Mauritania’s first female envoy to DC hopes to boost country’s image

Cissé Cheikh Boide has served as Mauritania’s Ambassador to the United States since March 2021. (Photo by The Washington Diplomat) Mauritania, which is about the size of Texas and California combined, has only 4.3 million inhabitants. This makes it one of the least densely populated countries in the world. It …

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Rich history of North African creativity showcased at Abu Dhabi Art 2022

Despite many obstacles, North African masterpieces are present this year at Abu Dhabi Art, the capital’s flagship annual art event, which runs until Sunday. Organized by Rachida Triki, art historian and professor of philosophy at the University of Tunis, the Focus section of the art fair brings together galleries from …

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Oli London goes from ‘Korean woman’ to British man

Infamous influencer Oli London is apparently ‘de-transitioning’ from a ‘Korean woman’ to a British man after converting to Christianity. The controversial personality appeared on Fox News with Tucker Carlson to discuss the change. “I struggled with my gender identity struggles,” London explained. “I was never happy with how I looked, …

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London Surf/Film Festival

From over 100 submissions, we’ve assembled a program of the best films from around the world – highly anticipated premieres, award-winning features and independent films – that represent the pinnacle of contemporary surfing here and now. From dueling wild slabs at the outer limits of human endurance, and finding new …

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Fighting and Proud Mizrahi Jew

Take a look at Hen Mazzig’s Instagram biography and you’ll get a taste of who he is: “I love being Jewish 10 times more than anyone hates me for it. Son of Amazigh + Iraqi refugees. The young influencer has more than 155,000 followers between Instagram and Facebook, and he …

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Young indigenous women from Mexico and Morocco unite for COP27 Global Voices

Luz Edith Morales Jimenez on the left, Fatima Zahrae Taribi on the right. Portraits used with permission. When Fatima Zahrae Taribi, a 20-year-old climate justice activist from Morocco, met Luz Edith Morales Jimenez, a young land defender from Michoacán, Mexico, she wondered how they could communicate. Zahrae speaks French, Arabic …

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Meet the startups from the Alabama Launchpad social impact competition: Reboot Reforestation and OMNIS

On December 8, the Alabama Economic Development Partnership and the Alabama Energy Foundation will host the final of the last Alabama Launch Pad contest for startups. This round of the Launchpad is focused on the intention of companies to have a positive impact on the community. Ten finalists are competing …

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Meet the global semi-finalists of the Arab Reading Challenge 2022 in Dubai

Dubai: The semi-finalists of the sixth Arabic reading challenge, who are Arab students living abroad, gathered at the Mohammed bin Rashid Library in Dubai on Wednesday for a final interview, on the eve of the awarding of the champion of Arabic reading which will be announced on Thursday, November 10. …

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Where normalcy is hard to find

Whether public or private, creative or industrial, the Tunisian citizen faces an uncertain future. Kais Saied’s controversial rise to the post of prime minister has deepened financial instability, with social repressions only adding to Tunisia’s misery. “This country is in ruins, says an exasperated artist, Yassine Ben Miled. I haven’t …

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You can have an affordable fairytale holiday in Ireland

Luxury travel agency Adams & Butler helps create unique and affordable vacations in Ireland and … [+] elsewhere in the world. Getty Have you ever dreamed of being hosted by royalty in a real ancestral castle? Or maybe you prefer to live in an old stone tower house, like Rapunzel? …

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I applied for a $1,000 loan. Here is what happened.

Disclaimer: This is sponsored content. All views and opinions are those of the advertiser and do not reflect the same of WTKR. When my car broke down a few months ago and I needed quick cash for repairs, my friend recommended a company called ZippyLoan. They say you can borrow …

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10 proven spots around the world to observe the night sky

Stargazing might be one of the most universal human acts; as a species, we’ve been stargazing since time immemorial, mapping the skies, guiding our journeys through the cosmos, seeking to understand the nature of space…and also, you know, just basking in the beauty of the stars to be. These days, …

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This week’s awesome tech stories on the web (until October 29)

Neoplants Bioengineers Indoor Plants for Use as Air PurifiersRomain Dillet | Tech Crunch“Neoplants specifically targets a group of indoor air pollutants that traditional air purifiers cannot effectively capture. Most air purifiers focus on particles. But it is more difficult to tackle volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This is why Neoplants focuses …

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Tunisian Hamama Tribe: Many Stories, One Feeling

adventurous spirit The Hamama tribe was an annoying neighbor to the surrounding tribes, as its members are well known for their love of conquest and adventures. Their identity is closely linked to an old Arabic proverb; “A saddle, a bridle and a life for Islam.” Tradition has it that mothers …

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Ghadames: Is it the perfect desert city?

