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Members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces Rescue & Relief Unit take part in a biochemical simulation organized by the U.S Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) as part of African Lion military exercise, in the port of Agadir, southern Morocco. With more than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO, African Lion is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand to Andrey Rublev of Russia during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco

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Female teachers carry an injured colleague during a demonstration demanding permanent employment, in Rabat, Morocco. Teachers have been protesting in Morocco to end the hiring of newly graduated teachers on temporary renewable contracts.

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Moroccans chant slogans during a protest against the economic situation and the closure of the borders with the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, in the town of Fnideq, northern Morocco. Banner in Arabic reads "Watch over the poor. No to hunger, no to discrimination."

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Security forces stand guard as fans of FAR Rabat soccer team light flares and chant slogans during a match against their rivals Raja Casablanca in the Moroccan league, in Rabat, Morocco.

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Wearing Moroccan caftans, Ivanka Trump, the daughter and senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, and Princess Lalla Meryem of Morocco, right walk to greet guests before a dinner at the Royal Guest House in Rabat, Morocco. At left of Trump is Sean Cairncross, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

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Nelly Jepkosgei of Kenya leads women's 800m race during the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat, Morocco.

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Pope Francis talks with children in the Rabat Cathedral, Morocco. Pope Francis is in Morocco for a two-day trip aimed at highlighting the North African nation's Christian-Muslim ties, while also showing solidarity with migrants at Europe's door and tending to a tiny Catholic flock.

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Pope Francis, centre, waves from the popemobile as he leaves Rabat-Sale International airport, near the capital Rabat. Pope Francis has arrived in Morocco for a trip aimed at highlighting the North African nation's tradition of Christian-Muslim ties, while also letting him show solidarity with migrants at Europe's door and tend to a tiny Catholic flock.

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Argentina's Paulo Dybala, right, eyes the ball as Morocco's Younes Belhanda looks on during an international friendly soccer match between Morocco and Argentina in Tangier, Morocco.

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Several thousand Moroccan teachers carrying posters march across the streets of Rabat, Morocco. The protesters demand respect for their profession and higher wages.

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Britain's Prince Harry, centre and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, meet King Mohammed VI of Morocco, at his residence, on the third day of the tour of Morocco, in Rabat.

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Let us tell you of an oil spill. Look at these tree-climbing goats feeding on an Argania Spinosa, the Argan tree, in southwestern Morocco. By doing so, they are doing us a service. They eat the fruit and spit out the seeds, the source of Argan oil.

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An installation depicting migrants is placed at the entrance of the UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries.

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Dakota Johnson attends the final day of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Lila Avilés, winner of best film for her film La Camarista, poses with her award during the final day of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Aenne Schwarz, winner of best actress for her role in All Good, poses with her award during the final day of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Monica Bellucci attends the final day of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Spanish actress Rossy de Palma pose for a portrait as she arrives to the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Laurent Cantet, Dakota Johnson, Tala Hadid attend 17th Marrakech International Film Festival Opening Ceremony in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Egyptian film star Yousra attends 17th Marrakech International Film Festival Opening Ceremony in Marrakech, Morocco. The festival runs from Nov. 30 - Dec. 8.

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Blanca Blanco attends 17th Marrakech International Film Festival Opening Ceremony in Marrakech, Morocco. The festival runs from Nov. 30 - Dec. 8.

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A man searches a derailed train near Sidi Bouknadel, Morocco. A shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital Rabat to a town further north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, killing several people and injuring dozens, Moroccan authorities and the state news agency said.

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People gather after train derailed near Sidi Bouknadel, Morocco. A shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital Rabat to a town further north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, killing several people and injuring dozens, Moroccan authorities and the state news agency said.

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Protesters take part in a march denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists, in Rabat, Morocco.

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A protester behind symbolic jail bars takes part in a march denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists, in Rabat, Morocco. Hirak Rif leader Nasser Zefzafi and three activists, who led mass demonstrations after the death of a fish seller in 2017, were convicted of threatening state security and given maximum prison sentence of 20 years.

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Protesters take part in a march denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists, in Rabat, Morocco.

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A protester chants slogans during a march denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists, in Rabat, Morocco. Hirak Rif leader Nasser Zefzafi and three activists, who led mass demonstrations touched off by the death of a fish seller in the 2017, were convicted of threatening state security and given maximum prison sentence of 20 years.

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Morocco players celebrate their side's first goal, scored by Khalid Boutaib during the group B match between Spain and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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Spain head coach Fernando Hierro, right, breaks up his player from an argument after the group B match between Spain and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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Morocco's Mbark Boussoufa, from left, Spain's David Silva and Morocco's Achraf Hakimi challenge for the ball during the group B match between Spain and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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Morocco goalkeeper Monir El Kajoui makes a save in front of Spain's David Silva during the group B match between Spain and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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Spain's Isco scores his side's opening goal during the group B match between Spain and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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Morocco's Khalid Boutaib, right, runs with the ball followed by Spain's Andres Iniesta, left, to score the opening goal during the group B match between Spain and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia.

