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  1. Morocco: 2 Jailed for HomosexualityRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | PressReleasePoint

    Moroccan authorities imprisoned two men on charges of homosexual activity, the latest in a series of such cases, Human Rights Watch said today. Parliament is preparing to examine revisions to the penal code and should remove from the draft the provisions that leave intact criminal charges for same-sex "deviant acts," with possible prison terms of up to three years.

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  2. Morocco: 2 Jailed for HomosexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Humans Rights Watch

    Moroccan authorities imprisoned two men on charges of homosexual activity, the latest in a series of such cases, Human Rights Watch said today. Parliament is preparing to examine revisions to the penal code and should remove from the draft the provisions that leave intact criminal charges for same-sex "deviant acts," with possible prison terms of up to three years.

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  3. Tunisian, Moroccan Chambers of Commerce meet to discuss economic partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Al Bawaba

    Fifteen Moroccan businessmen representing the chamber of commerce , industry and services of the region of Fes Meknes, met Tuesday morning in Tunis, their Tunisian counterparts in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tunis "We aim to establish partnership relations with Tunisian businessmen in several economic sectors , including food processing, real estate development, construction, infrastructure, private education, trade, export and import legal advice, "said Abdallah Abdellaoui, 1st Vice President of the ICC Fes Meknes, in a statement to TAP. "The development of the Tunisian-Moroccan economic relations will allow the two countries to access all other international markets such as Latin America, for example," he added.

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  4. News from around the EMEA region, July 25.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Europe, Middle East & African region: NH sells 5 hotels/900 rooms, W opens in Edinburgh, Banyan Tree comes to Morocco and more... French real estate group Foncire des Rgions has acquired the purchase options for a portfolio of five NH hotels across Germany for 125 million from Spanish chain NH Hotel Group. The deal is expected to close in 2017 and the hotels, in Dsseldorf, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Oberhausen and Stuttgart, will continue to be operated by NH Hotel Group under new 20-year leases.

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  5. Evolution of Beef: Johnston through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | GolfChannel

    ... at Royal St George's on July 14, 2011 in Sandwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/R&A/R&A via Getty Images) AGADIR, MOROCCO - MARCH 22: Andrew Johnston of England during the first round of the Trophee du Hassan II Golf at Golf du Palais Royal on ...

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  6. Hilton Expands Presence In Morocco With $33 Million Coastal HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Hospitality Net

    Hilton Taghazout Bay Beach Resort & Spa is set to open in 2018 and will join three Hilton Worldwide hotels currently operating or under development in Morocco. Hilton Taghazout Bay Beach Resort & Spa is part of Morocco's new sustainable Taghazout Bay Resort complex, which is set in the peaceful foothills of the Atlas Mountains and overlooks the stunning Atlantic coastline.

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  7. Faith and Values: I once was lost, but now am foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Star

    In March 1960, a violent earthquake obliterated the city of Agadir, Morocco. Visiting Morocco at the time the disaster struck were a young American Air Force officer and his wife.

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  8. Daesh militant cells dismantled by authorities in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Al Bawaba

    A member of Moroccan special forces stand guard outside the Moroccan Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation building in the capital, Rabat, on September 14, 2015. A militant cell with alleged links to Daesh's Libyan branch was dismantled by Moroccan security forces in the cities of Agadir, Amezmez, Chichester, Ait Melloul and Laqliaa on Thursday, according to the Moroccan Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation .

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  9. Newcastle student who died on Morocco trip 'may have been ignored' over medical bill fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Chronicle Live

    Sports-mad Luke Sewell was away with Newcastle University's Surfing Club Society when he fell into a 20ft ravine near his hotel Luke Sewell, from Wilmslow, who died after falling down a ravine on a surfing trip to Morocco. With brother Joel A Newcastle University student who died after falling into a ravine on a trip to Morocco may have been ignored by passers-by for three hours - because they were scared of paying his medical bill.

