Amira El Masaiti, Author at Morocco World News
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Amira El Masaiti

Amira El Masaiti
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Amira El Masaiti is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat. She is a Cultural Studies graduate. Zealous about women and social issues, she reports on a wide range of topics, including culture, politics and social issues.

Eid Al Adha 2017: In Morocco, Animal Supply Greatly Outweighs Demand

Eid Al Adha 2017: In Morocco, Animal Supply Greatly Outweighs Demand
Rabat - Demand in Morocco for sacrificial animals for the approaching Eid Al Adha sacrifice feast is expected to reach 5.43 million. With a...

Drug Traffickers Carrying Over 12,000 Kg of Hashish Arrested in Nador

Morocco MPs to study benefits of looser cannabis laws
Rabat - The Judicial Police Brigade in the Nador Prefecture of Police has disbanded an international drug trafficking gang, in possession 12,189 kg of hashish. Following...

Sit-In in Solidarity with Bus Sexual Assault Victim: August 23 in...

Rabat - Fed up, angered, and frustrated, the women of Rabat have decided to take to the streets to protest the recent sexual assault...

August 23 Weather: Heat, Rain, Wind, and Clouds

Temperatures to reach 45 Degrees Celsius in Southern Morocco Sunday
Rabat - On August 23, the weather in Morocco will live up its reputation of four seasons in one day, with low clouds, misty...

Video: Parents in Fes Neighborhood Protest Against ‘Rapist Gang’

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Rabat - A video posted on YouTube August 18 shows a group of angry parents taking to the streets in Fes’ Zawaaga neighborhood to...

King Mohammed VI: Morocco’s African Policy Has Had ‘Positive Impact’ on...

King Mohammed VI
Rabat - During August 20 Royal Speech, King Mohammed VI affirmed that Morocco’s relations within Africa have supported the kingdom’s position in the Western...

Partial Solar Eclipse Today from 7:48 to 9:12 p.m.

Partial solar eclipse
Rabat - While Moroccans won’t be able to witness the much anticipated August 21 full solar eclipse, they will still be able to feast...

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

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

Time Travel to The Historic City of Fes

Moroccan Men walks by the Mederssa Bou Inania in Fez Medina. Photo by Morocco World News
Rabat - Home to the oldest university in the world, Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in Morocco and represents the zenith...

Why Moroccans Celebrate ‘the Revolution of the King and the People’

Why Moroccans Celebrate ‘the Revolution of the King and the People’
Rabat - For 64 years, August 20 has represented to Moroccans a day of remembrance, heroic struggle, and the hermetically sealed union between the...

20-Year-Old Moroccan Gets Life-Changing Operation Due to Efforts of American Woman

20-Year-Old Moroccan Gets Life-Changing Operation Due to Efforts of American Woman
Rabat - Betsy Allen took her mission to help a 20-year-old Moroccan suffering from clubfoot to heart. After years of persistent effort and patience...

Ouarzazate Saw 38% Increase in Tourists in First Half of 2017:...

tourists in Morocco
Rabat - The number of tourists who have visited Ouarzazate during the first half of 2017 rose by 38 percent, from 101,424 tourists in...

Essaouira to Celebrate Women’s Trance Music August 17-19

Essaouira to Celebrate Women’s Trance Music August 17-19
Rabat - Essaouira has earned the title of the “City of Trance.” The host of the renowned Gnaoua and World Music Festival is offering...

Polisario Condemns Opening of McDonald’s in Laayoune

McDonald’s Opens Location in Laayoune, Southern Morocco
Rabat - The Polisario Front doesn’t seem to be enthusiastic about the opening of a new McDonald’s restaurant in Laayoune. The font appealed to...

Spanish Maritime Service Rescues 339 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean on 7 Boats

146 Migrants Feared Missing after Boat Capsizes
Rabat - The Spanish maritime rescue service has saved 339 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from the Moroccan coast on Wednesday, August 16. The migrants’...

Minister of Human Rights Mostafa Ramid Speculated to Resign from Govt.

Minister of Justice and Liberties Mustapha Ramid
Rabat - The Minister of Human Rights, Mostafa Ramid, has verbally informed Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani of his decision to resign...

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

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

MAD 714 Million for Road Construction in Al Hoceima, Projects to...

MAD 714 Million for Road Construction in Al Hoceima, Projects to Be Completed Early 2019
Rabat - A 170 kilometer road project in Al Hoceima, part of the ‘Al Hoceima Manarat Al Moutawassit’ development program, will require a budget...