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ECONOMY

Dirham Up by 0.13% Against Euro: Bank Al Maghrib

Rabat - During the first week of the new flexible exchange-rate, the dirham appreciated by 0.13 percent against the euro and fell by 0.28...

CULTURE

Morocco Opens Investigation into Auction of Dinosaur Tail Fossils in Mexico

Rabat - Aziz Rabbah, the Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, said during an interview with the Spanish news agency EFE, that the...

IN PICTURES

Rabat - Africa celebrated on Saturday, January 13 the opening ceremony of the African Nations Championship, which was held in Casablanca’s Mohammed V stadium. The colorful ceremony featured performances and choreographies folklore dances performed by African bands, mirroring Morocco’s attachment...

Society

CNDH Chief Defends Moroccan Human Rights Progress in Brussels

Rabat - 2016 and 2017 marked rollercoaster years in Morocco after several social controversies erupted in the country, including events in Al Hoceima, the...

Education

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

Abdallah Laroui

Moroccan Intellectual Abdallah Laroui Wants to Make Inheritance Wills a Requirement for Moroccans

Rabat - To solve the debate on inheritance in Morocco, historian and intellectual, Abdallah Laroui believes that establishing wills should be mandatory. He made...
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Video: Chinese Authorities Demolish Famous Evangelical Church

Authorities in China’s Shanxi Province city of Linfen demolished this week a well-known Christian church that once served as the worship center for more...
Moroccan Cleric Annahari Stirs Row Over New Year’s Eve Celebration

Moroccan Cleric Annahari Stirs Row Over New Year’s Eve Celebration

By Sana Elouazi Rabat - Morocco’s controversial cleric, Sheikh Abdellah Annahari, has stirred up controversy once again on social media by claiming that celebrating the...

International

Russia’s Vladimir Putin Takes Ice Bath in Subzero to Celebrate Orthodox Epiphany

Russia’s Vladimir Putin Takes Ice Bath in Subzero to Celebrate Orthodox Epiphany

Rabat - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday plunged into icy lake waters to observe Epiphany, a Christian feast day. Epiphany is a major holiday...

Saudi Arabia Recruits Tunisian Women to Teach Driving

Rabat - After Riyadh lifted the ban on women’s driving four months ago, Saber Jelassi, the president of the National Commission for Driving School...
7 Migrants Die at Sea Trying to Reach Canary Islands

7 Migrants Die at Sea Trying to Reach Canary Islands

Rabat - Spanish rescuers discovered seven bodies on Monday near Spain’s Canary Islands, 130 kilometers from Morocco. Five bodies were discovered in an inflatable...