At least 15 people have been killed and five others wounded in a stampede in Morocco while food aid was distributed.
Morocco qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 2-0 victory away to Ivory Coast, who missed out on a fourth consecutive appearance at the finals.
Moroccan teachers are protesting violence in schools and have urged the government to better protect them in a two-day nationwide strike.
The attempt by the people of the disputed territory of Western Sahara to gain independence has been rejected by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Tuesday sacked three ministers because of "delays in development programmes" in the troubled northern Rif region, the palace said.
The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Köhler, was visiting Morocco on Monday as part of a regional tour aimed at restarting stalled peace talks between Rabat and the pro-independence Polisario Front.
Moroccan authorities have arrested a man suspected of supplying gas canisters to a jihadist cell that carried out a double attack in Catalonia earlier this month that killed 16 people, a source from the Spanish investigation said.
Nigeria appears to be skeptical about Morocco's bid to join the West African Sub-regional body ECOWAS and is reluctant in seeing it gain a membership, DW reports.
Spanish police have confirmed the man shot in an operation outside Barcelona is Younes Abouyaaqoub - the chief suspect in the van attack in the city last Thursday.
The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup.