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King Mohammed VI Wants Rachdi to 'Go Far' in Fight Against Corruption

Rabat, Jan. 17 -- Mohamed Bachir Rachdi , the newly-appointed head of the National Commission for Probity and the Fight Against Corruption, has said that King Mohammed VI urged him to "go far with the... Read More


Morocco's Islamic Ministry Suspends Imam for Saying New Year is Haram

Rabat, Jan. 17 -- During his Friday sermon on December 28 in Chouhada Mosque in Rabat, an imam stated that celebrating the New Year is sinful and haram (forbidden in Islam), "because it is a Christian... Read More


Morocco to Experience More Cold, Less Rain Wednesday

Rabat, Jan. 16 -- The National Meteorological Directorate (DMN) forecasts chilly weather and scattered showers in some regions throughout Wednesday, January 16. An overcast day is ahead for the Atlas... Read More


Hirak's Nasser Zefzafi Boycotts His Appeal Hearings

Rabat, Jan. 15 -- The jailed Hirak Rif leader Nasser Zefzafi abstained from attending an appeal hearing on Monday at the Casablanca Court of Appeals, due to what he calls the "absence of fair trial co... Read More


Low Standards in Moroccan Schools Puts Children's Education at Risk

Rabat, Jan. 15 -- A group of Moroccan pedagogical inspectors gathered on Thursday, January 10, at the National Union of the Moroccan Press in Rabat to discuss the country's education system, from peda... Read More


French-Moroccan Singer Bilal Hassani Wins Eurovision Semi-Finals

Rabat, Jan. 14 -- With his new song, "Roi" (King), French-Moroccan Bilal Hassani ranked first place in the competition's semi-finals in Tel Aviv on Saturday, January 12, outperforming the other three ... Read More


Maghreb Countries Celebrate Amazigh New Year 2,969 Today

Rabat, Jan. 12 -- Today, January 12, North African countries, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, and parts of Egypt, are celebrating Yennayer, the Amazigh (Berber) New Year 2,969. Joyous Amazigh festi... Read More


Moroccans Condemn Children's Book Calling Jerusalem Israel's Capital

Rabat, Jan. 11 -- A children's educational book called "L'atlas du Monde," distributed by a Casablanca publishing house, showed a map of the Middle East with a blank space instead of the names Palesti... Read More


93% of Moroccans Sense Changes in Climate: Drought, Shifting Seasons

Rabat, Jan. 11 -- According to a report by the High Commission for Planning (HCP) published on January 7, based on a 2016 study on "the perception of the reality of the environment in Morocco," 93 per... Read More


International Artists to Talk Social Responsibility in Fez

Rabat, Jan. 11 -- The 4th International Gathering will hold panel discussions, musical concerts, screenings, and photography workshops with several artists from Morocco and other countries in attendan... Read More