Friday, December 8, 2017

The fight ahead: 13 questions about the origins, objectives and war on BDS

October 3, 2017 at 9:31 am SHARES BDS stands for “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions”. The BDS Movement was the outcome of several events that shaped the...

Israel set to advance plans for 2,000 settlement homes next week

  Israeli authorities are expected to advance plans as soon as next week for up to 2,000 new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank. According...

Majority of Brits think UK should recognise Palestine as a state

A majority of the British public believe the UK should recognise Palestine as a state, according to the results of a new YouGov poll published Monday. 53...

Morocco to rehabilitate ‘repentant’ Islamists

Image of Moroccan police September 22, 2017 at 2:34 pm Morocco is introducing a plan to reintegrate radicalised detainees who have been convicted on terror charges...

Moroccan Railway Group Wants to Build a Train Completely ‘Made in Morocco’

Rabat – The Cherifian Company of Industrial and Railway Equipment (SCIF) is partnering with the government to turn the rail industry into a leading economic...

Paradigm Talent Agency Signs Moroccan Canadian Artist Faouzia Ouihya

Rabat – Faouzia Ouihya, a promising Moroccan-born singer, has signed a contract with Paradigm Talent Agency, an American full-service entertainment agency. The 17-year-old singer from southern...

Temperatures to Reach 47 Degrees Celsius in Parts of Morocco Sept. 18

Rabat – Temperatures are expected to reach 47 degrees Celsius in Morocco’s extreme southeast and southern provinces on Monday, according to the Directorate of National Meteorology...

Morocco Fires Back at Human Rights Watch Report on Al Hoceima

Rabat – The Moroccan government has announced its “categoric rejection” of Human Rights Watch’s report on the ongoing protests in Al Hoceima, in an official response published by...

Mauritania Has Not Rejected New Moroccan Ambassador: Govt. Source

Mohamed Nureldin Abdellah/Reuters Rabat – Amid media claims that the Moroccan ambassador to Mauritania had been rejected by the country’s president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Moroccan...

Afrobasket 2017: Morocco Beat Egypt to Reach Semi-Finals

Rabat – Morocco’s basketball team secured on Thursday his fourth win in the African Championship (Afrobasket 2017) held in Senegal and Tunisia, reaching the semi-finals...

Explosion on Train in West London Metro, Police Investigate

Explosion on Train in West London Metro, Police Investigate  September 15, 2017 Rabat – A blast inside a train at Parsons Green metro station in London was...

Mayor of Antwerp Wants to Build a Belgian Prison in Morocco

By Alexander Jusdanis Rabat – Bart De Wever, the president of Belgium’s New Flemish Alliance (NV-A) party and the current mayor of Antwerp, has called for...

Speculations About Dirham Devaluation ‘Overblown’: BMI Research

Rabat – BMI Research is pinning the blame for the delay of the dirham liberalization reform on commercial banks. In its latest report, the Fitch Group company stresses that far from the devaluation speculations, the Moroccan dirham is set to sail on a “smooth and gradual transition towards a free float.” The Moroccan dirham has

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20-Year-Old Moroccan Gets Life-Changing Operation Due to Efforts of American Woman

Rabat – Betsy Allen took her mission to help a 20-year-old Moroccan suffering from clubfoot to heart. After years of persistent effort and patience from the American teacher, the young man traveled all the way from Morocco to the United States for a much-needed medical operation. Allen came to Morocco in 2013 to work as

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Religious Minorities Face Persecution in Morocco: US State Department

Rabat – Where does Morocco stand in terms of religious freedom? According to a report published by the US State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DLR), the Kingdom is not faring well. More than 99% of Moroccans are Sunni Sunni Muslims are the majority in Morocco. The US government estimates that 99

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