Français | الـعـربـيـة
Latest News

Moroccan-born Najat Belkacem, Victim of an Unwarranted Slur

Marrakech - Franck Keller, a French UMP Counselor for Neuilly-sur-Seine, may regret his comments on Twitter regarding Najat Vallaud-Bellakcem, the Minister of Education, on 31 August. "What assets [has she] used to convince Hollande to appoint her to a large department" he tweeted. He removed the post, but not before screen captures were taken and several outraged tweets reacted against his comments. In an ...

Read more

Moroccan Rajae Ghanimi Elected ‘Best Arab Medical Doctor in the World’

Rabat - Moroccan physician Rajae Ghanimi was elected on Saturday in the British capital as the best Arab medical doctor in the world. Ghanimi is the first Arab in the world to claim such title. The Moroccan physician was nominated for the prize by the London-based Arabs Group, a private group that encourages and rewards Arab talents who stand out in the fields of science, architecture & Design, arts, to ...

Read more

22 Moroccas Injured in Road Accident in Southern France

Paris - Twenty-two Moroccan nationals were slightly injured in a road accident that occurred early Sunday near Aix-en-Provence (South of France), consular sources indicated. The accident occurred on a highway at the district of Ventabren when a heavy truck, "probably travelling at high speed," hit a coach with 47 passengers on board, all Moroccans, the same sources added. The coach, owned by an Italian comp ...

Read more

Manuel Valls Mispronounces the Name of Myriam El khomri

Taroudant - French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, does not seem to know the name of one of his ministers, namely Myriam El Khomri, State Secretary to the Minister for Urban Affairs, Youth and Sports, Responsible for Urban Policy, who is originally from Morocco. The name of the Moroccan minister has been mispronounced by the Prime Minister as Myriam El Kahoui, meaning brown color in Moroccan Arabic. The mispr ...

Read more

After She Wished Death To Palestinians, Joan Rivers on Life Support

Rabat- American celebrity Joan River is life support following a throat surgery she underwent on Thursday, according to Hollywood Life news website. The same source added that Joan River’s health condition made her dependent on machines after she stopped breathing following her surgery. The American comedienne stirred controversy earlier this month after she made a statement in which she wished death to all ...

Read more

Tangier: One Immigrant Killed in Fighting Between Sub-Saharan Immigrants & Moroccans

Rabat- One illegal immigrant from Senegal was reportedly beaten to death while 14 others were injured in a fight that broke out late Friday night in Tangier between sub-Saharan African immigrants and dozens of Moroccans. According to a press release from the urban authority of Tangier, the confrontation began after a misunderstanding between a sub-Saharan African immigrant and a Moroccan.It turned a fierce ...

Read more

Muhammed is Most Common Men’s Name in Oslo

Taroudant, Morocco- After the name Muhammed has become most popular boys name in Britain, beating Oliver as the most popular boys name in 2013, the name of the Muslim prophet becomes the most famous name among men and boys for the first time in the history of the Norwegian capital, Oslo. According to a recent count of the population of the capital of Norway, published Thursday, The name Muhammed and all its ...

Read more

Brazil’s Town of Beauties Makes Appeal for Single Men

Rabat - A village in Brazil filled with over 600 attractive young women has made an appeal for single men.  But there is one condition: men must follow their rules. Noiva do Cordeiro, a small town located deep in the countryside of south-east Brazil, entirely  populated by attractive women, has reportedly adopted a “no men allowed” policy, since 1890s. Under the town of beauties law, sons are sent away once ...

Read more

Morocco: British woman attacked in Marrakech, left severely wounded

Rabat - A British woman was viciously attacked in Marrakech by a man armed with a machete causing a gaping wound to her left thigh, according to the BBC. The woman, 22-year-old Naomie Greenslade from Wales, was on her way home in the Rmila neighborhood in the ancient Medina of Marrakech after volunteering in a local orphanage when she was attacked. Ms. Greenslade was heading to her accommodation with friend ...

Read more

Casablanca airport officer attacked by French national

Rabat- A French national had been reportedly arrested on August 26th at Mohammed V international airport in Casablanca for having assaulted a police officer, according to Le360.ma news website. The person in question, a retired French national who was on his way to Basel, Switzerland from Mohammed V airport, was arrested following his assault against a police officer in charge of the completion of border fo ...

Read more

Chinese Authorities Targets Muslim Uighurs with Beards

Taroudant, Morocco- Chinese authorities are targeting Muslim Uighurs with beards and veils in western China’s restive, Muslim-majority Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, according to Aljazeera. In an attempt to restrict Muslims the freedom to express themselves, the local authorities in the Muslim-majority region are rewarding locals who report their neighbors for “wearing beards.” In fact, “Informants in X ...

Read more

Saudi Arabia: Moroccan Woman Flagellated Over Prostitution Charges

Rabat -A Moroccan woman has been sentenced to flogging and imprisonment after she has allegedly been caught by Saudi Arabian police while offering sex services for money. The court in the Province of Taif has reportedly sentenced the Moroccan woman, a current resident of Saudi Arabia, to four months in prison, flogging and a fine estimated at  SAR1000 ($267 U.S. ), as well as the seizure of her cell phone a ...

Read more

© 2011 - 2014, Morocco World News

Scroll to top