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Time Travel in Morocco

Curtis Ellis | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

In an increasingly homogenized world, Morocco retains a unique sense of place. I wanted to experience it lest the forces of globalization scrub its distinct colors.

Weighing Morocco's New Constitution

Middle East Research And Information Project | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

2011 has been a year of unprecedented political tumult in Morocco. As neighboring North African regimes collapsed under the weight of popular pressure...

Morocco -- An Arab Spring Success

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Joel D. Hirst

Faced with the unrelenting power of political change, the Kingdom of Morocco has again emerged as the leader of the Arab world. As their neighbors resist change, Morocco's King Mohammad VI proposed the writing of a new constitution.

The Future of Arab Democracy?

Avi Spiegel | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Avi Spiegel

The protesters on the streets of Morocco have not been asking for administrative change. Instead, they have been calling for a brand new political system, one where the elected government did something revolutionary: It governed.

The King's Speech Vs. The Dictator's Deceit

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 08.20.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Judging by the context and content of the national addresses delivered within hours of each other this weekend, Morocco's King Mohammed and Syria's Bashar Al Assad could not be farther apart from each other.

Morocco Constitution To Be Revised, Says King

AP | HASSAN ALAOUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco — King Mohammed VI said Wednesday that Morocco will revise its constitution for the first time in 15 years, aiming to strengthen ...

Moroccan Reforms Slow Down Due To Islamic Radicalism

nytimes.com | STEVEN ERLANGER and SOUAD MEKHENNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CASABLANCA, Morocco -- Morocco has long been viewed as a rare liberalizing, modernizing Islamic state, open to the West and a potential bridge to a ca...

In Morocco, 91% Approval isn't Good Enough

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jillian York

When popular glossies TelQuel and Nichane published approval ratings for the Moroccan king, they found 100,000 copies of the magazines seized by the Ministry of Communication.

An American's Traumatic Journey Through A Moroccan Jail

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco -- When Moroccan guards came to release Illinois retiree James Douglas Willson from prison, he believed that they'd come to shoot him. ...

Morocco: Disappearing the Amazigh

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jillian York

What is Moroccan identity? Is it Arab identity? The official language of Morocco certainly is Arabic, but it is estimated that 23 of Morocco's 30 million people speak one of three Amazigh dialects.

The King of Morocco and a Little Girl in Bombay (xvii)

Karin Badt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karin Badt

The waiter was very concerned that I liked the food -- that it was not too spicy for me -- and he came and offered me, as a treat, a handful of three Chinese fortune cookies.

Morocco's Gift

Pablo Ganguli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pablo Ganguli

Morocco has earned itself a reputation as a tolerant, nascent democracy in North Africa. In reality, it is a very different story.