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Morocco Urged to Vote on UN Declaration To Protect Peasants’ Rights

By Isabella Wang Rabat - La Vie Campesina, the international movement behind the UN peasants’ rights declaration, has urged Morocco to approve the measure at the...

Casablanca Authorities Arrest 2 Police Officers for Corruption

Rabat - Casablanca’s criminal investigation has arrested and opened a judicial inquiry into two police officers accused of asking for bribes. The Prefectural Department of...

Morocco’s Ottman Azaitar Wins Brave 14 Fight in Tangier in 22...

Rabat - Morocco’s Ottman Azaitar won his fight in 22 seconds during Africa’s first MMA competition, Brave 14, against Serbia’s Danijel Kokora in Tangier. It...

Casablanca Deploys 2,300 Workers to Clean up during Eid al-Adha

Rabat - Casablanca has mobilized more than 2,300 workers to cope with the thousands of tons of waste accumulated in the metropolis during Eid...

ADM Advises Drivers To Avoid Traffic the Weekend after Eid al-Adha

Rabat- ADM has advised drivers to plan their trips ahead of time and avoid high traffic times the weekend following Eid al-Adha.   The Moroccan...

Madonna Celebrates Big Moroccan Birthday

By Vera Sordini Rabat - After Madonna’s 60th birthday celebrations in Marrakech Thursday, the popstar posted numerous pictures of herself in Amazigh (Berber) dresses at...

Morocco’s Agadir to Host EU-Funded Water Management Conference

By Vera Sordini Rabat - Agadir will host an EU-funded GLOBAQUA conference in October on management of water shortages and innovations in water management. The event...

Morocco’s Hamza Mendyl Joins German Football Club FC Schalke 04

Rabat- The Moroccan-Ivorian footballer, Hamza Mendyl, has officially joined Amine Harit at the German football club FC Schalke 04. The 20-year-old left-back, who is currently...

Casablanca Tramway to Announces Eid Schedule: No Service in Mornings

Rabat – RATP Dev, the company managing Casablanca’s tramway, has announced a special schedule for Eid al-Adha. Throughout the week of Eid al-Adha, starting Monday,...

Moroccan Immigration to Italy Fuels Social Relations

By Vera Sordini Rabat - Nearly half a million Moroccans residing in Italy have boosted bilateral contacts and generated intercultural projects between the two communities. Of...

Spain Refuses Nationality to Moroccan Who Said Ceuta Was Morocco’s

Rabat - Spain has denied citizenship to a Moroccan resident for “fundamental institutional and cultural ignorance,” including declaring that the city of Ceuta belonged...

Morocco Returns to the African Telecommunications Union after 34 Years

By Isabella Wang Rabat - ATU has reinstated Morocco as a member at a preparatory meeting in Nairobi. Morocco’s membership will enable Morocco and other African...

Tunisian President Proposes Equal Inheritance for Men and Women

By Carlo Zanetti Rabat - On Tunisian Women’s Day, President Essebsi announced he will submit a bill to parliament asking for equal inheritance rights for...

Death Toll of Bridge Collapse in Northern Italy Rises to 39

By Vera Sordini Rabat - Two days after part of a bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed, the death toll has risen to at least 39...

Health Ministry: Meningitis Cases in Morocco’s Zagora No Cause for Concern

Rabat - The Daraa-Tafilalet Regional Directorate of Health has said the epidemiological situation in Morocco’s Zagora is “normal and does not cause any concern.” After...

Morocco’s Football Team Loses 5 Spots in FIFA Ranking, Now 46th

Rabat - After FIFA ranked Morocco’s national football team 41st in June, Herve Renard’s team dropped five spots to 46th. The Atlas Lions are...

How to Discern Perilous Black Henna from Traditional Natural Henna

By Dil Bola Rabat - The centuries-old practice of henna is an important part of Moroccan culture and has become a common tourist attraction. What...

Madonna in Love with Marrakech, Calls Herself ‘BerberQueen’

Rabat - Confirming rumors, Madonna has announced she will spend her 60th birthday in Marrakech on social media, calling herself a “BerberQueen.” After teasing her...

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