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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

Samia Tawil

Samia Tawil: From Nass El Ghiwane to Marvin Gaye

By Eddahmani Abdeselam Rabat - Samia Tawil’s sound captures the sexiness of Lenny Kravitz’s blend of vintage rock and funk and pairs it with the...

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

Bus Sexual Assault: Former Salafi Blames Lack of Youth Sex Education

  Rabat - Mohamed Abdelwahab Rafiki, also known as Abou Hafs, a prominent former Salafi and public figure, has blamed the recent cases of rape...

Education

Minister of Education Makes Assessment Visit to Zagora Province’s Schools

Minister of Education Makes Assessment Visit to Zagora Province’s Schools

Rabat - Mohammed Hassad, Minister of Education, paid a visit to Zagora on August 14 in order to evaluate the province’s educational institutions. The...
VOICES

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Religion

Tourabi Abdellah

Abdellah Tourabi: Denying ISIS’ Islamic Foundations Is ‘Self-Deception’

By Alexander Jusdanis Rabat - While Muslims all over the world continue to denounce terrorist groups like Daesh or Al Qaeda as not representing Islam, journalist...
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...

International

King Mohammed VI: Morocco’s African Policy Has Had ‘Favorable Impact’ on Western Sahara Issue

King Mohammed VI Praises Success of Firm Diplomacy in Western Sahara

Rabat - In his King and People’s Revolution’s Day speech on Sunday night, King Mohammed VI made it clear that the conflict in Western...
Belgian Woman Believed to Be of Moroccan Origin Arrested in Greek for ‘Extremism’

Belgian Woman Believed to Be of Moroccan Origin Arrested in Greece for ‘Extremism’

Rabat - A 22-year-old Belgian woman accused of extremism was arrested in Greece under a Europol arrest warrant, said Greek coast guards and Greek...
Catalan Police Kill Barcelona Terror Suspect Youness Abouyaaqoub

Barcelona Attack Suspect, Younès Abouyaaqoub Believed to Have Fled to France

Rabat - Younès  Abouyaaqoub, the last suspect wanted in connection with Barcelona’s attacks, is believed to have fled to France, said police official, Josep...