A meeting between the monarchs of Morocco and Saudi Arabia in Riyadh should have cooled tempers between the two governments for the moment but it will be the Libya crisis which could re-ignite them.
The spiritual leader of the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics was invited by King Mohammed VI for the sake of “interreligious dialogue”, according to Moroccan authorities.
Morocco's spat with Saudi Arabia has been on the cards for a long time, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can't afford for Rabat to distance itself from the Saudi kingdom.
A train derailed in Sidi Bouknadel, a town near Rabat, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 80 others.
Morocco has announced it is cutting ties with Iran, accusing Tehran of weaponising the Polisario Front, an independence movement that has clashed with Rabat for Western Sahara for the past four decades.
The move comes as Morocco accuses Iran of supplying weapons to the separatist Polisario Front that is fighting for the independence of the Western Sahara.
The authorities in the North African kingdom have scrambled to defuse reports over pollution that has caused concern among locals.
The chefs behind the eatery Rabat all have developmental disabilities. The initiative was set up 20 years ago by Amna Msefer who wanted to give her daughter, who has disabilities, educational and psychological support.
One of the two suspects had celebrated the deadly Barcelona attack on Facebook. Upon investigation, it became apparent that he was allegedly planning an attack on the Spanish embassy in Rabat.
Crowds marched in the streets against corruption and official abuses in the Moroccan capital on Sunday, in support for the ongoing protests in the northern region since October.
United Nations Security Council votes to extend full restoration of its peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara.
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