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Where are Morocco's revolutionary activists?

The February 20 movement helped spawn mass demonstrations that demanded democratisation in 2011. What happened?

US, Morocco bolster counterterror ties

The United States and Morocco are boosting counterterrorism cooperation to train intelligence workers as North Africa fights threats from Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Under the agreement signed following the US-Africa Summit this week, Washington and Rabat will begin joint training sessions in September, the US State Department said. It hopes to "develop mutual expertise in the areas of ...

Look to Morocco for rich and powerful decor

Designers are using Moroccan furniture and accessories to create a look that is luxurious and to bring a touch of the exotic into our lives. The effect of Moroc can designs can be powerful and soothing.

?Batman v Superman? Heads To Morocco ? AKA ?Paradise Island??

The production of Zack Snyder?s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, is heading to Morocco in Northern Africa. The Batman v Superman production has spent all summer in Detroit, but will now be going international according to Batman-News. A film director/producer in Morocco named Nassim Abassi confirmed the news today via twitter: Yes!!! @ZackSnyder ?Batman

Morocco says busts jihadist Iraq, Syria recruitment network

The Moroccan interior ministry said on Thursday it has dismantled a network responsible for recruiting jihadists and sending them to fight in Syria and Iraq for the Islamic State group. The cell's members "were preparing to carry out terrorist acts within the kingdom (of Morocco) using firearms and explosives," it said. The Spanish interior ministry said the network operated in the Moroccan ...

Morocco king deplores 'social inequality'

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Wednesday deplored the persistence of serious "social inequalities" in the kingdom in a speech marking the 15th anniversary of his accession to the throne. While he spoke of "progress made", the king deplored the unequal distribution of wealth in the country, urging a report to assess the "value of Morocco between 1999 and 2013". "If Morocco has seen tangible ...

Guinea find venue for qualifier after Ebola ban

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Guinea's home African Nations Cup qualifier against Togo will be played in Morocco, after they were forced to move the tie to a neutral venue following the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The Group E qualifier will be played in Casablanca on Sept. 5, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Tuesday. CAF banned Guinea and Sierra Leone ...

Africa: Spain Should Investigate Beatings of Migrants at Enclave's Border

[HRW]Berlin -Spain should immediately halt summary returns of migrants to Morocco from its North African enclave, Melilla, Human Rights Watch said today. Spain should also investigate evidence that Guardia Civil officers beat migrants at the border fence.

IMF approves new $5B credit line for Morocco

The International Monetary fund has announced a new, two-year $5 billion credit line for Morocco to support reform efforts. The new support follows up on an earlier two year credit agreement approved in ...

IMF agrees on $5 billion credit line for Morocco

The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it will provide Morocco a $5 billion credit line to help the North African country pursue a reform agenda to achieve rapid and more inclusive economic growth.thanks Morocco's central bank governor said last month his country was working with the IMF on a new line of credit to replace a $6.2 billion two-year precautionary liquidity line, or PLL, that ...

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