Breaking News

An Australian man detained in Morocco has been extradited to Saudi Arabia, his family said.

Osama Al Hasani's name and birth did not correspond with those of the man sought in Riyadh's arrest warrant, according to his lawyer.

Moroccan factory boss held in fatal flood investigation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Moroccan factory boss held in fatal flood investigation

The owner of a factory in Tangiers is in custody after 28 people drowned, when the building was flooded.

Morocco faces questions over factory drownings

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco faces questions over factory drownings

At least 28 people died when heavy rain flooded a basement factory in the port city of Tangiers, prompting calls for justice in Morocco.

At least 24 dead in Morocco underground factory flood

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At least 24 dead in Morocco underground factory flood

Rescue workers recovered 24 bodies from the property and rescued 10 survivors who were taken to hospital, the MAP agency said citing local ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyan MP dies in Morocco hospital after Covid-19 infection

A Libyan MP who was infected with Covid-19 several weeks ago has died, reports confirmed on Monday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco closes net on Marrakesh, Casablanca as virus spikes

Covid-19 infections have been on the rise since the start of August, reaching a rate of 1,000 new cases a day in the country of 35 million.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco sees travel mayhem after snap movement restrictions

Morocco's roads and transport hubs saw chaotic scenes after authorities announced snap movement restrictions affecting eight cities and towns to ...

Moroccan's share their own rendition of Italy's singing neighbours

The New Arab

Moroccan's share their own rendition of Italy's singing neighbours

Thousands of Moroccans took part in communal prayers from their balconies and homes this week, replicating videos of singing neighbours in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Moroccans defy distancing measures to pray for coronavirus relief

Groups of Moroccans went out to pray and to protest in the streets at the weekend, defying orders to stay at home to combat the spread of the ...

Pregnant women among 45 dead crossing the Mediterranean

The New Arab & agencies

Pregnant women among 45 dead crossing the Mediterranean

Forty-five migrants died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Spain, including pregnant women, a Spanish rights activist said on Thursday.

Macron in Morocco to unveil French-backed high-speed railway Macron in Morocco to unveil French-backed high-speed railway

The New Arab & agencies

Macron in Morocco to unveil French-backed high-speed railway

The French president and Moroccan king travelled on the high-speed train from Tangiers to the capital Rabat.

So long to freedom of expression in Morocco

Ilhem Rachidi

So long to freedom of expression in Morocco

Comment: The brief period of openness that followed the uprising in 2011 did not last long. Today, civil rights are curtailed, and demonstrators ...

Four migrants found dead off Spain, others missing

The New Arab & agencies

Four migrants found dead off Spain, others missing

The bodies of four migrants were recovered in the waters of the Strait of Gibraltar between Morocco and southern Spain.

The New Arab & agencies

Spanish activist questioned under people smuggling charge

Human rights groups are in uproar following legal charges brought against activist Helena Maleno, who potentially saved thousands of lives of people attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco prepares to test 'fastest train in Africa'

Moroccan leaders have heralded the project as a key step in modernising the country's infrastructure.

Habibulah Mohamed Lamin

Sahrawi youth: Caught between home and a hard place

Blog: With few opportunities at home, Sahrawi youth are finding themselves lured by the dream of escaping to Europe, writes Habibulah Mohamed ...

The New Arab & agencies

Moroccan woman blamed after mob of men chased her

The video, lasting just 10 seconds, shows a clearly panicking woman in jeans and a t-shirt being chased by a large group of young men.

Sudan-Saudi summit meeting in Morocco held during 'private meeting'

Robert Cusack

Sudan-Saudi summit meeting in Morocco held during 'private meeting'

The President of Sudan flew with an extensive entourage of his top ministers on a 'private trip' to Tangiers on Thursday to meet the ...

Thomas Vescovi

From the Sahrawi refugee camps: Polisario prepares its resistance

The long read: Morocco rejoining the African Union in January changed the status quo for Sahrawi ambitions for independence. Thomas Vescovi ...

IS militant linked to French plot arrested in Morocco

The New Arab & agencies

IS militant linked to French plot arrested in Morocco

Moroccan authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of being linked to an IS call that planned to carry out an attack in France.

Morocco arrests eight over alleged ties with IS

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco arrests eight over alleged ties with IS

An initial investigation pointed towards the men having ties with IS in Syria and Iraq, "recruiting and sending Moroccan volunteers" there.

Morocco's elections: Preliminary results put Islamists ahead of liberals

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco's elections: Preliminary results put Islamists ahead of liberals

Initial results in Morocco's national elections put the moderate Islamist Party of Justice and Development in the lead.

Most Popular

Most Popular