Moroccan Writer Mohcine Akhrif Dies by Electric Shock

Rabat, April 22 -- The 40-year-old Moroccan writer Mohcine Akhrif tragically died from an electric shock on Sunday in the northern city of Tetouan. Akhrif was attending a book fair in Place El Feddan... Read More

Moroccan Woman Among Injured in Sri Lanka Blasts

Rabat, April 22 -- One Moroccan woman was among the injured of a series of blasts targeting several churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. The Moroccan embassy in India announced that the 38-year-old ... Read More

King Mohammed VI Sends Condolences to Sri Lankan President

Rabat, April 22 -- King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolence and compassion to the president of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, following Sunday's terror attacks on churches and hotels, which... Read More

Morocco Expresses Support for Palestine at Emergency Arab FM Meeting

Rabat, April 22 -- Mounia Boucetta, Morocco's secretary of state for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has reiterated Morocco's unwavering support for the Palestinian cause. At an emergency meeting of... Read More

Algeria Arrests 5 Billionaires on Corruption Charges

Rabat, April 22 -- Algerian authorities arrested five billionaire businessmen on Monday, April 22, who were allegedly closely allied to the ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. According t... Read More

24 Candidates Submit Letters of Intent for Algeria's July 4 Election

Rabat, April 22 -- The Algerian Ministry of the Interior has revealed a list of 24 Algerians who want to run for the July 4 election after the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. "The prov... Read More

Royal Air Maroc Adjusts Flight Schedules to GMT Over Ramadan

Rabat, April 22 -- Following the government's announcement to turn back clocks from GMT+1 to GMT for the holy month of Ramadan, Morocco's flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has reminded its customers ... Read More

King Mohammed VI to Visit Jordan after Saudi Arabia

Rabat, April 22 -- King Mohammed VI is expected to arrive in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, April 24. During his visit, which the royal cabinet has not confirmed, the King will discuss several regional i... Read More

Moroccan Students Build Space Satellites to Study Climate Change

Rabat, April 22 -- Moroccan students studying in Rabat and Fez have just completed the construction of two nano-satellites that will be launched into space in May to study the ozone layer and climate ... Read More

Morocco Opens Museum at Lixus, 1200 B.C. Phoenician Archeological Site

Rabat, April 22 -- Morocco's Minister of Culture Mohamed Laaraj has overseen the opening of a new museum at Lixus, an ancient Phoenician archeological site dating to the 12th century B.C. The Ministr... Read More