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Morocco Tops the List of Safest Countries of the Maghreb

Marrakech- Morocco tops the list of the safest countries of the Maghreb and outranks the U.S. on global scale The Institute for Economics and Peace published its recent report on the "index of global security,” which measures the most secure countries among 162 worldwide. Ranking at the top of the index were Iceland, Denmark, Austria, New Zealand, and Switzerland. In the Middle East and Maghreb, Qatar ranke ...

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Two Suspected Cases of Ebola in Casablanca

Rabat- Two Sub-Saharan Africans suspected of having the Ebola virus are causing panic in Casablanca. They are currently being quarantined at the Moulay Youssef Hospital. According to the Moroccan daily Asabah in its Monday edition, two Sub-Saharan Africans, a woman and a child, arrived in Casablanca on Saturday and are suspected of carrying the Ebola virus. Both patients were transported to the Moulay Youss ...

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Borders Shooting: Algerian Wickedness vs. Moroccan Passivity

By Majid Morceli Sand Francisco- On Saturday, the Moroccan government said that an Algerian soldier had fired on Moroccan civilians on the northeast at the border with Algeria, badly wounding one of them. The Algerians quickly called the accusations “misleading”, and said that Morocco is fabricating the story. Their version of the events says that “A group of Moroccan smugglers hurled stones at Algerian bor ...

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Moroccan Woman Home Locked Up by her Husband for Eight Years

Rabat - A woman in Casablanca has reportedly been released from a “home prison” sentence imposed by her husband, who kept her locked up for eight years in their home under the supervision of a pit-bull dog. According to the daily Al Massae, the victim, Fatima Q., 44 years, was detained by her husband for eight years under the supervision of a pit-bull dog. The same source added that the family of the victim ...

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The Case of a Woman Held in Tindouf: Deafening Silence of International Media

New York- Since last August, the family of Mahjouba Mohamed Hamdidaf, a young Saharawi woman with Spanish citizenship, has held her hostage in the Polisario-controlled Tindouf camps in Algeria. Mahjouba is a 23-year-old young woman who became a Spanish national in 2002 after being adopted by a Spanish family in 1999. As soon as she arrived in the Tindouf camps last August, her biological parents confiscated ...

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Moroccan Minister Refuses to Sign Official Document Written in French

Rabat - Mustafa Ramid, Minister of Justice and Liberties, refused to sign a protocol of cooperation between a number of ministerial sectors because it is written in French, according to Alyoum24. The same source said that once Ramid received a copy of the protocol, he refused to sign it arguing that the use French in official documents is "not constitutional." The minister demanded that the protocol be writ ...

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Algeria going mad on the border with Morocco

Rabat - According to the latest news, the Algerian military shot two Moroccan citizens across the border, one of whom is seriously injured. This is undoubtedly the most serious breach of border sovereignty in a long time. The Algerian authorities will fabricate a poor excuse, as usual, of contraband activity across the border. The Algerians have always argued that contraband from Morocco harms their economy ...

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Rabat Condemns Shooting of Moroccans at Algerian Borders

Rabat - Morocco strongly condemned on Saturday the shooting of Moroccans citizens by elements of the Algerian army. The shooting, which took place at 12 pm local time (GMT+1), left one person seriously injured. In a press conference held on Saturday in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Foreign Affairs, expressed Morocco's condemnation of this “unacceptable beh ...

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Moroccans Harassed and Violently Searched by Spain Police in Racism Incident

By Paola Garcia Spain - In recent days, a group of Moroccan men in Madrid were harassed and violently searched by police for no apparent reason other than their race. At the beginning of this video, we see one of the men anxiously explaining to the officer that they are doing nothing wrong. “We are not suspicious, we are clean citizens, drinking something, at a normal hour, in a café that has its license an ...

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Brad Pitt Enjoys Riding a Motorcycle in Morocco’s Mountains

Rabat- Brad Pitt counts himself among a large number of world-class celebrities who have fallen for the beauty of Morocco’s diverse landscapes. In an interview with Details magazine, the American actor said that he likes to ride his motorcycle in the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. “I try to carve out time for a solo ride in every country I travel to, from the Highlands of Scotland to the Atlas Mountains o ...

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Morocco: New Education Year, Old Problems

Fez - The Moroccan Department of Education in Morocco set the 2014-2015 education program schedules specifying September 10 and 11 to be the actual start of the school year for primary and secondary schools, respectively. However, classes didn’t really begin until October 13, as class attendance reached its peak. This evident discrepancy between official statements and actual proceedings is common in the st ...

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Moroccan Citrus to Gain Entry into Russian Market

By Lahcen El Youssfi Meknes - The export season of Moroccan citrus fruit to the Russia Federation begins in the coming days, and professionals are preparing to avoid difficulties experienced during the last campaign. New mechanisms of quality control are being implemented to assure suitable conditions for exportation. During the last campaign, citrus exports started too early, resulting in a disaster . In f ...

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