecca Mosque

Saudi Arabia Foils Terrorist Attack on Grand Mecca Mosque
Rabat - Saudi authorities thwarted a terrorist attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Friday, local media reported,...

Benkirane: PJD ‘Lost the Battle’, but Will Keep Fighting ‘Tyranny and...

Abdelilah Benkirane: ‘There are no comments about King’s Decision. Talks are over’
Rabat - After long period of disappearance, former Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane has broken his silence, saying that the Justice and Development Party...

Rif Protests: Activist El Mortada Iamrachen Released to Attend Father’s Funeral

Rif Protests: Moderate Salafi Activist ‘El Mortada’ Released to Attend Father’s Funeral
Rabat -  The Investigating Judge of Salé’s Court of Appeal has temporarily released El Mortada Iamrachen to travel to Al Hoceima for his father’s...

Moroccan Human Rights Council Receives Syrian Families Welcomed from Algerian Border

Moroccan Human Rights Council Receives Syrian Families Welcomed from Algerian Border
Rabat - Morocco’s National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) organized a reception ceremony Wednesday evening for the 28 Syrian refugees who had been trapped along...

Morocco Dismantles ISIS Terrorist Cell Planning Attacks in Essaouira

Morocco Arrests Six Suspected of Planning Domestic Terrorist Attacks for ISIS
Rabat - Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) dismantled Thursday a terrorist cell linked to the so-called Islamic (ISIS) in Essaouira, the Ministry of Interior has...

Pleas Calling for King to Intervene in Rif Protests Will Lead...

Moroccan Public Schools Should Emulate Royal Education: Ayouch
Rabat - Relying on King Mohammed VI to settle the crisis of the almost eight month-long Rif protests will drive the country to “dictatorship,”...

Othmani Presents Latest Book to King on Distinction Between Politics and...

King's Decision to Appoint me Took me By Surprise: Saad Eddine Othmani
Rabat - Moroccan Head of Government Saad Eddine Othmani has presented his new book as a gift to King Mohammed VI ahead of its publication, according...

King Mohammed VI Allows Entrance of Syrian Refugees Trapped on Moroccan...

King Mohammed VI
Rabat - Morocco has decided to allow the Syrian families who were trapped on its border with Algeria to enter the Kingdom, said Royal...

Morocco and Angola Abolish Diplomatic Visa Requirements

Morocco and Angola Abolish Diplomatic Visa Requirements
Rabat - Visa requirements for diplomats of Morocco and Angola will no longer be required. On Monday in Rabat, Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser...

Morocco and Tunisia Sign 9 Agreements, Seek to Revive Maghreb Arab...

Morocco and Tunisia Sign 9 Agreements, Seek to Revive Maghreb Arab Union
Rabat - During the 19th session of the High Joint Commission of Morocco and Tunisia held in Rabat June 18 and 19, representatives of...

Photos Show Families of Rif Detainees Suffering, CNDH Gives Helping Hand

Heartbreaking Photos Show Families of Rif Detainees Suffering, CNDH Gives Helping Hand
Rabat - Whilst the series of arrests of the Al Hoceima activists continues and the verdict of detainees is yet to be announced, their...

Grenfell Tower Fire: Morocco to Repatriate Remains of Victims

London Fire Seven Moroccans Among Fatalities, Says Foreign Ministry
Rabat - Amid the sorrow felt for the deaths of Moroccans in a fire that engulfed an apartment building earlier this week in west...