ECONOMY

Morocco’s Net International Reserves Rise by 18.4 % as of August

Rabat - Morocco’s net international reserves amounted to MAD 245.8 billion until August 19, 2016, recording a 18.4 % increase on an annual basis,...

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CULTURE

Mexico’s Iconic Juan Gabriel Died at 66

Mexico - Latin American music icon and Mexico's bestselling artist of all time Juan Gabriel died of a heart attack on Sunday at age...

IN PICTURES

Rabat - Morocco has become one of the most popular filming sites in the world, where international filmmakers have long flocked to in order to shoot their movies. Several scenes, of numerous hit films, have been filmed in Morocco, such...

Society

Moroccan Inventors Win Eight Gold Medals in Canada

Rabat - Moroccan inventors participated in this year’s International Invention Innovation Competition in Toronto, Canada (iCAN 2016), and won 8 gold medals. The competition took...

Education

Professor Mohamed Chtatou Lectures in Greece on Religious Pluralism in MENA

Professor Mohamed Chtatou Lectures in Greece on Religious Pluralism in MENA

Rome - Our columnist Professor Mohamed Chtatou traveled to Kiato in Greece to lecture on religious pluralism in the Middle East at the invitation...
VOICES

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Religion

Dutch Far-right Leader Vows to Ban Quran and Shut Mosques

Rabat - Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders has allegedly vowed to shut down mosques and ban the Quran across the Netherlands, reported Agence France-Presse. The...

Casablanca Priest: I Feel Much Safer in Morocco than in France

Rabat - A Casablanca priest praises Morocco’s efforts in securing the safety of religious minorities. Following King Mohammed VI’s speech to the nation on August...
Morocco, Uproar After Arrest of Couple of Muslim Preachers For Adultery

Hypocrisy or Hype? Arrest of 2 Preachers for ‘Adultery’ Rocks Morocco’s Moral Foundation

New York - The arrest earlier this week of two preachers for alleged adultery is raising questions about Morocco’s moral foundation. Morocco is a nation of...

International

German Military Weeds out Islamists, Left-wing Extremists

Rabat - A report by the German Military Intelligence (MAD) cited there are number of suspected extremists in the armed forces, including 64 Islamist...
60 Dead after Suicide Bomb Attack in Yemen

60 Dead after Suicide Bomb Attack in Yemen

Sana'a - At least 60 people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Aden on Monday, security...
France's Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud Belkacem

I lived in a Moroccan Town That Had No Electricity: Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

Rabat - Although now a prominent figure in France, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France’s Minister of Education, has never forgotten her Moroccan origins. In an interview with Le...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 27

Event: International Media Forum 2

September 27
Washington, District of Columbia