December 3, 2022

Tanzania/Senegal: World Cup 2022 – Senegal, Morocco Fly High, Other African Reps Leave Lesson

Cameroon and Tunisia, despite falling short to progress into the knockout phase of FIFA World Cup finals, they retreat home with chest up after disappointing heavyweights Brazil and France respectively.
December 3, 2022

Africa: World Cup Final 16 – African Performances Mark a Definitive Moment in Football

Analysis - For Africa to have multiple teams go beyond the group phase to reach the Round of 16 in a World Cup is a milestone. The remarkable result at the 2022 men's Fifa World Cup in Qatar - which sees Senegal and Morocco move into the knockout stage is Africa's best performance at the World Cup since 2014. That year both Nigeria and Algeria reached the final 16. This is a pleasing performance after a dismal 2018 World Cup when none of the African representatives went beyond the group stage.
December 3, 2022

Morocco/Senegal: World Cup 2022 – Either Morocco or Senegal Could Break the Glass Ceiling

Analysis - Sixteen remaining teams are playing in the knock-out phase of the 2022 men's football Fifa World Cup in Qatar, among them two African teams - Senegal and Morocco. The knock-out phase in Qatar reminds football fans globally of the unmistakable glass ceiling over Africa at football World Cups.
December 2, 2022

2022 WC: Arab world celebrates Morocco's qualification to the last of 16

Morocco's two wins in Qatar, a huge surprise over Kevin de Bruyne and No. 2-ranked Belgium and then the victory over Canada at Al Thumama Stadium, is as many as the country had won in all its previous World Cup appearances put together.
November 29, 2022

Resurgent interest in art of calligraphy in Morocco

Since the Islamic conquest, Moroccan calligraphers relentlessly pursued their craft, despite scarcity of schools to teach the skill and a lack of raw materials. Thanks to efforts and innovation, Moroccan calligraphy is still developing.
November 27, 2022

Morocco pulls off another World Cup upset, beats Belgium 2-0

The 2-0 upset left Kevin de Bruyne and the 2018 semifinalists in peril of a group-stage exit at what is likely the final World Cup for numerous players on a team that hasn't been able to win a major title.
November 27, 2022

Morocco: Death of Moroccan Peacekeeper in CAR – Security Council, UN SG Express Condolences to Morocco

Members of the UN Security Council have offered their "most sincere" condolences to the Kingdom of Morocco following the death of a Moroccan peacekeeper in an attack Thursday against the UN mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The martyr of peace was a member of the Royal Armed Forces contingent deployed within this UN mission.
November 27, 2022

Central African Republic – UN Chief Strongly Condemns Airfield Attack Which Left One Peacekeeper Dead

The UN Secretary-General on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on an airfield in southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) which left one peacekeeper from Morocco dead, while his unit was attempting to secure the perimeter.
November 25, 2022

Morocco: Casablanca bar celebrates film classic, 80 years on

In this cult film released in the middle of World War II, Rick's Café is the scene of the romantic love story between Rick Blaine and Ilsa Lund, yet no scene was filmed in Morocco. It was in 2004 that a former American diplomat had the idea of recreating the nightclub in the medina of Casablanca
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