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Morocco mulls new tax on wealthy for social fund

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Morocco could introduce a special tax on wealthy citizens to help finance a new "social solidarity" fund, said a government spokesman. That would...

First four F-16s depart for Morocco

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The first four of 24 new Lockheed Martin Block 52 F-16s for the Royal Moroccan Air Force have left the factory in...

Analysis – Would early Moroccan polls stave off protests?

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Morocco's King Mohammed is pushing for early polls to hasten reforms he has initiated but this alone is unlikely to satisfy critics...

Moroccan king renews call to mend ties with Algeria

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Morocco's King Mohammed renewed calls to normalise ties and reopen borders with wealthier neighbour Algeria, saying that Rabat wants to build an...

Thousands protest on Morocco king’s allegiance day

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Thousands of Moroccans marched to press the Arab world's longest-ruling dynasty to relinquish more of its sweeping powers and stamp out corruption. The...

Moroccan military plane crash kills 78 – military

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At least 78 people were killed today when a Moroccan military transport plane crashed into a mountain in the south of the...

Thousands of Moroccans protest, unmoved by reforms

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Thousands of people protested in Morocco over constitutional reforms they said did not go far enough, but an official said they were...

Trial for Morocco cafe attack suspects adjourned

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Authorities in Morocco adjourned to August 18 the trial of suspects in an April 28 bomb attack on a cafe in the...

EU agrees to prolong fishing pact with Morocco-sources

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European governments approved a one-year extension of a fisheries agreement with Morocco, which critics say cements the North African country's hold over...

Ahead of vote, Morocco cancels farmers’ debt

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The Moroccan government and state-owned Credit Agricole du Maroc (CAM) will equally shoulder a multi-million-dollar debt amnesty for 80 000 farmers, a...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...