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Uber suspends service in Morocco after two years

BRUSSELS: Uber said on Monday it would suspend operations in Morocco, two years after they began, as it tries to bring its business into line with local laws. Uber has already halted services in Norway and Finland as it waits for the…

Spanish police crack gang moving migrants on jet-skis

MADRID: Spanish police on Thursday said they had shut down a gang charging migrants 5,000 euros each to bring them across from Morocco via the Strait of Gibraltar on jet-skis. The smugglers were making almost daily trips to Spain, taking…

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

MADRID: More than 100 migrants stormed a border post between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Ceuta on Monday, careering through with agents unable to stop them, police said. They started running from the Moroccan side, crossed the…

US laptop ban lifted in Egypt, Morocco

CAIRO: Egypt and Morocco's airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March. Morocco's Royal Air Maroc said in a statement…

Morocco bans production and sale of burqas

RABAT: Morocco has banned the production and sale of burqa full-face Muslim veils, apparently for security reasons, media reports said Tuesday. While there was no official announcement by authorities in the North African nation, the…

Extreme weather warnings at UN climate meeting

MARRAKESH, MOROCCO: Many of the deadly heatwaves and hurricanes, droughts and floods this decade have borne the imprint of man-made global warming, said a series of reports on Tuesday that warned of worse to come. With one eye on the…