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Cairo Seminar Wrestles With Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.11.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Sticks and stones will break my bones. But words will never harm me." Journalists, academicians and activists at a seminar in Egypt this month would beg to differ, notably since hate speech by and via various media can take a life of its own and lead to untold damage.

Majestic Morocco -- Tradition, History and an Enduring Golf Legacy

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 09.09.2015 | Sports
Elisa Gaudet

Morocco, steeped in tradition and history, has entered an age where the traditional and modern coincide beautifully and harmoniously. This is evident in everything from architecture to everyday life in various cities like Marrakesh, Agadir, Casablanca and Rabat.

Street Art Transforms Morocco's Capital Into A Living Canvas

HuffPost Morocco | Talia Lavin | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts

Graffiti has been called many things: an urban scourge, a sign of civilization's breakdown, a petty crime. But in Rabat, the city's residents are ...

Descendants of Morocco's Veterans Face Violent Evictions

Samia Errazzouki | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Samia Errazzouki

Douar Ouled Dlim comprises just a part of the larger Guiche L'Oudaya, Rabat's guiche community. Today, these historically-significant communities are dwindling as their lands are sold and used for commercial and real estate development.

Beirut Seminar Targets Arab Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The seminar that included participants from Syria, Yemen, Qatar, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Algeria and Turkey ended with an eight-point statement to combat hate speech and promote actions to further ethics, good governance and self-regulation.

9 Upcoming Music Festivals in the World's Best Cities

AskMen.com | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

While music lovers have plenty of summer festivals to choose from, it's rarely the music alone that attracts a crowd. For our purposes, a festival is only as good as the city it's in.

A Tale of Two Rabat Restaurants

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

A Hollywood scenario par excellence, as our guide knocked on an ornate wooden door. A hostess welcomed and escorted us into an old house transformed into a traditional restaurant.

When Words Lose Their Meaning at the Edge of the City

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 04.06.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

The age-old questions of urban boundaries and city walls matter less today in a physical sense, but photographs have suggested that the political overlay of region, cities and neighborhoods still keep visible form, however counterintuitive.

What Will President Obama Whisper in This King's Ear?

Sunjeev Bery | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Sunjeev Bery

As Morocco's strategic partner, the U.S. must ensure that its dollars, military support, and political support generate momentum for human rights. Moroccan authorities shouldn't be allowed to presume that their relationship with the U.S. is a blank check.

Royal Air Maroc + Customer Service = 0

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

I've always enjoyed traveling to Morocco. It's a beautiful country with lots to offer, except when things go wrong and it becomes surreal. On a two-d...

The Queen of Sheba -- The Original Cross-Cultural Visionary

Lisa Levart | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Lisa Levart

During my recent trip to Morocco, there were times when it seemed like I had stepped into the movie Blade Runner. I was bombarded by a hectic energy -...

A Meal for All Senses: Tagine in Morocco

Sarah Dajani | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

Tagine, here, is an artform. I've been on this planet for over a quarter of a century and why is it only now that I've come to Morocco?

PHOTOS: How To Shop The Souks Of Morocco

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

When visiting Morocco, one of the most exciting and enjoyable cultural activities is shopping in the souk, or market. Here's how to do it right.

The King's Speech Vs. The Dictator's Deceit

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 08.20.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Judging by the context and content of the national addresses delivered within hours of each other this weekend, Morocco's King Mohammed and Syria's Bashar Al Assad could not be farther apart from each other.

Has Al Jazeera Lost Its Magic Touch?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Why are so many people mad at Al Jazeera www.aljazeera.net and is it still a leading Arab satellite channel? Why have so many anchors and corresponde...

Traveling in Morocco can Be Intriguing; Beggars Are Another Thing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Russnow

After nine days in Morocco, it's been interesting seeing a different part of the world, especially after three weeks meeting with producers in familia...

North African Bloggers; Activists Blossom Despite Constraints

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Eighteen North African bloggers gathered in Rabat last week for a workshop on writing and social media, despite censorship problems and various technical constraints in the Maghreb region.

Arab Countries Aim to Improve Journalism Education With UNESCO's "Model Curricula"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Arab countries are making strides in trying to improve journalism curricula, but still face strictures, obstacles and challenges to press freedom as w...