• Kenitra City in Morocco. Photo by Miloud Zoubir-MWN
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    Kénitra, a Wronged City

    By Brahim Koulila Kenitra, Morocco - I am neither a local official nor a specialist in tourism. I am just a Moroccan citizen and an inhabitant of this city that I pity a lot. Kénitra, a Moroccan city (40 km [25 miles] from Rabat) in the northwest of the country on the River Sebou, seems to...

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    Exclusive Interview with Miss Colorado US International Iman Oubou (Part II)

    New York - It is extremely hard, if not impossible, to define what beauty is or what is beautiful as the notion of beauty and beautiful rests on the eye of the beholder. It is an elusive concept that changes according to time and space, mood and inclination. Beauty is the ecstatic feeling that connects together...

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    Exclusive interview with Miss Colorado US International Iman Oubou (Part I)

    New York - It is extremely hard, if not impossible, to define what beauty is or what is beautiful as the notion of beauty and beautiful rests on the eye of the beholder. It is an elusive concept that changes according to time and space, mood and inclination. Beauty is the ecstatic feeling that connects together...

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  • Hassan II Mosque
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    Non-Muslims Flock To Hassan II Mosque Every Morning

    Rachid Acim Beni Mellal - Sunday morning found me in the economic, business city of Casablanca. The way was not that long. Seagulls, pigeons were soaring above me more freely, communicating to each other glad tidings of joy, life-long happiness we missed. The weather was a little cloudy, but it did not hamper me, many other...

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  • Moroccan Mint Tea. Photo by Jack Stanvsek
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    The spice of life in Morocco

    By Rima Al-Mukhtar March 25, 2012 (Arab News) Tradition, culture, and how to prepare your own cup of tea Moroccan tea is one of the important traditions and cultures of Morocco, and making it is an art form in itself. Made up of green tea and mint leaves, this tradition, which started in Morocco, spread...

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  • Iman Oubou
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    A Moroccan Woman Wins the Title of Miss Colorado

    New York - After the Moroccan-Finish Sarah Chafak won the title of Miss Finland, another Moroccan comes to confirm once again that Moroccan women are among the most beautiful on earth. Last February, Iman Oubou, a 23 year-old Moroccan-born woman won the title of Miss Colorado, the US State where she currently resides. Iman Oubou expressed...

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  • Sara Chafak
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    The Moroccan Finnish, Sara Chafak, wins Miss Finland 2012

    Fez - On Sunday, January 29, 2012, the Moroccan Sara Chafak was crowned as Miss Finland 2012 (Miss Suomi 2012) in a ceremony that was held at the Vanajanlinna Castle, Hameenlinna in southern Finland. Sara will represent Finland in Miss Universe 2012 later this year in September/October. Viewers were able to vote by text messages for...

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    World Celebrities in Marrakech to Bed Farewell to the Year 2011

    Fez - We are few days ahead of the time that marks the beginning of a New Year and it is already time to prepare for the New Year’s Eve celebrations, which many people prefer to spend in beautiful places far away from home. Many people consider this occasion as real opportunity for change. It is...

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    Why Aren't You Married Yet?

    By  Nabila Nali Tangier - Sooner or later, someone pops the question "why aren't you married" or "how come you haven't found someone" or "why are you so picky?" Every time someone gets married, you get to hear; “Now it’s your turn”. It may not be these versions of the question. Instead, you may hear: "What's...

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    How Has Globalization Caused a Loss of Culture

    By Nabila Nali Morocco World News Tangier, Morocco, October 26, 2011 This is a true problem that I’ve been seeing all over the world, and the main reason behind it is, unfortunately, Globalization. I’m no anti-globalization activist or anything. In fact, I’m totally for globalization, economically and industrially speaking, but we can’t neglect the negative...

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  • The Moroccan Gold Eldorado
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    The Moroccan Gold Eldorado, a Myth or a Reality?

