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#Morocco

From TheJournal.ie Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage Hajar Raissouni

Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage

Hajar Raissouni’s lawyers said the accusations were “baseless”.

From The42 Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock Upset

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock

Hakim Ziyech missed a penalty in normal time as one of the favourites were knocked out by Benin.

From TheJournal.ie Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

From TheJournal.ie Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects Murder

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects

Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.

From The42 Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly Sceptical

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.

From The42 'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever' Adventure

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie 15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco Terror Cell

15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco

Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS Morocco

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.

From The42 Ireland's Maguire eyeing top-five finish in Morocco to clinch top European Tour card The Heat Is On

Ireland's Maguire eyeing top-five finish in Morocco to clinch top European Tour card

The 24-year-old will face a lot of competition for a top finish at the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying.

From The42 Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco Flying The Flag

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

From The42 Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup Replacements

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup

Cameroon lost the right to host the tournament due to delays with preparations and security concerns.

From TheJournal.ie British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco Warning

British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco

People travelling to rabies-affected countries are being reminded to avoid contact with animals.

From TheJournal.ie Morocco to keep summer time year round Stop The Clock

Morocco to keep summer time year round

The North African state was due to switch to winter time on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

From The42 History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla Foreign Shores

History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla

The Spanish Super Cup will see Barcelona returning to Africa for the second time in three months

From The42 World Cup referee 'strongly refutes' claims he asked for Ronaldo's jersey at half-time Getting Shirty

World Cup referee 'strongly refutes' claims he asked for Ronaldo's jersey at half-time

Fifa has leapt to the defence of referee Mark Geiger, who took charge of Portugal’s game with Morocco.

From TheJournal.ie Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts The Sky's The Limit

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts

You can strike it rich but it’s like playing the lottery.

From TheJournal.ie German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS Iraq

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

From TheJournal.ie 'I hope he is innocent': Father of suspected Spain terror attacker speaks out Terror

'I hope he is innocent': Father of suspected Spain terror attacker speaks out

One of his sons was shot dead during the Cambrils attack.

From TheJournal.ie Local media reports Irish woman stabbed to death in Morocco Taghazout

Local media reports Irish woman stabbed to death in Morocco

The circumstances of the death are not yet clear.

From The42 Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off So Close

Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off

The Wicklow golfer was beaten by Edoardo Molinari in Morocco but still recorded his career best-ever finish.

From The42 Paul Dunne two shots clear and 'ready' to win first European Tour title Great Hope

Paul Dunne two shots clear and 'ready' to win first European Tour title

He’s hoping to make his mark in tomorrow’s final round in Morocco.

From TheJournal.ie In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings Morocco

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings

A housing crisis has led Moroccans to cobble together makeshift homes.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash Agadir

Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash

The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the woman’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence Morocco

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence

The programme was broadcast as a tie-in with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands attend funeral of fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck provoked outrage Morocco This post contains videos

Thousands attend funeral of fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck provoked outrage

Mouhcine Fikri, a fishmonger, died in the crushing mechanism of the rubbish truck on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle the Sahara’s dunes and dust in a Dacia.

From The42 Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco As It Stands

Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco

Italy’s Francesco Laporta a one-shot lead at the Trophee Hassan II.

From The42 2 dead and 54 injured as fans clash at football stadium Violent Scenes This post contains videos

2 dead and 54 injured as fans clash at football stadium

Rival supporters had running battles at the Mohammed V Stadium in the Moroccan city of Casablanca.

From TheJournal.ie Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco Knives

Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco

31-year-old Manuel Broustail had been under house arrest following the Paris attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the ancient Berber villages nestled deep in Moroccan mountains Photos This post contains images

Inside the ancient Berber villages nestled deep in Moroccan mountains

The Berber, or Amazigh, people have lived in the western part of North Africa for at least 12,000 years.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco Islamic State

Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco

The man was arrested near Casablanca.

From TheJournal.ie Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco Totally On Purpose This post contains videos

Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco

His campaign manager’s response? “No s***.”

From TheJournal.ie Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested Nice Try

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

From TheJournal.ie A 'vigilante mob' beat a man to death in a Morocco market after accusing him of stealing Bad Justice

A 'vigilante mob' beat a man to death in a Morocco market after accusing him of stealing

They also seriously hurt his younger friend or accomplice.

From TheJournal.ie Two women accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses at a market Morocco

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside' Smuggled

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered Turkish Airlines

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

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

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