Morocco News, Weather, Politics

Morocco reports six-fold spike in foreign filming

TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) ? Morocco saw a six-fold increase in the amount of money foreign film companies spent in the country to make movies, the head of the film commission said Saturday.

Texas oil company: Sahara offshore test well not commercial

RABAT, Morocco (AP) ? Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search would continue.

Test oil well offshore from disputed Western Sahara non-commercial says Dallas' Kosmos

RABAT, Morocco - Dallas-based Kosmos Energy said Monday its exploration well off the coast of the disputed Western Sahara territory has not yielded a commercial find and will be plugged, though the search ...

UN Says Libyan Talks to Be Held in Morocco This Week

UN mission says Libya talks will resume in Morocco this week

Migrants scattered by Morocco's new immigration policy

NADOR, Morocco (AP) ? Precious Omoregbe, a 2-year-old with bright eyes, has lived most of her short life in a crude tent made of branches and a plastic tarp. It sits in a refugee camp on the side of a pine-covered mountain overlooking the Mediterranean that her Nigerian parents hoped one day to cross for a new life.

Morocco federation rejects penalties for failing to host cup

Morocco has rejected sanctions by the Confederation of African Football for withdrawing from hosting the African Cup of Nations, calling them harmful to the sport and against the rules. Morocco pulled out two months before the tournament's start in January, citing health risks from fans traveling from Ebola-affected regions in West Africa. It asked CAF for a delay. CAF refused, rebuffed Morocco ...

Morocco suspends Libya flights, closes airspace to Libyan planes

Morocco has suspended all flights between Moroccan cities and Libya and closed its airspace to Libyan airplanes because of security concerns, the Moroccan government said on Monday. Morocco's Royal Air Maroc had already suspended its flights to Libya in July when Libyan factions started to fight over the control of Tripoli's airport. The government statement did not specify the security concerns ...

Morocco's Tcharmils 'consider jail home'

Frustrated with a lack of opportunities, a youth group known as the Tcharmils have turned to weapons and petty crime.

Morocco expels French journalists over lack of permits

RABAT, Morocco (AP) ? Morocco expelled two French journalists on Monday for filming without the required permits and for what the government called "suspicious and illegal" actions.

Morocco's fast-rising aviation industry spreads its wings

Morocco is undeniably becoming a strategic platform to address the African continent. An increasing number of global companies choose to step in, first in Morocco, to then gain a faster access to other African markets. Its geographic proximity to Europe, its political stability and its competitive workforce constitute a powerful advantage.





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