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Morocco: Country in North Africa
Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country located in the Maghreb region of North West Africa with an area of 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi). Its capital is Rabat, the largest city Casablanca. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Morocco claims the areas of Ceuta, Melilla and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera, all of them under Spanish jurisdiction.

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Morocco protests: Thousands demand release of activists

morocco protests: thousands demand release of activists
It come weeks after jail sentences were upheld for political activists who organised demonstrations.
BBC News - Published

Protesters take to streets of Morocco after anti-poverty campaigners jailed

protesters take to streets of morocco after anti-poverty campaigners jailed
Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco have condemned prison sentences given to the leader of the Hirak Rif anti-poverty movement and dozens of other activists. The...
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Morocco

What It's Like To Participate In The 160-Mile Marathon Des Sables [Video]What It's Like To Participate In The 160-Mile Marathon Des Sables

The Marathon des Sables, a six-day race through the Sahara desert, is considered "The Toughest Footrace on Earth." The marathon takes place in Morocco in the Saharan Desert. and Competitors run or walk..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

El Morabity brothers lead Marathon Des Sables, Debats dominates women's race [Video]El Morabity brothers lead Marathon Des Sables, Debats dominates women's race

Moroccan brothers Rachid and Mohamed El Morabity dominate day 2 of the Marathon Des Sables as Dutchwoman Debats clinches her second successive stage win.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:04Published

Hundreds of foreigners race Pyongyang marathon [Video]Hundreds of foreigners race Pyongyang marathon

The Pyongyang marathon is seeing a bigger turnout amid easing tensions on the Korean peninsula. Jayson Albano reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Pope Francis Tells Moroccan Catholic Community To Live 'In Brotherhood' With Other Faiths [Video]Pope Francis Tells Moroccan Catholic Community To Live 'In Brotherhood' With Other Faiths

Pope Francis visited Morocco and spoke to a small Catholic community in a predominantly Muslim area. He told them their mission was to live in brotherhood with other faiths and not try to convert them...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Pope Says Migration Issues Won't Be Solved By Pope Says Migration Issues Won't Be Solved By "Raising Barriers"

Reuters reports Pope Francis said on Saturday called the issues migrants face “a wound that cries out to heaven." While on a two-day visit to Morocco, Francis also declared support for Moroccan King..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Pope, Morocco's King Call For Protection Of Jerusalem For All Faiths [Video]Pope, Morocco's King Call For Protection Of Jerusalem For All Faiths

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Pope Francis and Morocco's King Mohammed VI called for the protection of Jerusalem's multi-religious character, saying the city's sacred sites must be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Pope, Morocco's king, say Jerusalem must be open to all faiths [Video]Pope, Morocco's king, say Jerusalem must be open to all faiths

Pope Francis and Morocco's King Mohammed VI called for the protection of Jerusalem's multi-religious character, saying the city's sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Security tackle man who ran at Moroccan king's car during pope parade [Video]Security tackle man who ran at Moroccan king's car during pope parade

Video footage shows an unidentified man charging a car carrying the Moroccan king during a parade with Pope Francis. It's not immediately clear what the man's intent was. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Security tackle man who runs at Moroccan king's car in pope's parade [Video]Security tackle man who runs at Moroccan king's car in pope's parade

TV footage shows an unidentified man charging a car carrying the Moroccan king during a parade with Pope Francis. It's not immediately clear what the man's intent was. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Moroccan police use water cannon to disperse protest [Video]Moroccan police use water cannon to disperse protest

Moroccan police used water cannon to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting in the capital Rabat for better work conditions, a witness said. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Messi returns for Argentina's match aganst Venezuela [Video]Messi returns for Argentina's match aganst Venezuela

Argentina's head coach Lionel Scaloni admits that it is a joy to have Lionel Messi playing for Argentina for the first time since the World Cup

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:12Published

Messi trains with Argentina for the first time since World Cup [Video]Messi trains with Argentina for the first time since World Cup

Argentina's Lionel Messi trains with the Argentina squad for the first time since the World Cup in Russia

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:57Published

Prosecutors Investigating Alleged Poisoning Of Moroccan Model Who Testified Against Berlusconi [Video]Prosecutors Investigating Alleged Poisoning Of Moroccan Model Who Testified Against Berlusconi

A 34-year-old Moroccan model — who was a key witness in the trial against former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi over allegations that he paid for sex with an underage woman while in office..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Dazzling judo on Day 2 of Marrakech Grand Prix, IJF signs Morocco deal [Video]Dazzling judo on Day 2 of Marrakech Grand Prix, IJF signs Morocco deal

Dazzling judo on Day 2 of Marrakech Grand Prix as the IJF signs landmark deal for a new Marrakech training centre and judo programmes in 40 schools

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:00Published

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex ended their three-day visit to Morocco by visiting the country's royal family at their residence in Rabat. The couple were greeted by the Crown Prince of Morocco at the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Harry and Meghan dress down for cooking class on Morocco trip [Video]Harry and Meghan dress down for cooking class on Morocco trip

The UK's Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and wife Meghan, visited a cooking domestication where under-privileged children learn to make traditional Moroccan dishes on Monday. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Meghan, Harry Start Whirlwind Morocco Tour [Video]Meghan, Harry Start Whirlwind Morocco Tour

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are coming to the end of an official three-day visit to Morocco, days after Meghan celebrated her baby shower in New York. The royal couple landed at Casablanca Airport..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Harry and Meghan visit equine therapy centre in Morocco [Video]Harry and Meghan visit equine therapy centre in Morocco

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at the Royal Federation of Equestrian Sports in Rabat to learn about a programme that supports children with special needs through equine therapy. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

 

Thousands protest in Morocco demanding release of jailed activists

Thousands of Moroccans staged a march on Sunday in downtown Rabat to demand the release of activists who led protests over economic and social problems in the northern Rif region in late 2016 and 2017.
Reuters - Published

UK weather forecast: Easter temperature records could be broken as Britain's scorching weekend leaves Europe in the shade

Highs of 26C would make sunniest spots of UK warmer than most of Europe, Morroco and Algeria
Independent - Published

Spanish anti-terrorism police foil plans for Seville attack

Anti-terrorism police foiled a planned attack in Seville, leading to the arrest of a jihadist suspect in Morocco, Spanish police said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

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