The interior walls, which shone white with a protective layer of whitewash, were made of sun-dried mud bricks. This mixture of clay, sand and straw was placed on stones which isolated them from humidity. Dr Susannah Hagan, Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of Westminster and a specialist in …

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Video: “11 times we asked Senator Kiggans why she voted against…the Virginia Fairness In Lending Act. 11 times she refused to answer”

A new report from WAVY reveals that Republican Jen Kiggans voted against a crackdown on predatory lending practices – after taking nearly $20,000 in campaign money from the industry. Payday lenders, which are notorious for grossly overcharging borrowers and exorbitant interest rates, have been known to specifically exploit military and …

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Truth Tracker: Kiggans refuses to explain vote on predatory lending bill

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Two weeks before Election Day, and early voting is underway, with some communities voting Saturday this weekend. The hot race continues to be in the Second District, and the ads between Democrat Elaine Luria and Republican challenger Jen Kiggans continue to arrive at a rapid …

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An “extraordinary reader” transforms the village into an ecotourism center

Ece Çelik – BİLECİK The northwestern province of Kurşunlu village in Bilecik welcomes 500 tourists per month, thanks to ecotourism which started in 2012 under the leadership of Bedriye Berber Engin, who was awarded the title of “extraordinary reader” by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. class=”cf”> She started thinking …

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Could #SaveOlveraStreet continue to sink businesses?

Valerie Hanley owns a gift shop on Olvera Street that has been in her family for 57 years. Since COVID, Hanley says business is the worst she’s ever seen. “We are a tourist attraction. Right now there is no tourism,” she says. “If we stay a bit where we are …

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And just like that, I’m joining the great millennial migration to cheaper real estate

The First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Do you have a story to tell? See our guidelines on tgam.ca/essayguide. Artwork by Drew Shannon It all happens in the middle of the dining room floor. Surrounded by Fisher Price, I entertain baby Zachary with a miniature car …

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Best Emergency Loans of October 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Although you can get an emergency loan from your credit card issuer or a payday lender, we recommend getting a traditional unsecured personal loan from a bank, co-op credit or an online lender. Banks If you have a traditional bank account at a physical institution, you may be lucky to …

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What we’re watching today: ‘Mrs. Harris goes to Paris’

Recipes for success: chef Ali Fouad offers tips and a hearty traditional soup recipe DUBAI: Ali Fouad, the award-winning chef at famed Lebanese restaurant Al Nafoorah in Dubai’s Jumeirah Al Qasr, started helping out in the food industry when he was nine years old, at his father’s bakery in the …

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Franco-Algerian musical icon Souad Massi: “If we lose our humanity, we are lost”

DUBAI: In the darkest times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Souad Massi used to walk down to the river. Water inspired her, made her feel better about herself, helped her think. It was there that she discovered Sequana, the goddess of the Seine. “It was a very strange and wonderful discovery …

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LIGHTHOUSE Phase 3 Study of LRRK2 Inhibitor BIIB122 Initiated in Parkinson’s Disease

Assay for the large-scale Phase 3 LIGHTHOUSE study (NCT05418673) evaluating the safety and efficacy of BIIB122 (Biogen/Denali Therapeutics), an investigational agent for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) with a mutation pathogen confirmed in the LRRK2 gene, started.1 BIIB122, a small molecule inhibitor of LRRK2 discovered and initially developed by Denali, …

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7 banks and other companies change payroll to fight inflation | PaymentsSource

More demographics are demanding access to payroll in something other than a traditional two-week payroll cycle, leading banks and payment companies to become more aggressive in offering alternative ways to manage payroll. . “By giving their employees access to money they’ve already earned, employees have more short-term cash flow to …

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Carpet cleaning services for your home

Carpet cleaning services can be a chore, but with an automated home robot, you don’t have to do it yourself. Creating content for your blog post or website involves many steps. Plan the topic you want to cover, research related topics. So that you have sources lined up in advance …

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Tunisia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan top list of 54 countries in urgent need of debt relief

The cascading global crises have left 54 ​​countries – home to more than half of the world’s poorest people – in dire need of debt relief, the UN has said. As a result, dozens of developing countries face a rapidly worsening debt crisis and “the risks of inaction are grave,” …

