Morocco cuts ties with Iran

Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran over its alleged involvement in the delivery of weapons from Hezbollah to the Polisario Front.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2018, 3:45 AM

The King and the Rabbi

Morocco's King Mohammed VI makes unexpected stop at Chabad tefillin stand in France to chat about the Lubavitcher Rebbe, 7 Laws of Noah.David Rosenberg, 3/27/2018, 9:13 AM

Moroccan King 'deeply concerned' over embassy move

Morocco's King Mohammed VI joins host of Arab leaders to warn Trump against moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 12/6/2017, 1:07 AM

Historic Jewish quarter of Marrakesh sees revival

Jewish mellah which lost most of its 50,000 Jews gains popularity as a tourist destination thanks to restoration project.AFP, 11/25/2017, 11:25 PM

Morocco minorities call for religious freedom

Jews, Christians, in Morocco press for recognition of their religious rights.AFP, 11/18/2017, 11:38 PM

Israeli judoka allowed to wear country's name in Morocco

Or Sasson allowed to wear Israel’s insignia at Openweight World Championships in Marrakech, after discrimination in UAE.Elad Benari, 11/13/2017, 2:05 AM

'You're a war criminal, you're not welcome here'

MK Amir Peretz heckled by Moroccan lawmakers during meeting of Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 10:02 PM

Riots as Israeli singer attends Morocco music festival

BDS activists riot, burn Israeli flag in response to Israeli singer's participation in local jazz festival.Gary Willig, 9/17/2017, 9:07 PM

Morocco arrests Barcelona attackers' suspected gas supplier

Moroccan authorities arrest man suspected of supplying gas canisters to Catalonia terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 6:35 AM

Morocco arrests two suspects over Barcelona attack

Moroccan authorities arrest two people suspected of links to terrorists behind van attack in Barcelona.Elad Benari, 8/23/2017, 3:34 AM

Diplomatic incident with Morocco

Morocco expressed an official protest against Israel after Minister Ayoob Kara met with the Western Sahara president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 10:49 PM

King of Morocco boycotts summit because of Netanyahu

King Mohammed VI of Morocco cancels plans to attend West Africa summit due to Netanyahu's presence.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/2/2017, 10:11 PM

Israel wiped off the map by airlines?

On a Morrocan Air flight from Sao Paolo to Rabat, passengers saw a map in which Israel did not exist, but the 'Palestinian Territories' did.Yoel Domb, 1/8/2017, 11:14 PM

Original name of Jewish neighborhood restored by Morocco’s king

A historically Jewish neighborhood in Marrakesh will have its original name restored on the orders of King Mohammed VI of Morocco.JTA, 1/4/2017, 9:30 PM

Moroccans demonstrate against Israeli flag

Hundreds in Morocco demonstrate against the Israeli flag being flown at UN climate talks in Marrakesh.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2016, 4:12 AM

Jewish couple murdered in Morocco

Moroccan couple murdered and dismembered in Casablanca. Incident appears unrelated to anti-Semitism.Chaim Lev, 7/10/2016, 5:52 AM

Chabad part of interfaith effort helping Moroccans at Ramadan

Chabad of Morocco joins Christian-Jewish fellowship and a local Muslim group in effort to provide food for needy Muslim families on Ramadan.JTA, 6/30/2016, 5:31 AM

Hundreds attend 1st Jewish film festival in Casablanca

First Jewish film festival in Casablanca, Morocco, draws almost 500 attendees, though also receives anti-Semitic backlash.JTA, 4/30/2016, 11:53 PM

UN's Ban apologizes for saying 'occupation'

In ironic twist given his broadsides on Israel, UN chief backs down on Western Sahara after Morocco boots UN staff from region.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2016, 7:33 AM

War looms in Western Sahara

Morocco demands UN pull out troops after Ban condemns 'occupation,' Sahrawi independence groups warn doing so spells return of war.Ari Yashar, 3/18/2016, 12:23 PM

