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General Information about Diversity Visa Program

Rabat - Morocco World News plans to publish a series of articles about the DV Lottery program to highlight all the aspects that applicants and DV Lottery Visa winners should know. The articles will serve as a valuable reference to our audience who would like to know more about the process of immigrating to the United States through DV Lottery Visa program. What Is the DV Program? The Diversity Immigrant Vis ...

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Algeria Refuses Visit of UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights

Geneva - Algeria has once again refused to allow a visit into its territories of the Special UN Rapporteur on Human Rights after years of procrastination, diplomatic sources in Geneva said. "The Algerian "authorities were seeking to restraint the visit by a number of terms and conditions that may prevent the successful completion of this mission," the same sources added. Negotiations on the UN Special Rappo ...

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UN Official Says Morocco Has ‘Good Practices’ in Teaching Religion, Moderate Islam

United Nations-  Morocco has "good practices" in teaching religion and moderate Islam, Executive Director of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, Assistant Secretary-General Jean-Paul Laborde said Tuesday. Teaching religion and moderate Islam is "extremely important" for fighting terrorism, particularly violent extremism, Laborde told MAP on the sidelines of a high-level m ...

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US-Financed Anti-Child Labor Project Launched in Morocco

Marrakech - The Promise pathways, a program financed by the US department of labor to fight child labor, was launched on Monday in Marrakech. The Promise Pathways project, worth USD 5 million, seeks to reduce child labor in Morocco by increasing access to education for 5,500 children and youth (ages 6 to 17) and by providing livelihood and other social services to 1,000 siblings, parents and care-givers, wh ...

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Anti-Islam Ad Campaign in NY Modified After Complaint from James Foley’s Family

Taroudant, Morocco - The anti-Islamic ads bankrolled by right-wing blogger Pamela Geller in New York City's subway system this month have been yanked after criticism from slain journalist James Foley's heartbroken parents. Led by blogger Pamela Geller, the right-wing group American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) ran a series of anti-Islamic ads in New York City's subway system that shows captive journali ...

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Auchan Stores Sell Gun Toys with Islamic Symbols

Rabat- Auchan stores, a French international retail group and multinational corporation headquartered in Croix, France, offered to sell, in the toy department, guns with a logo, displaying above the trigger, combining a star and a crescent moon, symbols associated with Islam. The toy, which looks like a Kalashnikov AK-47 and is decorated with a star and a crescent moon, cost only one euro. The photo of the ...

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Moroccan Child Born Without Face to Undergo Life-Saving Operation in Australia

Fez - A Moroccan boy born without a face, is being saved by the intervention of a Moroccan living in Australia. Yahya, a little three year old boy, born near Tangier, was the main topic of an Australian TV show that was aired on Sunday. The child was born without eyes, nose and upper jaw because without the bones in his face, they were not able to merge whilst he was still in his mother’s womb. Yahya's fath ...

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66% of Arabs Say Israel Is Threat to Arab Security

By Nouh Anajjar Nador, Morocco - The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Doha, Qatar, announced on September 24th the results of the Arab Index for 2014, a survey carried out in 14 Arab countries to gauge public opinion on various topics. The countries included in the survey were Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Lebanon, Morocco, Mauritania, an ...

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Morocco: British Council and World Bank to Launch Joint Social Enterprise Program

Rabat - The World Bank (WB) and the British Council (BC) announced today that they will sign a memorandum of understanding on September 30 to promote the importance of social enterprises and launch a new incubation program for social entrepreneurs in Morocco. With the assistance of a multi-donor trust fund, WB ad BC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) involving $330,000 US in Rabat, the headquarte ...

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World leaders urge Egypt to release Al Jazeera staff

By Kevin Kriedemann London - World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have highlighted the importance of press freedom and called on Egypt to release the three jailed Al Jazeera staff. The wrongful imprisonment of Baher Mohamed, Peter Greste and Mohammed Fahmy was raised by US President Obama in his first meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. According to the Deputy ...

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Israel Hides That Mohammed Is Most Popular Name in Jewish State

Marrakech - Israeli newspaper Haaretz has called out the Israeli Population, Immigration, and Borders Authority (PIBA) for failing to publish Arab children’s names in its most recent list of facts on the state of Israel. On PIBA’s list of most popular children’s names, Yosef, Daniel, Uri, Itai, Omer, Adam, Noam, Ariel, Eitan, and David are present, but Mohammed is not. However, Mohammed is the most popular ...

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Moroccan News Website Goud Hacked by Electronic Islam Army

Rabat- Moroccan news website Goud.ma has been hacked by a hacker group that calls itself the Electronic Islam Army. The Moroccan tabloid has not been accessible for the past hour and at the time of writing it is still controlled by the hackers. The hacker group posted a message on the website, in which it lambasts its editorial line and its tendency to publish what it called “a porn site”. Update: The websi ...

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