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  • MOROCCO: Protest violence could escalate, intelligence analyst says

     
    Moroccan police beat dozens of protesters who defied a ban on demonstrations and took to the streets of the capital Rabat and Casablanca on Sunday, according to news reports. Months of protests in the north African nation have led its......
  • MOROCCO: Antigovernment protesters clash with police

     
    Thousands of demonstrators Sunday took to the streets of Casablanca, the country's largest city, in an antigovernment protest police struggled to disperse, driving into the crowd on motorcycles, armed with clubs. A similar protest in the capital's twin...
  • MOROCCO: What a GCC membership would mean for the economy

     
    The Gulf Cooperation Council’s unprecedented decision to invite Morocco and approve Jordan’s request to join its ranks came as a surprise to political observers in the region and outside. Since its inception, the council has been reluctant...
  • MOROCCO: Reform as a path to a genuine constitutional monarchy

     
    Editor’s note: The post is from an analyst with the Carnegie Middle East Center. Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Babylon & Beyond endorses the positions of the analysts, nor does Carnegie endorse the positions of The Times or its......
  • MOROCCO: Peaceful anti-government protests allowed to proceed, more planned

     
    Anti-government protests against Morocco's monarchy in the North African country's two largest cities were allowed to proceed and ended without violence Sunday. About 60,000 protesters gathered in a main square in Casablanca, activists said, but no riot...
  • Cute new boot line for fall: Cobra Society

     
    A self-described “boot girl,” L.A-based Alex Davis’ new line of footwear blends her love for boots and a passion for the hand-woven blankets of Morocco -– the country where she spent a year of college and became inspired by the.......
  • Who made the cut for Obama's third Ramadan Iftar dinner

     
    Full Text: Obama continues the tradition of hosting a dinner after sunset, talks of the 9/11 tragedy....
  • ISRAEL: Officials find Morocco a tough room these days

     
    Officially, diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel are "suspended," according to Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is the way things have been since 2000, when Morocco (along with Tunisia and Oman) closed "interest offices" opened only...
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    Today at MotherProof.com, learn about the Rallye Aicha des Gazelles, the only all-women rally in the world, being held in Morocco in March. Contestants will have to travel from the Moroccan cities of Tangier to Erfound in the shortest distance......
  • MOROCCO: For cheap Saudi oil, Rabat broke ties with Iran, cracked down on Shiites, leaked cable says

     
    At Saudi Arabia's urging, Morocco broke ties with Iran and began a domestic campaign against Moroccan Shiites in exchange for economic trade-offs, an Egyptian diplomat told sources at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, according to a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable....
  • MOROCCO: King says not giving in to 'demagoguery'

     
    Moroccan King Mohammed VI said he would not give in to "demagoguery" a day after thousands of people took to the street to demand he give up some of his powers to a newly elected government. The monarch, speaking after......