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#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 13,290 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 26,315 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 37,380 Views 97 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 25,143 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 898 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 2,629 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 15,811 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 19,261 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 23,562 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 9,738 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 18,781 Views 80 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 35,124 Views 63 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 14,929 Views 20 Comments

They also seriously hurt his younger friend or accomplice.

# morocco - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Two women accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses at a market
# Morocco
# Morocco

Two women accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses at a market

Jul 7th 2015, 9:10 AM 30,281 Views 51 Comments

A large number of lawyers have registered to defend the women.

# morocco - Friday 8 May, 2015

'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside'
# Smuggled
# Smuggled

'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside'

May 8th 2015, 2:45 PM 28,452 Views 12 Comments

An eight-year-old boy was found in a suitcase crossing into Spanish territory.

# morocco - Monday 30 March, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered
# Turkish Airlines
# Turkish Airlines

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered

Mar 30th 2015, 2:59 PM 17,028 Views 12 Comments

The note warned there was a bomb in one of the toilets but the plane has now landed safely.

# morocco - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Portraits of beautiful people: A weekend in Marrakech
# Storytelling
# Storytelling

Portraits of beautiful people: A weekend in Marrakech

Feb 28th 2015, 6:00 PM 12,219 Views 23 Comments

More stunning photography from Donal Moloney.

# morocco - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Seven people arrested for trying to recruit women and girls for jihadist groups
# Islamic State Group
# Islamic State Group

Seven people arrested for trying to recruit women and girls for jihadist groups

Dec 16th 2014, 9:56 AM 9,518 Views 33 Comments

Four of the seven arrested are female, one of whom is a minor.

# morocco - Saturday 18 October, 2014

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous
# Wanderlust
From The Daily Edge
# Wanderlust

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Oct 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 32,856 Views 14 Comments

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

# morocco - Saturday 31 May, 2014

€61m price tag slapped on Man City and Barcelona target Benatia
# Summer Transfer
From The42
# Summer Transfer

€61m price tag slapped on Man City and Barcelona target Benatia

May 31st 2014, 2:47 PM 6,509 Views 11 Comments

Roma’s sporting director says Europe’s top clubs will have to up their offers if they want the Moroccan international.

# morocco - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

500 African migrants leapt a fence into Spanish territory today
# Out Of Africa
# Out Of Africa

500 African migrants leapt a fence into Spanish territory today

May 28th 2014, 9:50 PM 14,953 Views 83 Comments

At least 1,000 sub-Saharan Africans had joined in the pre-dawn attempt to enter Melilla, one of two Spanish-held cities on the northern coast of Africa.

# morocco - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Crew members help deliver baby boy born on flight to Italy
# Baby On A Plane
# Baby On A Plane

Crew members help deliver baby boy born on flight to Italy

Aug 13th 2013, 3:38 PM 21,027 Views 44 Comments

The 39-year-old woman went into labour shortly after take-off on Sunday.

# morocco - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco

Jan 16th 2013, 1:50 PM 11,562 Views 33 Comments

The bases will offer 11 new routes and create up to 2,500 jobs in Morocco.

# morocco - Thursday 11 October, 2012

VIDEO: Two years in two minutes… story of a Dublin couple
# Two Years
From The Daily Edge
# Two Years

VIDEO: Two years in two minutes… story of a Dublin couple

Oct 11th 2012, 7:45 PM 12,200 Views 14 Comments

Dublin couple Amy and Jamie had two years worth of photos on a camera. Here it is in two minutes.

# morocco - Thursday 16 August, 2012

It's official: Liverpool agree deal to sign Assaidi
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

It's official: Liverpool agree deal to sign Assaidi

Aug 16th 2012, 10:23 PM 1,586 Views 7 Comments

The club have made their third signing of the summer, following the arrivals of Fabio Borini and Joe Allen.