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3 chefs from the NYC Wine & Food Festival predict the next culinary trends

These chefs don’t need to read tea leaves to predict the next food trends. Food Network star Jeff Mauro and two Big Apple restaurant owners Diana Tandia and Suchanan Aksornnan are among the attendees at next week’s New York City Wine & Food Festival – and they share what foodies …

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The way of life of Moroccan nomads threatened by climate change

This video provides an overview of the Sultan Foundation’s work in the “City of the Dead” in Cairo, Egypt. British documentary filmmaker Mark Hammond traveled there for several weeks in the fall of 2018 to capture the unique setting in which community and arts events take place in and around …

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EVENT: Minorities and Indigenous Peoples in North Africa: Progress and Challenges in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

Ahead of the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), which will examine the human rights situation in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, this event highlights the specific challenges faced by minorities and indigenous peoples in the three North African countries. This …

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Ram and Ramayana arrived in the valley with the Dogras

For Kashmiri pundits, Kashmir has essentially been a Shaivite land for centuries. Several verses of Lalleshwari or Lal Ded (1320-92), the most famous spiritual and literary figure of Kashmir, testify to the predominance of Shiva in the Valley. Kashmiri Pandits and Kashmiri Shaivism scholars like H. H. Zafar say that …

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Tunisian tattoo artist revives Berber designs for new generation

KAIROUAN, Tunisia, September 29 (Reuters) – Tunisian tattoo artist Manel Mahdouani is reviving traditional Berber designs, long considered old-fashioned but gaining popularity with a hip new generation. Few Tunisians now speak the Berber languages ​​more commonly found in Algeria and Morocco, and trappings of Berber cultural identity are often relegated …

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Library of Congress Acquires Lifetime Achievement of Sound Engineer Jim Metzner : NPR

The Library of Congress has acquired the life’s work of radio producer Jim Metzner, who spent decades traveling the world capturing rich soundscapes. While he’s honored they’re archived, he says he wants to make sure people actually listen to them. Library of Congress hide caption toggle caption Library of Congress …

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Payday Loans Market Outlook 2022 Analysis By Major Key Players | Creditstar, loan flow

Loan market OREGAON, PORTLAND, USA, Sept. 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to the report published by Allied Market Research titled “Payday Loans Market by Type (Storefront Payday Loans and Online Payday Loans), state Civil (Married, Single, and Others) and Client Age (Under 21, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, and Over 50): Global …

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Algeria: a free activist obtains refugee status in Tunisia

(Tunis) – Algerian authorities should immediately release Slimane Bouhafs, an Algerian activist who disappeared a year ago from Tunisia and is currently being held under investigation by an Algerian court, and guarantee his freedom to leave the country. country, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. . Bouhafs lived …

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The State of Finances, Debt in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, DC – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report that details financial issues in rural Appalachia. “The Appalachian region of our country faces challenges distinct from those in other parts of rural America,” CFPB Director Rohit Chopra said. “Rural America plays a central role in our nation’s …

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Hummus, falafel and couscous: which country is responsible for the popular dishes?

Typically associated with the Middle East, hummus, falafel and couscous dishes are now widely enjoyed in Australia and can be found in food trucks, food courts, in supermarkets and as part of home cooked meals across the country. country. But the origins of these dishes are often subject to much …

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The Rifains dare to remember their history

The importance of Moulay Mohand, a revolutionary figure in the history of the Rif, goes beyond the borders of Morocco, explains Bianca Carrera. Amid such massive state repression, his story must live on. Indeed, more than 100 years later, the Rif is probably in a worse state for many, certainly …

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A fashion show in moving tribute to the memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Erdem’s romantic heroines often look like they’ve stepped straight out of the pages of a 19th-century novel in their pretty toile de Jouy flowers and puff-sleeved empire-waist dresses. It’s a singular look that the London-based designer has crafted over the better part of two decades by immersing himself in art …

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Cash Advance Apps vs Payday Loans: Which is Better?

