Erin Dunne, Author at Morocco World News
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Erin Dunne

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Erin Dunne graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan in the United States where she majored in History, French and International Studies. During her time as an undergraduate, she served as the Executive Editor of the Michigan Review, a campus affairs journal, in addition to advocating for free speech and drug policy reform. Her writing has been featured in the New York Times, The CollegeFix and The Torch among other publications. Beginning in Fall of 2017, she will be a Yenching Scholar at Peking University.

A Centuries Old Dispute Over ‘The Great Mosque of Córdoba’ is...

The Great Mosque of Córdoba. Photo by J-Fish
Rabat - Córdoba in southern Spain, is home to the breathtaking Moorish mosque turned cathedral that is at the center of a renewed debate...

Iftar on the Beach: A Moroccan Tradition

Tourist Visits to Morocco Increase by 3.7%: Ministry of Tourism 
Rabat - Speeding along the coastline and watching as the orange sun slowly sinks toward the ocean I feel like we would not be...

Meet the Grassroots Association Empowering Moroccan Women

Meet the Grassroots Association Empowering Moroccan Women
Rabat - Mina Rouatab, the President of IKHAE Fraternité Association, founded the organization after she saw the need to advocate for women who were victims...

Moroccan Ambassador Meets with Sudanese Ministers to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Omar Bachir and Nasser bourita
Rabat - The Moroccan Ambassador to Sudan, Mohamed Ma-al-Ainain, met with the acting Sudanese Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs on June...

UN Panel: Hundreds of Syrian Civilians Killed in US-led Airstrikes

Airstrikes Kill at Least 12 Civilians in Aleppo
Rabat - As the U.S.-backed forces moved on the Daesh stronghold in Raqqa, intensified airstrikes have led to at least 300 civilian deaths since...

IKHAE Association Empowers Women

IKHAE Association Empowers Women
Rabat - Mina Rouatab, the President of IKHAE Fraternité Association, founded the organization after she saw the need to advocate for women who were...

Moroccan Documentary ‘Behind Closed Doors’ selected for South African Film Festival

Moroccan Documentary ‘Behind Closed Doors’ selected for South African Film Festival
Rabat - The 8th annual Durban FilmMart will take place in Durban South Africa from July 14 to 17 and will feature films from...

Moroccan Start Up Aims to Revolutionize Cooking with Eco-Heat

Moroccan Start Up Aims to Revolutionize Cooking with Eco-Heat
Rabat - Eco-Heat, an isotherm bag, allows food to be slow cooked using retained heat. The product, crafted by a Moroccan startup, is both...

Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’ Suffers Another Blow

Donald Trump
Rabat - A ruling from the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals marks the second appeals court decision against Trump’s revised ‘travel ban.’ This...

On the Set of Jagga Jasoos and Dancing in the Streets...

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Rabat - While Bollywood film Jagga Jasoos will not be released until mid-July, fans can get a taste of the singing and dancing to...

Softness without Borders: Mexican Businessman Rolls Out Trump Toilet Paper 

Softness without Borders: Mexican Businessman Rolls Out Trump Toilet Paper 
Rabat - US President  Donald Trump’s insults have inspired a Mexican businessman to create Trump toilet paper which will be marketed under the slogan...

UK Election: Conservatives Lose Majority

Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May surprised the world when she called for a snap election, which could arguably determine the future of the United Kingdom (AFP)
Rabat - After calling early elections, British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a major setback with her Conservative Party losing its overall majority in...

Conference Focuses on Moroccan Natural Gas Development

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) 2017
Rabat - According to MAP, the “Morocco Gas to power Project” was the focal point of a meeting on natural gas development in Morocco...

Trump Changes Stance On Qatar

Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Us president, Donald Trump
Rabat - In a phone call to the Qatari Emir, Trump offered to help broker peace following the diplomatic rift that emerged Monday when...

Ousted FBI Director to Testify on Trump- Russia Scandal

Ousted FBI Director to Testify on Trump- Russia Scandal
Rabat - In the United States, ousted FBI Director James Comey is set to testify publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday as...

Iran Calls Trump’s Comments on Tehran Attack ‘Repugnant’

Accusations Fly After Attacks on Tehran
Rabat - US President Donald Trump’s response to the terrorist attacks in Iran has been denounced by Tehran as “repugnant.” On Wednesday, armed attackers targeted...

Volunteers in Rabat Coordinate on Social Media

Volunteers in Rabat Coordinate on Social Media
Rabat - Many ex-pats living in Morocco want to volunteer. Finding the right ways to help, however, can be difficult. When Heather Choate Hall moved...

In the UAE, Sympathy with Qatar Could Lead to Jail

In the UAE, Sympathy with Qatar Could Lead to Jail
Rabat - In the UAE, publishing material sympathetic to Qatar could lead to up to 15 years in prison and a fine according to...