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

Matthieu Camison, General Manager Evian Resort Golf Club (photo ©Lewis Joly) and Amélie Bourdin, Tournament Director The Amundi Evian Championship (photo ©TAEC) Since 2013, it has been one of five Grand Slam tournaments in women’s golf. The Amundi Evian Championship, chaired by Franck Riboud with Jacques Bungert, promotes the discipline …

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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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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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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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The Wonder of Wandering Life

Nomads: the wanderers who shaped our world Anthony Satin John Murrayp. 368£25 Anthony Sattin begins with a quote from Bruce Chatwin, who tried all his life to produce a book on nomads but never quite succeeded (the closest he got was songs). Hoping to persuade Tom Maschler in Cape Town …

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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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“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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‘Mid-Century Millennial’ – the ubiquitous look that invaded the homes of a generation | Interiors

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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How fog nets make water plentiful in the Atlas Mountains – and can help in California

Aqualonis During the summer drought of the Moroccan desert, fog nets are used to provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people in remote mountain villages. Now villagers can irrigate agricultural fields, turning desertified land into verdant gardens, all thanks to mathematician and businessman Aissa Derhem. Derhem lived in …

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My sun vacation with a difference – in amazing Agadir, Morocco

Stepping off the plane, a rush of hot air pressed against my face. It was both uplifting and soothing, and one I hadn’t felt in three years. The desire to leave Ireland is quite strong at the moment. A number of my close friends have emigrated, and since the pandemic …

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Benefits of Merino Wool from African Merino Sheep

Merino sheep are only found in a limited number of places in the world. Besides New Zealand and Argentina, the sheep species is also found in Africa. The well-known breed of sheep mainly roams in South Africa. Did you know that the merino wool of this African sheep has many …

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Here’s everything you need to know about the argan tree

Wild plants provide medical and nutritional benefits, as well as economic opportunities, for communities around the world. The argan tree is indigenous to parts of North Africa and supports millions of local people, especially women, through the sale of argan oil. The United Nations has granted protected status to a …

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‘Tale of The Lion King’ Disneyland: What to Expect

Disneyland offers a production of The Lion King it has never been done before. Since its debut in 1994, the animated film has been adapted for the stage as an award-winning Broadway musical and reimagined into a 2019 live-action film. Tale of the Lion King brings history to life in …

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Progressive prosecutors movement on trial in California primary

Three prosecutors at the forefront of the progressive movement in California will be tried on June 7. Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s chief prosecutor, faces a recall election in the primary. Polls suggest there is a good chance he will lose. Diana Becton and Tori Berber Salazar, chief prosecutors for two …

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8 Most Exciting Things To Do In Boumalne Dades, Morocco

Morocco is a great place for travelers who appreciate ancient history, as well as rich culture and delicious cuisine, from desserts to savory delights. For example, Morocco has been the site of many popular films like Gladiator, giving tourists a taste of the beauty of the country. So while Chefchaouen …

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The Dakar Biennale pays tribute to the legendary Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté

Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté uses colors and fabrics specific to the Sahel to draw attention to social issues and bring together unique works of contemporary African art with enthusiasts. One of the 59 artists in the official selection of the 14th Dakar Biennale, Konaté’s works in the field of contemporary …

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Chefs give their top tips for making barbecue season a success

From giving the veggies some love to seasoning everything right, that’s how the pros do it. There’s nothing better than the charred, delicious flavor of food when cooked over the fire – but the unpredictability can be quite daunting. If you’re looking to have the best BBQ season ever, here’s …

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1 dead, 3 injured after falling 300ft down cliff in Palos Verdes Estates prompting rescue response

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (KABC) — A man was killed and three others were injured after falling off a cliff in the Palos Verdes Estates area on Monday morning, prompting a major rescue response. The incident was reported around 4:30 a.m. near Paseo Del Mar, according to the Los Angeles …

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10 things to know before climbing Mount Toubkal

Morocco is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is known for its rich culture, diverse cuisine, vibrant nightlife and Mount Toubkal. As a result, many hikers and mountaineers travel to Morocco to reach the top of the mountain. Mount Toubkal is the highest peak in Morocco and one …

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The Church’s new saints ‘lived boundless lives of love’

Pope Francis celebrates mass for the canonization of 10 new saints in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on May 15, 2022. Five of the new saints are from Italy, three from France, one from India and one from the Netherlands. (SNC Photo/Paul Haring) Pope Francis added a new group …

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In Agadir, there are 11 top attractions and things to do.

