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CNN Reassigns Reporter Covering Gaza Attack Over Controversial Tweet

Casablanca - Diana Magnay, an international correspondent for the American Cable News Network (CNN) has officially been reassigned from reporting any further on the Gaza offensive due to an inappropriate tweet that insulted certain Israelis as “scum” after they allegedly harassed and intimidated her and her crew during a live shoot.  During a live shoot, CNN’s correspondent Diana Magnay reported on the ongo ...

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Selena Gomez Under Fire for ‘Pray for Gaza’ Post

Fez - US Pop Star, Selena Gogmez is under fire for making her opinion known on the raging Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The young star posted a picture on her Instagram calling the world to pray for Gaza. Following Rihanna, Selena Gomez is the latest celebrity to voice sympathy towards Palestinians suffering under Israel’s brutal assault of Gaza. On Friday, The 21-year-old star posted an image on Instagram, ...

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Hamas Announces It Took An Israeli Hostage While 110 Palestinians Were Killed Sunday

Fez - Hamas announced that it took an Israeli hostage,  Shaul Aron, on Sunday night, according to Al Jazeera Arabic. Some Palestinians in Gaza appeared to be rejoicing as soon as they heard the announcement. The hostage taking comes amid a deadly ground operation launched by Israel allegedly to destroy Hamas’ military infrastructure. Sunday has been the bloodiest days since Israel launched its military oper ...

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Italian Court Clears Berlusconi Over “Robi Scandal”

By Wassima Boujrad Fez - An Italian appeals court reversed on Friday the conviction of Italian former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi concluding the so-called “Robi Gate" scandal. The Milan court of appeals overturned the conviction in June last year of Berlusconi by a lower court which had sentenced him to seven years in jail a lifetime prohibition on the exercise of political action. The story revolves a ...

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NSA and the FBI spy on Muslim-American leaders

Rabat - New documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden confirm that the NSA and the FBI spy on Muslim-American leaders, including Republican Party politicians and military veterans. The article describes an NSA spreadsheet that “shows 7,485 email addresses listed as monitored between 2002 and 2008.” The National Security Agency and FBI have covertly monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-Americans under ...

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William Hague steps down as British Foreign Secretary

Marrakech - William Hague is stepping down as the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary after serving in the position since 2010. He previously served as Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and a leading member of the Conservative Party. He remains First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons, and will play a prominent part in the coming elections in the United Kingdom before his planne ...

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French Journalist: “This is the first time I see a white man running faster than a black”

Azrou - On Wednesday during the Netherlands vs. Argentina soccer match, commentator Jean-Michel Larqué allowed himself a regrettable moment in which he made an unbecoming racial comment. Though often difficult to filter thoughts on air, Jean-Michel Larqué's comment during the first half of the match, “this is the first time I have seen a white man running faster than a black,” upset many listeners. His inap ...

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London’s Synagogue opens its door to Muslims for Iftar meal

Tinjdad, Morocco - In an unprecedented philanthropic move, a Jewish synagogue invited Muslims in North West London to break their Ramadan fast. According to BBC radio 5, the meal served to break the fast, known as the "iftar" or "fotour," "took place at sunset in a Golders Green synagogue." Members of the Muslim community expressed their great appreciation for the initiative on the part of the Golders Green ...

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China: Uyghur Muslims Defy Ramadan Fasting Ban

Tinejdad, Morocco - Following the ban on fasting during Ramadan imposed by the Chinese government on Muslims in the province of Xinjiang, Uyghur Muslims defied the authorities started observing Ramadan and regularly performing their prayers, stating defiantly that “the restrictions have backfired.” According to Aljazeera, the ban runs counter to the expectations of the Chinese authorities. “Not only have lo ...

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France: Mentally ill Moroccan Woman Kills a Teacher in the Classroom

Casablanca- a 34-year-old teacher was stabbed to death on Friday, according to local police in Albi, France. The perpetrator is the mother of one of her pupils, whose motives are still being kept from the public. The tragedy caused uproar at the Edouard Herriot nursery school in Albi, in southern France, since the incident took place in a classroom in front of other students on the last day of school. The v ...

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Egypt to release hunger-striking Al Jazeera journalist

By Kevin Kriedemann London - Egypt's prosecutor general has ordered the release of Al Jazeera Arabic journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of imprisonment without charge. A statement from the prosecutor's office on Monday said Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike since January, would be set free due to "health conditions." The statement said 13 other people would be freed on ...

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Visit of King Mohammed VI to Russia Postponed

Rabat - The Visit that Mohammed VI was supposed to pay to Russia starting from June 10 has been postponed, according to Moroccan news website Le360. According to the same source, the second visit of the Moroccan monarch to Russia, will most likely take place after the month of Ramadan, which is due to start at the end of June. Earlier this week, Moroccan daily Al Massae reported that Moroccan and Russian of ...

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