Moroccan Jew appointed French Culture Minister; angers Algeria

The appointment of Audrey Azoulay, a French-Moroccan Jew, as the new Minister of Culture in France has angered Algeria.Raphael Poch, 2/16/2016, 2:25 PM

Morocco arrests Belgian national with ties to Paris attackers

Moroccan authorities say they arrested a Belgian national of local origin directly linked to ISIS Paris attackers.Ben Ariel, 1/19/2016, 6:45 AM

'The EU just undermined its own arguments against Israel'

Legal expert explains to Arutz Sheva how Israel can use EU court ruling on Western Sahara to defeat 'occupation' discrimination.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2015, 2:30 PM

New EU ruling demonstrates Israel labeling double-standards

After EU court rules to scrap trade deal with Morocco in 'occupied' Western Sahara, EU vows to petition and keep trading - why no label?Ari Yashar, 12/16/2015, 12:57 PM

Watch: Thousands in Morocco stage 'execution' of Jews

Mass rally supports Palestinian terror war, featuring PA ambassador and protesters dressed as Jews getting stabbed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2015, 4:52 PM

Watch: Jewish Morocco - Small But Still Vibrant

Only a few thousand remain in Morocco's 2,400-year-old Jewish community - but Jewish life is as colorful as ever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2015, 4:47 PM

French Journalists Jailed Extorting Morocco's King

2 journalists threaten King Mohammed VI with 'compromising' book if he doesn't pay $3.4 million bribe - only to get jailed in Paris.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2015, 11:20 AM

Israeli Judo Team Detained, Released in Morocco

Israel's judo team was released early Thursday after being detained in Morocco for over 8 hours.Yaakov Levi, 5/21/2015, 10:31 AM

Hamas Thanks Morocco for Disinviting Peres

Hamas head thanks leading Moroccan politician after 'Zionist' Peres blocked from international conference in Marrakesh.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/4/2015, 1:33 PM

Morocco: Shimon Peres Branded a 'Child Killer'

Pro-Palestinian groups in Rabat call for the former President's arrest before an upcoming visit, claiming he is a 'terrorist.'Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 4/24/2015, 8:01 AM

Moroccan Mother Arrested for Recruiting Women to ISIS

Recruiter arrested at a Spanish airport with 3 year-old son in tow in apparent attempt to leave for Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2015, 10:49 PM

ISIS Cell Recruiting Women Online Busted in Morocco

Cell in Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta used online propaganda to supply terrorists with wives and female laborers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2015, 3:50 PM

Egyptian Court Bans Annual Jewish Pilgrimage

The annual pilgrimage honoring Moroccan rabbi Yacoub Abu Hasira was banned by an Egyptian court Monday following complaints from residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2014, 6:40 PM

Morocco Arrests Five Would-Be Jihadis

Terror suspects sought to recruit fighters for ISIS, carry out attacks in Morocco inspired by Mohammed Merah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2014, 7:57 PM

ISIS Cell Nabbed Ahead of Morocco, France Attacks

French and Franco-Moroccan arrested as they planned attacks on banks and international companies, pushed ISIS propaganda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2014, 10:08 PM

Watch: Moroccan Poet Defends Zionism, Criticizes Arab Conquest

'Jews want the right to return to their homeland - Arabs want to establish a homeland at everyone else's expense', says controversial poet.Ari Soffer, 10/7/2014, 11:41 PM

Watch: Moroccan Soccer Fans Chant Pro-ISIS Slogans

Fans miss the irony of supporting 'jihad' and the brutal 'Islamic State' group which opposes 'western' sports - like soccer.Ari Soffer, 9/30/2014, 3:34 PM

Moroccan Poet: Arab World is Imperialist, 'Palestine' is Jewish

Outspoken poet angers Arab countrymen by provocatively quipping that Arabs 'are more Zionist than the Jews.'Ari Soffer, 9/21/2014, 10:44 AM

Morocco: Rabbi Attacked 'Because of Gaza'