(NerdWallet) – If you were asked to imagine a payday lender, you might think of a storefront in a strip mall with green dollar signs and neon slogans like “everyday payday “. You probably wouldn’t imagine a mobile app that advertises on TikTok and sports a colorful logo. But cash …

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French folk group Yelli Yelli set to debut in India

Visiting India for the first time to perform at the Ziro Festival of Music, Emilie Hanak of French folk group Yelli Yelli says her music reflects her family’s history. Drawing from the Algerian folk musical traditions of Kabylie, Hanak explores themes of exile and nostalgia through his music, translating distant …

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An expert from Morocco offers her advice to visitors

From seemingly endless deserts to dramatic mountains and enigmatic cities, Morocco has so much to offer visitors. And while the colorful city of Marrakech is a great place to start, there are plenty of hidden gems to discover further afield, as longtime Moroccan resident and author Alice …

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! Murcia today – Second meeting of the Camposol working group held at the town hall of Mazarrón

Publication date: 09/15/2022 Mayor of Mazarron praises smooth communication as efforts are made to resolve issues caused by inappropriate construction on Rambla de los Aznares The second meeting of the working group of the round table to solve the infrastructure problems that affect the development of Camposol was held on …

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Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott among 22 GOP governors calling on Biden to drop student loan forgiveness plan

Ron DeSantis, President Joe Biden Tristan Wheelock/Bloomberg/Getty Images; Kevin Dietsch/Getty Twenty-two Republican governors on Monday sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to withdraw his student loan forgiveness plan. In the document, obtained by Business Insider via the Republican Governors’ Association, the governors, including Ron DeSantis of Florida …

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Camel caravans, kasbahs and Berber Jews

Nearly a quarter of a million Jews once called Morocco their home, making it the largest Jewish community in the Arab world. On a recent bright afternoon in Marrakech, I contemplated this astonishing fact as I walked through the maze of ancient melah (ghetto), where 50,000 Jews once lived and …

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Illegal pranksters face heavy penalties in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Under Saudi cybercrime law, pranksters can face a penalty of SR5 million (more than $1.3 million) and three years in prison, according to a legal expert. Dr Majed Garoub told Arab News that posting pranks on social media is a crime in Saudi Arabia and classified as a violation …

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Joe’s Pub in New York Unveils 2022 Habibi Music Festival

Eclectic music venue Joe’s Pub in New York City has announced the full lineup of Habibi Festival artists for its second annual edition, which will take place over five nights, October 11-15, 2022. In October, the Habibi Festival will feature music from Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Palestine, Lebanon, and more. …

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Payday Loan Scams Hit the Most Financially Vulnerable

InvestigateTV – Payday loans are high-cost, short-term loans that are often a quick way for people to get cash before their next paycheck. Unfortunately, payday loan scams have cost consumers nearly $500,000 this year. Josh Planos of the Better Business Bureau said the scam occurs when bad actors pose as …

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Film review and summary of the film by Peter von Kant (2022)

Ozon plays with this notion throughout “Peter van Kant”. An early scene from Fassbinder’s film where the heroine is visited by her cousin Sidonie (Katrin Schaake) is re-enacted so that Peter is visited by a cousin of the same name, but it is played by Isabelle Adjani, who wears a …

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Oli London apologizes to BTS’s Jimin for undergoing surgery

Influencer Oli London has issued a public apology to BTS’ Jimin after he underwent 32 cosmetic operations in order to appear as the singer. On August 29, London uploaded a new YouTube video to their channel called “APOLOGY VIDEO My Apology to Jimin and the Asian Community”. The social media …

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Better Business Bureau study: COVID-19 struggles have created a ‘fertile environment’ for scammers

AFP Last update: 15:38, September 1, 2022 Join our Telegram channel to stay updated on the latest news coverage As consumers lost their jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions. This not only allowed predatory lenders to …

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Best Emergency Loans of September 2022 – Forbes Advisor

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Multiple Charlottesville streams listed as altered by Virginia DEQ

Rivanna River, Meadow Creek, Moores Creek, Schenks Branch, and Lodge Creek have been identified by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality as impaired due to excessive levels of sediment and/or bacteria. Other waterways in Charlottesville face similar challenges, although they have not been formally assessed by the DEQ. The City …

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Connecting with the Past: Creating Memories in Morocco with Touro

Education and adventure went hand in hand on this exciting summer trip to Touro led by Professor Simcha Fishbane. Students earned three college credits by visiting nine cities and numerous villages. We experienced varied cultures in each locality, from a visit to Rabat to a panoramic tour of Casablanca and …

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FIFA World Cup Qatar Profile and Prediction

By Gabriel Cazotto,South American Office ManagerBOX SCORE | August 27, 2022 Qatar – Money and investments If you don’t have world stars, buy them. Qatar’s money and investments have attracted talent from around the world, and their academy for young talent similar to that of Barcelona’s La Masia – Qatar’s …

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Morocco recalls Tunisian envoy to Western Sahara

