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ECONOMY

Mohamed Hajjam (L) with Congressman Jim Moran during the first Anuual CEO Summit 2013 in Washington DC

Moroccan-American Network to Host CEO Summit in Washington D.C. in May

Rabat - The Moroccan-American Network will be hosting their second annual CEO Summit in Washington D.C. this May to foster new business relationships between both...

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CULTURE

Fez 2nd International Gathering Explores Photography in Time Crisis

Fez 2nd International Gathering Explores Photography in Time of Crisis

By Ayesha Ulhaq Fez 2nd International Artist Gathering kicked off to successful start, as the event attracted a sizeable and diverse audience, gauging both international and...

IN PICTURES

Kenitra; transliterated Q'nitra, refers to a little bridge.

Kenitra: The City Where Birds Stay

Chicago - Kenitra is the place I love most! Should I have a reason? I guess yes! To fully celebrate the soul thirsty of gratitude, I say: a bunch of reasons. A city is not a place, geography, architecture,...

Society

Court Postpones to January 2017 Hearing in Case of Gdim Izik Events

Belgian Lawyers Welcome ‘Exemplary’ Conditions for Gdim Izik Trial

Rabat - Belgian lawyers have welcomed the "exemplary" climate and conditions for the Gdim Izik trial, which began on December 26, before the Criminal...

Education

Abdelilah Benkirane

Benkirane: Reform of Islamic Educational Textbooks Follows King Mohammed VI’s Instructions

Rabat - Morocco’s appointed Head of Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, was quoted by Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) Thursday, saying that “the reform of Islamic Educational...
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Religion

British Boxer Faces Backlash Over Photo of Himself Praying in Dubai Mosque

British Boxer Faces Backlash Over Photo of Himself Praying in Dubai Mosque

by Ayesha Ulhaq London - A photo of British boxer, Anthony Joshua, praying in a mosque, has led to a storm of anti-Islamic comments on...
Qadiriyya Boudchichiyya’s Master, Sheikh Hamza Dies at 95

Qadiriyya Boudchichiyya’s Master, Sheikh Hamza Dies at 95

Rabat - Sheikh Hamza, master of the brotherhood Qadiriyya Boudchichiyya died on Wednesday in Oujda’s Mohammed VI Hospital University at the age of 95,...
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Hammad Kabbadj: Niqab Is Not Islamic Ordinance

Casablanca - Moroccan Salafist scholar, Hammad Kabbadj, says that Niqab is not a religious ordinance and that preventing women from wearing it is an assault...

International

22 Killed, Dozens Injured in Pakistan Market Explosion

Rabat - At least 22 people were killed and dozens more were injured after a bomb exploded at a busy vegetable market in north-west...
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President Donald Trump Snubs Muslims at Inauguration Ceremony 

By Constance Guindon Rabat - “January 20, 2017, will be remembered as the day that the people became the rulers of this nation again.” At approximately...
Video: Gad Elmaleh Wants To Take Conan To Morocco

Gad El Maleh’s Joke About Donald Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’

Rabat - Moroccan-French comedian Gad El Maleh has given his opinion about America’s President Donald Trump. A day ahead of his show at Carnegie Hall...