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Arson and assaults targeting immigrants have become nearly a daily occurrence in Germany – even as the country seeks more workers to offset its demographic 'gray bomb.'
Ali Anouzla, a leading Moroccan journalist, and his news website Lakome are under fire for linking to an Al Qaeda propaganda video. Anouzla says it is an excuse to silence a government critic.
Some Syrians have fled as far as Morocco seeking refuge, which remains elusive because they cannot obtain the papers that would allow them to work or send children to school.
Undocumented migrants face abuse at the hands of authorities in Morocco, where the UN grants only 10 percent of asylum requests
The violent dispersal of protests last month, and rights groups' demands for a judicial inquiry, suggests politics in Morocco may be shifting into uncharted territory.
After tens of thousands protested on Feb. 20, 2011, Morocco's powerful king pushed through reforms. Two years later, activists say little has changed, and vow to face down threats and keep up pressure for a 'real' democracy.
The number of Spaniards living in Morocco has quadrupled over the last decade as Spain's flailing economy unexpectedly prompts its citizens to look south for new opportunities.
Morocco has strengthened its hold on the contested – and resource-rich – Western Sahara. But efforts to maintain the status quo could renew unrest, adding to the current instability across North Africa.
Morocco's mining of the lucrative fertilizer ingredient in occupied Western Sahara has sparked charges it is violating international law – and that global customers are looking the other way.
Moroccans seeking economic opportunity used to flock to Spain, but with its economy tanking, Spain has less and less to offer them.
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