Music, passion, and powerful women: Launch of amplifyHER, an exciting new UN podcast

On Thursday, the UN launched amplifyHER; a vibrant, music-filled podcast, celebrating exciting women artists from around the world.   Many women produce art in the face of, and sometimes inspired by, the challenges they face in society, whether related to insecurity, human rights, climate change, inequality, or simply because of their gender.   In amplifyHER, we will hear directly from […]

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Morocco-UAE: First Phases of Bilateral Cooperation Program in Security Fields Launched

The framework of bilateral cooperation between Morocco’s security services and their counterparts in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi includes the implementation of the visits exchange program between the security executives of both parties, in order to learn about the experiences and expertise in different areas and police specialties, the DGSN said in a statement.   It also concerns the holding […]

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Over 150,000 Spectators Attended Marrakech International Film Festival (Official)

“Marking the great return after two consecutive years of forced stoppage due to the Covid-19, this edition has seen the presence of more than 150,000 spectators who attended the various screenings within the framework of the Festival: at the Conference Palace, Jemaâ El Fna Square, the Colisée cinema and the Yves Saint Laurent Museum,” said Hajji in an interview with […]

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U.S. Special Envoy for Combatting Anti-Semitism Commends Moroccan Model in Terms of Interfaith Dialogue

At a reception hosted by the U.S. Consulate General in the presence of members of the Jewish community in the Kingdom, Lipstadt also highlighted Morocco’s leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism.   “This is a valuable opportunity for me to interact directly with the Jewish community in Morocco, especially given the importance of this community and its history,” she said […]

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Sahara: House of Representatives, Slovenian National Assembly Affirm Importance of Political, Realistic and Consensual Solution

This affirmation was expressed in a joint statement issued after the talks held on Monday in Rabat between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rachid Talbi Alami, and the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, Urska Klakocar Zupancic.   The statement said that both parties welcomed, during this meeting, the quality of relations between the […]

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Morocco Takes Part in 44th Cairo International Film Festival

Moroccan cinema is present at this festival through the film “Jalal Eddine” by Hassan Benjelloun, which competes for the “Horizons of Arab Cinema” and “Best Arab Film” awards.   The events of the film revolve around the character of “Jalal Eddine” who refuses to accept the death of his wife and decides to isolate himself until he finds the light […]

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Tunisian Férid Boughedir receives Henri Langlois Award

Tunisian filmmaker, critic and film historian Férid Boughedir received the Henri Langlois award at the 2nd İzmir International Mediterranean Cinemas Meeting (November 7-12).   Boughedir was awarded for his works (marked in Izmir by the screening of Halfaouine ( Asfour Stah (1990) and the last part of his “Tunis Trilogy”, the satirical comedy Zizou and the Arab Spring (2016), but […]

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Tangier: MEDays 2022 Grand Prix Awarded to Cape Verde

The MEDays 2022 Grand Prix was awarded to president of Cape Verde, José Maria Pereira Neves, by chairman of the Amadeus Institute, Brahim Fassi Fihri. This ceremony took place in the presence of Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, and Minister of Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, Younes Sekkouri.   According to the initiators of this […]

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Tanzanian Amil Shivji’s “Tug of War” bags Golden Tanit of Carthage Film Festival

The Golden Tanit of the Carthage Film Festival (JCC) 2022 was awarded to “Tug of War” directed by Tanzanian filmmaker Amil Shivji.   The film is also the winner of the prize for best photography and the FIPRESCI prize, (International Federation of Film Press) which is a parallel prize awarded the day before the closing of the JCC.   Tanzania […]

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Three Moroccan Movies Honored at 33rd Carthage Film Festival

They are “life suits me well”, directed by Al Hadi Ulad-Mohand which received the prize “carthage critics’ week”.   President of the jury, Serge Albert Toubiana, said that this is a powerful movie representing a human portrait that, through remarkable performances and captivating images, carried to the screen a look full of empathy on the family wounds.   This 92-minute […]

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Curtains go up on Carthage Film Festival [Upd 1]

Curtains rose on Saturday night on the 33rd edition of the Carthage film festival (French: JCC) at the Opera Theatre of the City of Culture.   The red carpet was rolled out for guests, mainly filmakers from 72 countries, in the presence of Minister of Cultural Affairs Hayet Ketat Guermazi and many movie stars. The event is running on October […]

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National Library Hosts Presentation Ceremony of Iqraa Program for First Time

The 8th Iqraa competition aims to promote the practice of reading with the help of readers, writers and intellectuals. It will involve pupils and students from around the Arab World.   This meeting, which was attended by Moroccan writers and intellectuals, was an opportunity to urge students to register for the Iqraa competition via https://www.ithra.com/ar/iread.   The presentation ceremony included […]

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