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Spain snatch 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group

Spain snatch 2-2 draw with Morocco to top group

Morocco striker Khalid Boutaib gave the North African side a shock early lead but Isco levelled.

Arab dismay — and jokes — after mass World Cup exit

Arab dismay — and jokes — after mass World Cup exit

No-one expected Egypt, Morocco or Saudi Arabia to win the World Cup but for all three to crash out on the same day was a disaster for Arab football.

Asylum seekers use World Cup fan papers to try to enter Europe from Russia

Asylum seekers use World Cup fan papers to try to enter Europe from Russia

Asylum seekers from Morocco, Nigeria, China and elsewhere have tried to enter Europe illegally from Russia using World Cup fan identity documents, police told Reuters on Wednesday.

Ronaldo earns edgy Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

Ronaldo earns edgy Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

Cristiano Ronaldo powered-home a fourth-minute header to give Portugal a 1-0 World Cup victory over Morocco that took them top of Group B on Wednesday and meant the unlucky North African side become the first to be eliminated from the tournament.

Iran beat Morocco with 95th-minute own goal

Iran beat Morocco with 95th-minute own goal

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed an own goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Iran a stunning 1-0 victory over Morocco in the first Group B game of the World Cup on Friday.

Morocco to bid for 2030 World Cup after losing 2026 bid

Morocco to bid for 2030 World Cup after losing 2026 bid

A government spokesperson said Morocco would implement the projects included in its 2026 bid.

Moroccans bitter over World Cup 2026 flop

Moroccans bitter over World Cup 2026 flop

The joint ticket of the United States, Canada and Mexico won 134 votes, compared to 65 for Morocco, at a FIFA Congress in Moscow.

FIFA congress set to decide on 2026 World Cup host

FIFA congress set to decide on 2026 World Cup host

The council met on Sunday in Moscow, three days before the final decision will be taken by all FIFA members.

FIFA holds last-minute meeting with 2026 World Cup bidders

FIFA holds last-minute meeting with 2026 World Cup bidders

FIFA held a last-minute meeting on Wednesday with the two candidates bidding to host the 2026 World Cup ahead of the publication of a report which could disqualify a bid rated not up to scratch.

Sheikha Al Mayassa welcomes Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco

Sheikha Al Mayassa welcomes Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco

HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Saturday welcomed Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco to Qatar, ahead of the official inauguration of Qatar National Library (QNL).

Qatar, Morocco to forge strategic partnership

Qatar, Morocco to forge strategic partnership

Qatar and Morocco have expressed a strong will to strengthen bilateral co-operation in order to forge a strategic partnership during the 7th meeting of the Qatari-Moroccan Joint Supreme Committee held in Rabat.

PM chairs Qatari-Moroccan Joint Supreme Committee meeting

PM chairs Qatari-Moroccan Joint Supreme Committee meeting

The Qatari-Moroccan Joint Supreme Committee held its seventh meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and the Prime Minister of Morocco Saad Eddine El Othmani.