One of the oldest works in one of the world's oldest libraries is a 9th century Quran written on leather with kufic calligraphy, at the Qarawiyyin Library, in Fez, Morocco. Samia Errazouki/AP hide caption

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The Delicate Task Of Restoring One Of The World's Oldest Libraries

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI waves during a ceremony at the royal palace in the capital Rabat in 2014. Following the Arab uprisings of 2011, the king introduced limited changes and a new constitution. But critics say freedom of expression and other rights have been curtailed in recent years. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI, shown here in November 2015, introduced changes two years ago that have allowed more than 20,000 sub-Saharan Africans to settle in the country. Such a policy is extremely rare in the Arab world. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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Morocco, Long A Stopover For African Migrants, Becomes A Destination

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Alice Carter and granddaughter Sarah Wilson in Marrakech, Morocco. Carter is the oldest serving volunteer in the Peace Corps. Courtesy of Alice Carter hide caption

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Peace Corps Volunteer Values Staying Active In Old Age

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The Noor I Concentrated Solar Power plant, shown on Thursday, is the first phase of a large solar thermal power plant that is intended to supply more than a million Moroccans with electricity. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Religious leaders from more than 100 predominantly Muslim countries attended a summit in Marrakech to counter the extremist ideology that fuels groups like ISIS. Martijn Booister/Flickr hide caption

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Muslim Leaders Vow To Protect Rights Of Religious Minorities

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Spain's maritime rescue service saves African migrants from a rubber boat that capsized near Tarifa, southern Spain. A helicopter team lifts one man to safety, as others cling to the overturned raft in rough waters. All 11 people were rescued. Courtesy of Salvamento Maritimo hide caption

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A Raft Capsizes; Can Spanish Rescuers Reach Everyone In Time?

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Fact Meets Fiction In Tale Of A Slave, Explorer And Survivor

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Bottles of mahia in the Nahmias et Fils distillery. Alex Schmidt for NPR hide caption

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Couple Revives Lost Moroccan Fig Liquor, One Bottle At A Time

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