Elton John makes his Moroccan debut at the Mawazine festival in Rabat, ignoring calls for him to be banned by Islamists who feared he would offend public morals.
The Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) sentences to death two Britons and a Moroccan who had joined Ukrainian forces on charges of terrorism, mercenary activities, and attempting to overthrow the DPR's government.
Israel's government agrees to ban all travel to Germany, Italy, Belgium, Hungary, Morocco, Portugal, Canada, Switzerland, Turkey, and the U.S. without special permission beginning on December 22 due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.
An Islamic State inmate kills a guard and wounds three others with a metal object at a prison in Rabat, Morocco. The fate of the militant, who was arrested a month ago, is unknown. It is the first terrorist attack in the country since the 2018 murders of two Scandinavian tourists.
Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni and her husband Rifaat al-Amin are each jailed for a year by a Rabat court for premarital sex and unlawful abortion, with doctor Mohammed Jamal Belkeziz receiving two years for carrying an abortion out. Her lawyer claims the evidence was fabricated to dissuade Raissouni and others from criticising the government. Observers including Amnesty International criticise the verdicts.