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# morocco - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants
# Migrants
# Migrants

Tensions rise between Spain and Morocco over record number of migrants

May 20th 2021, 12:55 PM 15,799 Views 12 Comments

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.

# morocco - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000

Mar 19th 2020, 3:37 PM 36,088 Views 35 Comments

It’s thought that there are at least 30 Irish tourists stranded in Peru after a sudden 15-day lockdown was announced.

# morocco - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Ajax confirm move of Moroccan star to Chelsea in July for initial €40m fee
# Hakim Ziyech
From The42
# Hakim Ziyech

Ajax confirm move of Moroccan star to Chelsea in July for initial €40m fee

Feb 13th 2020, 12:44 PM 3,571 Views 2 Comments

Hakim Ziyech is heading to the Premier League.

# morocco - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage
# Hajar Raissouni
# Hajar Raissouni

Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage

Oct 1st 2019, 7:51 AM 19,343 Views 10 Comments

Hajar Raissouni’s lawyers said the accusations were “baseless”.

# morocco - Friday 5 July, 2019

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock

Jul 5th 2019, 8:23 PM 9,773 Views 1 Comment

Hakim Ziyech missed a penalty in normal time as one of the favourites were knocked out by Benin.

# morocco - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

May 2nd 2019, 2:04 PM 10,855 Views 18 Comments

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# morocco - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects
# Murder
# Murder

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects

Apr 30th 2019, 8:19 AM 13,488 Views 0 Comments

Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.

# morocco - Monday 25 March, 2019

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly
# Sceptical
From The42
# Sceptical

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly

Mar 25th 2019, 9:25 AM 11,145 Views 14 Comments

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.

# morocco - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'
# Adventure
From The42
# Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Feb 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 90,456 Views 18 Comments

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# morocco - Monday 31 December, 2018

15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco
# Terror Cell
# Terror Cell

15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco

Dec 31st 2018, 9:08 AM 14,220 Views 0 Comments

Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.

# morocco - Friday 21 December, 2018

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS
# Morocco
# Morocco

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Dec 21st 2018, 7:07 AM 16,590 Views 33 Comments

Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.

# morocco - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Ireland's Maguire eyeing top-five finish in Morocco to clinch top European Tour card
# The Heat Is On
From The42
# The Heat Is On

Ireland's Maguire eyeing top-five finish in Morocco to clinch top European Tour card

Dec 20th 2018, 9:33 AM 2,662 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old will face a lot of competition for a top finish at the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying.

# morocco - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

Dec 19th 2018, 9:38 AM 4,519 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

# morocco - Friday 7 December, 2018

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup
# Replacements
From The42
# Replacements

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup

Dec 7th 2018, 8:34 PM 5,310 Views 4 Comments

Cameroon lost the right to host the tournament due to delays with preparations and security concerns.

# morocco - Monday 12 November, 2018

British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco
# Warning
# Warning

British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco

Nov 12th 2018, 11:55 AM 24,991 Views 12 Comments

People travelling to rabies-affected countries are being reminded to avoid contact with animals.

# morocco - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Morocco to keep summer time year round
# Stop The Clock
# Stop The Clock

Morocco to keep summer time year round

Oct 27th 2018, 7:25 PM 17,568 Views 20 Comments

The North African state was due to switch to winter time on Sunday.

# morocco - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

Sep 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 16,221 Views 39 Comments

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# morocco - Monday 23 July, 2018

History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla
# Foreign Shores
From The42
# Foreign Shores

History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:12 PM 7,082 Views 10 Comments

The Spanish Super Cup will see Barcelona returning to Africa for the second time in three months

# morocco - Thursday 21 June, 2018

World Cup referee 'strongly refutes' claims he asked for Ronaldo's jersey at half-time
# Getting Shirty
From The42
# Getting Shirty

World Cup referee 'strongly refutes' claims he asked for Ronaldo's jersey at half-time

Jun 21st 2018, 3:00 PM 26,293 Views 13 Comments

Fifa has leapt to the defence of referee Mark Geiger, who took charge of Portugal’s game with Morocco.

# morocco - Friday 25 May, 2018

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts
# The Sky's The Limit
# The Sky's The Limit

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts

May 25th 2018, 11:47 AM 10,227 Views 8 Comments

You can strike it rich but it’s like playing the lottery.

# morocco - Sunday 21 January, 2018

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS
# Iraq
# Iraq

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

Jan 21st 2018, 11:24 AM 22,587 Views 42 Comments

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# morocco - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,793 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,266 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# morocco - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'I hope he is innocent': Father of suspected Spain terror attacker speaks out
# Terror
# Terror

'I hope he is innocent': Father of suspected Spain terror attacker speaks out

Aug 20th 2017, 11:10 AM 24,395 Views 56 Comments

One of his sons was shot dead during the Cambrils attack.

# morocco - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Local media reports Irish woman stabbed to death in Morocco
# Taghazout
# Taghazout

Local media reports Irish woman stabbed to death in Morocco

May 11th 2017, 9:04 AM 32,299 Views 5 Comments

The circumstances of the death are not yet clear.

# morocco - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off

Apr 16th 2017, 7:27 PM 12,089 Views 18 Comments

The Wicklow golfer was beaten by Edoardo Molinari in Morocco but still recorded his career best-ever finish.

# morocco - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Paul Dunne two shots clear and 'ready' to win first European Tour title
# Great Hope
From The42
# Great Hope

Paul Dunne two shots clear and 'ready' to win first European Tour title

Apr 15th 2017, 8:32 PM 8,326 Views 8 Comments

He’s hoping to make his mark in tomorrow’s final round in Morocco.

# morocco - Sunday 2 April, 2017

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings
# Morocco
# Morocco

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings

Apr 2nd 2017, 9:15 AM 13,227 Views 9 Comments

A housing crisis has led Moroccans to cobble together makeshift homes.

# morocco - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash
# Agadir
# Agadir

Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash

Jan 10th 2017, 9:06 AM 26,303 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the woman’s family.

# morocco - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence
# Morocco
# Morocco

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence

Nov 27th 2016, 4:04 PM 37,360 Views 98 Comments

The programme was broadcast as a tie-in with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

# morocco - Monday 31 October, 2016

Thousands attend funeral of fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck provoked outrage
# Morocco
# Morocco

Thousands attend funeral of fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck provoked outrage

Oct 31st 2016, 10:17 AM 25,131 Views 16 Comments

Mouhcine Fikri, a fishmonger, died in the crushing mechanism of the rubbish truck on Friday.

# morocco - Monday 8 August, 2016

My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia
# Reader Routes
# Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia

Aug 8th 2016, 3:09 PM 874 Views 3 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle the Sahara’s dunes and dust in a Dacia.

# morocco - Friday 6 May, 2016

Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco

May 6th 2016, 9:57 PM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

Italy’s Francesco Laporta a one-shot lead at the Trophee Hassan II.

# morocco - Sunday 20 March, 2016

2 dead and 54 injured as fans clash at football stadium
# Violent Scenes
From The42
# Violent Scenes

2 dead and 54 injured as fans clash at football stadium

Mar 20th 2016, 3:00 PM 15,799 Views 6 Comments

Rival supporters had running battles at the Mohammed V Stadium in the Moroccan city of Casablanca.

# morocco - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco
# Knives
# Knives

Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco

Mar 9th 2016, 3:36 PM 19,252 Views 27 Comments

31-year-old Manuel Broustail had been under house arrest following the Paris attacks.

# morocco - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Inside the ancient Berber villages nestled deep in Moroccan mountains
# Photos
# Photos

Inside the ancient Berber villages nestled deep in Moroccan mountains

Mar 6th 2016, 5:30 PM 23,459 Views 26 Comments

The Berber, or Amazigh, people have lived in the western part of North Africa for at least 12,000 years.

# morocco - Monday 18 January, 2016

Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco

Jan 18th 2016, 3:37 PM 9,728 Views 14 Comments

The man was arrested near Casablanca.

# morocco - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco
# Totally On Purpose
# Totally On Purpose

Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco

Jan 5th 2016, 3:27 PM 18,769 Views 79 Comments

His campaign manager’s response? “No s***.”

# morocco - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Dec 24th 2015, 3:34 PM 35,116 Views 60 Comments

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# morocco - Saturday 18 July, 2015

A 'vigilante mob' beat a man to death in a Morocco market after accusing him of stealing
# Bad Justice
# Bad Justice

A 'vigilante mob' beat a man to death in a Morocco market after accusing him of stealing

Jul 18th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,917 Views 20 Comments

They also seriously hurt his younger friend or accomplice.

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