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A woman blows a kiss from the stands prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Morocco's Mehdi Benatia greets supporters at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, second from left, scores his side's first goal the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, with blue captain's armband, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Iranians celebrate the 1-0 victory of their national soccer team over Morocco in the 2018 World Cup, in downtown Tehran, Iran.

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Morocco's Mbark Boussoufa, left, reacts as players of Iran celebrate the opening goal during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Morocco's Aziz Bouhaddouz, 20, scores an own goal during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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An aerial photo shows competitors crossing sand dunes as they take part in in the 33rd edition of Marathon des Sables, in the Sahara desert, near Merzouga, southern Morocco.

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An aerial photo shows competitors taking part in the 33rd edition of Marathon des Sables, in the Sahara desert, near Merzouga, southern Morocco.

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Tree-climbing goats feed on an Argania Spinosa, known as an Argan tree, in Essaouira, southwestern Morocco. By eating the fruit and spitting out the seeds, the goats help in the process of manufacturing Argan oil.

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A Berber village, Tighanmin, is surrounded by snow covered mountains in the Middle Atlas, near Azilal, central Morocco.

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Children enjoy sledging after school on snow covered mountains in Tighanmin, a Middle Atlas village near Azilal, central Morocco..

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Villagers walk through a slope on their way to Tighanmin, a Middle Atlas village near Azilal, central Morocco. Bitter temperatures and heavy snowfall has beleaguered several regions in Morocco, disrupting schools, cutting off villages and national highways. The effects are starkest in the remote villages in the Middle Atlas region. Where once the hostile mountain range protected local Amazigh tribes from attackers, they now isolate villages during winter, often for months on end.

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People take part in a bottle catching game in the landmark Jemaa el-Fnaa square and market, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Moroccans celebrate qualifying for the World Cup for the first time since 1998, in Rabat, Morocco. Morocco sealed its place by winning in Ivory Coast 2-0 in what was a straight shootout for the place from Group C.

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A troupe charges and fire their rifles loaded with gunpowder during a national competition for Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as Fantasia, in El Jadida, Morocco.

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People gather to attend Eid al-Adha prayers in Sale, north of Rabat, Morocco.

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In this image taken from video footage released by the Portuguese Air Force, migrants, wearing orange life vests, are seen in the water after jumping from their dinghy. Portuguese and Spanish rescue services have saved 34 migrants who leaped into the sea after their inflatable craft traveling from Morocco to Europe caught fire in the Mediterranean.

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Participants and delegate members hold up solar lanterns in honor to the Paris Agreement, during the opening session of the Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco.

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A member of Moroccan security stands guard next to flags of participating UN member states, on the entrance to the COP22 village, a day ahead of the opening ceremony, in Marrakesh, Morocco.

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U.S first lady Michelle Obama, actor and advocate for girls’ education Meryl Streep and actor Freida Pinto participate in a conversation with adolescent girls in Marrakech, Morocco. U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama was visiting Morocco to promote for the “Let Girls Learn” in the North African kingdom, where only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari reviews the guard of honour along with Governor of Marrakech, M. Mohamed Moufakir before leaving for Tunisia at Marrakech Menara Airport in Morocco.

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The Vice President, Hamid Ansari visiting the Bahia Palace, in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari laying wreath at the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, in Rabat, Morocco.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari laying wreath at the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, in Rabat, Morocco.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari with Prime Minister of Morocco Abdelilah Benkirane at Rabat-Sale Airport's VIP lounge in Morocco on Monday.

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The Vice President, Hamid Ansari with the Prime Minister of Morocco, Abdelilah Benkirane on his arrival, at Sale International Airport, in Rabat, Morocco.

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The Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari interacting with the accompanying media delegation on board, Air India Special aircraft on his way to Morocco and Tunisia visit.

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Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators shout anti-Israeli slogans, during a solidarity protest for Palestinians on the streets of Casablanca, Morocco.

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Jennifer Lopez performs at Morocco's biggest music Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco.

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U.S. actress Sharon Stone receives a trophy in tribute to her lifetime career, from American film director Martin Scorsese, left, during the opening ceremony at the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech.

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The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Morocco Organized every June in the beautiful city of Fes in Morocco, the Fes Festival of World
Sacred Music aims to bring together musicians from different cultures and religions to foster better understanding between them. The festival sees performances of Sufi, Gospel and other forms of devotional music from all over the world. fesfestival.com

Shah Rukh Khan poses with his trophy after receiving award for his lifetime career during the 11th Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. The Festival runs through Dec. 2-10.

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Colombia's pop star Shakira performs at Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco.

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A police officer stands outside a cordoned off building after an explosion ripped through a cafe popular among foreign tourists in the Moroccan city of Marrakech, Morocco, killing and wounding people in what the government called a suspected criminal act. If confirmed as terrorism, the blast in the iconic Djemma el-Fna square would be Morocco's deadliest bombing in eight years.

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Egyptian actress Yousra, left, presents an award to Mohammed Abderrahman Tazi during a tribute to the Moroccan film director's career at the 10th Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech. The festival runs from Dec 3-11, 2010.

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