The rabbi of the Jewish community in Casablanca badly beaten as a retaliation by locals for Israel’s airstrikes in Gaza.Haim Lev, 7/13/2014, 6:28 AM

Documentary Focuses on Moroccan Jewry

French-Moroccan director examines Muslim-Jewish unity in Morocco, to great acclaim - and controversy.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2014, 7:49 AM

Morocco: Organization Names 'Collaborators' with Israel

A Moroccan Jew who advises the King named by anti-Israel organization as a collaborator with Israel.Elad Benari, 4/9/2014, 5:43 AM

Arab League Summit Backs Abbas's Stubbornness in Talks

Middle East Muslim countries declare refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, as they grapple with regional conflicts.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2014, 10:56 PM

Women's Rights Advance in Morocco

MPs in Morocco vote to ban antiquated loophole allowing men guilty of sexual assault to evade jail time if they marry their victims.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 11:13 PM

Muslim States Urge Greater International Pressure on Israel

Al-Quds Committee meeting in Morocco ends with calls for pressure on Israel to halt building in Judea and Samaria.Ari Soffer and AFP, 1/18/2014, 7:01 PM

European Union Exploits Occupied Territories

The EU voted in favor of allowing its members to fish in the waters of occupied Western Sahara, drawing criticism over double standards.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2013, 11:03 AM

Wanted Rabbi to be Expelled from Morocco

Moroccan king to expel Shuvu Banim leader, wanted in Israel for questioning in sex abuse case.Maayana Miskin, 11/7/2013, 3:21 PM

Moroccan Website Editor Arrested for Airing Al Qaeda Incitement

Moroccan police have raided the offices of a news website after an editor posted a link to a Al Qaeda video inciting terror in the country.Adam Ross, 9/17/2013, 7:30 PM

Jo Amar's Family: We'll Return to Israel

Son and grandson of famed singer, songwriter and chazan talk to Arutz Sheva, 4 years after his death.Gil Ronen & Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/20/2013, 1:58 PM

Foreign Ministry Reminds: Even Moroccan MPs Need a Visa

Israel found itself reminding international journalists on Wednesday that even ‘friendly’ foreign Arab MPs must respect its border rules. Chana Ya'ar, 4/10/2013, 2:41 PM

Bennett – We don't Bow our Heads before Turks

Economy and Trade Minister: "We lower our heads before no one, including Turks and Egyptians."Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 3:42 PM

Post-Arab Spring Protesters Jailed for Violence in Morocco

Six people have been sent to prison for their part in post-Arab Sping riots in Morocco's southern tourist haven of Marrakesh.Chana Ya'ar, 2/28/2013, 3:39 PM

Anti-US Violence Spreads Across Mideast Region

Anti-American violence is spreading across the Middle East, with mobs rioting at US missions in Tunisia, Sudan and Morocco.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/13/2012, 1:41 PM

Moroccan Leaders Apologize for Inviting Jew to Gathering

Morocco’s leading political party apologized for inviting a Jew to a political gathering; has not apologized for inviting Hamas leader. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/26/2012, 1:21 PM

Heavy Fighting in Syrian Capital

Heavy fighting has been reported in the heart of Damascus, with the main highway to the south of the country severed.Chana Ya'ar, 7/16/2012, 5:24 PM

Rabbi Eliyahu Shriki Dies at 90

Rabbi Eliyahu Shriki, a leading figure in the Moroccan Israeli world, has died at age 90.Maayana Miskin, 6/8/2012, 11:52 AM

5,000 Jews Gather in Morocco for Pilgrimage

About 5,000 Jews gather to pray for peace at sanctuaries and gravesites in Morocco.Elad Benari, 5/14/2012, 6:44 AM

Royal Condolences to Otzar HaTorah from King of Morocco

The King of Morocco sent emissaries with royal condolences to a school in Toulouse where a jihadist murdered a rabbi and Jewish children. Chana Ya'ar, 4/2/2012, 11:48 PM