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Chaima Lahsini

Chaima Lahsini
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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat. She holds a BA from the university of Mohammed V in communication and information sciences. She previously worked as a subject matter expert for the account of Facebook Middle East Quarters in Casablanca, and was a regular volunteer on humanist projects around the MENA region with AIESEC programs.

Nouhaila, 19, Held Captive, Raped, and Tortured By Her Fiance

Rabat - A 19-year-old Moroccan woman originally from the city of Sidi Qacem, was held captive, chained, raped, tortured, and starved during a whole...

Court of Auditors Uncovers ‘Serious Dysfunctions’ in Moroccan Financial Management

Rabat - Misuse of the treasury’s special accounts, incorrect assessment of budget deficit, inaccurate calculations of state’s debts – the first president of the...

RAM Launches Casablanca-Al Hoceima Direct Flights to Boost Rif Tourism

Royal Air Maroc Launches Two Direct Flights to Al Hoceima
Rabat - Amid ongoing unrest in the Rif region, the Ministry of Tourism is taking a number of “urgent measures" to revive tourism in...

Morocco Security Forces Withdraw from Al Hoceima and Imzouren

Rabat - At the start of the week, the police began to withdraw progressively from the centers of Al Hoceima and Imzouren, two cities...

Morocco Remains World’s Largest Cannabis Resin Exporter: UN Report

The cannabis fields in Ketama area
Rabat - Morocco remained in 2015 the world's largest provider of cannabis resin, feeding drug trafficking networks in Europe and North Africa, according to...

Moroccan All Shares Index Close Monday Session With 0.34% Gain

Moroccan Stock Market
Rabat - Moroccan stocks started Monday off on solid footing, with the Moroccan All Shares Index kicking off the second semester of 2017 with...

Dirham Liberalization: El Othmani Reveals Fluctuation Band

Morocco's Head of Government- Saad Eddine El Othmani
Rabat - Moroccan Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani unveiled the dirham fluctuation bands, announcing the matter of the exchange rate regime was not...

Morocco Delays Gradual Floating of Dirham Due to “Technical Adjustments”

Rabat - The highly anticipated press conference detailing the new frameworks of the exchange rate regime and its entry into force, which was scheduled...

Morocco’s National Economic Growth Reached 3.8% in Q1FY17

Rabat - Far from being exceptional, the growth of the national economy was fairly sustained in the first quarter of 2017. According to the...

World Largest Seawater Desalination Plant To Be Built in Agadir

Rabat - The largest renewable energy-run desalination plant designed for drinking water and irrigation will come to fruition in Agadir for a budget of...

Financial Stability: Moroccan Economy is Recovering

Bank Al Maghrib
Rabat - The Moroccan economy is recovering, overcoming the deadlock recorded in 2016 according to the findings of the Systemic Risk Coordination and Oversight...

Morocco Signs 3-Year Action Plan with International Energy Agency

Aziz Rebbah
Rabat - Morocco and the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Tuesday signed a three-year action program in Paris to deepen bilateral cooperation in the...

Automotive Industry: Japanese Manufacturer JTEKT to Launch First Unit in Morocco

Rabat - The Japanese manufacturer and world's largest supplier of power-assisted steering systems, JTEKT, announced on June 28 that it will launch its first...

Water Conservation: EBRD Grants Morocco a EUR 120 Million Loan

Rabat - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) granted a EUR 120 million loan to Morocco on Thursday to finance the Saiss...

Black Friday for Morocco Stocks, MASI Down 0.2% at Start of...

Moroccan Stock Market
Rabat - It has been a tough Friday for the Casablanca Stock Exchange, as the Moroccan All Shares Index lost 0.2 percent to 12.026...

US Government Websites Hacked by Pro-ISIS Group

Rabat - Several US government websites in the states of Ohio and Maryland were hacked on Sunday to display a message supporting the Islamic...

Amid Hoceima Protests, King Mohammed VI Expresses Disappointment, Cancels Ministers’ Vacations

Rabat - King Mohammed VI stressed, on Sunday in Casablanca, the need to “avoid politicizing the social and developmental projects that are being accomplished”...

Netherlands Says Morocco’s Decision to Recall Its Ambassador “Unnecessary”

Said Chaou
Rabat - Dutch authorities reacted to Morocco’s recall of its ambassador to the Netherlands, “due to the non-cooperation of the Dutch government to Morocco’s...