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ESSAOUIRA, Morocco — Camels lounged on the sand one recent sunny afternoon as wannabe surfers struggled with the small, washed-out waves. The wind had picked up, pleasing the kite boarders who were skidding …
New York Times · 9 hours ago
Rabat – Morocco international and AC Milan midfielder Hachim Mastour will join Malaga on a 2 year loan with an option to purchase at the end of the season for a fee of around €5M. According to reports, the deal was …
moroccoworldnews.com · 2 hours ago
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The publisher of a book by two French journalists accused of attempting to blackmail Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Monday cancelled its deal with the writers. Eric Laurent and Catherine Graciet allegedly demanded …
France 24 · 1 hour ago
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Paris (AFP) - Two French investigative journalists have been charged in Paris with trying to blackmail the king of Morocco out of two million euros ($2.2 million) in hush money, legal sources said Saturday. Eric Laurent …
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Sarah Alaoui is a writer currently based in Washington DC. Her work focuses primarily on North Africa. A short stroll through Casablanca's Derb Ghallef "informal market", with its endless stalls of goods and services …
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When it comes to perfection in home designing, the 1950s home in Morocco stands out. This home features exquisite tiling design of optimum perfection. Morocco is known as the land of hot pinks, peaches, terra-cotta …
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A source said Delsener’s seen the portrayal and “loved it.” “I’ve never been a real desert guy,” Murray joked of filming in extreme heat in Morocco for director Barry Levinson and writer Mitch Glazer. Murray …
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Paris - French weekly "Le Journal du Dimanche" released excerpts of recordings condemning journalists Eric Laurent and Catherine Graciet, accused of attempted extortion of funds from Morocco. The paper had access …
Lemag · 2 hours ago
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In June France's Peugeot announced plans to open a new automotive factory in Kenitra, marking another positive development for Moroccan industry and adding weight to the country's status as an automotive …
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Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has the potential to become a leading tourism destination from Morocco, according to a delegation of travel industry leaders on a recent trip to the emirate. Citing a combination of first-class infrastructure, top-class accommodation ...
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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 Arabic name al-Mamlakah al-Maghribiyah and Al-Maghrib are commonly used as alternate names.
  • Founded: Mar 02, 1956
  • Population: 33.01 million (2013)
  • GDP: $103.84 billion USD (2013)
  • 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
  • Area: 172,414 sq miles (446,550 km²)
  • Calling code: 212
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