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Ahlam Ben Saga

Ahlam Ben Saga
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Ahlam Ben Saga is a Cultural Studies graduate from university Mohammed V of Literature and Humanities in Rabat. As a Morocco World News correspondent, she reports on social and culture-related topics.

King Mohammed VI Decorates ‘Super Prof’ at Education Ceremony

Rabat- King Mohammed VI has decorated Hicham Elfaquih, a teacher known as “super prof” at a presentation ceremony on education. During the ceremony on Monday...

Video: Macron Promises Accomodation to Moroccan Student

Rabat- A video of French President Emmanuel Macron promising to provide a place to stay for a Moroccan student has gone viral on social media. Amid...

Bosnia-Herzegovina and Morocco to Boost Economic Cooperation

Rabat- The chairman of the council of ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina has started an official visit to Morocco to reinforce bilateral cooperation. The chairman, Denis...

Hirak’s Nasser Zefzafi Nominated for 2018 Sakharov Prize

Rabat- The EU Parliament has once again shortlisted Hirak activist Nasser Zefzafi for the Sakharov Prize. Zefzafi has been shortlisted among five other individual candidates from...

Police Confiscate 28 Kgs of Cannabis at Tangier Med Port

Rabat- Customs police at Tangier Med Port have seized 28 kilograms of cannabis from an international transport truck. On Friday morning, police customs officers stopped a...

Photo of Mom Carrying Special Needs Son to School Inspires Moroccans

Rabat- Moroccan social media users have shared a heartwarming photo of a mother carrying her son with amputated legs on her back to school. The...

UN Elects Omar Hilale Vice President of ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs

Rabat- Morocco's permanent representative to the United Nations in New York, Omar Hilale, has become vice president of the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of ECOSOC. At...

EU Commission Could End Daylight Saving Time in 2019

Rabat- The European Commission has proposed that EU member states be free to decide whether to “permanently apply summer or wintertime.” The president of...

Morocco Shuts down New Workshop Making Banned Plastic Bags

Rabat - Morocco’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced it dismantled another workshop producing banned plastic bags near Casablanca. A control commission dismantled the...

EU’s Johannes Hahn Visits Morocco to Renew EU-Morocco Partnership

Rabat- The European commissioner for enlargement and European neighborhood policy is visiting Morocco to reinforce the partnership between the country and the EU. Hahn is meeting...

Moroccans Accuse Jazz au Chellah of Killing Cats and Dogs

Rabat- Moroccan social media users have called for a boycott of the Jazz au Chellah festival in Rabat over the alleged killing of cats...

Culture Ministry: Researchers Must Get Permit for Archeology Excavation

Rabat- Morocco’s Ministry of Culture and Communication has stressed that researchers must request government permission before excavating archeological sites. “No person is allowed to dig...

Police Find 2 Moroccan Migrants in Spain Bus Engine Compartment

Rabat- Spanish authorities discovered two Moroccan migrants hiding inside the engine compartment of a tourist bus. After a three-day trip in Morocco, Spanish tourists stopped...

Tangier’s Moghogha Station to Close for Railway Expansion

Rabat- Passengers will no longer travel through the Tangier Moghogha Train Station starting Sunday, September 16. The National Office of Railways (ONCF) announced today that it...

Moroccan Domestic Workers Entitled to Contracts Starting October

Rabat- Law 19-12 on domestic employees working conditions will go into effect on October 2. The new law will require employers to have written contracts...

Iraq Summons Algerian Ambassador over Pro-Saddam Demonstration

Rabat- Iraq’s foreign ministry has summoned Algeria’s ambassador after Algerian fans chanted slogans glorifying Saddam Hussein at the Arab Champions League. Iraq’s foreign ministry spokesperson,...

Moroccan Woman Sues 3 Men for Sexual Harassment

Rabat- Oumaima Requas has become the first to file a complaint of sexual harassment just days before the law on violence against women goes...

Morocco Rejects Dutch Foreign Minister’s Report on Hirak Sentences

Rabat- Morocco’s foreign affairs minister summoned the Dutch Ambassador to Morocco Friday over the Netherlands’ continued criticism of the Hirak sentences. Reacting to Dutch Foreign...

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