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Samia Errazzouki

Morocco's 'mule' women scratch a living on Spanish enclave border

25 Aug 2017

MELILLA, Spain In a winding early-morning queue, Jemaa Laalaoua hunches over with 50 kg (110 lb) of kitchenware on her back, waiting to cross back into Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.

Moroccan suspect in Barcelona attack turned more conservative in past year: family

21 Aug 2017

MRIRT, Morocco A suspect still at large after the Barcelona van attack began showing more religiously conservative behavior within the past year and refused to shake hands with women during a visit to his birthplace in Morocco in March, family members say.

Moroccan suspect in Barcelona attack turned more conservative in past year - family

21 Aug 2017

MRIRT, Morocco A suspect still at large after the Barcelona van attack began showing more religiously conservative behaviour within the past year and refused to shake hands with women during a visit to his birthplace in Morocco in March, family members say.

Moroccan suspect in Barcelona attack turned more conservative in past year - family

21 Aug 2017

MRIRT, Morocco A suspect still at large after the Barcelona van attack began showing more religiously conservative behaviour within the past year and refused to shake hands with women during a visit to his birthplace in Morocco in March, family members say.

Moroccan injured during protest dies after weeks in coma

08 Aug 2017

RABAT A protester who fell into a coma after being wounded in protests that have shaken northern Morocco died in hospital on Tuesday, a lawyer and a judicial official said.

Morocco's king pardons some protesters, lambasts officials

30 Jul 2017

RABAT Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned dozens of people arrested in recent protests in a northern region and blamed the failure of local officials to quickly implement development projects for stoking public anger.

Moroccan police fire tear gas to disperse protests in north

21 Jul 2017

AL-HOCEIMA, Morocco Police fired tear gas and used truncheons to scatter hundreds of protesters in northern Morocco, a Reuters witness said on Thursday, part of the biggest wave of demonstrations in the kingdom since Arab Spring-inspired rallies in 2011.

Leaked video of jailed protest leader sparks anger in Morocco

11 Jul 2017

RABAT Morocco's general prosecutor said he would investigate the leaking of a video of a detained protest leader from the northern Rif region that has sparked widespread anger and accusations he had been abused. 

Moroccan government needs more studies on currency reform, premier says

03 Jul 2017

RABAT Morocco's surprise delay in announcing its proposed currency liberalization came only because the government needed "further studies" of the plan, Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani said, dismissing speculation that it ran into significant problems.

Moroccan government needs more studies on currency reform, premier says

03 Jul 2017

RABAT, July 3 Morocco's surprise delay in announcing its proposed currency liberalisation came only because the government needed "further studies" of the plan, Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani said, dismissing speculation that it ran into significant problems.

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