More than 1,000 migrants storm border at Spain's Ceuta

Five Spanish policemen and 50 members of the Moroccan forces were injured, including one who lost an eye.


Hundreds of African refugees storm Spain's killer fence

More than 800 people rush border barrier from Morocco into North African enclave of Ceuta with half making it over.


COP22: Paris was about the deal, Marrakech the detail

By climate summit's end, dozens of vulnerable countries pledge to stop burning fossil fuels.


Traditional hammams cut into Morocco's forests

Each hammam uses an average of one tonne of wood per day to heat the rooms and water.


COP 22: 'Turn the promise of Paris into action'

The ultimate aim of COP 22 will be to build on the scaffolding put in place by Paris's climate talks in 2015.


Morocco sees 'no turning back' for climate pact

Rabat urges nations that ratified Paris agreement to commit amid threat of Donald Trump winning US presidential vote.


The Muslim world has to take climate action

A new coalition of climate groups has come together to tackle climate change in the Muslim world.

by Naser Haghamed


Morocco's Al-Hoceima protests reflect 'a heavy legacy'

Moroccans are demanding a thorough investigation over the death of fish vendor Mouhcine Fikri.


Fishmonger's gruesome death sparks protests in Morocco

Outraged students in the northern city of Al-Hoceima stage new protests, as the government promises a swift probe.


Heatwave in northwest Africa

Eastern Atlantic storm system brings near-record heat to Algeria


Low voter turnout marks Morocco elections

Turnout seen as reflection of dissastisfaction with governments' performance and politicians' disconnect from reality.

Middle East

Refugees in Morocco set sights on Europe

Hundreds of people in the Bolingo camp are waiting for their chance to cross the Mediterranean Sea.


Morocco restores world’s oldest university

The University of al-Qarawiyyin takes steps to preserve decaying medieval manuscripts.


The fall and the rise of Morocco's left

The decline of main socialist party prompts emergence of far-left groups offering fresh alternatives for October vote.


Moroccans have lost trust in their politicians

As long as politicians are not held accountable, many Moroccans will shy away from taking part in the political process.

by Samir Bennis