HIGHLIGHTS ON MOROCCO

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ECONOMY

Moroccan Government Outlines Major Priorities in 2019 Finance Bill

Rabat - The government has prioritized education, employment, health, social protection programs, major economic projects, and investment in the forthcoming 2019 Finance Bill. Head of...

CULTURE

Moroccan Immigration to Italy Fuels Social Relations

By Vera Sordini Rabat - Nearly half a million Moroccans residing in Italy have boosted bilateral contacts and generated intercultural projects between the two communities. Of...

IN PICTURES

By Renee Sang Rabat- It is not unusual for visitors to lose count of how many cats they see while traversing the streets of Morocco. Any person could reasonably infer that the Moroccan person to cat ratio is pretty close...

Society

Switzerland Denies Muslim Couple Citizenship for Refusing to Shake Hands

Rabat - The city of Lausanne in Switzerland has denied Swiss citizenship to a Muslim couple over signs of supposedly incompatible cultural differences. The town’s...

Education

Moroccan Government to Allegedly Regulate Private School Tuition

Rabat - The Moroccan government will intervene to regulate private schools’ tuition, a government source has alleged. The government has finally decided to “to besiege...

EDITORIAL

FIFA Assassinates Morocco’s World Cup Hopes Twice

FIFA Assassinates Morocco’s World Cup Hopes Twice

Rabat - Once again FIFA’s referees showed how biased they are against Morocco. After depriving it of the use of VAR in at least...

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Religion

Circumcision in Iceland

Will Iceland Jail Jews and Muslims For Crime of Circumcision?

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Rabat - Jewish and Muslim religious groups have condemned a bill in Iceland's parliament that would ban circumcision for non-medical (i.e....
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...
Saudi Women with Abaya

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,...

International

Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, Dies at 80

Rabat - Former UN Secretary-General and Noble Peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday, August 18, at the age of 80. Annan’s foundation issued a statement...
Death Toll of Bridge Collapse in Northern Italy Rises to 39

Death Toll of Bridge Collapse in Northern Italy Rises to 39

By Vera Sordini Rabat - Two days after part of a bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed, the death toll has risen to at least 39...
Moroccan 9/11 Accomplice to Receive Premature Release

Moroccan 9/11 Accomplice to Receive Premature Release

Rabat - Germany has granted early release to Mounir El Motassadeq, a Moroccan accomplice in the 9/11 attack, after he served 15 years in...