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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.

Morocco’s Best Employers in 2018

Rabat - The "Best Employers in Morocco 2018"  was revealed on Wednesday in Casablanca, during a gala evening that brought together Moroccan and multinational...

Alleged Victim of Taoufik Bouachrine: “He Tried to Rape Me”

Rabat - As the case of Akhbar Alyoum president Taoufik Bouachrine progresses, former journalist Kholoud Al-Jabri, one of alleged the victims of his alleged...

Chefchaouen: Irishman Buys Souvenir for €52, Ends Up with Artifact Worth...

Rabat - During a visit to Chefchaouen in Northwest Morocco, an Irish tourist bargained his way into buying a holiday souvenir for €52. He...

Tariq Ramadan’s Wife Speaks About Rape Accusations for First Time

Rabat- For the first time since rape accusations surfaced against him, Tariq Ramadan’s wife spoke out and claimed that her husband is a "victim...

Moroccan Government to Grant MAD 1,000 to One Million Poor Families

Rabat - The government is preparing a plan to grant a monthly MAD 1,000 payment to one million Moroccan families, as a solution to...

Morocco Calls for Greater Vigilance as ISIS Fighters Return to Africa

Rabat - Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita participated on Monday, February 12, in the ministerial meeting of the anti-Daesh coalition...

Oxfam Charity Faced with Sex Scandal and Fund-Cutting Threats

Rabat - One of UK’s biggest charity organizations (and a Polisario supporter), Oxfam, as been accused by the Times for covering a 2011 investigation that...

Jerada: Outline for Socioeconomic Development Program

Rabat - In the wake of the protests in the Oriental region against social injustices and after the deaths of three miners, the Wali of...

Blue Whale Challenge Strikes Benguerir, Severely Depressed Teen Transferred to Casablanca

Rabat - A 13-year-old boy has been officially identified as the first victim of the “Blue Whale Challenge” an infamous social media craze that...

Paradise Papers: 55 Gray-Listed Countries, Including Morocco, Vow to Comply with...

Rabat - EU ministers have called on Morocco and 54 other countries listed in the gray zone to comply with the EU’s tax transparency...

Arab Populism or Normalization of Oppression: Moroccan Journalists Visit Israel

Rabat - Anger is mounting over the arrival of five Moroccan journalists to Israel on Monday, triggering yet another fueled debate in the Moroccan...

Model Kate Upton Accuses Moroccan ‘Guess’ Co-Founder Paul Marciano of Sexual...

Rabat - Moroccan-born fashion designer Paul Marciano has been accused of sexual harassment and abusive behavior by supermodel Kate Upton. Inspired by the #metoo movement,...

Draft Law on Violence against Women Adopted, Outlook Remains Bleak

Rabat - The voices that cried, the protesters that rallied, and the overwhelming majority of 73 percent of women who suffer daily sexual harassment...

Donald Trump Vows to End Green Card Lottery, Family Sponsored Visas

Rabat - The US president announced accelerated plans to end the green card lottery and family-sponsored immigration on Thursday during his State of the...

Morocco’s Clogged Engine: Human Capital Deficiency Impedes Economic Growth

Rabat - The gap in wealth between Morocco and other MENA countries with similar levels of economic development is primarily the result of lower...

Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan Arrested in Paris over Rape Accusations

Rabat - French police arrested Tariq Ramadan, a prominent Islamic scholar, on Wednesday after two women filed complaints against him last year, accusing him...

Defeated in Libya, Undercover Moroccan ISIS Fighters may Threaten Country: Survey

Rabat - Disguising themselves as “stranded migrants,” Moroccan nationals who fought for ISIS in Libya and are now pleading to be repatriated by their...

48 Year of Suffering: Moroccan Railway Workers in France Rise up...

Rabat - Suffering from a shortage of manpower, The Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (SNCF) recruited about 2,000 “inept” Moroccans as contract workers...

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