• 2017
  • In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 photo, horse riders fire their gunpowder filled rifles as they take part in Tabourida, a traditional horsemanship show also known as Fantasia, in Mansouria, near Casablanca, Morocco. (magicvalley.com)
  • In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 photo, kids wash their horses as they are prepared for Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as Fantasia, in Mansouria, near Casablanca, Morocco. (magicvalley.com)
  • In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 photo, people pray in a tent before the start of Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as Fantasia, in Mansouria, near Casablanca, Morocco. (magicvalley.com)
  • In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 photo, a horseman is surrounded by gunpowder smoke after a successful charge while taking part in Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as Fantasia, in Mansouria, near Casablanca, Morocco. (magicvalley.com)
  • During the 2017 Qatari diplomatic crisis, Morocco offered to mediate the dispute, and even sent humanitarian aid to Qatar, which had been banned from using the land, air and sea routes belonging to several of its neighboring countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Algeria
  • Following bloody clashes with the Polisario troops (SPLA) and deteriorating ties with Algeria, Mauritania pulled out in 1979 and gave up its share in the Western Sahara in order to avoid further complicated conflicts with the Sahrawi Republic, Algeria, and Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Politically, Qatar supports Moroccan claims on Western Sahara, although political relations have historically been sporadic due to Qatar's cordial relations with Algeria and perceived biases perpetuated by its global news corporation, Al Jazeera. (wikipedia.org)
  • Qatar had uncertain relations with Morocco in the years proceeding Hamad's succession, mainly due to Qatar's relations with Algeria and Al Jazeera's unfavorable coverage of Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • fireworks
  • In addition, a fireworks accident in a town northwest of Los Angeles has left at least 28 people injured after an "unintended" detonation shot fireworks into a crowd during the Fourth of July display. (go.com)
  • We saw at least two or three fireworks go sideways, horizontally and explode," said J.T. Alpaugh, a KABC-TV reporter who was watching the display with family. (go.com)
  • Up to 1.5 million Australians and tourists converged on the site surrounding Sydney's world-famous Opera House for the city's biggest-ever fireworks display. (radionz.co.nz)
  • New Zealand staged a dramatic fireworks display from Auckland's Sky Tower two hours earlier and 2009 officially kicked in on Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, in the Pacific Ocean, at 1000 GMT. (radionz.co.nz)
  • The ceremony later concluded with a late-night fireworks display, accompanied by an electro and house set from DJ Tanja La Croix. (wikipedia.org)
  • Belgium
  • Luc Descheemaeker from Belgium, Jalal Hajir from Morocco, Hicabi Demirci from Turkey and several other artists also won honorable mention. (tehrantimes.com)
  • Belgium's teenage sensation Romelu Lukaku hit a double of his own in a powerhouse display as Belgium brushed aside Russia 2-0, and China continued their recent progress by scoring late on to see off Latvia 1-0. (fifa.com)
  • exhibitions
  • It displays artifacts from the museum's permanent collection and temporary exhibitions highlighting the great players, historic games, and rich cultural history of chess as well as the U.S. and World Chess Hall of Fame. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • The invention could permit the creation of a range of electronic-fabric devices, including clothing capable of measuring pollutants, T-shirts that display dynamic information, and carpets that sense how many people are crossing them. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the situation continues to unfold, my thoughts and prayers go to the families of those who've lost loved ones, those desperately waiting for news and people injured. (ohchr.org)
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  • Messi's star turn overshadowed a fine first-half display by Brazilian prodigy Neymar, while playmaker Ronaldinho, who acquitted himself well on his return to A Seleção , went close with a well-aimed free-kick. (fifa.com)
  • Ireland
  • Egypt cruised to a 3-0 win over Australia, while fellow north Africans Morocco came within an ace of beating Northern Ireland in Belfast, with Marouane Chamakh giving the visitors the lead before the men in green hit back with a late Rory Patterson penalty. (fifa.com)