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Morocco Bans a Book Critical of Al-Bukhari as it Threatens "Spiritual Security"

Morocco Bans a Book Critical of Al-Bukhari as it Threatens "Spiritual Security"

A Moroccan court has recently banned a book named "Sahih Al-Bukhari...The End of a Legend" by Rachid Aylal, which has stirred controversy in Morocco since…

"Robust Regimes, Fragile States": the Arab World in the Eyes of Hassan Aourid

"Robust Regimes, Fragile States": the Arab World in the Eyes of Hassan Aourid

"Elections do not create democracy. We will neither have modernity nor citizenship in the absence of a civil state. Our Arab societies cannot be torn…

Cross Dressers Seeking to Revive Morocco's Aita Folk Music

Cross Dressers Seeking to Revive Morocco's Aita Folk Music

On a makeshift stage in Casablanca eight men perform wearing women's outfits, a band resurrecting the nearly forgotten historical Moroccan genre of Aita music. The…

The Loopholes in Morocco's Law on Violence Against Women

The Loopholes in Morocco's Law on Violence Against Women

Morocco's law on violence against women defines the crime as "every violent act whether physical or emotional, or gender-based abstention that results in physical, psychological,…

Meet the Arab Athletes at the PyeongChang Olympics

Meet the Arab Athletes at the PyeongChang Olympics

The Arab world hardly welcomes snow, yet skiers from Lebanon and Morocco have competed in the 23rd Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Some 2900 athletes have…

Window Into Tangier

Window Into Tangier

Tangier: the city whose landscape is like a palimpsest of histories, cultures and cosmopolitan identities.

The Horrendous Case Of The Collective Rape On A Moroccan Bus

The Horrendous Case Of The Collective Rape On A Moroccan Bus

A minute long video was shared on social media platforms on the 20th of august, showing a horrendous scene: a group of four teenagers, all…

Al-Qarawiyyin: A Visit to the World’s Oldest University

Al-Qarawiyyin: A Visit to the World’s Oldest University

In 245 AH/859 CE, the first edifice of al-Qarawiyyin was erected in Fes, which would constitute what would later become the oldest continually operating university campus…

The Death Rattle of Islamic State’s Moroccan Fighters

The Death Rattle of Islamic State’s Moroccan Fighters

As the siege on Islamic State closes in, particularly in the Iraqi city of Mosul, and Raqqa in Syria, the fate of Moroccan fighters is…

The Stories of the Old City of Fes, Retold By Locals

The Stories of the Old City of Fes, Retold By Locals

From the nearby lookout in which the graves of the Marinids who ruled the Maghreb countries lie, the Old City of Fes, or Fes al…