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B. 2015-11-22 Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people Ouarzazate, Morocco
2015-04-10 Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision Tan-Tan, Morocco
3. 2015-04-05 Spanish cavers die in Morocco's Atlas mountains Ouarzazate, Morocco
E. 2015-02-06 Morocco banned from next two Africa Cups Morocco
F. 2014-12-20 Football: Real win Club World Cup Marrakesh, Morocco
6. 2014-12-19 9 migrants, including 3 infants, drown off Moroccan coast Tangiers, Morocco
H. 2014-11-11 Morocco barred from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Morocco
I. 2013-12-21 Bayern Munich made Club World Cup triumph Marrakech, Morocco
J. 2013-12-18 Raja Casablanca deny Ronaldinho at FIFA Club World Cup Marrakech, Morocco

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Morocco banned from next two Africa Cups
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2013
Moroccan terror suspect held in Spain
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2013 2013
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16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash
Bayern Munich made Club World Cup triumph
Raja Casablanca deny Ronaldinho at FIFA Clu...
Moroccan terror suspect held in Spain
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2011
Morocco bomber sentenced to die
14 killed as blast rips through café
Bodies found after Moroccan protests
Islamist PJD party wins Morocco poll
Turkish-Arab call for 'urgent' action
Moroccans approve king's reforms
Moroccan monarch unveils reforms
Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco
Sports
2011 2011
Sports
Morocco bomber sentenced to die
14 killed as blast rips through café
Morocco bomber sentenced to die
2010
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
Hopes fade of compromise over whaling
Missing sheikh found dead after crash
Head of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund missing
Missing sheikh found dead after crash
Head of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund missing
Minaret collapse kills 41
Sports
2010 2010
Sports
Terror
2010 2010
Terror
Justice
2010 2010
Justice
2009
Crime
2009 2009
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Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran
11 killed at music festival stampede
Cameroon booked their place in World Cup
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2009 2009
Terror
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2009 2009
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2008
Terror cell members jailed
Facebook fraudster 'stole prince's ID'
Politics
2008 2008
Politics
Mattress factory fire kills 55
Sports
2008 2008
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Terror cell members jailed
Terror cell members jailed
2007
Photo examined for Madeleine clue
3 Moroccans held on terror charges
Terror attack in Casablanca thwarted
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2007 2007
Politics
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2007 2007
Disasters
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2007 2007
Sports
3 Moroccans held on terror charges
Terror attack in Casablanca thwarted
Justice
2007 2007
Justice
2005
9/11 suspect gets 7 years jail
UN concern over African migrants
Disasters
2005 2005
Disasters
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2005 2005
Sports
9/11 suspect gets 7 years jail
9/11 suspect gets 7 years jail
2004
Retrial for 9/11 suspect
Bin Laden 'funded Casablanca bomb'
Politics
2004 2004
Politics
Quake kills 600
El Guerrouj, Holmes claim doubles
Tunisia win Cup of Nations over Morocco
Retrial for 9/11 suspect
Bin Laden 'funded Casablanca bomb'
Retrial for 9/11 suspect
2003
Life for French 'spy'
Death sentences for bombings
Suspect dies in custody
41 die in Casablanca blasts
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
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2003 2003
Disasters
Sports
2003 2003
Sports
Death sentences for bombings
Suspect dies in custody
Two bombers talking to police
41 die in Casablanca blasts
Life for French 'spy'
Death sentences for bombings
Two bombers talking to police
2002
Jail fire kills 49
Politics
2002 2002
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Jail fire kills 49
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2002 2002
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2002 2002
Terror
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2002 2002
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2001 2001
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Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people Map of Ouarzazate Morocco  The solar thermal plant at Ouarzazate will harness the Sun's warmth to melt salt, which will hold its heat to generate energy in the evening Bus crash: Children among 33 dead in collision Map of Tan-Tan Morocco  Schoolchildren returning from a sports competition were among at least 33 people killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a gas tanker Spanish cavers die in Morocco's Atlas mountains  Two Spanish cavers have died and one has survived after being trapped for days at the bottom of a deep ravine in Atlas mountains Morocco banned from next two Africa Cups  Morocco have been banned from the next two Africa Cup of Nations after failing to host this year's tournament Football: Real win Club World Cup  Spanish giants, who had already won the European Champions League, European Super Cup and the Copa del Rey before arriving in Morocco   9 migrants, including 3 infants, drown off Moroccan coast   4 Navy boats and two helicopters were sent to rescue the foundering inflatable craft and 21 people were rescued Morocco barred from 2015 Africa Cup of Nations  Morocco should be just two months away from hosting the event. Morocco refused to host the Nations Cup because they fear the spread of Ebola Bayern Munich made Club World Cup triumph  Bayern defeated outsider Raja Casablanca 2-0 in the final in Marrakech on Saturday, and collected a fifth trophy this year Raja Casablanca deny Ronaldinho at FIFA Club World Cup  Raja Casablanca beat Brazil's Atletico Mineiro 3-1 to become only the second African side to make the showpiece final 16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash Map of Al Hoceima Morocco  Morocco's official news agency says 16 royal guards have died in a bus crash after the vehicle drove off a road and plummeted 650 feet Moroccan terror suspect held in Spain  Mohamed Echaabi, suspected of being an Islamic terrorist, has been arrested by Spanish police in Valencia   Islamist PJD party wins Morocco poll   Morocco's moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) has won parliamentary elections, say officials


