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# 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 28,438 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 17,005 Views 11 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 12,206 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 9,499 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 32,838 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 6,503 Views 10 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 14,911 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 20,978 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 11,554 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 12,197 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 1,577 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 439 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 3,956 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 2,077 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 589 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 4,212 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 1,990 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 1,120 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 1,246 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 905 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 206 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 808 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 780 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 243 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 459 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 694 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.

# morocco - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Apr 28th 2011, 4:48 PM 2,724 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

At least 14 dead after explosion hits tourist spot in Moroccan city of Marrakesh
# Morocco
# Morocco

At least 14 dead after explosion hits tourist spot in Moroccan city of Marrakesh

Apr 28th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,184 Views 0 Comments

The blast appears to have been caused by gas canisters in a café but Department of Foreign Affairs says no reports of any Irish people injured.

# morocco - Monday 21 February, 2011

Five found dead in Morocco following anti-government protests
# Morocco
# Morocco

Five found dead in Morocco following anti-government protests

Feb 21st 2011, 1:52 PM 1,210 Views 0 Comments

The bodies of five people have been found in a burned-out bank in a northern Moroccan town.

# morocco - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon
# Middle East
# Middle East

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon

Jan 25th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,362 Views 0 Comments

The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.