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Migrant dies in attempt to reach Spanish enclave

http://af.reuters.com/article/moroccoNews/idAFL14777920090101
Friday, January 02, 2009
An African migrant was killed on Thursday when Moroccan police fired warning shots to stop 80 illegal migrants trying to reach Spain's North African...

Zidane and Ronaldo fight poverty

http://www.africanews.com/site/list_messages/21668
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Soccer stars Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo of France and Brazil respectively have played an all-star friendly match to fight poverty in Morocco on...

Morocco uses new technology to fight drug trafficking

http://www.morocconewsline.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=325&Itemid=1
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Notorious for its role in cannabis production, Morocco has stepped up its fight against the drug trade, both domestic and international. With help...
Owner and manager of Moroccan ...

Owner and manager of Moroccan factory arrested over 55 fatality fire

WIKI NEWS http://en.wikinews.org
Monday, April 28, 2008
Police have arrested the owner of a mattress factory in Hay Hassini, Casablanca, Morocco which burned down in a disaster that claimed 55 lives. His...
55 people died in a Casablanca...

55 people died in a Casablanca mattress factory fire

WKI NEWS http://en.wikinews.org
Monday, April 28, 2008
55 people were killed today after a mattress factory in Casablanca, Morocco was swept by fire. The fire initiated on the ground floor this morning...
Royal pardon for Moroccan demo...

Royal pardon for Moroccan demonstrators

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Eight men convicted of undermining the monarchy in Morocco last year have been released after they were pardoned by the King on Friday, 4 April. Nine...
Freedom for Moroccan jailed ov...

Freedom for Moroccan jailed over Facebook profile

Amnesty International
Sunday, March 30, 2008
A Moroccan who was jailed for creating a Facebook profile of a prince has been released from prison. Fouad Mourtada, a 26-year-old IT engineer, was...
Morocco cracks down on illegal...

Morocco cracks down on illegal fishing

WWF
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
The Moroccan government has brought into force a tough law that will punish fishermen who continue to use driftnets in its waters. WWF congratulates...