Morocco 'appreciates' Trump Admin's peace efforts

Moroccan government will 'examine' details of Deal of the Century, notes it already agrees with certain details of the plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 7:01 PM

Watch: King of Morocco honors local Jewish community

Mohammed VI meets with members of Moroccan Jewish community in Essaouira, holds banquet in community's honor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 4:00 PM

'Kingdom of Morocco is good for the Jewish community'

Moroccan Rabbi describes tolerance enjoyed by Jewish community of Morocco. 'Lubavitcher Rebbe called Morocco a kingdom of grace.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/31/2019, 4:51 PM

Pompeo visits Morocco, discusses Iran

State Department official says Morocco-Israel relations did not come up during Secretary of State's visit to Rabat.Ben Ariel, 12/6/2019, 6:38 AM

'This is not an accident but a murder'

Family and friends of Israeli who was run over by a bus in Casablanca claim the bus driver intentionally ran over him after an argument.Ben Ariel, 12/6/2019, 4:42 AM

Upgrade in Israel-Morocco relations?

Netanyahu and Pompeo discussed during their meeting Lisbon an upgrade of economic relations between Israel and Morocco.Elad Benari, 12/5/2019, 5:11 AM

Israeli killed in Morocco in possible terror attack

Israeli in Morroco to mark the passing of rabbi is run over by bus and killed. A 2nd Israeli is injured. Terrorism has not been ruled out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2019, 7:57 PM

Pompeo to visit 'critical partner' Morocco

State Department officials announce Secretary of State will meet Moroccan King next week, note country's "quiet ties" with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 2:02 AM

Moroccan authorities demolish Holocaust memorial built by NGO

Local authorities demolish memorial after one year of construction because NGO 'did not have proper building permits'.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2019, 11:29 AM

Moroccan Jews gather at newly renovated Al Jadida cemetery

Jewish leaders celebrate renovation of Jewish cemetery in Al Jadida, Morocco.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/25/2019, 8:02 PM

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend US Mideast peace conference

Egypt, Morocco and Jordan have agreed to attend the unveiling the economic component of US peace plan, White House says.AFP, 6/12/2019, 6:28 PM

Jordan and Morocco to participate in Bahrain Economic Conference

Two countries join Egypt, that has already announced it will take part in US initiated event; Israel has yet to receive official invitation.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 7:29 PM

Kushner meets Moroccan king

US President's son-in-law and senior adviser meets Morocco's King Mohammed VI during trip to promote Mideast peace plan.Elad Benari, 5/29/2019, 5:08 AM

Rabbi Yoshiahu Pinto appointed Morocco's chief rabbinical judge

Head of the 'Shuva Israel' institutions appointed Morocco rabbinical court head after one hundred years in which the post remained vacant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 10:48 AM

Pope Francis, Morrocon king, hold interreligious dialogue

Vatican spokesman calls meeting 'significant event,' says it marks first time imam training institute welcomed a pope.AFP, 3/30/2019, 8:05 PM

Report: Netanyahu held secret meeting with Moroccan FM

Netanyahu reportedly held secret meeting with Moroccan Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly last September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 4:48 AM

Netanyahu headed to Morocco for a visit?

Moroccan media report of contacts regarding a possible visit by Israeli PM to Morocco.Nitsan Keidar, 1/25/2019, 5:41 AM

Morocco murder suspects pledged allegiance to ISIS

Four suspects arrested following murder of two Scandinavian women in southern Morocco pledge allegiance to jihadist group.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2018, 4:10 AM

Terrorism suspected in murder of two tourists in Morocco

Islamists suspected to have carried out murder of two Scandinavian tourists who were trekking in southern Morocco.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2018, 1:03 AM

Moroccan migrant arrested in Spain over anti-Semitic hate speech

32-year-old Moroccan illegal immigrant living in Spain arrested for anti-Semitic hate speech.JTA, 6/25/2018, 1:29 PM

Moroccan protesters denounce Israel, US embassy move

Over 10,000 protesters gather in Casablanca chanting 'death to Israel' to protest US embassy move, use of force against Gaza rioters.David Rosenberg, 5/21/2018, 7:41 AM

Iran fires back after Morocco cuts ties

Iran denies it was involved in a weapons delivery to the Polisario Front movement seeking independence for Western Sahara.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2018, 2:43 AM

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