    Rabat - Recently, a conspiracy theory video about a large gold discovery in Morocco is making rounds online. The video claims that a substantial gold reserve was discovered and is being extracted by a Canadian mining company called Maya Gold and Silver. We Moroccans are very proud human beings, we love our country and cherish...

  • Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
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    Qatar: How the Tables Are Turning in The Gulf

    Rabat - Amidst harsh sanctions and a long list of demands from its neighbors, Qatar’s ability to thrive under pressure may prove to be problematic for Saudi Arabia. As Saudi Arabia and its coalition attempt to wait out Qatar, the recent spat in the Gulf continues to become more and more global, and severely against...

  • FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. If the nation doesn’t do more, the U.S. probably won’t quite meet the dramatic heat-trapping gas reduction goal it promised in last year’s Paris agreement to battle climate change, according to a new study. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
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    Climate Change : If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Fix It

    Chefchaouen - Climate change is happening at home and around the world. Chefchaouen is doing its part by embracing clean energy climate solutions and engaging its citizens in climate action. When it comes to fighting climate change, cities and local leaders are best positioned to lead that charge. Local leaders from coastal to landlocked communities are...

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    India Orders Internal Probe into Mistaken Use of Morocco-Spain Border Picture

    Hyderabad - The Indian Ministry of Interior on Wednesday ordered an internal investigation to find out how a picture of Morocco-Spain border was used in its annual report to show floodlights along the India-Pakistan border. What is most embarrassing is that the annual report of previous years was tabled during the Budget Session of Indian...

  • Amid Growing Tension, Thousands of Moroccans Stage Pro-Rif March in Rabat
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    Neglect in Harsh Soil: The Deep Roots of the Rif Crisis

    Rabat - The ongoing protests in northern Morocco started almost eight months ago, but they have their origin in nearly a century of violent repression by the state. The Rif has, in spite of itself, got involved into a peaceful revolt since the death of the fishmonger Mohcine Fikri at the end of October 2016, a...

  • Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani emir of Qatar
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    The Qatar Crisis: What Does It Mean?

    Rabat - The recent diplomatic fallout between Qatar and the rest of the Middle East could have serious economic and geopolitical consequences across the globe. Earlier this week, Qatar’s diplomatic crisis took an extreme turn as several Arab states severed diplomatic ties with the Gulf nation.  The original list of countries in the coalition against...

  • Moroccans spend Laylat al-Qadr, the 26th day of Ramadan, at the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca.
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    Ramadan: Not just Abstinence from Daily Intakes 

    By Abdellatif Oudra Rabat - The observance of Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, compels Muslims to fast from sunrise to sunset. But it is not just about abstaining from food or drink.  Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is observed in commemoration of the revelation of Qur’an to the prophet Mohammad,...

  • Morocco Threatens to Terminate Agriculture Agreement with Europe
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    Morocco and the EU: Managing the Future

    Rabat - Morocco enjoys proximity to Europe and is at an advantage of being favoured by the European Union as a close partner on political, economic, and cultural levels. Historical archives and political legacies tie Morocco directly with at least three influential European countries: France, Spain, and England. Demography, kinship, and immigration compel other EU...

  • The Educational and Cultural Implications of the Arab Spring
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    The Educational and Cultural Implications of the Arab 'Spring'

    Rabat - In the last ten years or so, the Arab world has seen unprecedented collapses in the realms of politics and economy, among others. World NGOs regularly release area-specific rankings, in which Arab nations commonly rank at the bottom of lists in education, human rights, and income for instance while they top those of...

  • Thousands Hold Peaceful Demonstration in Memory of Mouhcine Fikri
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    Al Hoceima and the Pedagogical Exercise

    Ottawa - What makes a democracy different from non-democracy? This is the classical and historical question asked by philosophers over the centuries and deeply questioned in the discipline of political science. Democracy cannot prevent inequality as the case in the United States where inequality is the highest globally. Democracy cannot stop corruption like in Brazil...