Edition:
United States

Zakia Abdennebi

Morocco struggles to curb rise in number of girls married underage

Apr 26 2018

RABAT Moroccan schoolgirl Meriem was just 16 when her family pressured her to marry a man she had never met 20 years her senior. Young brides are best, the family said and she looked forward to dressing up for the wedding.

F1=ハミルトンが最速、オーストラリアGPフリー走行

Mar 23 2018

[メルボルン 23日 ロイター] - 自動車レースF1の今季開幕戦、オーストラリア・グランプリ(GP)は23日、メルボルンでフリー走行2回を行い、昨季の個人総合王者ルイス・ハミルトン(英国)がいずれも最速タイムを記録した。

Moroccan protesters clash with police in poor mining town

Mar 15 2018

(This March 14 story has been corrected to make clear that women said teargas had been used)

Sanlam buys out Morocco's SAHAM Finances in $1 billion African expansion

Mar 08 2018

JOHANNESBURG/RABAT South Africa's biggest insurer Sanlam Ltd said on Thursday it will buy the rest of Moroccan insurer SAHAM Finances for $1 billion, as part of its plan to become a Pan-African insurance group.

Miners' protest raises political temperature in Morocco

Feb 03 2018

RABAT/MARRAKECH, Morocco Moroccans risking their lives scraping coal from abandoned mines have listened to local officials, the mining ministry and a close royal ally since they began protesting five weeks ago. Now some of them want the king himself to intervene.

Morocco must explain flexible dirham, which will stoke inflation

Jan 17 2018

RABAT Morocco's government needs to explain the benefits and risks of its new flexible currency system, which will stoke inflation, the head of the state High Planning Commission told Reuters on Wednesday.

Fifteen dead in food aid stampede in Morocco: ministry

Nov 20 2017

RABAT Fifteen people were killed and five more injured when a stampede broke out in a southwestern Moroccan town on Sunday as food aid was being distributed in a market, the Interior Ministry said.

Morocco's king fires ministers over slow progress in restive tribal area

Oct 24 2017

RABAT Morocco's king dismissed several ministers and top officials on Tuesday for failing to improve the economic situation in a region shaken by protests, a statement said.

Two arrested in Morocco over suspected links to Barcelona attackers - report

Aug 22 2017

RABAT Moroccan authorities have arrested two people suspected of links to the alleged perpetrators of the van attack that killed 13 people in the Spanish city of Barcelona, state TV channel 2M reported on Tuesday.

Two arrested in Morocco over suspected links to Barcelona attackers - report

Aug 22 2017

RABAT Moroccan authorities have arrested two people suspected of links to the alleged perpetrators of the van attack that killed 13 people in the Spanish city of Barcelona, state TV channel 2M reported on Tuesday.

World News