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Morocco Ranks 4th of African Countries in Numbers of Facebook Users

Taroudant- According to  Socialbakers.com, Morocco ranks fourth in the top ten African countries in the number of users it has on the social media...

Morocco to play a friendly match against Gabon on March 5th

Rabat- Now, it is official. The Moroccan national team will play a friendly match against Gabon at the Marrakech Stadium on March 5th, Football...

Arab Spring Legacy in Tatters, Hopes Pinned on Tunisia

Tunis- With chaos in Libya, military takeover in Egypt and Syria's brutal conflict threatening to extinguish hopes fueled by the Arab Spring, only Tunisia...

The Great Maghreb: A nice yet elusive dream

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Moroccans stage ‘kiss-in’ to support accused teens

RABAT- A few dozen Moroccans staged a symbolic "kiss-in" Saturday in support of three teenagers arrested for posting pictures on Facebook of two of...

Algeria builds a highway, forgets fences, services stations, rest areas

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Morocco’s Central Bank Al Maghrib Injects MAD 75 billion to the...

Casablanca- MWN Morocco’s central bank, Bank Al Maghrib injected MAD 75 billion in the period from the August, 8th and August, 13th according to the...

The End of Ramadan and the meaning of Zakat Al Fitr...

Tinjedad-At the end of Ramadan, Muslims must pay Zakat al Fitr, purifying charity that every Muslim has to pay as Islamic legislation enforce it. “Take,...

Moroccans outraged after the royal pardon granted to a Spanish pedophile

Morocco World News New York, August 1, 2013 Many Moroccans have expressed on social media their outrage at the amnesty granted to a Spanish citizen named...

Tunisia links two wanted jihadist groups to Qaeda

TUNIS, May 07, 2013 (AFP) Two jihadist groups the Tunisian army is pursuing on the border with Algeria belong to Al-Qaeda, interior ministry spokesman Mohamed...

Algeria police submit girls to virginity test

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Libya simmers over law targeting ex-Kadhafi officials

by Ibrahim al-Majbari TRIPOLI, April 13, 2013 (AFP) A bill banning associates of former dictator Moamer Kadhafi from politics risks inflaming tensions in Libya and could...

EU launches a Program to Strengthen Moroccan civil Society

By Youssef El Kaidi Morocco World News Fez, April 11, 2013 The European Union (EU) officially launched on Friday April 5, in Rabat, a new program to...

Moroccan young engineer is finally in France for heart transplant

By Youssef El Kaidi Morocco World News Fez, April 8, 2013 Many people have deeply sympathized with the young Moroccan engineer Mohamed Amine Bouabdelli who was in...

Morocco ranks 130th in Human Development Index, 15th in the Arab...

Morocco World News New York, March 16, 2013 According to the latest Human Development index, which was released in Mexico city on Thursday, Morocco ranks 130th...

Moroccan Rally Aicha des Gazelles Kicks off on Saturday

By Larbi Arbaoui Morocco World News Taroudant, Morocco, March 16, 2013 For the 23rd consecutive year, the Moroccan rally, Aicha des Gazelles, the only Rally Raid for...

Tunisia ruling Islamist party ‘against’ female circumcision

TUNIS, March 15, 2013 (AFP)  The head of Tunisia's ruling Islamist party Ennahda insisted Friday that his group was opposed to female circumcision, after one...

‘Harlem Shake’ rattles Islamists in Tunisia

TUNIS, Feb 28, 2013 (AFP) An electro-dance craze that has gone viral on the Internet is sparking insults and fisticuffs in Tunisia, where secularists and...