Trial of Morocco bomb suspects set to open

By Jennifer Lipman, September 20, 2011

The trial of the nine men suspected of carrying out the fatal bomb attack in a Marrakesh café in April is to open later this week.

The blast, in a popular tourist spot in the old quarter of the Moroccan city, left 17 people dead including British Jew Peter Moss.

Mr Moss, a well-known travel writer and a long-time JC contributor, was 59 and had two children.


The Peter Moss Memorial Match

By James Masters, August 24, 2011

FC Team drew 2-2 with a Spurs Legends XI in the Peter Moss Memorial Match in association with Jami.

Mr Moss was killed in April when a Marrakesh cafe was bombed.

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Arrests over deadly Marrakesh cafe bomb

By Jennifer Lipman, May 6, 2011

Three people have been arrested in Morocco on suspicion of involvement in the deadly café bomb last week.

The Interior Ministry described one of the detained men as the main suspect behind the attack, which killed 16 people including British travel writer Peter Moss.


After the bomb hit the Marrakesh Argana

By Andrew Rosemarine, May 5, 2011

Horror is the only word to describe the Argana Restaurant in Marrakesh minutes after it was blown to pieces. Bodies and shredded parts were strewn around; ambulances dashed up to the site and pulled away at speed.


Peter Moss: a life on the move

By Robyn Rosen, May 5, 2011

Family and friends of Peter Moss, killed by the Marrakesh bomb last week, have paid tribute to the "inspirational" and "passionate" travel writer.

Mr Moss, a former Hasmonean School pupil and a long-time writer for the JC, was among 16 victims killed by a remotely-activated bomb at the Argana café in Djema el Fnaa Square in the city's old quarter last Thursday.


Moroccan ambassador writes of 'sorrow' over Peter Moss death

By Jennifer Lipman, May 4, 2011


Morocco blast victims mourned around world

By Jennifer Lipman, May 3, 2011

Mourners in Israel, Morocco and China have paid respects to the young Jewish couple who were killed in a bomb attack in Marrakesh last week.

The funeral of Messod Wizman, 32, and his wife Michal Wizman, 30, took place yesterday in Jerusalem, Mrs Wizman's home town.


Peter Moss: a life in writing

By Jennifer Lipman, May 2, 2011

Peter Moss, a journalist and writer who contributed to the JC’s travel and arts pages, was killed on Thursday in a bomb attack in Marrakesh. The JC’s deepest sympathies go to his family and friends.

In tribute to him and his impressive career, we have compiled a selection of his writing and reviews.



Tributes to Peter Moss

By Danny Caro, May 1, 2011

Tributes have been flooding in for FC Team coach Peter Moss who died in the Marrakesh cafe blast on Thursday.

Moss (pictured back row, second from right), 59 and from London, was one of 15 people who was killed by an activated remote bomb at Djemma el-Fna square in the city's old quarter.


British writer killed in Marrakesh cafe blast

By Jennifer Lipman, April 29, 2011

A former JC writer was among the victims of the explosion in Marrakesh on Thursday.

Peter Moss, 59 and from London, was one of 15 people killed in the blast in a cafe.

Morocco’s Interior Minister said the device, which exploded in Djemma el-Fna square in the city’s old quarter, was activated remotely.