Rabat recalls its ambassador after Tunisian President Kais Saied received Brahim Ghali of the Polisario Front which claims the independence of Western Sahara, a disputed territory that Morocco considers its own. Morocco says Tunisia’s decision to host Brahim Ghali “flagrantly confirms its hostility”. (AP Archive) Morocco recalled its ambassador to …

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Cafe De Anatolia Strengthens Feminism With Odna Live From The Desert

“macicais a Polish song spell created to help women awaken and embody their full power. The song was written during a full moon in a flow of trance improvisation, as part of Odna Experienceof the ceremonial process, with a Canadian-Egyptian- Adam Hus, who beautifully surrendered to the feminine energy and …

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CASEY: Consumer lawyer warns of ‘zombie second mortgages’ | Local News

One Virginia attorney I’m trying to keep tabs on is Kristi Cahoon Kelly, a consumer protection attorney based in Northern Virginia. In 2014, I wrote a story about how she helped a Pittsylvania County landlord, Carrie Arthur, fight a foreclosure on a $130,000 mortgage. After his mortgage lender illegally trashed …

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Earnings roundup: Big oil CFOs brace for inflation, eye demand

Although CFOs in the energy and oil sectors raised concerns about inflation and a potential recession during their second quarter earnings calls, companies in the sector reported results positive – and indeed, record high – for the quarter, as well as confidence in their ability to weather an increasingly likely …

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City Life Org – Joe’s Pub Announces Second Annual Habibi Festival Lineup October 11-15 – Sounds of Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Palestine with Noura Mint Seymali, Bedouin Burger, Bnat El Houariyat & Esraa Warda, Yacine Boulares ‘Night in Tunisia + More!

Bnat El Houariyat and Esraa Warda: Courtesy of the artist JOE’S PUB ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL 2022 HABIBI FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OCTOBER 11-15 SOUTH-WEST ASIAN AND NORTH AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH NOURA MINT SEYMALI, BEDOUIN BURGER AND THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF BNAT EL HOUARIYAT & ESRAA WARDA AND YACINE BOULARES NIGHT IN …

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9 Same Day Personal Loans | fox business

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. If you …

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The madness of trying to remove Thomas Jefferson from the University of Virginia

(© David Matthew Lyons – stock.adobe.com) The student newspaper at my alma mater, the University of Virginia, wants the school to distance itself from its founder, Thomas Jefferson, by removing his name from buildings and memorials dedicated to him from the grounds. “There’s a reason the local Charlottesville Klu Klux …

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Faced with economic difficulties, Tunisians celebrate the return of the music festival

Algerian singer Nedjim Bouizzoul performs at the Carthage Roman Theater during the 56th edition of the Carthage International Festival on August 5, 2022. Photo: AFP Algerian singer Amazigh Kateb performs at the Roman theater in Carthage on August 5, 2022. Photo: AFP Over the past five weeks, thousands of people …

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Trace the ancient caravan routes through Morocco

Breadcrumb Links International travel “The Sahara is constantly changing, so it has its own charm and character” Author of the article: Postmedia News Pamela Roth A camel waits to take travelers for a ride in the Sahara desert. Photo by Mirko Freund. Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are …

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Inside “The House of the Dragon,” This Year’s Most Anticipated Show

DUBAI: Few TV shows (or movies, or any other type of media) have had such a cultural impact as “Game of Thrones”. Throughout its eight-year run, which began in 2011, the sprawling fantasy series based on the books by George RR Martin has captivated audiences around the world (for both …

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Death toll rises as flooding continues across Sudan

Heavy rains continue across Sudan as several states have yet to account for all the victims of the recent floods. 52 deaths have been recorded so far, but this figure is expected to increase. As of August 13, a report by the Sudanese National Council for Civil Defense (UNDRR) said …

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Popular Fast-Casual Restaurant Honeygrow Partners with DailyPay to Boost Employee Hiring and Seniority

NEW YORK – In an effort to provide its employees with financial wellness tools, honeygrow implements popular pay-as-you-go benefits honeygrow, the fast-casual concept based in Philadelphia, is partnering with DailyPay, the leader in on-demand payment. Thanks to this partnership, employees of the Honeygrow restaurant can now access their salary after …

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Honeygrow, a popular fast-casual restaurant, partners with DailyPay to boost employee hiring and seniority

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World Amazigh Congress accuses Morocco of maintaining racist policies – Middle East Monitor

