What is Morocco known for?

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Dai others Edward Morin, Fang Dai, Dennis Ding publisher University of Hawaii Press year 1990 isbn 9780824813208 and ''Out of the howling storm: the new Chinese poetry''. ''Out of the howling storm: the new Chinese poetry : poems by Bei Dao ... et al. editor Tony Barnstone publisher Wesleyan University Press year 1993 isbn 9780819512109 <

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) decided to initiate a general strike across the country that failed because the unions could only mobilize urban workers. right thumb 200px The Cooling effect of the Riad Laksiba Courtyard is no accident. Design: A water feature at the base of a Riad courtyard serves two purposes. Firstly, the obvious focal point but more importantly, the courtyard's open-air aperture channels warm air entering into the Riad which in turn passes over the water feature, cools down, thus assisting in the convection of heat to exit back through the Riad's open-air aperture. This style of natural air-conditioning has been prevalent in Morocco for millennia and is remarkably successful (File:Riad Laksiba-open-air-courtyard Marrakech.jpg) A '''riad''' ( WikiPedia:Morocco Dmoz:Regional Africa Morocco Commons:Category:Morocco

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;Battle of Annual". For the first time since 1968's ''Beggars Banquet'', the core band&amp;nbsp;— now Jagger, Richards, Wood, Charlie Watts, and Bill Wyman&nbsp;— would be the only musicians on a Rolling Stones album, with few extra contributors. Ian McLagan, Wood's bandmate from The Faces, played keyboards, harmonica player Sugar Blue contributed to several songs, in addition to saxophonist Mel Collins and Simon Kirke, who played percussion (the three

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as Minister of the Interior (Interior Minister of Israel), Minister of Housing &amp; Construction (Housing and Construction Minister of Israel), Minister of Finance (Finance Minister of Israel), Minister of Justice (Justice Minister of Israel), Minister of Transportation (Transportation Minister of Israel) and Minister of Education, Culture & Sport (Education Minister of Israel). Biography Sheetrit was born in Ksar es Souk (now Er Rachidia), Morocco. His family aliyah

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's costumes for his starring role in ''Coming to America'' in 1988. He has enjoyed international success with some of his creations, including a coat of teddy bears worn by pop star Madonna (Madonna (entertainer)) WikiPedia:Morocco Dmoz:Regional Africa Morocco Commons:Category:Morocco

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''' at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics was won by Briton (Great Britain) Kelly Holmes, who ran a tactical race, coming from the back of the field. Hasna Benhassi of Morocco and Jolanda Čeplak of Slovenia finished strongly, taking Silver and Bronze respectively, and beating defending champion, pre-race favourite and Holmes' training partner, Maria de Lurdes Mutola of Mozambique, who finished fourth. ''Peganum harmala'' as well as harmine exhibit cytotoxicity

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of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. These people migrated because these people still held a Dutch passport and saw a better future in the Netherlands. Morphology Wallflowers are small, annual (annual plant), short-lived perennial (perennial plant) herbs or sub-shrubs, reaching 10–130&nbsp;cm tall. Most species have stems erect, somewhat winged, canescent with an indumentum of 2-fid hairs, usually 25 ± 53&nbsp;cm x 2–3&nbsp;mm in size, and t-shaped trichomes. Leaves narrow


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: cgi-bin texis vtx rsd rsddocview.html?tbl RSDCOI&id 437c9cdd2&count 0 accessdate 2007-03-11 In 2008 during the XIII IOSTE Symposium in Izmir (Turkey), a survey was undertaken of the adherence to creation science of 5,700 teachers from 14 countries. Lebanon, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria had 62% to 81% of creationist teachers (with no difference between biologists and others). Romania and Burkina Faso had 45% to 48

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of the indigenous Berber tribes mixed with the Maqil Arabian tribes and formed a culture unique to Morocco and Mauritania. thumb 250px Police checkpoint at suburbs of Laayoune. (File:Laayoune-miltary checkpoint.jpg) The legal status of the territory and the question of sovereignty remains unresolved; the territory is contested between Morocco and Polisario Front. It is considered a non self-governed territory by the United Nations. Recently


'''Morocco''' ( , meaning "The West") are commonly used as alternate names.

Morocco has a population of over 33 million and an area of . Its political capital is Rabat, although the largest city is Casablanca; other major cities include Marrakesh, Tangier, Tetouan, Salé, Fes, Agadir, Meknes, Oujda, Kenitra, and Nador. A historically prominent regional power, Morocco has a history of independence not shared by its neighbours. Its distinct culture is a blend of Arab (Arab people), indigenous Berber (Berber people), Sub-Saharan African, and European influences.

Morocco claims the non-self-governing territory (United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories) of Western Sahara as its Southern Provinces. Morocco annexed the territory in 1975, leading to a guerrilla war with indigenous forces until a cease-fire in 1991. Peace processes (Western Sahara peace process) have thus far failed to break the political deadlock.

Morocco is a constitutional monarchy with an elected parliament. The King of Morocco (List of rulers of Morocco) holds vast executive and legislative powers, especially over the military (Military of Morocco), foreign policy and religious affairs. Executive power is exercised by the government (Moroccan government), while legislative power (legislature) is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament, the Assembly of Representatives (Assembly of Representatives of Morocco) and the Assembly of Councillors. The king can issue decrees called dahir (Moroccan Dahir)s which have the force of law. He can also dissolve the parliament after consulting the Prime Minister (List of heads of government of Morocco) and the president of the Constitutional court.

Morocco's predominant religion is Islam, while the official languages are Berber (Berber languages) and Arabic (Arabic language). Moroccan Arabic, referred to as ''Darija'', and French (French language) are also widely spoken.

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