Moroccan king reappoints outgoing Islamist premier after election win

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Monday reappointed outgoing Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane and instructed him to form a new government after his moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (...

Morocco's ruling Islamists win parliamentary election

Morocco's ruling Islamists took the lead in the country's parliamentary elections on Saturday in a win set to extend their stay in power.

Polls closed in Morocco's parliamentary vote

Polling stations closed in Morocco's parliamentary elections Friday, an official said, as the governing Islamist party hopes to repeat a landmark win from five years ago.

Morocco rounds up 10-member female cell linked to Islamic State

Moroccan authorities have rounded up a 10-member female terrorist cell linked to Islamic State, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

Moroccan woman takes late husband's bowels on flight to Austria

Austrian airport officials made the "strangest find of the past year" after discovering a man's intestines being taken through customs by a female passenger.

Moroccan boxer arrested in Olympic village on assault charges

Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada has been arrested in the Olympic village for the Rio Games on assault charges, Brazilian police said on Friday.

Morocco arrests 52 suspected of Islamic State links in crackdown

Moroccan authorities have arrested 52 people suspected of having links with the Islamic State extremist militia, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

UN says its mission to Western Sahara still not fully functional

The UN mission in the disputed Western Sahara region has not been restored to its full functionality, members of the UN Security Council said Tuesday, despite the council's call for the return of...

UN Security Council votes to renew mission in disputed Western Sahara

The UN Security Council voted Friday in favour of extending the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission to the Western Sahara for a year, citing an "urgent need" to avoid hostilities in the...

More than 100 migrants storm Spanish territory of Ceuta in Morocco

At least 119 migrants managed to storm into the Spanish territory of Ceuta, which lies on the Moroccan Mediterranean coast, Spain's Efe news agency reported Saturday.

Morocco orders UN to pull 84 staffers from Western Sahara mission

Morocco has told the United Nations that 81 of its international civilian personnel and three African Union observers deployed with the UN mission to the disputed Western Sahara region, which is...

Morocco calls for reduction of UN mission after Ban's comments

Morocco has told the United Nations that it would reduce the presence of the UN mission to Western Sahara and even consider withdrawing its troops from all UN missions in response to recent...

Morocco says it seized biological weapons in terrorist cell arrest

Suspicious materials seized by the Moroccan authorities during the arrest of 10 suspected terrorists last month contained biological weapons, the Interior Ministry in Rabat said on Thursday.

Earthquake strikes under Mediterranean between Spain and Morocco

According to the US Geological Survey, the quake hit at 0422 GMT, at a depth of 10 kilometres, around 65 kilometres north of the Moroccan coast and 165 kilometres east of Gibraltar.

Thousands protest in Morocco over education job cuts

Thousands of trainee teachers Sunday protested in the Moroccan capital Rabat against a government plan to cut education jobs.