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

Jew Beaten to Death with Hammer in Morocco

An elderly Jewish man was murdered by an unknown attacker with a hammer Monday in the city of Fez.Chana Ya'ar, 3/26/2012, 10:57 PM

Israeli Flag Burned, Diplomat Rushed Out of Morocco

Thousands of protesters burned Israeli flags in Morocco and protested the presence of an Israeli diplomat, threatening his safety.Chana Ya'ar, 3/26/2012, 5:57 PM

Moroccan King Honors Orthodox Rabbi

Orthodox rabbi Rabbi Raphael Benchimol of the Manhattan Sephardic Congregation was honored by the king of Morocco. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/18/2012, 3:37 AM

Morocco Has New Government

King Mohammed VI swore in a new government Tuesday after 35 days of coalition talks.Chana Ya'ar, 1/4/2012, 12:19 PM

Islamist PJD Heads Four Party Coalition with Palace Nominees

After 35 days of negotiations Morocco has an Islamic led government. Key defense portfolios are out of the Islamists hands. Aryeh ben Hayim, 1/3/2012, 10:23 PM

GCC Eyeing Egypt in Caliphate Drive

The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council has added Egypt to the list of countries it may induct as it moves towards confederation.Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011, 8:47 PM

Tunisia Extends State of Emergency

The nation that gave birth to the Jasmine Revolution and the Arab Spring has just extended its state of emergency for the rest of the year.Chana Ya'ar, 11/30/2011, 10:15 AM

Islamist Party Set to Win Morocco Elections

Morocco becomes second country after Tunisia where post-Arab Spring elections end in win for Islamists.Elad Benari, 11/27/2011, 4:31 AM

Jewish Candidate Eyes Morocco Parliament

58-year-old Maguy Kakon is a Jewish woman running in the elections in Morocco. Will there be any change in the country?Elad Benari, Canada, 11/25/2011, 10:23 PM

Body of Moroccan Torah Sage Brought Home to Jerusalem

The body of Morrocan Torah sage Rabbi Reuven Ajeyani, has been reinterred in Jerusalem 70 years after his passing in Sefrou.Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2011, 11:40 AM

Morocco Terrorist Given Death Sentence

Moroccan court gives death sentence to suspect in a Marrakesh cafe bombing which killed an Israeli women and her Jewish husband.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/28/2011, 10:35 PM

Moroccan Protesters Call to Boycott Elections

Thousands of people gathered in Casablanca, where they demonstrated against the government and threatened to boycott the upcoming elections.Elad Benari, 9/26/2011, 8:25 AM

Morocco Pro-Democracy Protests Resume

After a few months of silence, thousands of Moroccans take to the street and call for greater political reforms.Elad Benari, 9/20/2011, 12:42 AM

Freedom of the Press Cut in Morocco

Controversial Moroccan journalist sentenced to one year in prison and fined for writing articles that angered the government.Chana Ya'ar and Elad Benari, 6/13/2011, 12:15 AM

Morocco Victims Identified as Masoud and Michal Zikri

Two victims of the bombing in Morocco have been identified as Masoud Zikri and Israeli citizen Michal Zikri. They are survived by a young son.Maayana Miskin, 4/29/2011, 1:11 PM

Jewish Couple Killed in Morocco Terror Attack

An Israeli woman and her husband are confirmed to have been killed in Thursday's terror attack on a Moroccan café.Elad Benari, 4/29/2011, 7:00 AM

Moroccan Monarch Announces Constitutional Reforms

In deference to the demands of protesters, Morocco will revise its constitution for the first time in 15 years.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2011, 6:28 PM

Five Israelis Hurt in Morocco Tour Bus Accident

The Israelis were on an organized tour when the side of a truck came loose and struck their bus.Gil Ronen, 11/4/2010, 9:33 PM

Moroccan Royal Snub Nixes Visit by Peres

Moroccan King Mohammed says President Shimon Peres is a welcome friend—but some other time—like when Israel agrees to freeze building for Jews.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/19/2010, 11:10 AM

Arrests in Morocco Show Gaza is a Regional Terror Export Center

Moroccan security forces capture 11-member terrorist cell headed by a Gaza-based PA Arab aligned with the international al-Qaeda terrorist group.Chana Ya'ar, 8/31/2010, 5:45 PM

Anti-Semitic Protests in Morocco a Warning Sign

Recent anti-Semitic protests in Morocco have gone on without any response from the local government.Elad Benari, 8/3/2010, 2:17 AM

Poll: Israelis Say They Are More Alike Than Not

Researchers find that Israelis perceive fewer differences among themselves than in previous years.Hana Levi Julian, 4/7/2010, 6:57 PM

New Dictionary of Jewish-Moroccan Language

A new dictionary contains some ten thousand words, idioms, phrases, and turns of speech from the Jewish Arabic of Moroccan Jews.Malkah Fleisher, 1/26/2010, 11:09 PM