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ECONOMY

Morocco’s Non-Financial Services, Wholesale Trade Performing Well

Rabat - In the Q4 of 2016, the activity of the non-financial market services sector and wholesale trade registered a considerable increase according to...

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CULTURE

#ReadItsTrendy: French Embassy Launches Selfie Contest.

#ReadItsTrendy: French Embassy Launches Selfie Contest

Rabat - To inaugurate its new Instagram page and celebrate the opening of the Book Fair in Paris, where Morocco is this year’s guest...

IN PICTURES

Rabat - Although Spring officially started on March 21, the residents of Ifrane, often called Morocco’s Switzerland, and its surrounding areas woke up on Friday to panoramic snowy views. Heavy snow has been coming down since the early hours of Friday. Many residents have expressed their joy...

Society

US electronics flight ban

Royal Air Maroc Joins Arab Airlines in Poking Fun at Electronics...

Toronto - With the in-flight electronics ban taking effect Saturday, the Arab airlines affected decided to fight back with humour against the widely-disputed US...

Education

Over 18,000 Sub-Saharan Students Enrolled in Moroccan Universities

Over 18,000 Sub-Saharan Students Enrolled in Moroccan Universities 

Rabat - More than 18,000 Sub-Saharan students are currently enrolled in Morocco’s higher education institutions, with 6,500 receiving scholarships, said Mohamed Aboussaleh, the secretary...
VOICES

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Religion

69% of Moroccans Support Separation of Religion from Politics

69% of Moroccans Support Separation of Religion from Politics

Rabat - 69 percent of  Moroccans support the idea of separating religion and politics, according to the 2016 Index of Arab Public Opinion, conducted...
Trump-Like Anti-Islam Rhetoric Spreads to China

Trump-Like Anti-Islam Rhetoric Spreads to China

Toronto - Following the recent release of a video purportedly showing Chinese nationals training in Iraq for a major strike inside China, official government...
Dutch far-right and anti-Islamist deputy, Geert Wilders

Wilders Wants to Ban Quran in the Netherlands

Rabat - Geert Wilders is not shy when it comes to expressing his anti-Islamic views. In the latest of the far-right Dutch politician’s chronicles,...

International

Emergency services attend to injured people after an incident outside the Palace of Westminster

Muslim Man Spearheads Fundraiser for London Attack Victims and Families

Toronto -  Safely insulated in his office building while last Wednesday’s terrorist attack occurred, Muddassar Ahmed decided he needed to do something to support...

Multi-Faith Clerics Lead United Vigil for London Victims and Families

Toronto - In a timely and moving show of solidarity, representatives of Christian and Jewish faith groups joined with Muslim leaders in London to...
Police Release Picture of London “Ghost” Attacker...

Police Release Picture of London “Ghost” Attacker

Rabat - A more complete picture of London attacker, Khalid Masood, is starting to come together, but there are still many questions. Metropolitan police...