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#Morocco

# morocco - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage Hajar Raissouni

Outcry after Moroccan journalist jailed for 'illegal abortion' and sex outside of marriage

Hajar Raissouni’s lawyers said the accusations were “baseless”.

# morocco - Friday 5 July, 2019

Morocco beaten on penalties in huge AFCON shock

Hakim Ziyech missed a penalty in normal time as one of the favourites were knocked out by Benin.

# morocco - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation Belfast

Concern for workers as Bombardier to sell Belfast operation

The company said it is committed to finding “the right buyer”.

# morocco - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects Murder

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco with two dozen suspects

Three main defendants who allegedly pledged allegiance to IS are accused of direct involvement.

# morocco - Monday 25 March, 2019

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.

# morocco - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'I don't think I've seen one person drink a beer in my entire time there ever'

Irish marathon runner David Flynn on life in Morocco and his obsession with making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

# morocco - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco Terror Cell

15 charged over murder of tourists in Morocco

Seven other detainees will be referred to the prosecution in the coming days.

# morocco - Friday 21 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS Morocco

Morocco says suspects in Scandinavian hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

Three of the four suspects were arrested yesterday over the grisly killing of the two hikers.

# morocco - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Ireland's Maguire eyeing top-five finish in Morocco to clinch top European Tour card

The 24-year-old will face a lot of competition for a top finish at the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying.

# morocco - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Leona Maguire still in the hunt for European Tour card after another strong round in Morocco

The Cavan golfer is five shots off the lead at the Lalla Aicha Tour School.

# morocco - Friday 7 December, 2018

Congo Brazzaville emerges as unlikely candidate to host 2019 African Nations Cup

Cameroon lost the right to host the tournament due to delays with preparations and security concerns.

# morocco - Monday 12 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco Warning

British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco

People travelling to rabies-affected countries are being reminded to avoid contact with animals.

# morocco - Saturday 27 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Morocco to keep summer time year round Stop The Clock

Morocco to keep summer time year round

The North African state was due to switch to winter time on Sunday.

# morocco - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants Migrant Crisis

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# morocco - Monday 23 July, 2018

History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla

The Spanish Super Cup will see Barcelona returning to Africa for the second time in three months

# morocco - Thursday 21 June, 2018

World Cup referee 'strongly refutes' claims he asked for Ronaldo's jersey at half-time

Fifa has leapt to the defence of referee Mark Geiger, who took charge of Portugal’s game with Morocco.

# morocco - Friday 25 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts The Sky's The Limit

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts

You can strike it rich but it’s like playing the lottery.

# morocco - Sunday 21 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS Iraq

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# morocco - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# morocco - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I hope he is innocent': Father of suspected Spain terror attacker speaks out Terror

'I hope he is innocent': Father of suspected Spain terror attacker speaks out

One of his sons was shot dead during the Cambrils attack.

# morocco - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Local media reports Irish woman stabbed to death in Morocco Taghazout

Local media reports Irish woman stabbed to death in Morocco

The circumstances of the death are not yet clear.

# morocco - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off

The Wicklow golfer was beaten by Edoardo Molinari in Morocco but still recorded his career best-ever finish.

# morocco - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Paul Dunne two shots clear and 'ready' to win first European Tour title

He’s hoping to make his mark in tomorrow’s final round in Morocco.

# morocco - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings Morocco

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings

A housing crisis has led Moroccans to cobble together makeshift homes.

# morocco - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash Agadir

Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash

The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the woman’s family.

# morocco - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence Morocco

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence

The programme was broadcast as a tie-in with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

# morocco - Monday 31 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Thousands attend funeral of fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck provoked outrage Morocco This post contains videos

Thousands attend funeral of fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck provoked outrage

Mouhcine Fikri, a fishmonger, died in the crushing mechanism of the rubbish truck on Friday.

# morocco - Monday 8 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: Five days travelling through the Saharan dunes in a Dacia

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle the Sahara’s dunes and dust in a Dacia.

# morocco - Friday 6 May, 2016

Strong showing sees Ireland's Peter Lawrie move into contention in Morocco

Italy’s Francesco Laporta a one-shot lead at the Trophee Hassan II.

# morocco - Sunday 20 March, 2016

2 dead and 54 injured as fans clash at football stadium Violent Scenes This post contains videos

2 dead and 54 injured as fans clash at football stadium

Rival supporters had running battles at the Mohammed V Stadium in the Moroccan city of Casablanca.

# morocco - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco Knives

Gas bottle found in luggage of 'radicalised' man who took Ryanair flight to Morocco

31-year-old Manuel Broustail had been under house arrest following the Paris attacks.

# morocco - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Inside the ancient Berber villages nestled deep in Moroccan mountains Photos This post contains images

Inside the ancient Berber villages nestled deep in Moroccan mountains

The Berber, or Amazigh, people have lived in the western part of North Africa for at least 12,000 years.

# morocco - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco Islamic State

Belgian man with 'direct links' to Paris attackers arrested in Morocco

The man was arrested near Casablanca.

# morocco - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco Totally On Purpose This post contains videos

Trump ad footage of 'Mexicans storming US border' is actually from Morocco

His campaign manager’s response? “No s***.”

# morocco - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested Nice Try

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# morocco - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A 'vigilante mob' beat a man to death in a Morocco market after accusing him of stealing Bad Justice

A 'vigilante mob' beat a man to death in a Morocco market after accusing him of stealing

They also seriously hurt his younger friend or accomplice.

# morocco - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two women accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses at a market Morocco

Two women accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses at a market

A large number of lawyers have registered to defend the women.

# morocco - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside' Smuggled

'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside'

An eight-year-old boy was found in a suitcase crossing into Spanish territory.

# morocco - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered Turkish Airlines

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered

The note warned there was a bomb in one of the toilets but the plane has now landed safely.

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