Interesting facts you never knew about Morocco – until now – Morocco World News

Interesting facts you never knew about Morocco – until now – Morocco World News

Rabat – Although it lies on the northernmost part of Africa, Morocco is a country pulled in three cultural directions: African, European and Middle Eastern. Like many nations in this vast continent, the heritage of its colonial past persists, with French being the second-most spoken language, although Arabic-Berber is the largest ethnic group. As well […]

For a secular interpretation of prophethood – Open Democracy

For a secular interpretation of prophethood – Open Democracy

Drawing of tomb mosque of Prophet Muhammad in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Text in Arabic. Serves as souvenir of pilgrimage to mosque of Muhammad in Medina, includes spaces for names of witnesses attesting to completion of pilgrimage – 3-6-2011 (Hoover Institution Archives Poster Collection/Fair use. All rights reserved to the author].This series of opinion articles on […]

Morocco to Host Digital Earth Summit 2018 – 14/08/2017 – GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Morocco to Host Digital Earth Summit 2018 – 14/08/2017 – GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)

The 7th Digital Earth Summit 2018, DES-2018, on Digital Earth for Sustainable Development in Africa  will be held in El Jadida, Morocco, at the Faculty of Science, Chouaib Douakkali University from 17-19 April 2018. This conference will be one of the major events in the international community of Earth observation and geo-spatial information science in […]

Leaked video of jailed Moroccan protest leader sparks anger – defenceWeb

Leaked video of jailed Moroccan protest leader sparks anger – defenceWeb

Written by Reuters, Wednesday, 12 July 2017 Morocco’s general prosecutor is to investigate the leaking of a video of a detained protest leader from the northern Rif region that sparked widespread anger and accusations he had been abused. Protest organiser Nasser Zefzafi shows his arms, legs and torso to the camera in the video, posted […]

Alan Grabinsky – Tablet Magazine

Alan Grabinsky – Tablet Magazine

As a child, Haim Casas would walk the streets of the Jewish Quarter in Cordoba with his grandfather, talking about the city’s past. “He planted a seed in me,” Casas told me via Skype from San Roque, a Spanish town close to Gibraltar. This June, he was ordained as a rabbi, the first Cordobese to […]

Touch a piece of Mars at Calusa Nature Center in Fort Myers – The News-Press

Touch a piece of Mars at Calusa Nature Center in Fort Myers – The News-Press

CLOSE Heather Preston of the Calusa Nature and Planetarium talks about the center’s new meteorite from Mars. And you can touch it, too. Video by Charles Runnells/The News-Press An illustration of the planet Mars(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Tim Heitz starts thinking about his Mars rock, and his imagination fires up like he’s a kid again. Just […]

German Man Who Helped 9/11 Hijackers Dead, Says Al-Qaeda Leader – Newsweek

German Man Who Helped 9/11 Hijackers Dead, Says Al-Qaeda Leader – Newsweek

Al-Qaeda’s leader has said that a German man suspected of providing support to the 9/11 hijackers who struck the Twin Towers in New York City in 2001 has died. Ayman al-Zawahiri identified Zuhair al-Maghribi as a worker for As-Sahab, al-Qaeda’s media arm, in an August 2 audio recording, describing him as a “martyr.” “May Allah bless […]

This Photographer Captures Islamic Diversity Across America – UPROXX

This Photographer Captures Islamic Diversity Across America – UPROXX

Carlos Khalil Guzman/Unsplash Carlos Khalil Guzman has been earning plenty of frequent flier miles lately. The photographer and Brooklyn native spent the past two years traveling the country, building a photo series which he hopes can broaden people’s minds when it comes to their perception of Muslims — particularly in this political moment, when our […]

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