The World Amazigh Congress (CMA) has criticized the Moroccan government for “maintaining dangerous state racism against Amazighs” – the indigenous people of North Africa. In a recent press release from the end of last month, the CMA criticized the current government of Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch, who is of Amazigh …

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The World Amazigh Congress denounces anti-Amazigh racism in Morocco

The World Amazigh Congress lambasted Morocco’s prime minister for exploiting Amazigh identity as a folkloric facade to score political points for his party while treating indigenous culture as a subculture vis-a-vis Arab identity . “Mr. Akhannouch shows once again that he and his government (…) ignore and even fight the …

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Morocco after the Arab Spring

Rebellion in the Rif The cultivation, trade and smuggling of hashish constitute the main source of wealth in the Rif, along the northern coast. It is one of the most disadvantaged regions of Morocco and is distinguished culturally by its Amazighness and politically by its history of rebellion and repeated …

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The fire of an Orthodox church in Egypt “caused by a short circuit”

A fire at a Coptic Orthodox church in Egypt’s Giza province during Sunday mass that claimed the lives of at least 41 people was caused by a short circuit in a generator, according to the attorney general. According to initial findings, the fire was caused by a short circuit. [Getty] …

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One dead and dozens injured in stage collapse at festival in Spain

A view shows the venue for the Medusa music festival after high winds caused part of a stage to collapse, in Cullera, near Valencia, Spain, August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Eva Manez One person was killed and dozens were injured when high winds caused part of a stage to collapse during a …

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Moroccan students create a Tamazight medical guide to bridge a language gap

Youssef Khabbal, a professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy who oversaw the students’ work on the guide, said the initiative was driven by self-motivation, based on medical workers’ experiences of communication difficulties. with Amazigh patients. “I worked in Tinghir, a Tamazight-speaking province in southeastern Morocco,” Khabbal told Al-Fanar …

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Egyptian border communities cut off from adequate health care, says new briefing

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Sudan’s Nile sit-in against harmful mining practices enters second week

Berber — A sit-in against toxic and harmful mining practices in Nile State has entered its second week. The sit-in reportedly succeeded in stopping all mining operations in the area, including those of a Russian gold mining company. Local authorities made promises to protesters. The sit-in was organized by residents …

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Best Fast Personal Loans for Quick Cash 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Founded in 2012 and based in Chicago, Avant is a consumer lending platform that offers secured and unsecured personal loans through a third-party bank (WebBank). Unsecured loans are available in Washington, DC and in all states except Hawaii, Iowa, New York, Vermont, West Virginia and Maine. The platform specializes in …

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Indigenous resistance movements around the world face head-on the struggle for survival, justice and dignity

In 1982, the United Nations proclaimed August 9 as the International Day of Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous peoples everywhere, from Asia to Africa and Latin America, are constantly fighting to defend their cultures, their territories and, above all, their rights. The Chao Lay in Thailand, for example, are denied citizenship by …

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10 phenomenal stargazing experiences you can have in 2022

Amazing astronomical phenomena have already happened in 2022, but the splendor of the sky is not over yet, and the best is saved for last. People will enjoy the best stargazing conditions in fall and winter. So if seeing constellations, planets, and even the Milky Way are things on travelers’ …

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Algeria’s latest step towards English in education poses logistical challenges

“We all know that the education sector is the biggest employer in Algeria. All disciplines except English are saturated. English will be taught in primary schools this year, so I chose to study it at university. Fouad Rajeh A recent high school graduate Othman Hamna, director of education for the …

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People trying to avoid legal usury: credit card balances, bad debts, third-party collections, and second-quarter bankruptcies

Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) lenders face a tougher reality. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Credit card balances jumped $46 billion to $887 billion in the second quarter, which was still down 4.3% from the peak in the fourth quarter of 2019 and was just a hair above what it was in …

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Selina Celebrates Sixteen New Openings and Signings Worldwide in Q2

NEW YORK – Selina, the fast-growing experiential and lifestyle hospitality brand targeting Millennials and Gen Z travelers, announced today that it has celebrated the opening of eight new properties in Greece, in Australia, Portugal, Panama, the United States, Morocco and Israel during the second quarter of 2022. It also signed …

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‘The Forgiven’ explores the haves and have-nots – Metro Philadelphia

By María Estévez, MWN Based on Lawrence Osborne’s 2012 novel of the same name, “The Forgiven” stars Jessica Chastain, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith and Said Taghmaoui. Chastain and Fiennes play as a wealthy couple who travel to Morocco for a weekend of debauchery at the sprawling desert estate of a …