# morocco - Monday 2 July, 2012

Done deal: Villa sign El Ahmadi
# Arrival
From The42
# Arrival

Done deal: Villa sign El Ahmadi

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:34 PM 449 Views 1 Comment

The Moroccan international midfielder joins Paul Lambert’s side from Feyenoord.

# morocco - Friday 16 March, 2012

Campaign for Moroccan legal reform after teen rape victim's suicide
# Morocco
# Morocco

Campaign for Moroccan legal reform after teen rape victim's suicide

Mar 16th 2012, 1:47 PM 3,971 Views 37 Comments

Under Moroccan law, the 16-year-old girl’s attacker was able to escape prosecution by marrying her.

# morocco - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic

Jan 31st 2012, 11:17 AM 2,099 Views 1 Comment

The six rowers, five British and one Irish, were taking part in a challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.

# morocco - Thursday 19 January, 2012

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group C
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group C

Jan 19th 2012, 12:58 PM 603 Views 0 Comments

Morocco and Tunisia will fancy their chances of booking places in the knockout stages, but Group C is bound to be tightly-contested.

# morocco - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists

Jan 17th 2012, 3:54 PM 4,220 Views 5 Comments

Chunks of meteorite found in Morocco in December, thought to have fallen in July, came from Mars millions of years ago.

# morocco - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Crowds mark one year since fruit seller's protest sparked Arab Spring
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Crowds mark one year since fruit seller's protest sparked Arab Spring

Dec 17th 2011, 6:26 PM 1,994 Views 5 Comments

Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid 12 months ago, igniting protests that spread across the Middle East.

# morocco - Friday 26 August, 2011

British couple dies in separate falls while visiting Morocco
# Morocco
# Morocco

British couple dies in separate falls while visiting Morocco

Aug 26th 2011, 5:17 PM 1,123 Views 6 Comments

Roger and Mathilde Lamb died days apart during a family holiday with their four children.

# morocco - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# morocco - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

78 killed in Moroccan military plane crash
# Morocco
# Morocco

78 killed in Moroccan military plane crash

Jul 26th 2011, 1:26 PM 916 Views 1 Comment

A plane crash near the city of Guelmim, a mountainous southern region of the country, leaves dozens dead.

# morocco - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Clarke almost quit, according to agent
# Perseverance
From The42
# Perseverance

Clarke almost quit, according to agent

Jul 19th 2011, 12:25 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

Golfer’s agent claims he was on the verge of quitting the game only months prior to his Open success.

# morocco - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 821 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# morocco - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Investigation into 'underage orgy' claims against ex-French minister
# Orgy Claims
# Orgy Claims

Investigation into 'underage orgy' claims against ex-French minister

Jun 9th 2011, 12:27 PM 787 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors are probing allegations the former top politician was caught having an “orgy with small boys” in Marrakech.

# morocco - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Moroccan blast shows signs of Al Qaeda attack as tourism trade set to suffer
# Morocco
# Morocco

Moroccan blast shows signs of Al Qaeda attack as tourism trade set to suffer

Apr 30th 2011, 3:35 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

The country’s interior minister has said the bomb bares the hallmarks of Al Qaeda as the country’s tourism industry is set to be affected by an attack which killed mostly foreigners.

# morocco - Friday 29 April, 2011

Morocco: Lethal bomb set off by remote control device
# Morocco
# Morocco

Morocco: Lethal bomb set off by remote control device

Apr 29th 2011, 8:16 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

Morocco’s Interior Minister has said that initial investigations indicated that Thursday’s deadly bomb in central Marrakesh was not the work of a suicide bomber, but was activated by a remote controlled device.

Suspected suicide bombing in Morocco leaves 15 dead as nationalities identified
# Morocco
# Morocco

Suspected suicide bombing in Morocco leaves 15 dead as nationalities identified

Apr 29th 2011, 12:46 PM 698 Views 0 Comments

Police are investigating what caused the explosion in a cafe in the popular tourist destination of Marrakesh as Interpol claims it was a suspected suicide bombing.