Spain and Morocco are far from geopolitical rivals, but their long and complex relationship will no doubt be part of the backdrop to the knockout game on Tuesday.
African nations have taken a record-breaking 24 points in the group stage, with two teams from the continent, Morocco and Senegal, reaching the knockout phase for only the second time since 2014.
Morocco now carries the mantle for an Arab world that has cheered victories by Arab teams against some of the tournament favourites.
Football fans vandalised public property and clashed with police in the Belgian capital after Morocco beat Belgium 2-0 in the football World Cup match.
Morocco celebrates their first World Cup win in 24 years after an unexpected victory against Belgium, the world's second-ranked side.
Since the last Arab League summit in 2019, several members of the 22-member bloc – for decades a forum for strident declarations of support for the Palestinian cause – have normalised ties with Israel.
Morocco has grown tired of both the Ukraine war and the bullying from the Biden administration, and its king has chosen to put the needs of his people first.
Users from the Middle East and North Africa received $566 billion in crypto from July 2021 to June 2022 – up 48 percent from the previous year.
21-year-old Brahim Saadoun, who was sentenced to death by the Donetsk People's Republic, was part of a prisoner exchange deal between Moscow and Kiev, mediated by Türkiye.
The 5,600-km Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project traverses 13 African countries along Atlantic coast and would be linked to Maghreb–Europe Gas Pipeline in order to reach Europe via Algeria.
Nairobi rescinds its recognition of the area controlled by Polisario movement, which seeks independence of Western Sahara from Rabat after President William Ruto meets Moroccan FM Nasser Bourita.
Around 100 people protest outside parliament against Israel and denounce its envoy David Govrin, who is facing allegations of exploiting Moroccan women, sexual harassment and indecent exposure.
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