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One Night In Bethlehem: Rocks, Tear Gas, Bullets, And Paramedics (Video)

info-pictogram1 Paramedics responding to Palestine vs Israel clashes in the West Bank town of Bethlehem are caught between duty and violence. AJ+ follows Palestinian Red Crescent paramedic Shareif Al-Badan one night in late July 2014 as the protests against the Israel Gaza conflict reach a breaking point.

M’DIQ RINCON, MOROCCO (IMAGES)

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My name is Soufyan Bouharat and here is some photo material of my last summer vacation in Morocco. “2014

NORTH COAST OF MOROCCO (VIDEOS)

info-pictogram1 RincónM’Diq or Mediek (from the Berber Thaghmath, inArabic المضيق, meaning corner) is a Mediterranean town in Morocco located between Ceuta and Tétouan. It borders Mellaliyine in the south and Alliyene in the west. It has a surface of 480 hectares (1,200 acres), of which 153 hectares (380 acres) are urbanised. It had 60,000 inhabitants in 2003 and hosts more than 100,000 tourists each year.

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LOCATIONS:

– TETOUAN
– MARINA SMIR
– CABO NEGRO
– MARTIL
– AMSA
– M’DIQ RINCON
– BOANAN 
– ZARQA

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (IMAGE)

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Languages

South Africa has 11 official languages, though most people can speak English. Afrikaans and Xhosa are also widely spoken in Cape Town and the Western Cape.

Population

About 3.5-million people live in Cape Town, South Africa’s second most-populated city.

Climate

Cape Town has a climate similar to that of California and the Mediterranean. Winter starts in May and ends in September and is generally a wet and windy season. Temperatures are cool and end to range between 7°C (45°F) and 17°C (63°F). Summer lasts from November to March and temperatures range between 19°C (66°F) and 35°C (95°F). The summer season is usually hot and sunny. It can be windy, but it doesn’t bring much rain.

Time

Cape Town lies in the GMT +2 time zone and does not have daylight saving time.

Monetary information

The currency is the rand (ZAR). The South African exchange rate is favourable to most currencies, including the pound, euro and dollar. Most restaurants, shops and hotels accept international credit cards. Value added tax, or VAT, is 14% and is included in the price of all items, but can be claimed by foreign visitors when leaving the country.

Area

South Africa is a large country, of 2 455km2 (948mi2).

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