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Stories with place: Morocco
  • Who were the Paris attackers? Many crossed officials' radar story has photos
    Updated: Nov-21-15 10:46 am

    PARIS - French police and prosecutors, friends and families, and journalists have unveiled details about the men accused of carrying out the attacks in Paris. Altogether, authorities say that three teams participated in the bloody assault. At least one suspected participant remains at large.

  • Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-20-15 9:17 pm

    They were artists and students, music lovers, parents and newlyweds. The victims of last week's attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 130 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories:

  • Woman who died in Paris raid had been under surveillance story has photos
    Updated: Nov-19-15 5:09 pm

    PARIS - Hasna Aitboulahcen lived a secular life, drinking alcohol and rarely visiting a mosque, but police say she died an extremist's death: blowing herself up by detonating a suicide vest.

  • Journalists, activists face controversial trial in Morocco 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 4:29 am

    RABAT, Morocco - Seven journalists and activists are facing trial in Morocco in a case widely criticized by human rights groups as politically motivated.

  • Morocco, Guinea win in WCup qualifying, Uganda upsets Togo 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 4:44 pm

    Morocco, Guinea and Congo all won their first-leg games in World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while there were upsets as Uganda won in Togo and Benin beat Burkina Faso.

  • Moroccan king visits contested Western Sahara territory story has photos
    Updated: Nov-07-15 3:47 pm

    RABAT, Morocco - Moroccan King Mohammed VI presided over a ceremony in Western Sahara to launch a new development program on Saturday, the second day of his visit to mark the 40th anniversary of the country's annexation of the mineral-rich territory.

  • Morocco defends jailing of ex-Guantanamo inmate story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 12:14 pm

    RABAT, Morocco - Morocco's justice minister on Thursday defended the country's decision to hold a former Guantanamo inmate behind bars for at least two months, dismissing claims of diplomatic assurances that he would be freed.

  • Spain, Portugal police bust drug-smuggling gang, arrest 15 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 12:06 pm

    MADRID - Spanish and Portuguese police say they have dismantled an organization that used powerboats to import large quantities of drugs into Spain from Morocco and have arrested 15 suspects.

  • Morocco defends hold on Western Sahara - and targets IKEA 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 10:15 am

    RABAT, Morocco - Morocco is reacting aggressively to any challenges to its claims on Western Sahara, as it marks 40 years since taking control of the mineral-rich territory. Among apparent targets of its wrath: Swedish icons IKEA, Volvo and H&M.