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ECONOMY

Morocco to Start Importing Plantains from Canary Islands

Morocco to Start Importing Bananas from Canary Islands

Rabat - This week, the Association of Producers of the Canaries (Asprocan) began exporting bananas to Morocco. Spanish media have reported that this is the first...

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CULTURE

'The Well of Hope': Calming a Troubled World with Storytelling

‘The Well of Hope’: Calming a Troubled World with Storytelling

Rabat - On Sunday at the ALIF Riad in Fez, Moroccan actress Amal Ayouch performed “The Well of Hope”, a metaphorical tale of two princesses...

IN PICTURES

Rabat - Every year, the southern Moroccan city of Tan-Tan celebrates the Tan-Tan Moussem Festival in the presence of thousands of international attendees. Recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, the festival highlights the Sahara’s culture...

Society

Moroccan Notary Flees Country with MAD 16 Stolen from Clients

Moroccan Notary Flees Country with MAD 16 Stolen from Clients

Rabat - A Moroccan notary who defrauded her clients out of MAD 16 billion has fled to Finland. The suspect's brother, who is her...

Education

Petition Launched to Increase Morocco's Education Budget

Petition Launched to Increase Morocco’s Education Budget

Rabat - After the parliament rejected a proposal to increase Morocco's budget for education, activists have launched an online petition to reverse the decision. Two Federation...
VOICES

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Religion

Moroccan Christians Speak Out, Demand Their Right to Worship © FADEL SENNA / AFP

Morocco’s Christians, as Many as 6,000, Come Out Before Ramadan

Toronto - As millions of Moroccan Muslims begin preparations for celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, the Kingdom’s Christian convert community is stepping out...

King Mohammed VI the ‘Flag Bearer’ of Moderate Islam: Malian Tidjaniya Council

  Rabat -  President of the National Federal Council of Tariqa Tidjaniya in Mali, Cheikh Tiernou Hadi Thiam has praised the King Mohammed VI for...

Pope’s Representatives in Morocco amid Debate over Local Christians

Rabat - Moroccan officials have met with representatives of Pope Francis amid controversy over Moroccan Christians’ right to worship. A conference was held on Wednesday...

International

Sir Roger Moore Dies at 89

British Actor and Humanitarian Sir Roger Moore Dies at 89

Toronto - When he wasn’t being Bond, James Bond, he was being Roger Moore, talented actor who had inhabited the role of the dashing...
Spokesman for Iran, Bahran Qassemi

Iran Blasts Trump for Creating “Iranophobia”

Toronto - After being called out during US President Donald Trump’s address before the Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday for “spreading destruction and...
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Attack

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Suicide Bombing

Rabat - Manchester authorities are announcing that ISIS has claimed that a “soldier of the caliphate” set off the suicide belt at the Manchester...