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News on Morocco continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

21 min ago | Al Bawaba

Liberalization under the auspices of the palace: migration reform in Morocco

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has been touted as a reformist leader since becoming head of state in 1999 after the death of his father, King Hassan II.

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2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

5 years in hell: Story of Prisoner No. 16

Mohammed Cherif is seen in this photo from 1990, shortly after his escape from a Polisario prison.

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6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Tangiers Petroleum Says TAO-1 Drilling Off Morocco On Track

Monday said its drilling is on track at the TAO-1 exploration well off the Moroccan Atlantic coast.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Investigators Probe Swiss Broker's Ways of Luring Libyan Business

At a luxury villa in the Moroccan desert, an international brokerage firm hosted getaways for Libyans connected to the country's oil-rich sovereign-wealth funds.

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TrekEarth

view from Marrakech V

The region was inhabited by Berber farmers from Neolithic times, but the actual city was founded in 1062 by Abu Bakr ibn Umar, chieftain and cousin of Almoravid king Yusuf ibn Tashfin.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Death toll rises in Casablanca buildings collapse

The death toll after three buildings collapsed in Morocco's largest city and commercial capital Casablanca rose to 16, officials said.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish World, 6:28 AMMorocco: Rabbi Attacked 'Because of Gaza'

The rabbi of the Jewish community in Casablanca, Morocco, Rabbi Moshe Ohayon, was badly beaten on Friday as a retaliation by locals for Israel's airstrikes in Gaza.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Four Killed And 57 Hurt As Casablanca Buildings Collapse

At least four people were killed and 57 injured on Friday when three buildings collapsed in Casablanca, Morocco's biggest city.

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Star Tribune

Home decor sets a Moroccan mood

Many of us will never have the opportunity to travel to Casablanca or Marrakech, but we can bring Morocco to us.

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Russia Taday

Russia's Foreign Ministry urges US 'to stop harassing kidnapped Russian MP's son'

The Russian Foreign Ministry is urging the US to stop harassing Russian MP's son, Roman Seleznyov, who is now being held in Guam on cyber-fraud charges, and calls for the "observance of his rights," including the "right to medical care."

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Chariot Oil Is A Rising Star

Chariot Oil & Gas, with 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent in prospective resources , is a rising star in the oil & gas industry.

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Globe and Mail

Roman Seleznev: Criminal hacker or diplomatic bargaining chip?

Valery Seleznev, a prominent Russian lawmaker and the father of Roman Seleznev, insists that his son is not a hacker.

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TrekEarth

view from Marrakech IV

It was completed under the reign of the Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur , and has inspired other buildings such as the Giralda of Seville and the Hassan Tower of Rabat.

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The Daily Star

Casablanca buildings collapse, 2 dead, 53 injured

RABAT: Two people were killed and at least 53 were injured when three buildings collapsed Friday in downtown Casablanca, Morocco's biggest city, the state news agency MAP reported.

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All About Jazz

Read "Marcus Miller and Mustapha Baqbou at Essaouira Festival 2014"

Marcus Miller and Mustapha Baqbou Place Moulay El Hassan Essaouira Festival Essaouira, Morocco June 14, 2014 On Saturday a rebirth was being prepared at Essaouira Festival.

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News24

.com | Morocco tightens security over threat

The Botswana government is reportedly set to repatriate Zimbabweans who sought refuge in the neighbouring country at the height of Zimbabwe's political crisis in 2008.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Agrimoney.com

Dryness fosters huge boost in Brazil sugar output

Brazilian mills have achieved a strong improvement in output of the sweetener - although the dry weather speeding the harvest may extract a longer-term cost.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Glen Gardner resident completes study abroad program

Mary Bulger of Glen Gardner, recently completed a three week faculty-led study abroad program to Spain and Morocco.

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Agrimoney.com

Czarnikow forecasts, small, world sugar deficit

Czarnikow highlighted surprising strength in world sugar output, even as it forecast a production deficit in 2014-15, in the latest of a rather disparate set of estimates major commentators on global supply and demand.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

Swift Singers mark 25th anniversary with concert

The Swift Singers are holding a 25th anniversary concert at William de Ferrers Centre, South Woodham Ferrers at 7.30pm on Saturday.

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