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2011 Nov.26    
 PJD won 80 seats in the 395-seat assembly
2011 Nov.16       Turkish-Arab call for 'urgent' action  Turkey and members of the Arab League have called for 'urgent measures' to protect Syrian civilians from a brutal government crackdown 2011 Oct.28   Morocco bomber sentenced to die  Adel Othmani, the mastermind of a deadly bomb attack on a café in April has been sentenced to death 2011 Jul.26       Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco Map of Guelmim Morocco  The Moroccan C-130 military plane crashed into a mountain as it attempted to land at a military airport 2011 Jul.1   Moroccans approve king's reforms  Moroccans have approved constitutional reforms put forward by Mohammed VI in response to recent pro-democracy protests   Morocco votes on constitutional reforms  Moroccans began voting in a referendum on reforms that would weaken the king's powers and boost those of the government 2011 Jun.17       Moroccan monarch unveils reforms   King Mohammed VI has announced proposals for constitutional amendments in a landmark speech 2011 Apr.28     14 killed as blast rips through café   A series of explosions that killed 15 people when they erupted in a café in the city of Marrakech was an act of terrorism
 Fatalities included six French nationals
2011 Feb.21   Bodies found after Moroccan protests  Five charred bodies were found in a bank that burned down during protests the day before, Morocco's state-run news agency reported

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2010 Jun.22   Hopes fade of compromise over whaling  Prospects of a compromise deal between whaling countries and their opponents appear to be receding 2010 Jun.20   Whaling deal splits crucial meet  A deal that could regulate whaling for the next 10 years is up for debate at the International Whaling Commission's meeting opening 2010 Mar.30   Missing sheikh found dead after crash  The body of the managing director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Fund was found, four days after he disappeared following a plane crash 2010 Mar.29   Search for missing UAE fund manager  Rescue teams continued searching for the managing director of the Abu Dhabi Investment Fund, missing after the plane he was traveling in crashed 2010 Mar.26   Head of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund missing  Forbes' ranked Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, brother of the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the UAE, at No. 27 2010 Feb.19     Minaret collapse kills 41
Map of Meknes Morocco
  A 400-year-old minaret in Bab Berdieyinn mosque collapsed on worshipers, killing 36 and injuring 71 in the middle of prayers
 The incident occurred after several days of unrelenting rain. King Mohammed VI has ordered that the mosque be rebuilt as soon as possible


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2009 Nov.14   Cameroon booked their place in World Cup  Paul Le Guen's Cameroon made a 2-0 win over Morocco 2009 May.24     11 killed at music festival stampede   30 more wounded after a stampede ensued at the close of an eight-day Mawazine music festival 2009 Mar.6   Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran  Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement cited Iranian officials’ 'inadmissible attitude' against Morocco as a reason for the decision

