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ECONOMY

Dirham

Speculations About Dirham Devaluation ‘Overblown’: BMI Research

Rabat - BMI Research is pinning the blame for the delay of the dirham liberalization reform on commercial banks. In its latest report, the...

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CULTURE

Meknes to Hold 14th Annual International Festival of Urban Dancing

Meknes to Hold 14th Annual International Festival of Urban Dancing

Rabat - After thirteen successful years, the International Festival of Urban Dance will to return for another in early September. The festivities will run...

IN PICTURES

By Ieva Kambarovaite London - When I told my British colleagues at work that I am going to Morocco all by myself they were concerned and tried to change my mind. You see, they feed their minds with fake news and fear,...

Society

Car Driver Hits Three German Tourists in Agadir During Epileptic Fit

Car Driver Hits Three German Tourists in Agadir During Epileptic Fit

Rabat - A car hit on Thursday three German tourists in Agadir after the driver suffered from an epileptic fit, causing him to lose...

Education

Mohammed Hassad, Minister of National Education

3 Higher Education Institutions Will Open During 2017-2018 Academic Year: Hassad

Rabat - Among the promised reforms of higher education for 2017-2018 academic year, Minister of National Education Mohamed Hassad revealed that three higher institutions...
VOICES

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Religion

Moroccan Christians Insist on Breaking Taboo and Media Clichés

Religious Minorities Face Persecution in Morocco: US State Department

Rabat - Where does Morocco stand in terms of religious freedom? According to a report published by the US State Department’s Bureau of Democracy,...
Moroccans spend Laylat al-Qadr, the 26th day of Ramadan, at the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca.

‘Moroccan Islam’: a Winning Card Not Without a Risk of Loss

Rabat - Since 2004, Morocco has adopted a homemade “Moderate Islam” to combat religious extremist threats in the kingdom. With this policy suffering from several...
Khaled Bentounes

Moroccan Sufi Order Accuses Algerian ‘Rival’ of Plotting Religious Coup

Rabat - Redouane Yassine, the spokesperson of the order Soufia Alaouia Maghribiya, has once again accused Algerian ascetic Khaled Bentounès of trying to get control...

International

Mosque and Moroccan Consulate Attacked in Spain Following Terrorist Attacks

Rabat - The Moroccan consulate in Tarragona, 82 kilometers southern Barcelona, has been attacked by splattering blood on its premises on Friday. A picture shared on...
Barcelona Attack

Spain Terror Attacks Timeline: Barcelona, Cambrils, and Alcanar

Rabat - Two vehicle-ramming attacks were committed a few hours apart in Catalonia in northeastern Spain, killing 13 people and injuring about 100 people...

Moussa Oukabir, Main Suspect of the Barcelona Terror Attack

Rabat- Eighteen-year-old Moussa Oukabir is suspected of being the driver of the vehicle-ramming attack of Las Ramblas. Currently on the run, he is understood...