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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.

Morocco’s Football Victories: Return of Joy After Years of Disappointments

Warsaw - Amid the lingering deficit of Moroccan politics and the social phenomena that have become usual topics of controversy in Moroccan streets and...

England Arrests Moroccan Imam Suspected of Recruiting Youth for ISIS

Rabat - Tarik Chadlioui, a Belgian-Moroccan Islamic preacher, has been arrested at his house in the inner-city area of Birmingham, England, on suspicion of...

Rif Protests: Human Rights Minister Avoids Facing Crisis, Says “I Will...

Rabat - After refusing to break his silence to talk about the violent intervention of security forces against Al Hoceima protesters, Minister of State in...

Demand to Close Al Jazeera Is ‘Unacceptable Attack against Freedoms’: UN

Rabat - The Saudi Arabia-led alliance’s demand for Qatar to close Al Jazeera channel is an “unacceptable attack” against freedoms of expression and opinion, said...

After Extradition, Chaou will Be Prosecuted for Crimes He Committed: FM

Rabat - In the nick of time, just as he was about to strain diplomatic relations between Morocco and the Netherlands, detained Moroccan drug...

At Morocco’s Request, Netherlands Arrests Moroccan Drug Trafficker Said Chaou

Rabat - Following Morocco’s demand for the Netherlands to extradite Said Chaou, a Moroccan based in the Netherlands, a source at the Moroccan Ministry...

Amid Rif Crisis, Interior Minister Says Governmental Negligence Leads to Tension

Rabat - As the government has still not settled the eight-month-long crisis in the Al Hoceima region, Minister of Interior Abdelouafi Laftit has said that...

After Three Months in the Shadows, Benkirane to Chair PJD Meeting...

Rabat - After a three-month disappearance from the political scene, Secretary General of the Justice and Development Party (PJD) Abdelilah Benkirane will chair a meeting...

Rif Protests: Police Disperse Al Hoceima Protesters on Eid El Fitr

Rabat - Against expectations that the eight-month crisis in the Al Hoceima region is winding down, the city of Al Hoceima has seen an...

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

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

300 Moroccan Hajj-Goers Sleep in Mecca Streets After Fraud by Saudi Travel Agency
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...

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

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