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An eco-friendly paradise in rural Morocco – Travel Weekly

While a trip to Morocco often begins and ends with visiting the big cities like Marrakech for most people, it is worth getting out of town to explore the High Atlas mountains. For anyone who likes to be surrounded by serenity, nature, and traditional Berber hospitality (and in the cooler …

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President Tebboune: Algeria will start teaching English in primary schools

Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire has prevented all-out war but remains fragile, says UN Security Council NEW YORK: Although a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants, brokered by Egypt on Sunday evening, ended intense fighting and appears to be holding, it is fragile and the underlying causes of the latest eruption of violence …

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How much you’ll pay in taxes for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached over $1.02 billion. But not all winners win the same pot; depending on the state you live in, you may be subject to higher state taxes. Friday’s draw is the third biggest Mega Millions jackpot of all time. Although lottery jackpots are often shared …

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Magic Truffles and Me: Can Psilocybin Rejuvenate the Brain?

There’s nothing wrong with an old brain, one that has developed expertise, wisdom and skill, but wouldn’t it be nicer to have the best of both worlds? A more flexible brain is less jaded and more resilient, can get rid of suffering more effectively, and gets rid of debilitating habits, …

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“Something Strange, Like Hunger” by Malika Moustadraf

Book Club: A true giant of Moroccan literature, Malika Moustadraf has left an indelible mark on Arab feminism and feminist literature. In this posthumous anthology of short stories, Malika questions Casablanca’s underlings: those seen but not heard. Something Strange, Like Hunger presents Moustadraf’s short fiction: haunting and visceral stories by …

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Tribal Loan Interest Rates $38 Million Class Action Settlement

Several tribal officials have agreed to fund a settlement worth $39 million to resolve claims of trying to circumvent loan laws. The settlement benefits consumers who obtained a loan from Golden Valley, Silver Cloud or Majestic Lake at any time or those who obtained a loan from Mountain Summit before …

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How well does your state protect payday loan borrowers?

How much a typical consumer pays to borrow small amounts of money — and whether that person is likely to be able to repay that loan within the specified time frame — differs significantly from state to state. This variation largely results from whether or not state regulations limit the …

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Tunisians vote on constitution aimed at strengthening one-man rule

The referendum comes a year to the day after Saied sacked the government and froze parliament in a dramatic power grab, as Tunisia grappled with rising coronavirus cases on top of political and economic crises. Tunisian demonstrators hold signs on July 23, 2022, during a protest along Habib Bourguiba Avenue …

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Tunisians to vote on constitution on Monday

TUNIS: Tunisians will vote on Monday for a constitution that would give more power to President Kais Saied, a key moment in his plan to overhaul the political system. The referendum comes a year to the day after Saied sacked the government and suspended parliament. Its opponents have called for …

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‘Princess Diaries 2’ Opera Star Criticized For Wearing Blackface

Famous opera singer Anna Netrebko is being slammed online after performing several times on stage while wearing blackface. In July, Netrebko went viral after starring in the Italian production of Aida at the Arena di Verona in Verona, Italy. Netrebko wore a black face on stage for the show, darkening …

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The mixed-race Moroccan: Conflicting cultural expectations

Children of mixed ethnicity are often stuck in a sort of limbo, unable to fulfill the “authentic” traits of their parents’ heritage. In her blog post, Yasmina Achlim flips the script on authenticity and forces us to embrace our heterogeneous makeup. “Well, you’re not really Moroccan.” Those words were etched …

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The Amundi Evian Championship, when women’s golf reaches new heights

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Since ancient times, tattoos have been a mark of self-expression, not gangsterism

“Each tattoo design was unique to that individual and since it conveyed specific information about status, rank, ancestry and ability, it was accurately described as a form of identity card or passport, a kind of aesthetic barcode for the face.” FILE: Tattoo artist Adrian Wright works on a client. Image: …

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Beyond Cairo: 8 Other Cities That Showcase Egypt’s Charm

Beyond Cairo: 8 Other Cities That Showcase Egypt’s Charm Image Credit: Matador Networks Greater Cairo, the largest metropolitan area in Egypt, which includes Cairo, Giza and Qalubiya, covers almost 20% of the total population of Egypt with 21 million inhabitants. It is therefore not surprising that those who imagine …

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Former rebels turned soldiers

