Marrakech

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 24th, 2012
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King Mohammed VI has always confirmed Morocco’s commitment to the implementation of active cooperation and solidarity with the African space, stressing that the Kingdom has always been committed to the realization of the unity and solidarity of Africa. Morocco is resolutely committed to the imp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 12th, 2012
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The 4th Ministerial Meeting of the “Group of Friends of the Syrian people”, in Marrakech, will focus primarily on the latest developments in the Syrian crisis, the path of a crisis and how to mobilize international aid to put an end to the suffering of civilians.   The Marrakech Conf...
By benim
In Morocco
Sep 20th, 2011
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Rabat – The trial in Morocco of nine suspects in a bomb attack in April that killed 17 people, mainly European tourists, is set to resume on Thursday with bereaved relatives in attendance. The main suspect, 25-year-old Adil El-Atmani, and his accomplices face the death penalty if proven guilty....
By benim
In Morocco
May 30th, 2011
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PARIS – A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation for murder and attempted murder in connection with the April 28 terror bombing in a Marrakech cafe that left 17 dead. A judicial official told the Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity Monday that the inquiry was opened Ma...
By benim
In Morocco
May 17th, 2011
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A Moroccan judge on Tuesday accused seven suspects in a Marrakesh cafe bombing that killed 17 people last month of being part of a banned religious group and planning “terrorist acts”, an official told AFP. The seven, including main suspect 25-year-old Adil El-Atmani, are being tried unde...
By benim
In Morocco
May 17th, 2011
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Moroccan authorities used tear gas and truncheons on Monday to put down a prison protest by accused Islamists who climbed on a roof demanding pardon or review of their cases, human rights activists said. Around 324 people took part in the protest at Zaki prison in Sale, northeast of the capital Rabat...
By benim
In Morocco
May 10th, 2011
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Rabat – Moroccan authorities arrested on Tuesday three more suspects for involvement in last month’s bombing at a café in a Marrakesh tourist spot that killed 17 people, mostly foreigners, a security source said. “These three persons were only aware of the attack plan but were not a...
By benim
In Morocco
May 8th, 2011
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Marrakesh – Thousands of protesters marched in Morocco on Sunday to demand reform in the Arab world’s longest-serving dynasty and to oppose militant violence after a deadly bomb attack. The rally in Marrakesh is the latest in a series organised by the February 20 youth movement and presen...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
May 6th, 2011
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ENEVA – A 25-year-old Swiss woman died Friday from wounds suffered in last week’s explosion at a Marrakech cafe, while Moroccan authorities released a photo of the young man they say is the main perpetrator of the attack. Zurich University Hospital confirmed the death of Cristina Caccia, which ...
By benim
In Morocco
May 2nd, 2011
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PARIS – France’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed eight French nationals were among 16 people killed in a terror bombing at a cafe popular with tourists in Morocco. Ministry spokesman Bernard Valero said Monday that nine French were also wounded in Thursday’s blast at the Argana cafe overlo...