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WATCH: Security scare erupts in Moroccan capital as man charges towards Pope's motorcade

"The papal car pulled out in front and as the King continued to wave, the man - who appeared to be holding a note - darted towards it, "the report said.

Moroccan police use water cannons to disperse teachers' protest, says witness

Authorities were trying to end a rally of an estimated 15,000 teachers in front of parliament where they planned to spend the night ahead of an even bigger demonstration called by a coalition of leftist opposition parties, unions and civil society groups.

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More arrests made over murder of two Scandinavian women in Morocco

Those arrested include the four main suspects in the crime and fifteen other people accused of having connections to the alleged killers, the source told Reuters, without giving further details.

Looking for the old world charm of Casablanca

All you need is a frosty lager, a love of things rough and weary and you are set for the 1920s.

Moroccan court sentences journalist to three years in jail

El Mahdaoui, who was arrested in July 2017 in the northern Rif city of Al Hoceima, was tried on the charge of not reporting a crime against state security after receiving a phone call from a Moroccan national living abroad saying he would introduce arms to Morocco.

Morocco's king undergoes successful heart surgery: report

The 54-year old Moroccan king was treated at a Paris clinic after suffering from a "heart rhythm disorder" on Jan. 20, the agency said, adding he had been diagnosed with an "atrial flutter".

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Morocco stampede: 15 dead, five hurt as people queue for food aid amidst drought

A drought has greatly hurt agricultural output in Morocco recently, contributing to the high cost of basic food items.

Morocco arrests two over Catalonia attacks

"Thanks to permanent contact and collaboration between the two countries, Moroccan security services have carried out two arrests here in Morocco linked to the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils," he said. He declined to give further details because the men were still under investigation.

Morocco: Sexual assault video of woman on bus sparks outrage

The video, which was posted on social media on Sunday, shows four boys sexually molesting a woman while laughing, tearing her clothes off and insulting her in Arabic. The woman – who the authorities said had learning difficulties – is seen in tears, crying for help, while neither the bus driver nor any of the passengers intervene.

Emmanuel Macron to focus on Libya conflict, Qatar crisis during his one-day Morocco visit

Emmanuel Macron will also be trying to defuse the dispute between Qatar and its neighbours. Meetings are likely to take place in June last week for the same. Also on his agenda was the conflict in Libya, where the UN-backed government is struggling to impose its legitimacy.

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