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San Fransisco – Reading what Moroccans and Algerians say to and about each other on social media and especially in their respective news media makes one realize the level of hatred that has simmered between …
moroccoworldnews.com · 1 hour ago
I had the chance to go to school and to graduate from a public university in Morocco. It was a chance to study, for a girl who is one of the few in her family to have gone that far. But, it is what happened after university that …
The Huffington Post · 3 hours ago
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LONDON, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- LONDON, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quietly, sedately, Morocco's pharmaceutical sector is shining. Thanks to decades of experience, the domestic pharmaceutical industry is strong, with a …
Market Watch · 2 hours ago
Morocco
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Watch a report about the Jewish community in Morocco, not as vibrant as it once was. For many people, Judaism in the Middle East conjures images of discord. But the Islamic nation of Morocco is an exception — …
PBS · 1 day ago
Jewish community
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the second review of Morocco’s economic performance under a program supported by a two-year Precautionary and Liquidity line (PLL) …
africanbrains.net · 6 hours ago
PLL arrangement
Rabat — HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme chief and general chief of staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) chaired this Friday afternoon at the Royal Palace in Rabat the oath-taking ceremony of 1,470 officers who graduated from various military and ...
AllAfrica · 30 minutes ago
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Investing.com – Morocco stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Chemicals, Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Casablanca, the Moroccan All …
investing.com · 1 hour ago
Morocco stocks
Since July 30 th, 1999, date of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI enthronement, the Kingdom of Morocco has witnessed a process of reforms in the political, social and economic arenas. Ranging from the reform of …
Citi FM Online · 1 day ago
(CNN)Photography has, traditionally, been a somewhat contentious art form in Morocco. Design, architecture, fashion -- these are areas where the country shines. Photographs, however, seem to make many Moroccans …
The Frontier Post · 4 hours ago
Today, July 30, 2015, the Kingdom of Morocco is celebrating the 16th anniversary of the ascension of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to the throne of Morocco. Following the demise of his father King Hassan II, his son …
Eurasia Review · 1 day ago

Morocco

Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. Geographically, Morocco is characterize…
Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. Geographically, Morocco is characterized by a rugged mountainous interior and large portions of desert. It is one of only three countries to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. The Berber name Tageldit-n-Murakush ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵎⵓⵔⴰⴽⵓⵛ meaning "The Kingdom of Murakush" and the Arabic name al-Mamlakah al-Maghribiyah المملكة المغربية meaning "The Western Kingdom" are commonly used as alternate names.
  • Founded: Mar 02, 1956
  • Population: 33.01 million (2013)
  • GDP: $103.84 billion USD (2013)
  • Calling code: 212
  • Area: 172,414 sq miles (446,550 km²)
  • Travel tip: The fragrant air of Morocco
    seems spiked with local spices. Cradled by the dunes of the Sahara, the Kingdom has been inhabited for hundreds of thousands of years. And from … tripadvisor.com
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