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Meet the Moroccan women making Argan oil for the beauty industry

June 16, 2021 3:01 pm

With the rising demand for oil in the beauty industry, it now costs around $30-50 a litre locally but can sell on the international market in smaller high-end bottles for up to $250 a litre.

Netanyahu speaks with Morocco's king, invites him to Israel

December 26, 2020 11:44 am

The two leaders spoke about moving forward with a U.S.-brokered agreement announced earlier this month to normalize bilateral ties, according to the Israeli statement.

Moroccan Islamist groups reject normalizing ties with Israel

December 13, 2020 11:56 am

Unlike its government coalition partners who backed the deal, it took the PJD two days to react after disagreements emerged between the party’s senior leadership, according to a source close to the matter.

Explained: The significance of US recognising Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara

December 13, 2020 8:42 am

The recognition by Washington is a major symbolic victory for Morocco, which has tried for decades to get its claim over Western Sahara acknowledged by major powers. It now hopes that more countries follow the US’ lead.

Morocco joins other Arab nations agreeing to normalize Israel ties

December 11, 2020 9:29 am

Trump sealed the Israel-Morocco accord in a phone call with Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Thursday, the White House said.

Attacks on market, aid convoy leave 35 dead in Burkina Faso

June 01, 2020 12:35 pm

Violence linked to Islamic extremists, and the local defense groups and military fighting them, is surging across Burkina Faso.

This was the ‘most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth’

April 29, 2020 2:30 pm

“This was arguably the most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth, a place where a human time-traveller would not last very long,” study author Ibrahim said.

Morocco journalist 'a victim not only of unjust laws, but of unjust authorities’

November 18, 2019 7:22 am

Days before her wedding, she was held for an abortion she says she didn't have. Now Hajar Raissouni is pushing for more reforms

Morocco: Journalist's pardon for 'abortion' reflects societal split

October 20, 2019 8:52 am

Hajar Raissouni was jailed for an abortion she has always denied. Her pardon this week was a small victory for women's rights activists across the region who, despite recent gains, still face serious resistance.

WATCH: Security scare erupts in Moroccan capital as man charges towards Pope's motorcade

March 30, 2019 10:36 pm

"The papal car pulled out in front and as the King continued to wave, the man - who appeared to be holding a note - darted towards it, "the report said.