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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.

8 Million Tourists Visited Morocco up to August 2017

Rabat - A total of eight million tourists visited Morocco between January and August 2017, an increase of 10.4 percent compared to the same...

Fes Sufi Culture Festival Unites Islamic Mysticism from the Maghreb to...

Rabat - The 10th Annual Fès Festival of Sufi Culture kicked off on Saturday to the sounds of a soaring flute, a sentimental violin, rhythmic drums,...

Muslim Vikings? ‘Allah’ Found Inscribed on 9th Century Viking Clothing

Rabat - Researchers at Sweden’s oldest university have identified the words “Allah” and “Ali” woven in Viking burial clothes from the 9th and 10th...

29.2% of Moroccan Women Age 15-24 Have Married at Least Once:...

Rabat - Disparities between women and men in Morocco continue. 29.2 percent of girls aged between the ages 15 and 24 have already had...

Mustapha Ramid, the Human Rights Minister Who Doesn’t Like Gays  

Rabat - After Minister of Human Rights Mustapha Ramid called homosexuals “trash” in an interview last September, Moroccan human rights associations have addressed a...

Despite Polisario’s Complaints, Negotiations on Morocco EU Fisheries Agreement to Start...

Rabat - Negotiations between the Morocco-European Union (EU) fishing agreement, planned to start in 14 days, could be delayed, as a British pro-Polisario group...

With 11 Agreements in One Day, Russia-Morocco Cooperation Is Blooming

Rabat - Only one day after the Russian prime minister and minister of agriculture arrived in Morocco, the two states have established 11 alliances...

9,125 Moroccan Teachers and Professors Retired in October: Ministry of Education

Rabat - A total of 9,125 officials from the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research retired in October, the...

Ministry of Health Invests MAD 555 Million in Nador Provincial Hospital...

Rabat - With a planned capacity of 280 beds, Nador’s provincial hospital and oncology center has received a total investment of MAD 555 million,...

1 in 6 Moroccan Households Headed by Women: HCP

Rabat - Out of 7,333,806 households surveyed in Morocco in 2014, 1,186,901 are headed by women, or nearly one in six households at a...

Zagoura Residents Protest Water Scarcity, Leaving Police Injured and 23 Arrested

Rabat - Water cans in hand, residents of Zagoura took to the streets on October 8 to protest against the shortage of water in...

Head of Govt. Saad Eddine El Othmani Ready to Resign ‘If...

Rabat - The Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani said October 8 on Twitter that he is “ready to resign from the presidency of...

Morocco Condemns Belgian State Secretary’s Allegations of Human Rights Violations

Rabat - Via its embassy in Brussels, Morocco has strongly condemned the remarks of the Belgian Secretary of State for Migration Theo Francken, who...

Morocco to Provide Training Program to Senegal’s Magistrates

Rabat - In Morocco’s latest move to establish firm bilateral relations with African states, the kingdom has announced that it will provide teaching programs...

Water Scarcity in Morocco Will Be ‘Definitively Resolved’ by 2018: Head...

Rabat - Three days after King Mohammed VI instructed Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani to chair a committee to find solutions to...

2016 Tourism Revenues Below Expectations: Minister of Tourism

Rabat - With a turnover of MAD 115 billion in 2016, tourism contributed 7 percent of the national GDP and helped create nearly 2.5...

Only 2 Percent of Moroccan City-Dwellers Suffer from Financial Poverty: HCP

Rabat - Morocco is seeing a strong downward trend in all forms of poverty rates, which have become statistically insignificant in urban areas. Financial poverty...

Nearly Half of Morocco’s Sick Elderly Can’t Pay for Healthcare

Rabat - Poor life conditions, a lack of medical and financial assistance, neglect by their children, and a threatened life expectancy have lead 7.3...

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