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ECONOMY

‘Unfair’ Tax System: Associations Pay 30% of Taxes, Private Schools 17%

Rabat - “Associations pay a 30 percent tax rate, while private schools pay only 17 percent," said Mustafa El Khalfi, the minister in charge...

CULTURE

Egyptian Singer Apologizes for Inappropriately Addressing King Mohammed VI

Rabat - Egyptian Pop singer Essam Karika recently posted a video on his Instagram account in which he praised King Mohammed. His Moroccan followers...

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By Ahlam Ben Saga Rabat - After snow coated Ouarzazate last week, residents of the region discussed the short-term problems caused by the snowfalls and foretold the future advantages when the cold season comes to an end. It has not...

Society

Israeli Spokesman Sides with Moroccan Journalists who Visited Tel Aviv

Rabat - The spokesperson of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Emmanuel Nahshon, has responded to the backlash over the Arab journalists' visit to...

Education

25 Books Banned at the 24th International Book Fair in Casablanca

Rabat - 25 books have been banned at Casablanca’s International Book Fair (SIEL) for undermining Morocco’s territorial integrity and blasphemous content. News of the...

EDITORIAL

Spain Denies Claim That Authorities Were Warned About Barcelona Terror Attacks in May

What Media Pundits Miss by Calling Terror Attacks Like Barcelona ‘Islamic’

Washington D.C. - As long as we automatically see every act of violence committed by a Muslim as ‘Islamic’, we will never be able...

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Religion

Malian President Expresses “Sincere Thanks” to King Mohammed VI for Training 500 Malian Imams

Malian President Expresses “Sincere Thanks” to King Mohammed VI for Training 500 Malian Imams

Rabat - Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, expressed “his sincere thanks” on Tuesday to Morocco’s King Mohammed VI for training 500 Malian imams. "I sincerely...
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Saudi Women Need Not Wear ‘Abaya’: Senior Cleric

Rabat - With the arrival of young Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in the Saudi leadership, a lot of major social changes, deemed progressive,...
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German Anti-Muslim Party Leader Resigns After Converting to Islam

Rabat - Arthur Wagner, a leading member of far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, recently resigned his leading post...

International

Chefchaouen: Irishman Buys Souvenir for €52, Ends Up with Artifact Worth €33,000

Rabat - During a visit to Chefchaouen in Northwest Morocco, an Irish tourist bargained his way into buying a holiday souvenir for €52. He...
South African President Jacob Zuma’s Dark Secrets Exposed by Investigative Journalist

South African President Jacob Zuma Resigns

Rabat - South African President Jacob Zuma announced his resignation with immediate effect on Wednesday night. In a televised statement he said he was quitting...
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Florida School Shooting: One of US Deadliest School Shooting, Suspect Transferred to Jail

Rabat - The 19 year old gunman, who  fired  at his former high school in South Florida on Wednesday, killing at least 17 students...