Agadir’s beautiful white sand surrounds the coastline, making it Morocco’s ideal destination for a sun, beach and sea holiday. The main attraction for many people is relaxing on the beach. Agadir is also a fantastic starting point for day trips and longer trips to the villages and sights of the …

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The invisible world of Siwi Berber in Egypt

The invisible world of Siwi Berber in Egypt Siwa oasis, salt lakes | Photo credit: Rachid H via Flickr Secluded and idyllic, Siwa Oasis is surrounded by sand and rock. Its water is clear, almost mythical, its banks cooked in salt. For some it’s an escape, a place away …

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The ultimate (post-Brexit) guide to traveling with your dog

“Dogs are an integral part of the family and bring great joy to recreation. We shouldn’t have to give up our dogs when we go on vacation, a moment to bask in the company of our loved ones. Last summer, for this very reason, I avoided flights to distant lands …

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Ariab gold production company shut down by protesters in Beja

Demonstrators in the Red Sea state yesterday morning sealed off the grounds of gold-producing company Ariab in Hassai to protest what they see as the targeting of the company’s deputy chief executive, Mohamed Hagwab, a Beja from the region. Local resident Haider Siraj said in an interview with Radio Dabanga’s …

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Six chic base camps where a beautiful walk starts on the doorstep

High on the Atlas in Morocco Kasbah Bab Ourika seen from the Ourika Valley I used to visit Morocco several times a year – hopping along the Barbary coast from El Jadida to Oualidia to Essaouira, exploring the palm grove of Skoura and the Draa Valley, or sleeping in tents …

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How travel to Morocco survived the pandemic

Tourism has been one of the sectors hardest hit by the pandemic. Many travel agencies have gone bankrupt and several professionals have lost their jobs. Morocco, which was once the top destination for tourists in Africa, has closed its borders. The situation was difficult for families and all those who …

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How Eve Branson Changed My Perspectives

Zoubair Abderrazzak is a project manager at the Eve Branson Foundation and below he shares how Eve changed his outlook and his life. I have been with the Eve Branson Foundation (EBF) since Eve developed her first project in Morocco in 2005. Since then, the foundation has been creating opportunities …

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Meet Leila Haddad, the Queen of Bellydance

What strikes you the most when you meet the enigmatic Leila Haddad are those intricate braids that cascade over her shoulders and are adorned with shiny threads and metallic rings. A single cowrie dangles from one of the braids in the center of her forehead. Dressed in a pink and …

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Sailing around the world turns into a year-long odyssey, complete with card games and cockroaches

Australian Guy Chester, alone on the 52-foot GC sanctuary somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, had just finished season six of ‘Game of Thrones’ and really wanted the final two seasons. Mr Chester broadcast a TV-related SOS. In French Polynesia, where the 58-year-old environmental and ecotourism consultant was not allowed to …

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The 8 Best Hikes to See Bears Around the World

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education center with in-depth fitness, nutrition and adventure lessons and over 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+ >”,”name”:”in -content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>Join Outside+ today. When it comes to charismatic megafauna, bears …

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Marrakech: how the Red City adopts its green side

“Perfect moment,” says the receptionist at Riad Nesma, pointing to the intricately tiled staircase. I jumped up and emerged, four stories higher, to find the immense desert sun dipping above the medina, tinting it gold. As the many nearby muezzins issue their call to prayer, I watch the crowded neighborhood. …

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Libya’s underground houses await tourism revival

GARIAN Gharyan’s unique underground houses were carved into the mountainside centuries ago, and many lie abandoned, but residents of the Libyan city hope tourism can help restore their heritage. class=”cf”> “My great-great-great-great-great-grandfather dug this yard 355 years ago,” said Al-Arbi Belhaj, who owns one of the oldest houses in the …