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Former RPA-ABB members Jogie Siplao and Vincent de la Cruz (right to left) are now Army regulars with the 3rd Infantry Division.* PA Photo Being former enemies of the country, serving in the Philippine Army was a great accomplishment for Private Vincent Dela Cruz of Barangay …

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Josephine Baker was a badass resistance spy

As Josephine Baker passed through international checkpoints in Spain and Morocco, the dancer and singer teased officers who asked to see her papers, saying they just wanted her “autograph”. Her official story was that she was on a “tour of Spain”. She was really working as a spy for the …

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Russian officials traveled to Iran to see drones (US official)

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart rejected US accusations of sending Iranian drones to Russia for use in the war against Ukraine . The United States believes Russian officials recently visited an airfield in Iran to see attack-capable drones, U.S. National Security Advisor …

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These Lesser-Known Historic Places in Algeria Are Truly Epic: Find Out Why

If Morocco looks more like a tourist destination, Algeria, on the other hand, is a less traveled country that has received bad publicity, thanks to the mainstream media, but also to the laborious visa procedure, which could discourage a traveler. Still, those with a real thirst for exploring this largest …

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A referendum on a new constitution is not the medicine Tunisia needs – Middle East Monitor

One of the most prominent officials close to the Tunisian president describes the latter’s approach to the current situation in his country: “It’s like giving an aspirin to a person with cancer. The former dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Tunis, Sadok Belaid, has been appointed …

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Time Out lists the world’s best cities for 2022

Not every city skyline includes an extinct volcano, an imposing hilltop castle and a series of centuries-old buildings, but Edinburgh’s awe-inspiring skyline is just one of the reasons Scotland’s capital is the best Time Out city for 2022. Each year, the media company asks some 20,000 city dwellers around the …

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Tunisian president publishes amended draft constitution with minor changes

The anniversary of the Yazidi genocide is a grim reminder of Daesh’s crimes against humanity DUBAI: On August 3, Yazidis around the world will come together to mourn their brothers, sisters, parents and other loved ones who were massacred by Daesh eight years ago. It was on that fateful day …

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Ray Allen named president and CEO of Milwaukee’s oldest black-owned bank

Ray Allen is supposed to be retired. He remembers it from time to time. But the tireless community advocate is cut from a different kente fabric. Every career move is intentional, rooted in his enduring determination to build relationships that benefit the community as a whole. By Yvette L. Craig …

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The Wonder of Wandering Life

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CFPB discusses consumer finance data and sets priorities – Financial Services

July 08, 2022 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. On June 15, CFPB Deputy Director Zixta Martinez delivered a keynote address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly. The Deputy …

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A full-time funk experience – Monterey Herald

Guitarist and sound engineer Jesse DeCarlo, 46, has spent most of his life pursuing his passion, music. The Monterey native picked up the guitar when he was 13 and hasn’t let go since. Well not exactly. He majored in geology while in college and spent a few years as a …

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Best Small Personal Loans of 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Lenders set a number of different standards or rules when deciding whether to offer loans to the public. One of these standards is a minimum loan amount. Some lenders decide not to offer small personal loans and instead start at $5,000 or more. So if you’re looking to borrow a …

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“The Forgiven,” a predictable tale of horrible rich people and their misdeeds

FILM CRITIC ‘THE FORGIVEN’ Rated R. At Landmark Kendall Square. Category B- A supposedly scathing, Evelyn Waugh-ish look at a group of British and American elites using rural Morocco as an exotic setting for a licentious weekend, “The Forgiven” is a mix of strangers and bad behavior. Driving through the …

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‘A Hilltop Mirage’: Food, Drink and Adventure in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain | Holidays in Andalusia

JJust above the horizon, wild horses gallop around a white domed building while, within patting distance, a small donkey nibbles on wild poppies and purple periwinkle. We stop to admire the view, before returning by bike after a day of hiking and swimming surrounded by pine forests on the Andalusian …

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FFor two years from 2017, I was subletting an apartment in Stockholm, and the deal was that it would contain everything except the landlady’s clothes and some of her books. I was fine with that because I hadn’t brought anything with me except some clothes and a few books. My …

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A fabricated problem must not be allowed to derail the global cooperation and economic opportunities that Rabat offers

Earlier this month, Morocco’s Minister of Digital Transformation and Administrative Reform, Ghita Mezzour, wrapped up a successful trip to India that culminated in a memorandum of understanding signed by HCL Technologies with the northeastern nation. African. The trip signified in many ways the growing bilateral relationship between India and Morocco. …

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