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Belgium: Muslim Woman Crushed by a Car For wearing Veil

Rabat - A Moroccan young mother in Belgium has miraculously escaped death when a car driver deliberately drove into her as she crossed the Kersbeek Avenue in Forest, Belgium. Fatima Ziati told her story, which goes back to October 21, to Lacapitale. The victim does not want this racist car attack to go unpunished. "This is a racist person, she drove towards me because I wear the veil," Ziati said. Ziaiti, 3 ...

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72 Thousand Moroccans Hold Canadian Citizenship: Canadian Official

Rabat- Canada’s Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, Christian Paradis said on Tuesday in Rabat that the Moroccan community in Canada is the second largest African community in Canada. Co-chairing the opening ceremony of the Canadian Embassy’s new building in Morocco, Christian Paradis said that Morocco and Canada enjoy deeply-rooted cultural and social ties. ‘’This explai ...

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Morocco: Women’s Association to Sue Sheikh Sar for Condoning Street Harassment

Rabat- Following the controversial video made by Islamist Rapper and YouTube celebrity, Sheikh Sar, in which he shot women’s behinds, the Moroccan Federation of Woman’s Rights is moving forward to fill a lawsuit against the self-proclaimed Imam. Last week, Sheikh Sar made headlines in Morocco after he posted a video on YouTube in which he appears following women in skinny jeans and miniskirts and filming th ...

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Rabat Holds Model United Nations in Africa

Rabat - Rabat, the capital city of Morocco, hosted from November 16 to 19 the only Model United Nations conference in Africa.  The theme of the second annual Model United Nations (MUN) Morocco was new challenges of human rights. The conference was organized by National Observatory of Children’s Rights in collaboration with World Human Rights Forum and the International University of Rabat. The conference fe ...

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The Southeast Region: The Forgotten Morocco

Marrakech - The beautiful and appealing cities of southeast of Morocco can also be terrible due to their tendency to receive heavy rain, as they did recently. They are featured in tragic stories on the national media. Some people have died, some have lost their houses, and almost all the roads are damaged. The autumn rain often makes people in the region happy and optimistic, because it signals a prosperous ...

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Rich Kids of Morocco Display their Wealth on Instagram

Taroudant - Moroccan teenagers belonging to wealthy families have joined a social media phenomenon that has attracted rich kids of the world. Inspired by Rich Kids of Instagram, Moroccan kids from well-to-do families use RichKidsofMorocco on Instagram to display their extravagant lifestyle and share with others their luxurious possessions. The Morocco-based Rich Kids of Instagram account appeared on Instagr ...

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Microsoft certifies five-year-old Muslim kid as expert

Taroudant - Microsoft, the American multinational corporation, has certified a five-year-old Muslim kid as an expert. Ayan Qureshi, a British of Pakistani origin, has become a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), after passing successfully through “rigorous, industry-proven and industry-recognised exams.” The little kid has scored 700 points out of 1000, enough to enable him to win the IT certification. ...

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Ambassador Bush: Moroccan Americans Are a Bridge Between Morocco & the US

Marrakech - U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Mr. Dwight Bush, speaking to a large group of Moroccan American business leaders on Friday, said that "the Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Marrakech has exceeded all expectations.” He added that by asking King Mohammed VI to host this year's session, "President Barack Obama meant to send a message to Morocco about the two countries' long shared commitment to wor ...

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King Mohammed VI to Provide Assistance to Victims of Floods

Rabat - Following the unprecedented flooding that hit many regions of southern and south-eastern Morocco this weekend King Mohammed VI called on the government to take the necessary urgent measures to provide all forms of support and assistance to the affected people. "Following the flood that hit several regions of the Kingdom, including the region of Guelmim, which resulted in several casualties and missi ...

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Are Moroccan Women to Blame for Street Harassment?

Marrakech- When will some Moroccan men stop looking at women as objects of sexual satisfaction? Why do some Moroccan men, including the so-called Sheikh Sar, think that the way a woman dresses can constitute sexual harassment? What is the real reason behind harassment in Moroccan streets? Throughout the history of the Arab and Islamic countries, women have always been under men’s custody. Allegedly, it is a ...

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New Picture of King Mohamed VI and Prince Moulay Rachid Goes Viral

Rabat - A new picture of king Mohamed VI of Morocco and Prince Moulay Rachid is going viral on social media among Moroccan users. This old and rare picture was posted by Soufiane El Bahri, the owner of a Facebook page devoted to the King Mohammed VI and the Royal family. The picture in which king Mohamed VI and his brother Prince Moulay Rachid appear in their childhood while having breakfast, has already be ...

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Marrakech: French Paedophile Says Parents Knew He Abused Their Children

Fez - The alleged French paedophile Jean Marie Guillaume, who is accused of molesting two underage children without using violence, revealed shocking new information about his crimes. The defendant, who was caught groping child of fourteen, denied allegations of sexual assault during a police investigation. Instead, the 66-year-old French national bluntly confessed that he hosted two minor boys and their pa ...

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