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Ramadan traditions across Africa – Mehr News Agency

Muslims from several African countries including Cameroon, Tanzania, Djibouti, Kenya, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Comoros, Chad, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana , Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo and Uganda began their annual observance of the holy month of Ramadan on or about April 3. …

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Algeria accuses Morocco of carrying out “targeted assassinations” in the border region

Algeria condemns what it calls an attack by Morocco on a convoy of trucks in the border area between Mauritania and disputed Western Sahara, saying it will jeopardize UN attempts to ease regional tensions. Morocco considers the sparsely populated Western Sahara as part of its territories. The Polisario Front, supported …

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Arab YouTubers – Saudi Gazette

YouTube has given us the opportunity to watch and listen to learn more about the negative thoughts and feelings of some people in our Arab region outside the Arabian Peninsula towards Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. It is certain that these negative feelings are a modern …

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The Moroccan radio-television MAP chooses Lawo Technology

According to a Moroccan proverb, the Earth is a peacock and Morocco is its tail. Moroccans are proud of their home: hospitable people, breathtaking landscapes, impressive castles and colorful markets. But Morocco is also a modern, technology-driven country with a highly developed infrastructure and a wide variety of media, headlined …

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films, fish farming and commercial products

“Have we ever really stopped to think about a company anniversary? Arjen van Dijk, water storage manager at Nederlandse Plastic Industrie (NPI) repeats the question. “No, not really actually.” Seen in this light, this year’s 65th anniversary is very special for the Frisian company. “We have become more active on …

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Reviews | The generalization of “African” can harm various populations in Africa

American rhetoric and structural systems about Africa often equate blackness and African culture exclusively and synonymously. April is National Arab-American History Month. A large portion of the Arabs reside in the North African regions alongside native North African tribes, primarily the Amazighs. This false equivalence has encouraged the colonization and …

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Will Smith resigns from the Academy following Oscar slap

Hamed Abdulla “Arab City” Born in Cairo, Abdalla was the son of peasants and a self-taught artist whose work was inspired by Egyptian folk art and his own deep connection to his homeland (despite leaving for Europe as an adult). His lack of formal artistic education allowed him to create …

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I stole my husband’s secret tip for finding the best food on vacation – here’s why you should too

In Madurai, South India, we hired a foodie guide (foodiesdayout.com) to take us on a street food walking tour, stopping at the best stalls. There we sampled wares including a small paper cone filled with lightly spiced noodles; mini curry clay pots; fried chickpeas wrapped in newspaper and puffed rice; …

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Top Christian leaders in Algeria face jail as rights decline continues

Algeria’s Protestant Christian community is besieged by its own government. The persecution of Christians by the Algerian state has been a sustained campaign for many years with the latest wave of repression beginning in November 2017. These efforts have failed to slow the growth of the joyful, peaceful and respectful …

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Ben Fogle revisits an artist who lived in the Sahara during the pandemic

Ben Fogle continues his journeys to meet people who have created new, alternate and distant lives for themselves – but in tonight’s all-new episode, he’ll actually revisit an old friend. In the episode airing tonight (March 22) at 9pm on Channel 5, Ben returns to Morocco where he first met …

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Meet the adventurer: Morocco’s first female mountain guide, Hafida Hdoubane, on a life shaped by the High Atlas

I have been an official guide and tour leader since 1994. I was one of the first women to get a place in the training of mountain guides in Morocco, and the first to be qualified. At the time, most guides working in the Atlas Mountains were European, and Moroccan …

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Escalating Conflict in Kabylie (Part 1 of 2)

**This is the first of a two-part series covering the Kabyle-Algerian conflict. The second part will deal with specific allegations of genocide by the Kabyle government in exile against the Algerian state and the petitions it has filed with two tribunals. ~~~ While wildfires occur almost every year in Algeria …

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Meet the 16 Global Landscapes Forum Women Leaders Leading Earth Restoration

