President-elect Trump has promised to pull the US out of the new global climate agreement. That left attendees at the latest climate talks looking to US states and cities to turn up their game on fighting the climate crisis.
Marrakech feels a long way from the swing states of the US, but as the site of this year's United Nations climate conference, all eyes are on the presidential election. And Moroccans are watching closely too.
They call it 'The Crossing': African migrants scale razor-wire fences to reach Spanish enclaves in Morocco. But Spanish authorities are viciously pushing them back across the border without hearing their case for asylum.
Moroccan cities and desert locales have served as stand-ins for many movies actually set in other Middle East countries. But some in Morocco would like their country to play itself more often on the big screen
A young Moroccan woman rides Greyhound buses across America to meet people, share her culture and break down stereotypes. She often takes the conversations into people's homes and gets a free place to stay for the night. Now she's turning her ways into a business.
In 2004, Morocco's government adopted Moudawana, or "Family Code," a new set of laws put into place to address women’s rights and gender equality within an international and Islamic legal framework. When it was passed, many embraced the reforms as evidence that gender equality is compatible with Islamic principles.
Some of the suspects in the Brussels and the Paris attacks were Belgian, of Moroccan descent. And that's something that Abdel Lahrour can't understand. He's Belgian, born in Morocco. And he's proud of his Belgian identity. This weekend, he took his sons to a vigil for the victims of the Brussels attacks, trying to make sense of it all.
The United States recently joined other leading industrial nations to pledge 20 billion dollars towards improving farming in Africa. But as The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Morocco, some Africans are wary of this latest round of help from outside.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Morocco, which has remained relatively calm amidst the revolutions rocking the Arab world. Morocco's King Mohammed VI is popular, which may be helping to avert trouble. But there are some signs of unrest.