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Africa: Morocco

Pilgrims walk among the restored gravestones of the Jewish cemetery in the Moroccan city of Meknes, reviving a tradition that had lapsed since the 1960s.  By FADEL SENNA AFP

Moroccan Jews return to their roots with Meknes pilgrimage

May 20, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Dozens of Jews travelled to the Moroccan city of Meknes this week for the first pilgrimage of its kind since the 1960s, ...

May 18, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Moroccan snake-charmer Youssef watched as long-absent tourists again thronged Marrakesh's famous Jamaa El-Fna square, en ...

May 17, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Morocco and Spain have reopened the land borders between the north African country and the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and ...

May 13, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

The global coalition against the Islamic State group met this week in Morocco to coordinate efforts to prevent the jihad ...

May 13, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

The land borders between Morocco and Spain's north African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla will reopen next week, the auth ...

May 11, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Rabat and Madrid have agreed to reopen Morocco's land borders with two Spanish enclaves, Spain's foreign minister said W ...

May 2, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned 29 people jailed for terrorism or extremism offences in a gesture marking the ...

Apr 24, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Soaring fuel prices in Morocco have placed billionaire petrol magnate Aziz Akhannouch -- who is also prime minister -- a ...

Apr 7, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Morocco, locked in a decades-long struggle with the Polisario independence movement for control of the Western Sahara, h ...

Apr 7, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visits Morocco on Thursday, after Madrid reversed decades of policy on the Western ...

Apr 3, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Morocco's village of Inzerki is proud to claim it has the world's oldest and largest collective beehive, but instead of ...

Apr 3, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Moroccan journalist and rights activist Omar Radi was transferred from a Casablanca prison to a jail further north, his ...

Mar 31, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

Boosted by Western support, Morocco is working to impose its own settlement in the long-running Western Sahara conflict, ...

Mar 29, 2022 | Africa: Morocco

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday visited Morocco, where he discussed regional security and met the United ...

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