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Moroccan king renews call to mend ties with Algeria

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Morocco softens line against pro-democracy protests

Anti-government protests in Morrocco''s two main cities ended without any violence after authorities appeared to soften their line against an increasingly defiant...

Morocco to buy Sidewinder

The Pentagon's Defence Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Morocco of 20...

Moroccan unions win wage hikes as protests grow

Morocco has agreed to raise public sector salaries in a handout estimated at more than US$5 billion (3 billion pounds) over three...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...