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  10. British teen dying in Moroccan ravine 'ignored by locals who...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Metro UK News

    A British student was ignored by locals as he lay dying in a Moroccan ravine because they feared they might end up with his medical bill. Luke Sewell, 20, was found on a riverbank at the bottom of a 20ft ravine near his hotel in Agadir, Morocco in March 2014.

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  11. Brit dead in Morocco 'lay in ravine for hours as locals didn't want...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Daily Star

    Surfer Luke Sewell, 20, from Wilmslow, Cheshire, died from the injuries sustained after he fell down a 20ft gorge near his hotel in Morocco. At an inquest this week, Coroner Dr Janet Napier said it was "likely" that Luke had been seen by people going to the mosque three hours before help was called.

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  12. Surfer who died after falling into a ravine on a trip to Morocco...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Daily Mail

    A surfer who was found dead in a ravine while on a university trip to Morocco was 'ignored' by onlookers who were going to a nearby mosque 'because they feared having to pay his medical bills', an inquest heard. Luke Sewell, 20, from Wilmslow, Cheshire, was found on a riverbank at the bottom of a 20ft ravine near his hotel in Agadir in March 2014.

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  13. Senegal defender Fallou Diagne joins Werder BremenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | BBC News

    German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen have signed Senegal defender Fallou Diagne from French Ligue 1 club Rennes on a three-year deal. The 26-year-old, who plays predominantly at centre-back, was a regular in the Rennes match-day squad last season, playing 24 games and scoring five goals.

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  14. Thomson flight from Manchester to Morocco makes unexplected landing after lightning strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Daily Mail

    The plane, which was travelling from Manchester to Morocco was forced to make an unexplected landing at London's Gatwick airport after it was hit by a bolt of lightning at 6.42pm last night. The plane, which was travelling from Manchester to Morocco was forced to make an unexpected landing at London's Gatwick airport after it was hi by a bolt of lightning at 6.42pm last night The Boeing 737-800 which carries up to 189 passengers, eventually touched down at Gatwick airport after the pilot made the unexpected landing.

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  15. Lightning strike grounds Manchester to Morocco planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Newsday

    The flight from Manchester Airport to Agadir in Morocco, was diverted to London Gatwick less than an hour after take-off on Thursday. A spokeswoman for the airline said it was an "extremely rare" event and the diversion was "precautionary".

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  16. Flight from Manchester makes emergency landing in London after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Daily Star

    "The safety of our customers and crew is of paramount importance to us and we would like to reassure customers that events such as these are extremely rare" The Boeing 737-800, capable of carrying up to 189 passengers, was forced to land after being struck while flying over the UK at around 35,000 ft. The plane was flying from Manchester to Morroco when the pilot had to make the emergency landing at Gatwick Airport.

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  17. Plane struck by lightning at 35,000ft forced to make emergency landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Thomson Airways flight carrying 189 passengers from Manchester to Morocco was forced to land at Gatwick and was grounded for hours The Thomson Airways flight was heading for Morocco after taking off from Manchester for Agadir at 6.42pm on Thursday afternoon. But the pilot was soon forced to make an unscheduled landing in London when the Boeing 737-800 suffered a lightning strike.

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  18. Niger: Migrants, Including Children, Found Dead in Niger DesertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The bodies of 34 migrants, including 20 children, have been found in the Niger desert near the Algerian border. They were abandoned by their smugglers.

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  19. AKDC donates books to university in MoroccoRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    As a result of the sudden and tragic death of Melanie Michaildis in 2013, Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT became the home for her research archive and personal library. Dr. Michaildis was an Islamic art specialist and was serving as the Korff Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Art at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, at the time of her death.

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  20. Desert antelope faces 'imminent extinction'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The Saharan Addax antelope has been pushed to the brink of extinction by poaching and loss of habitat to the oil industry, the international organization that tracks threatened species warned. An extensive aerial and on-the-ground survey in the antelope's native region in Niger found only three specimens in the wild, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature reported.

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