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Rabat (Morocco)

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  • Suicide of Moroccan girl reportedly wed to rapist spurs outrage

    Morocco, rape, women's rights, suicide: The suicide of a Moroccan teenager who was reportedly forced to marry her rapist has spurred calls from around the world to change criminal laws long lamented by Moroccan feminists.
  • Syrian opposition alleges attack on air force base

    The Syrian opposition said Wednesday that armed defectors mounted a daring attack on a military intelligence headquarters on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus. If true, the reported strike could represent a new escalation in an almost eight-month...

    Video said to show jobless Moroccans setting themselves on fire

    Graphic amateur video footage said to show unemployed young Moroccans setting themselves on fire in the capital Rabat surfaced this week during widespread demonstrations over lack of opportunity in the North African nation.

    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...

    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...