Morocco

Moroccan YouTuber sentenced to prison, journalist detained

Free speech advocates say the move reflects growing pressure against those who use social networks to express anger.

Moroccan YouTuber sentenced to prison, journalist detained

Al Jazeera World

Double Exile: Inside a Verona Prison

The story of three men and a woman from North Africa whose dreams of a new life in Italy ended behind bars.

Spain

Eight people die at sea in 24 hours while trying to reach Spain

Spanish police find victim off southern coast after Moroccan vessel retrieves seven bodies from Mediterranean Sea.

Eight people die at sea in 24 hours while trying to reach Spain

Morocco

Morocco: Rapper gets one-year jail for insulting police

Defence lawyer says 31-year-old artist was prosecuted because of a song he co-wrote about youth struggles.

Morocco: Rapper gets one-year jail for insulting police

Al Jazeera Selects

Performance: Favela ballet, Kathak and the Circus of My Sun

Rio's favela ballerinas, Karachi's Kathak dancers and Morocco's circus artists use performance to overcome adversity.

Middle East

Morocco lengthens jail term for dissident journalist

Taoufik Bouachrine was sentenced to jail last year on rape charges he says are politically motivated.

Morocco lengthens jail term for Taoufik Bouachrine on appeal

Morocco

Moroccan king pardons journalist in abortion case

Hajar Raissouni's conviction drew widespread criticism, with activists saying charges were an attack on press freedom.

Moroccan king pardons journalist in abortion case

Morocco

Moroccan journalist gets year in jail over alleged abortion

Hajar Raissouni denied having an abortion and denounced the trial as being politically motivated.

Moroccan journalist gets year in jail over alleged abortion

Morocco

Morocco: Protests as journalist faces jail over alleged abortion

Critical writer accused of undergoing a 'voluntary abortion' and having premarital sex - both illegal in Morocco.

Morocco: Protests as journalist faces jail over alleged abortion

Morocco

Moroccan king pardons thousands, including 'Hirak' protesters

Royal pardons received by 4,764 detainees as the king announces launch of new committee to tackle social inequalities.

Moroccan king pardons thousands, including 'Hirak' protesters

Morocco

Morocco sentences three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers

Anti-terrorist court hands down maximum penalty to ISIL supporters over the December murder of two Scandinavian women.

Morocco sentences three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers

Football

Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to reach AFCON's last 16

Youssef En-Nesyri's goal in the first half was enough to secure the top spot for the Atlas Lions.

Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to reach AFCON's last 16

AJ IMPACT

Morocco announces wage deal as teachers' protests continue

Govt signs 'new social deal' with employers and labour unions while teachers continue protests over contracts.

Morocco announces wage deal as teachers' protests continue

Al Jazeera World

Casablanca Fight Club

A parking attendant and former champion runs a boxing school for youngsters dreaming of being the next Rocky.

Middle East

Thousands march to demand release of activists in Morocco's Rabat

Thousands of demonstrators demand the release of jailed activists linked to northern Morocco's Hirak movement.