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Syrian refugee children drink water at Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq city, Jordan, August 19, 2015. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Morocco and its Sun

There is a debate surrounding the origin of the name of Marrakesh, the former imperial capital of Morocco. Traditionally, historians and scholars have defended the thesis that the etymological origin of “Marrakesh” is “the place where bandits attack caravans.” But...