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With Donald Trump Islamophobia Is Reaching Dangerous Levels in the US

New York - American news outlet Vox posted a video proving that Islamophobia in America goes beyond a cult of likeability for Republican presidential...

Facebook to Officially Censor Criticism of Islam

Rabat - Social media network giant Facebook is working on implementing a formal policy of censoring criticism of Islam, particularly pages mocking and offending...

Nothing in the Quran Says Alcohol “is Haram”: Saudi Author

Rabat - Saudi writer Abdullah bin Bakhit, has claimed on Monday that there is no verse in the holy Qur’an forbids alcohol, adding that...

Morocco’s Religious Leadership: Allocation of €3 Million to Train Malian Imams

Taroudant - In its leading role in the fight against religious extremism that has emerged in Africa, Morocco has established a religious center in...

Saudi Scholar Under Fire For Saying Women Not Required to Wear...

Rabat - A Saudi scholar came under fire over the weekend after he stated on a television program on the Saudi MBC channel on Saturday...

Frenchman Converted to Islam Thanks to Late Abdellah Baha

Rabat- Oussama Benkirane, son of the head of government Abdelilah Benikirane, has reportedly revealed that a French national has converted to Islam thanks to...

Moroccan Hamza Ouarch, World’s Best Reciter of the Quran

Marrakech- Moroccan Hamza Ouarach won first prize in the Bahrain International Competition for the Recitation of the Holy Quran online (Universal Reader), organized on...

Rural Women in Morocco: a Call for Empowerment

Fez - Although Article 19 of the 2011 Constitution states that men and women should enjoy equal rights and freedoms in all civil, political,...

Saudi Cleric Says Women Are not Required to Wear Hijab, Can...

Rabat - A new fatwa against wearing Hijab has been issued last week by a Saudi Cleric who said that “Islam doesn’t require women...

What Role for Citizens to Cope With the Floods Hitting Morocco?

Fez - With heavy rains and widespread flooding and devastation throughout Morocco, what is the role of Moroccan citizens? Moroccans are known for their magnanimous...

Quran’s Central Message to Humanity is Active Pursuit of Knowledge

New York - In order for the Quran to become a real source of guidance in our lives rather than just a religious symbol,...

Morocco: A True Melting Pot

Rabat - There is no doubt that Morocco occupies a strategic position in its region. It sits at the crossroads of many cultures, religions,...

Australia: Alleged ISIS Supporter Shoot Shiite Leader in The Face

Taroudant, Morocco- During celebration of the day of Ashura, an Iraqi Shiite leader was reportedly shot in the face by a suspected ISIS member...

Ashura in Morocco: Somewhere Between Culture and Religion

Marrakech- Ashura is one of several holidays that Moroccans celebrate annually. Known also as the day of Zemzam, Ashura is celebrated on the tenth...

Morocco: Join ISIS, Lose Your Nationality

By Majid Morceli San Francisco - Since the collapse of Syria, Moroccan security services have arrested several men who are recruiting fighters to join the...

The Reasons Behind Egypt’s Unhealthy Obsession with Morocco

Washington DC - Egyptian fixation on Morocco has reached a “hysterical” level. With an economy tumbling and a security situation worsening, Egyptians still find...
Eid al Adha in Morocco

Egypt’s Al Azhar Cleric Says Eid Al-Adha in Morocco is Invalid

Tinjedad, Morocco -Scholars from Egypt’s Al-Azhar Mosque questioned today the legitimacy of the Moroccan celebration of Eid Al Adha. Unlike most Muslim countries, where the...

Wish a Happy Eid to a Stranger

Fes- The idea of Wish Happy Eid to a stranger was launched last year by Moroccan blogger Baba Louay. Louay spend over three years...