'Trafficking at its worst:' Texas teacher arrested for attempting to sell underage girl to Morocco

A teacher in a Texan junior high school was making arrangements for her young relative to be shipped to Morocco allegedly for prostitution. The would-be pimp was arrested upon returning from Morocco after a tip by family. Amber Michelle Parker, a 37-year-old reading teacher at Mexia Independent School District, was arrested on Wednesday in a […]

The Man Modernizing Morocco … Through Art

Visit the tiniest hamlet in the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, three days’ walk from the nearest tarmac road, where people rely on produce from their small plots and meat from their animals, and you will find exquisite, hand-woven carpets, intricately carved doors and ornate cast-iron window grilles. At a village wedding, the men play […]

Two Scandinavian backpackers hacked to death in Morocco, mother spammed with gruesome images

Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway were both stabbed to death and one was beheaded on camera. Footage of the appalling attack has been posted to one of their mother’s Facebook. Friends and family have urged people not to view the video which has been shared across social media. […]

Huge fire engulfs migrant camp in Morocco, residents claim blaze was started intentionally (VIDEO)

A massive fire ripped through a migrant camp near Casablanca, Morocco, ravaging tents and destroying what few belongings the residents had. The fire broke out near the town of Ouled Ziana Tuesday and was reportedly caused by a gas explosion just six months after a similar fire at the site. There were no reported injuries […]

‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ ends year 3 with a new Morocco map

Ubisoft is winding down the third year of Rainbow Six: Siege with another big update that might take players out of their comfort zones. The developer’s upcoming Operation Wind Bastion will add a free new Morocco map, Fortress, and two Moroccan characters that throw a curve into familiar gameplay. Nomad has proximity-based air-blast grenades that […]

Video review gives Spain late draw with Morocco to top Group B

It took a video review of an injury-time equalizer to give Spain first place in its World Cup group. Spain substitute Iago Aspas scored the late goal Monday in a 2-2 draw with Morocco. His clever deflection off a cross from Dani Carvajal was initially disallowed for offside, but the video assistant referee overruled the call at Kaliningrad Stadium. Spain is through as […]

Praise for Iran & Morocco as underdogs depart World Cup with heads held high

Iran and Morocco have departed the World Cup to a chorus of praise after they produced thrilling performances to take heavyweights Portugal and Spain to the wire in the final round of Group B games. Both Iran and Morocco teams played a full part in a sensational climax to Group B before settling for draws […]

Morocco looks to be front-runner for 2026 World Cup bid: report

Canada’s joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup is running into stiff opposition from Morocco. ESPN reports the African nation appears to be the front-runner over the North American bid of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. With voting coming up just before the World Cup begins on June 14, there are doubts the North […]

13 of the Most Instagrammable Places in Morocco

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A Spotlight on Morocco

Throughout November and December, OZY is providing a spotlight on five compelling countries, in which we profile prominent figures in politics, business and the arts. This week, we’ve been to Morocco. It’s a pivotal time for this North African kingdom — while others in the region have experimented with revolution, this 33-million-strong land is trying […]