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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Morocco

This year
# Blackmail
French journalists go on trial accused of blackmailing the king of Morocco
Morocco accuses one of the journalista of offering to halt the book’s publication in exchange for €3 million.
Last year
# Pride
'The boys fought until the last minute' - Morocco bow out of World Cup run with honour
Head coach Walid Regragui hailed the efforts of his players after their semi-final defeat to France.
# the journey ends
France end Morocco's magnificent World Cup journey
France have returned to the final with a 2-0 win.
France v Morocco, World Cup semi-final
Catch up on all the action from tonight’s second World Cup semi-final.
# varied
France capable of the gritty and sublime to get job done
The world champions will be favourites against Morocco and their variation in attack should give the edge against a side who have only conceded once.
# All to do
Varane insists France must avoid Morocco ‘trap’ to earn place in World Cup final
The defending champions are just two victories away from becoming the first side to retain the World Cup trophy since Brazil in 1962.
# Sad
Tearful Ronaldo departs with World Cup dream in tatters
Morocco earned a shock 1-0 quarter-final victory over Portugal.
Magnificent Morocco shock toothless Spain in penalty shoot-out
Morocco won 3-0 on spot kicks after a tense, goalless 120 minutes.
# Onwards
Morocco roar past Canada and into World Cup last 16 for first time in 36 years
Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En-Nesyri ensured the North Africans finished top of Group F.
# Ugly scenes
Riots erupt in Brussels after Morocco stun Belgium at World Cup
Police used water cannon and teargas after coming under attack from football supporters.
# Confession
Belgium played with 'fear of losing' in Morocco defeat, admits Martinez
Belgium must beat Croatia on Thursday to be sure of a last-16 place after their loss today.
# stunned
Morocco impress with late brace as Belgium slip to shock World Cup defeat
Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal were on target for the winners.
# Group by Group Guide
Group F Preview: Last chance for Belgium's Golden Generation, Canada out to cause an upset
The latest in our preview series focuses on Group F, and Belgium, Croatia, Canada, and Morocco.
# Friendly
Ireland start and finish strong as Pauw's history-makers end incredible 2022 on a high
Centurion Louise Quinn was one of four goalscorers against Morocco in Marbella.
# world cup prep
Ireland's friendly against Morocco to be shown on RTÉ Player and News Channel
Vera Pauw’s side are in action in Marbella on Monday.
# coygig
Ireland add two players to squad for Spain training camp and Morocco friendly
The camp begins next Monday 7 November in Marbella.
# Summer spending
West Ham sign Morocco defender from Rennes
The 26-year-old has agreed a five-year contract with the Hammers.
# Morocco
Funeral held for five-year-old boy who died after being trapped in well in Morocco
Rayan was pulled out of the 105ft-deep well on Saturday after being trapped for five days.
# rayan oram
'The silence is terrible this morning': Funeral of Rayan to take place in Morocco today
Rayan Oram fell into a 32-metre dry well last Tuesday, sparking a major rescue operation.
# Morocco
'So tragic': Tributes paid to five-year-old boy who died after falling down a well in Morocco
Rayan Oram fell down the 32-metre well on Tuesday.
# rayan
Boy trapped in well in Morocco dies before rescuers can reach him
The boy’s ordeal since he fell down the well on Tuesday afternoon had gripped residents of the North African kingdom.
# rayan
Rescuers inch closer to five-year-old Moroccan boy trapped in well
Rayan has been trapped in a 32 metre well for four days.
# rayan
Morocco rescuers close in on 5-year-old boy trapped in well since Tuesday
The child fell some 32 metres down a dry well in his village.
# Morocco
Rescue workers dig for second day to reach boy (5) trapped in 32-metre deep well in Morocco
Local officials said rescue workers have so far reached 19 metres in an attempt to reach the boy.
# Tarfaya
43 people drowned after migrant boat capsizes off southern Morocco
Ten people were rescued from the shipwreck.
# latest
Morocco win again to advance to knockout stages of AFCON
Malawi also boosted their prospects by coming from behind to get the better of Zimbabwe.
# Clash of Titans
Ex-Southampton midfielder's late goal settles AFCON's first heavyweight contest
Morocco got the better of Ghana this afternoon.
All time
# omicron
Repatriation flight for 156 people arrives in Ireland from Morocco
Morocco has banned all incoming flights for at least two weeks.
# grounded
Repatriation flight arranged for Irish citizens following flight suspensions in Morocco
Flights to and from Morocco have been suspended until at least 13 December over Omicron fears.
# Migrants
Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants
The 8,000 migrants landed on the shores of the Spanish city of Ceuta on the North African Coast and many have since been returned to Morocco.
# Coronavirus
Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000
It’s thought that there are at least 30 Irish tourists stranded in Peru after a sudden 15-day lockdown was announced.
# Hakim Ziyech
Ajax confirm move of Moroccan star to Chelsea in July for initial €40m fee
Hakim Ziyech is heading to the Premier League.
# hajar raissouni
Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage
Hajar Raissouni’s lawyers said the accusations were “baseless”.
# Upset
Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock
Hakim Ziyech missed a penalty in normal time as one of the favourites were knocked out by Benin.
# Belfast
Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation
The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.
# Murder
Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects
Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.
# sceptical
Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly
Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.
# adventure
'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'
Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
# terror cell
15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco
Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.
# Morocco
Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.