Marrakesh, Morocco Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Syrian star turned pizza boy dreaming of Hollywood endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Peninsula

    Los Angeles: It's an all-too-familiar Hollywood story: the out-of-work actor eking out an existence in cheap housing, earning minimum wage delivering pizzas, desperate for his big break. But for Jay Abdo -- one of the Arab world's biggest stars before the conflict in Syria made him just another anonymous refugee on the mean streets of Los Angeles -- it has been particularly tough.

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  2. Original Jewish names restored to Marrakech neighborhood at request of KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    A historically Jewish neighborhood of Marrakech will have its original names restored under the instructions of Moroccan King Mohammed VI. The Interior Ministry announced that, following the King's recent visit to what is currently known as the Essalam district, it will be rechristened as El Mellah, according to Maghreb Arabe Press.

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  3. Global Sabre PR awards launched for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Bizcommunity

    The Holmes Group is partnering with the African Public Relations Association to launch its first ever African SABRE Awards. The competition is now open for entries, and the winners will be recognised at a gala dinner during the 2017 APRA conference, which will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, in May. The SABRE Awards, which recognise superior achievement in branding, reputation and engagement, have a 25-year heritage, with separate competitions in North America, EMEA, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and South Asia.

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  4. Syrian star turned pizza boy dreams of Hollywood endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    It's an all-too-familiar Hollywood story: the out-of-work actor eking out an existence in cheap housing, earning minimum wage delivering pizzas, desperate for his big break. But for Jay Abdo - one of the Arab world's biggest stars before the conflict in Syria made him just another anonymous refugee on the mean streets of Los Angeles - it has been particularly tough.

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  5. Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) Launch First Africa SABRE CompetitionRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | World News Report

    The Holmes Group is partnering with the African Public Relations Association to launch its first ever African SABRE Awards . The competition is now open for entries, and the winners will be recognized at a gala dinner during the 2017 APRA conference, which will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, next May. The SABRE Awards, which recognize Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement, have a 25-year heritage, with separate competitions in North America, EMEA, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and South Asia.

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  6. Noam Chomsky: With Trump Election, We Are Now Facing Threats to the Survival of the Human SpeciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Democracy Now

    He is institute professor emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has taught for more than 50 years. On December 5, over 2,300 people packed into the historic Riverside Church here in Manhattan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Democracy Now! Speakers included Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident, linguist, author, institute professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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  7. Top Climate Stories to Watch in 2017Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... presidency a few days later, Mongabay contributor Justin Catanoso reported from the UN climate talks in Marrakesh, Morocco that delegates were "aghast and shaken, with emotions ranging from defiance to wishful encouragement." All 195 countries party ...

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  8. Updated 2 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Indian Express

    ... the United States. The results came when the annual climate change conference was going on, this time in Marrakesh, Morocco. Many at that conference were actually in tears. Having called climate change a 'Chinese hoax' during the campaign trail and ...

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  9. How Indigenous People Won 2016, But Face a Daunting 2017Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Switched

    ... Forest Trends. The indigenous communities of ACR were also present during this year's UN climate talks in Marrakesh, Morocco, working to safeguard indigenous rights in global climate change mitigation efforts. They reiterated their openness to REDD ...

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  10. The Five Places That Stole My Heart in 2016 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Bloomberg

    For a lot of people, 2016 was the kind of year that warranted a lot of getting away. So it's no surprise that for me, a professional jet-setter, most of the year's highlights were far away from home.

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  11. The death of a princeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Pnompenh Post

    ... Air Force, from where he graduated in 1956. He also undertook training at the French Air Force base in Marrakesh, Morocco, the Williams US Air Force base in Arizona, where he graduated as a jet pilot, and at the French Air Force base in Tours, ...

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  12. China leads efforts to realize climate pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | China Daily

    A Moroccan policeman stands guard outside the COP22 village during the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Marrakech, Morocco, on Nov 15, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua] As Confucius taught us, there are three methods to gaining wisdom.

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  13. Ottawa scorecard 2016: Trudeau bets on 'green growth' to protect...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | National Post

    Hardly a week went by in 2016 without a minister in Justin Trudeau's government telling someone that it was not a choice between the environment or the economy, they were choosing to do both: Protect the environment and boost the economy. At year's end, that dual focus - environment and the economy - remained the dominant theme of the year and is likely to be so for the remainder of the Trudeau government's first term.

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  14. Listen to the science on climate change, IPCC head - urges governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Gleaner

    HEAD OF the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Hoesung Lee has urged attention and focus on the science and not politics in decision-making about climate change. "One common question was whether political developments in some countries could hinder the global community in providing a science-based response to climate change.

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  15. The 12 Most-Read Stories of the Persecuted ChurchRussia bans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Christianity Today

    And now it's run out. 9. Morocco Declaration: Muslim Nations Should Protect Christians from Persecution In Marrakesh, hundreds of Muslim leaders release modern update to Muhammad's Charter of Medina.

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  16. More on PlusRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Music Voyager "Morocco: The Spirit - The South" Friends Nouamane Lahlou, Hassan Hakmoun and Laurent LeGall travel across the Atlas Mountains to Marrakesh, one of the most exotic cities in the world. This is where artists and poets, painters and creatives sought their inspiration.

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  17. Eric van Hove's first comprehensive solo show in Germany on view at Frankfurter KunstvereinRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | Art Daily

    Frankfurter Kunstverein is presenting the first great institutional exhibition of Belgian/Algerian artist Eric van Hove in Germany. In his mechanic sculptures, large-scale exhibits and films Eric van Hove puts the spotlight on global economic coherencies.

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  18. Advancing sustainability in the Trump eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The forces fighting global warming and battling to strengthen environmental protection must brace for heavy collateral damage as a result of Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election. Judging by Trump's campaign rhetoric, and by statements from his Republican allies, environmental protection in the United States will be gutted in a frenzy of deregulation and inducements for domestic oil, coal and gas producers.

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  19. 8am Round Up: Swede success at Let Q SchoolRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    Swede Madelene Sagstrom came from four strokes behind overnight leader Celine Boutier of France to claim a two-stroke win in the Ladies European Tour's Final Stage Lalla Aicha Tour School in Morocco. Sagstrom carded a four-under-par 68 in beautiful conditions at Samanah Golf Club in Marrakech for a 90-hole score of 343, 17-under-par, to win from Valdis Thora Jonsdottir of Iceland.

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  20. EU court casts doubt on Morocco's claim to Western SaharaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    An EU court ruling on the bloc's trade deals with Morocco means they do not apply to Western Sahara, which is notable for its fish stocks and potential oil reserves. An EU court ruling on the bloc's trade deals with Morocco means they do not apply to Western Sahara, which is notable for its fish stocks and potential oil reserves.

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