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2008 Jun.10   Terror cell members jailed  A court has convicted 29 men of forming a terror group, so-called Tetouan Cell, with intent to carry out attacks 2008 Apr.26   Mattress factory fire kills 55  The morning blaze began on the ground floor of the The Wilaya of Greater Casablanca and quickly spread through the 5-story building 2008 Apr.7   Casablanca bomb convicts escape  9 people convicted for links to suicide bombings in Casablanca have escaped from a prison. They had tunnelled their way out 2008 Feb.6     Facebook fraudster 'stole prince's ID'  Authorities arrested a state-employed engineer for stealing the identity of King Mohammed VI's younger brother on the Internet site

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2007 Sep.25   Photo examined for Madeleine clue  A photograph of a small blonde child is to be examined by experts working on the disappearance of 4-year-old Madeleine McCann 2007 Jul.21     3 Moroccans held on terror charges   3 Moroccans were running a terror school at a small mosque in central Italy, where they allegedly trained for combat 2007 Apr.14   Suicide bombers strike Casablanca  2 brothers strapped with explosives blew themselves up near an American cultural center; police arrested another 3 suspects 2007 Apr.10     Terror attack in Casablanca thwarted   3 terrorists blew themselves up as police were closing, and another was shot dead by police
 A police raid on militants has set off gunfights in Fida district. A police officer was killed and another was injured; a child also was injured. Police shot dead Mohamed Mentala, was wanted in connection with the 2003 attacks
2007 Mar.12   Suicide bomber hurts 3 in Net café  A man with explosives under his clothes was blown up at a Casablanca Internet café

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2006 Nov.28   13 migrant children drown  The bodies have washed up on a Western Sahara beach, drowned when their small boat sank in the Atlantic 2006 Oct.26   Jail for al-Qaeda-linked plotter  A French court convicted a Moroccan Karim Mehdi, 37, for his role in a thwarted bomb plot on the island of La Reunion 2006 Jul.3   18 migrants drown, 12 missing  The rickety boat carrying them to Canary Islands sank off the coast of Western Sahara

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2005 Dec.12   Reburials anger rights groups  The authorities have unearthed a mass grave holding the remains of up to 100 people killed 24 years ago 2005 Nov.1   Iraq accuses Moroccan of terrorism  The Iraqi government accused Muhsen Khayber in a triple car bombing in September that killed 60 people 2005 Oct.7   UN concern over African migrants  Secretary General is deeply concerned about the plight of migrants trying to cross from Morocco into Spain 2005 Sep.29   Africans die in Spanish enclave  At least 5 people have been killed during a mass attempt by migrants to get into the enclave of Ceuta in North Africa 2005 Aug.26   Two detained for US computer worm  2 men, one in Morocco and one in Turkey, have been arrested over the unleashing of the Zotob worm 2005 Aug.19   9/11 suspect gets 7 years jail  The court has convicted Moroccan el-Motassadeq for belonging to a terrorist group

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2004 Aug.29   El Guerrouj, Holmes claim doubles  Morocco's Hicham El Guerrouj won the 5,000 meters to add to his 1,500 title. Holmes win both the 800 and 1,500 meters 2004 Aug.24   El Guerrouj grabs his Olympic gold  Hicham El Guerrouj is to confirm his status as the greatest 1,500 metres runner in the history of athletics 2004 Aug.9   Retrial for 9/11 suspect  Mounir al-Motassadek, 30, a Moroccan, is going on trial for the second time 2004 May.7       Bin Laden 'funded Casablanca bomb'  Islamic militants behind the deadly suicide bombings last year were financed by terror leader 2004 Feb.24   Quake toll edges near 600  Thousands of survivors spent the night in the open. Rescuers have been digging through rubble 2004 Feb.23     Quake kills 600
Map of Al Hoceima Morocco
  A strong earthquake shook northern Morocco around the Mediterranean port city of Al Hoceima
2004 Feb.14   Tunisia win Cup of Nations over Morocco  An error from Morocco keeper gifted Tunisia their first-ever African Cup of Nations title with 2-1 win 2004 Jan.25   Arazi stuns Philippoussis  Moroccan shocks with 6-2 6-2 6-4 victory over local hero at Australian Open

