Morocco is a country located in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It has a population of roughly 34 million and its official languages are Arabic and Berber.
The Kingdom of Morocco is a constitutional monarchy. Its largest city is Casablanca and its capital is Rabat. It enjoyed centuries of independence before falling under French and Spanish colonial rule in 1912. It regained its independence in 1956. It claims the disputed territory of Western Sahara. This page collates all of DW's content on Morocco.
Morocco's top diplomat has threatened unilateral action against the Polisario Front for alleged incursions into UN-monitored buffer zones in Western Sahara. The Polisario Front seeks independence for the disputed region.
Controversy surrounds Saudi Twitter ads depicting Moroccan women for sale as domestic servants in the oil-rich kingdom. The case has highlighted the abuse of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia, but will either nation react?
Morocco have qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1998 after they beat Ivory Coast 2-0 to knock their opponents out. Tunisia also booked their spot at Russia 2018 with a tense 0-0 draw against Libya.