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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 says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain

morocco says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to spain
RABAT, Morocco — The North African kingdom of Morocco is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to use it as a springboard to get to Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to..
WorldNews - Published

Formula 1 in talks over grand prix in Morocco

formula 1 in talks over grand prix in morocco
Formula 1 is in talks to hold a race in Morocco, according to commercial boss Sean Bratches.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Morocco

Britain's Prince Harry says new baby is Britain's Prince Harry says new baby is "absolutely to die for"

Britain's Prince Harry said his wife Meghan and new born son were doing well and described the baby as "absolutely to die for", speaking to media after the birth of the seventh in line to the British..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Meghan Markle is in labour [Video]Meghan Markle is in labour

Britain's royal baby is on its way as Meghan Markle has gone into labour, the palace announced. Her and Prince Harry's child will be seventh in line to the throne. Mia Womersley reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Dior lights up Marrakech with fashion show and floating candles [Video]Dior lights up Marrakech with fashion show and floating candles

Around an enormous outdoor runway lit with dozens of floating tealights, French label Christian Dior crisscrossed cultures and continents at its first fashion show in Morocco on Monday (April 29), with..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Thousands march to demand release of activists in Morocco's Rabat [Video]Thousands march to demand release of activists in Morocco's Rabat

Thousands of demonstrators demand the release of jailed activists linked to northern Morocco's Hirak movement.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published

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

 
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