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Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

Tuesday, October 1st 2019, 1:27

Activists say the charges against Hajar Raissouni are part of a crackdown on critical reporters.
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Kabareh Cheikhats: The all-male musical troupe who dress up as women

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 23:11

The Moroccan men who explore their femininity at night, paying tribute to the country’s female folk singers.
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Scandinavian hikers murder trial begins in Morocco

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 15:27

Two dozen people go on trial accused of involvement in the killings of two tourists in Morocco.
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Morocco court upholds Hirak movement protesters' sentences

Saturday, April 6th 2019, 3:16
related places: Casablanca

A Casablanca court confirms prison sentences of up to 20 years for a group of Moroccan activists.
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Pope Francis visits Morocco

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 15:06

Highlights of the pontiff's weekend visit to the overwhelmingly Muslim country.
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Pope calls on Moroccans to fight fanaticism

Saturday, March 30th 2019, 16:59

The pontiff is visiting Morocco, which has a small Catholic community, to promote inter-faith dialogue.
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'I'm trapped in Syria with my grandchildren'

Friday, January 11th 2019, 1:17

Latifa says she travelled from her home in Morocco after her son died fighting for the Islamic State group.
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Morocco tourist murders: Swiss-Spanish national arrested

Sunday, December 30th 2018, 7:21
related countries: Spain Spain, Switzerland Switzerland

The dual Swiss-Spanish national was arrested in Marrakesh on Saturday, Moroccan authorities say.
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Morocco tourist murders: Video appears genuine - Norway police

Friday, December 21st 2018, 17:20
related countries: Norway Norway, Syria Syria

Men in the video say the killings in Morocco of two Scandinavian women are revenge for events in Syria.
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Two Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco

Tuesday, December 18th 2018, 16:27

The bodies of two Scandinavian women are found in the Atlas mountains with cuts to their necks.
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Moroccan woman in UAE 'killed lover and cooked him'

Wednesday, November 21st 2018, 11:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Moroccan confessed to feeding his remains to Pakistani workers in the UAE in a traditional dish.
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Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco

Monday, November 12th 2018, 13:44

The individual was on holiday in Morocco, a country deemed high risk by public health officials.
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Mounir al-Motassadek: Germany releases 9/11 accomplice

Monday, October 15th 2018, 14:54

Mounir al-Motassadek is deported to Morocco after 15 years in prison for his part in 9/11.
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Saad Lamjarred: France detains Moroccan star over rape charge

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 16:18

Prosecutors appealed against the bail set for popular singer Saad Lamjarred, who is charged with rape.
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Twelve detained in Morocco rape case

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 20:44

A 17-year-old woman said she was held and repeatedly raped and tortured over two months.
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Saad Lamjarred: Moroccan singer faces third rape charge

Monday, August 27th 2018, 16:16
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Singer Saad Lamjarred was on bail for a rape case in Paris when the alleged attack was reported.
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Morocco's scavenger who now runs the dump

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 23:00
related places: Rabat

For eight years Yassine scavenged on a dump in Rabat, Morocco. But now he is the founder of the first cooperative for waste recycling in the country.
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World Cup 2018: Iran beat Morocco to win first World Cup finals tie in 20 years

Friday, June 15th 2018, 18:32
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran win their first match at a World Cup finals in 20 years as Morocco substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz scores an own goal in injury time.
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