Breaking News

Morocco has expressed its anger with Germany over its position on the status of Western Sahara.

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita will be the first Moroccan official to speak at an event hosted by AIPAC, the US's biggest pro-Israel lobbying group.

Morocco summons Spain envoy over Polisario leader

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco summons Spain envoy over Polisario leader

Brahim Ghali, leader of the Polisario Front, was treated in Spain for Covid-19, which caused tensions between Morocco and Spain.

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

Moroccan teacher 'sex assault' victim charged: lawyer

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan teacher 'sex assault' victim charged: lawyer

Moroccan teachers have been charged after accusing security forces of sexual assault at a protest in the capital.

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan security forces suppress pro-Palestinian protest in Rabat

Moroccan security forces in Rabat have used force to break up a 'Land Day' protest against normalisation of relations with Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World champion sprinter Naser gets doping case court date

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday it will hear the case involving the 400-meter runner Salwa Eid Naser over two days on April ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Moroccan police blocks nurses' march calling for employment rights

Nurses want the law to be amended to remove the legislation that stops two-year degree holders to obtain promotions, according to the group’s ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US-Moroccan YouTuber jailed over 'insults' to state

Known under the handle "3robi F'Merikane" ("A country person in America"), Chakib Omerani has for several years been posting videos critical of ...

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

The degrading comments against Dr Sandrine Atallah on television opened up a wider conversation about the harmful social norms and intrinsic ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco oasis residents caught between tensions with Algeria

Moroccan farmers who are living from date groves on the other side of the border with Algeria are now struggling as they have been expelled.

In Libya, Washington wades into mess it helped make

Sami Hamdi

In Libya, Washington wades into mess it helped make

Comment: Far from prioritising a democratic transition, US policy in Libya is first and foremost geared towards impressing its own goals and ...

Moroccan police use violence to disperse protesting teachers

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan police use violence to disperse protesting teachers

Police in Morocco have violently dispersed teachers demanding an end to temporary contracts.

Australia contacts Morocco over preacher's extradition to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

Australia contacts Morocco over preacher's extradition to Saudi Arabia

Osama al-Hasani, 42, is thought to be wanted by Riyadh over his opposition to Saudi Arabia's Salafist brand of Islam.

Supporters concerned over jailed Morocco historian's health

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Supporters concerned over jailed Morocco historian's health

Supporters of jailed Moroccan historian Maati Monjib expressed concern over his health after he launched a hunger strike.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Berlin calls in Moroccan ambassador over diplomatic tensions

Berlin called in the Moroccan ambassador in Berlin for 'urgent' talks, after Rabat said it had suspended contacts with Germany's embassy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco cuts contacts with German embassy in Western Sahara

Morocco has suspended contacts with the German embassy, the foreign minister announced in a letter.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

The export of goods from Western Sahara by Morocco are contested by the pro-independence Polisario Front, which will be discussed at the ...

Australian-Saudi activist faces extradition to Saudi Arabia, NGO warns

The New Arab & agencies

Australian-Saudi activist faces extradition to Saudi Arabia, NGO warns

A Saudi human rights group has raised concerns over the safety of a Saudi-Australian dual national who was arrested in Morocco.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya speaker calls for 'representative' government

The head of Libya's parliament called the interim prime minister to form a "representative" government.

Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

The New Arab Staff

Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

Abdelilah Benkirane said that his Justice and Development Party, which currently holds the Moroccan premiership, did not make the decision to ...

Rasha Nahas' Desert pays homage to her cultural background

Elias Jahshan

Rasha Nahas' Desert pays homage to her cultural background

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rasha Nahas, to talk more about the release of her highly ...

Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

Morocco has surpassed dissent in the kingdom, after a short protest campaign during the Arab Spring.

Most Popular

Most Popular