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France: Mosque Desecrated for Second Time in a Year

Tinjdad, Morocco - A Mosque in the city of Cognac, France, was subject to racist and profane acts for the second time this year.  According to AFP, Swastikas, Celtic crosses, and slices of ham were found on the walls of the mosque in Cognac on Sunday. The same source said that the imam of the mosque discovered the misdeeds early Monday morning when the went to the mosque to perform the Fajr prayer, the firs ...

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WHO Says Number of Ebola Cases Reached 2,240

By Ismail Elouafi Fez - The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Tuesday that the number of Ebola cases has increased to 2,240, with 1,229 ending in death. The WHO called again for an international health emergency to handle the spread of Ebola in West Africa. WHO is working with many international organizations such as U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP) to deliver food for people who are still in their ...

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Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Retake Biggest Dam in Iraq with Support of US Military

By Ismail Elouafi Fez -The Kurdish Peshmerga has retaken Iraq’s biggest dam in Mosul from the ISIS forces after 10 days of control, according to Agence France Press (AFP). After its last offensive on the town of Mosul on August 7, the Peshmerga has seized its control over the region which will facilitate supplies of water and electricity in the north of Iraq. The location of the Mosul dam, along with its ri ...

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Ebola Virus Claims More Than 1000 Lives in West Africa

By Ismail Elouafi Fez - The most recent numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that more than 1000 people have been killed by Ebola in West Africa. 1069 have been infected and have died, with 128 new cases and 56 deaths reported on August 10 and 11 alone. Sierra Leone and Guinea are the two African countries most seriously affected by the Ebola virus, according to Time magazine. Sierra Le ...

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Starbucks Denies Giving Money to Israel

Rabat - Responding to calls to boycott Starbucks for its alleged financial support of the state of Israel, the American global coffee company issued a statement announcing that it “doesn’t support any political or religious cause.” The coffee chain issued a statement this week to clarify that neither Starbucks nor CEO Howard Schultz "provides financial support to Israel," or to its army, in the wake of what ...

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WHO: Ebola is Now an International Health Emergency

Casablanca — The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is no longer just a matter of the affected countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, New Guinea and Nigeria. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Ebola an international health emergency. With around 1000 deaths due to Ebola in West Africa having been reported to the WHO, the organization has declared an international health emergency in an effort to conta ...

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High-Tech: Small Ring-Like Device Might Change Lives for Millions of Blind People

Casablanca - Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab have developed a device that is able to scan and read a text on a screen or a page, mainly to assist blind people.  The so-called “FingerReader” is a device that contains a small camera and can be worn on an index finger. It reads aloud the given text through a synthesized voice. Its goal is to read print materials as well as onsc ...

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David Cameron Responds to Sayeeda Warsi’s Resignation- Letter in Full

Fez - Following the resignation of the first Muslim to serve in British Cabinet Sayeeda Warsi on Tuesday in protest against the British government's 'morally indefensible' Gaza policy, the Prime Minister, David Cameron,responded to her letter. In his letter to Sayeeda Warsi, the Prime Minister said that he "was sorry to receive this." Here is the text of David Cameron's letter to Warsi in full: "Dear Sayeed ...

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Health: Five Important Facts about the Ebola-Epidemic

Casablanca - Ebola’s main source of outbreak stems from hunters, who kill and eat infected animals or merely touch the infected meat as they bring it to the market for sale. The first human outbreak of Ebola on record was in Sudan and Zaire in 1976. Equally important to note, the virus is named after the Ebola River in Africa. Ebola is now an epidemic that could last years to fully be contained and the fear ...

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George Galloway to establish a public enquiry into BBC

Casablanca - After worldwide protests against CNN, BBC, and other international media giants for their biased coverage of the Israeli massacre in Gaza, George Galloway, the Respect Party MP for Bradford West, has declared his intention to lead a public enquiry against the UK's BBC. Hundreds of British citizens protested in Manchester and at BBC's headquarters in London against the BBC's 'pro-Israel bias', a ...

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Israeli Soldiers’ Confessions Proves Army’s Intentions to Kill Civilians

Fez- ‘The Independent' learned of Israeli soldiers’ attitudes about the ongoing bloodshed in Gaza.  Al Jazeera reported Monday, August 4, that prominent British newspaper The Independent published interviews with members of the Israel Defense Forces in which they confessed to being forced to shoot whomever appeared in their sights in their offensive on Gaza. The soldiers revealed that high-level officials i ...

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Gaza Strip: Israeli Army Invades and Destroys the Town of Khoza’a in 10 Days

By Ouassima Boujrad Fez - After the Israeli army's ten day invasion of a town known as Khoza’a, Al Jazeera Arabic reported that the town has been completely destroyed and that the resulting damage was catastrophic. About 20 dead have been left to decay under what is left of the town's buildings. Lacking medical equipment and external emergency assistance, survivors assumed the responsibility of extracting t ...

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