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East Morocco was once the most dangerous region on earth

Paleontologists discovered fossils of various carnivorous dinosaurs in the Kem Kem beds in southeast Morocco. The region bordering Algeria was home to some of the most dangerous dinosaurs in the world. “This was arguably the most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth, a place where a human time traveler would not live long,” said the author of the …

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Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian wanderers in Morocco

Abdelsamad al-Joud, Younes Ouziad and Rashid Afati were sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Norwegian citizen Maren Ueland (28) and Danish citizen Louisa Jespersen (24) Anti-terror court in Salé, near the Moroccan capital Rabat. The bodies of the tourists were found decapitated in December in a remote area of ​​the Moroccan High Atlas. Both women had been seen in …

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Three sentenced to death for murdering Scandinavian tourists in Morocco

Three men accused of murdering two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas Mountains last year were sentenced to death, an anti-terrorist court in Morocco ruled Thursday. Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway, and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, were found dead in December 2018 at their campsite in a remote part of the Atlas Mountains with wounds on their nape. The …

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Idris Elba marries the model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco

Written by Katie Polglase, CNN Womp, Womp. … Idris Elba broke millions on Friday when he married Sabrina Dhowre in a secret ceremony in Morocco. The ceremony took place at the luxury hotel Ksar Char-Bagh in Marrakech, the Special Events Manager of Hotel Gigi Saadani told CNN. The wedding was covered for the July issue exclusively by Vogue magazine. Photos …

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Morocco protests: Thousands call for release of activists

Copyright EPA Caption Earlier this month, prison sentences for political activists were upheld Thousands of people have protested in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, calling for the release of 42 activists who had protested against corruption and unemployment. The "march of the Moroccan people" on Sunday was organized by political and civil rights groups the families of the prisoners. It comes …

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Conversion is not your mission, the Pope tells the Catholics in Morocco

RABAT (Reuters) – Pope Francis told the tiny Catholic community in predominantly Muslim Morocco on Sunday that it is not their mission to hide their neighbors, but to live in brotherhood with other denominations. Pope Francis greets the faithful as he leaves St. Peter's Basilica in Rabat, Morocco, on March 31, 2019. REUTERS / Youssef Boudlal Francis used his two-day …

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Meghan Markle wears a beautiful Dior dress in Morocco

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Morocco. Photo: Yui Mok / Getty Images Meghan Markle may have started her three-day Morocco tour with Prince Harry on Saturday night in a fabulously red Valentino robe dress – but the Duchess of Sussex took her style to the next level during a reception on Sunday, when she wore a tailor-made Dior dress …

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More arrests in Morocco backpacker beheadings, investigators say

Moroccan authorities announced they were arrested in connection with the Islamic state-inspired murders of two Scandinavian hikers in the High Atlas Mountains, bringing the total number to 19. A Moroccan government spokesman says 10 new suspects were 24 year-old Louisa Vesterager Jespersen of Denmark and 28-year-old Maren Ueland of Norway. The two women were found dead on Dec. 17 in …

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Europe tests Rovers in the Moroccan desert landscape of Morocco

Several European Space Agencies have recently deployed Mars rovers in Morocco for field tests conducted in a Mars-like environment. According to the European Space Agency, the tests took place on the northern edge of the Sahara Desert, which was designated by the Europlanet research infrastructure as a location very similar to the Martian landscape. The tests included three Mars rovers …

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