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Interior and Islamic Affairs Ministries Hunt for Extremist Books in Moroccan Bookstores

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SHAFAQNA - Morocco World News : Commissions from both ministries have begun a campaign in bookstores around the kingdom to search out religious extremist books, especially those whose authors are preachers known for praising terrorism and radicalism,…

Int'l Conference on Translating Quran to Be Held in Morocco

SHAFAQNA - The fifth international conference on translating the meanings of the Holy Quran is going to be held on Feb 20-21, 2018 in Morocco. The Knowledge Integration and Translation Laboratory at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Marrakech,…

Int'l Conference on Translating Quran to Be Held in Morocco

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SHAFAQNA- The fifth international conference on translating the meanings of the Holy Quran is going to be held on Feb 20-21, 2018 in Morocco. The Knowledge Integration and Translation Laboratory at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Marrakech,…

The Gap Widens between the Political Elite and the Ordinary People in Morocco

SHAFAQNA - The political earthquake that hit Morocco on October 30, 2016 following the death of the fishmonger Mohcine Fikri in The Amazigh/Berbe city of Alhoceima can have dangerous consequences in the near future if the root causes are seen…

Spain and Morocco are hit by earthquake

SHAFAQNA - An earthquake registering 6.1 on the Richter scale has struck the Mediterranean Sea between Spain and Morocco. Buildings have been damaged by the quake, which was felt in Spanish cities, including Seville and Malaga. The earthquake…

Protecting non-Muslims - scholars debate in Morocco

SHAFAQNA - Muslim scholars will meet in Morocco to discuss how to protect non-Muslims living in their communities. The summit is the first of its kind in almost 1,400 years and is expected to attract more than 300 Islamic leaders from Muslim…

Number of Quran Memorizers in Morocco Exceeds One Million

SHAFAQNA-The number of Quran memorizers in Morocco is now more than one million, a member of the Moroccan Scientific Council announced. According to Almaghribtoday.net, Ahmad Al-Umrani, expert in Islamic Shari’a and member of the Scientific…

The sacred month of Muharram in Morocco

SHAFAQNA - The festival of Muharram will be celebrated in Morocco on Thursday October the 15th. Muharram is held to be the second holiest month, following Ramadan. Some Muslims fast during these days Muharram has significant religious importance…