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ReutersBy Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT, May 20 (Reuters) - Morocco's junior government party is threatening to quit the coalition unless Islamist prime minister Abdelilah Benkirane moderates plans for sweeping cuts to subsidies on food and energy. Increased...
ReutersJEREZ, Spain (Reuters) - Dani Pedrosa streaked away to win the Spanish MotoGP on Sunday but it was rookie Marc Marquez's aggressive manoeuvre to deny Jorge Lorenzo second place on the last bend which was the main talking point of the race. In dry,...
100 Years Ago Rolling out the welcome mat In the Times social column: "Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...
World NowGraphic 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....
World NowMorocco, 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....
World NowThe 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...
Babylon & BeyondAnti-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...
Staff CorrespondentThe North Hagerstown Hubs fell behind early and never could catch up in a 7-5 loss to the Middletown Knights on Thursday in a Maryland Class 2A West baseball semifinal game. Middletown (9-10) will play at Walkersville on Friday at 4 p.m. in the region...
Babylon & BeyondMoroccan 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......
Babylon & BeyondWhile a brutal crackdown on protesters by the Syrian armed forces is underway, thousands have flocked to the streets in Moroccan cities to take part in ongoing protests that have been organized by the so-called February 20 movement. Unlike their......
MOROCCO: For cheap Saudi oil, Rabat broke ties with Iran, cracked down on Shiites, leaked cable saysBabylon & BeyondAt 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....
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