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2003 Sep.18       Life for French 'spy'   A court has sentenced Pierre Robert under anti-terrorism legislation introduced following suicide bombings in Casablanca 2003 Aug.18       Death sentences for bombings   A court has sentenced 4 men to death in connection with suicide bombings which killed 45 in Casablanca in May 2003 May.28   Suspect dies in custody  A suspected ringleader in the blasts in Casablanca has died of heart and liver problems 2003 May.24   3 arrested in bombing probe  The country issued a wanted notice for 4 others in connection with the terrorist bombings May 16 2003 May.19   Two bombers talking to police  2 participants in suicide bombings and 3 others have been captured. U.S. question presumed al Qaeda link 2003 May.17   27 detained in Casablanca blasts  In the past Osama bin Laden has spoken of overthrowing the Moroccan government 2003 May.16     41 die in Casablanca blasts
  10 who took part in five near-simultaneous attacks also died. 4 detained. The targets included Spanish, Belgian and Jewish
2003 Feb.5   Court seeks life for 9/11 suspect  A Moroccan student El Motassadeq is facing up to 15 years in prison if convicted 2003 Jan.23   Arrests linked to terrorism  Justice minister said the arrests of 5 Moroccans were related to Italy's fight against terrorism 2003 Jan.20   Hewitt lost to El Aynaoui  The Moroccan overpowered the top-ranked player with his serve and big forehand

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2002 Nov.2   Short circuit caused fire  A short circuit likely caused a fire at a prison, while many of the deaths were caused by fumes from burning mattresses 2002 Nov.1     Jail fire kills 49  Most of the deaths were due to smoke inhalation. Fire at the Sidi Moussa prison was due to an electrical short 2002 Sep.29   Islamic party doubles seats in parliament  The Justice and Development Party favors making women wear veils, banning alcohol and amputating thieves' hands 2002 Jul.20   Spain withdraws after island deal  Spain and Morocco resolved dispute over a tiny Mediterranean island. The Spanish flag was lowered on the island 2002 Jul.19   Morocco 'won't reoccupy island'  Foreign Minister has promised that his country will not reoccupy a disputed Mediterranean island -- if Spain vacates it 2002 Jul.18   Spanish offer on disputed isle  Spain has offered to withdraw its troops from the tiny island of Perejil if Morocco promises not to reoccupy the land 2002 Jul.17   Leave island now, Spain told  Elite Spanish troops evicted Moroccan soldiers from the island. Morocco is demanding the immediate withdrawal of Spain 2002 Jul.16     Morocco defies Spain over Perejil
  Morocco has dismissed calls to withdraw an occupation force from a tiny disputed Mediterranean island 2002 Jun.18   Top al Qaeda leader in custody  Abu Zubair al-Haili, a senior al Qaeda leader known as 'The Bear' because of his large size, is in custody in Morocco   al Qaeda suspect arrested  Moroccan woman was accused of links with the 5-member group of suspected al Qaeda members already held 2002 Jun.11   Wives arrested in terror plot  The wives of two men suspected of a terror plot to blow up U.S. and British warships have been arrested by police 2002 Jun.10   al-Qaeda plot uncovered  3 Saudis have been arrested as they prepared attacks on American and British naval ships in the Straits of Gibraltar 2002 Apr.14   Marathon: record broken  Moroccan-born American Khannouchi won the men's race with a time of 2:05:38. 32,000 people are taking part

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2001 Nov.9   Climate treaty set to be ratified  Energy and environment ministers have agreed on the fine print to limit global warming 2001 Sep.3   Spain detains 42 African immigrants  Immigrants, at least half of them Moroccan, tried to reach Spanish shores, travelling in two boats 2001 Aug.23   9 immigrants drown  Africans tryed to swim to Spain's Canary Islands. Spain and Morocco blamed each othert 2001 Apr.20   Arazi ends Henman's rally  Britain's T. Henman lose 7-6 (3), 2-6, 7-6 (2) to Moroccan Hicham Arazi in the quarterfinals of the Masters Series Monte Carlo

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2000 Dec.12   Arafat, U.S. mediator hold talks  Lite-night talks in Morocco, while 2 Palestinians killed in Gaza
before year 2000
Jul. 17, 1936     Spanish Civil War began
  The war began after a pronunciamiento by a group of generals of the Spanish Republican Armed Forces against the leftist government
Aug. 4, 1578       Battle of Alcazar-Quivir
Map of Ksar el-Kebir Morocco
  Battle of Three Kings was fought in northern Morocco, near the town of Ksar-el-Kebir and Larache, on 4 August 1578