It’s International Women’s Month 2022! To mark this phenomenal month, The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) announces its third annual list of climate leaders. Jhe Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) honors 16 women who are making a significant impact on halting runaway climate change through science, finance, policy-making, art, activism, indigenous rights, …

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Postcard from Morocco: the storytelling circles of Marrakech

A scene takes place at Souk Semmarine. A drum sounds. The air fills with the shimmering sound of qraqeb (castanets) accompanied by the syncopated cries of Gnawa musicians in fiery red robes. They parade like pied pipers along the main thoroughfare of the market, drawing a wave of people in …

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Two sides of the same coin

Anyone who pays attention to the Arab-Israeli conflict over the past 20 years knows how those who regularly do propaganda on behalf of the Palestinian Arab cause try to hijack any cause or crisis in the world and turn it into a matter of Israel and the Palestinians. Given this …

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“Nightmare” of underage marriage for Moroccan girls

Nadia was just 16 when she was married off to an abusive husband old enough to be her father – an ordeal that thousands of Moroccan girls face each year due to a legal loophole. “I’ve been through hell. But the nightmare is behind me now,” she said. Nadia, from …

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The Nomade Rug is a geometric rug that transcends time and location

Los Angeles-based furniture brand Troop Workshop and brand of Milanese carpets cc-carpet have collaborated on a singular work of art, a geometric rug named The Nomadic Rug. Produced in Nepal, the new rug is inspired by the nomadic element of Berber rugs and the artistic direction of The passenger, a …

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Dina Chkarka takes the message of Moroccan cuisine to the masses: here’s cooking with you, kid

Dina Chkarka with a tray of mint tea (Courtesy of Dina Chkarka) A booming social media personality, Dina Chkarka is passionate about bringing Moroccan cuisine into the 21st century. Chkarka first learned how to make intricate tagines (steamed meat and vegetables in a clay pot) and bastilles (meat pies) by …

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Dine Diaspora Announces Winners of 2022 5th Annual Black Women in Food Awards

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dine Diaspora announces its incredible 2022 list of famous and groundbreaking black women, including judges: Enjoy your meal Chief Editor Dawn Davis, James Beard Foundation Awards Director Dawn Padmore, Closest Uncle’s Master Blender Victoria Eady Butler, and more to present 31 black women around …

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Cotton Australia partners with clothing brand Cotton On Kids

A new partnership between Cotton Australia and Cotton On Kids featuring cotton farming families has been launched, recognizing the quality of cotton grown in Australia, considered some of the best and most sustainable in the world. Cotton On Kids is a leading children’s clothing brand and part of Australia’s largest …

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Long March for Öcalan’s Freedom – Medya News

Activists from 21 different countries took part in the long march organized to protest against the captivity of Abdullah Öcalan, the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), who is imprisoned in solitary confinement on the island of İmrali, in Turkey, since 1999. The march, which was attended by more …

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French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour compares himself to Britain’s Boris Johnson

London: The French presidential election, on April 10, has the possibility of two rounds if a candidate does not obtain an absolute majority. President Macron leads in the polls and in popularity Macron is the most likely to win the precious second term, his approval rating for the past year …

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Right-wing French candidate Zemmour praises Morocco’s former ban on foreign names

Far-right French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour, who wants to ban Muslim names in France, hailed an outdated Moroccan ban on foreign names as “a great idea”. Zemmour said he changed his Moroccan birth name to Eric for ‘love of France’ [Getty] Right-wing French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour on Thursday applauded …

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Amazigh tattoos are fading, is it too late to revive them?

In ancient Amazigh culture, tattoos are one of the many ways people celebrate their rich North African tribal history. When crossing traditionally Amazigh areas in North Africa, you may encounter road signs written in the Amazigh language. Amazigh symbols are easily identifiable, however, to the untrained eye they may just …

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Sophistication, redefined: designer Manon Michel makes a statement via a curated print-on-demand boutique

“Free women of black baroque color.” Print by the artist Agostino Brunias from baroque black collection, curated by designer Manon Michel. If you happen to be an admirer of elegance, sophistication and nobility, Manchester Ink Link’s own web developer/designer, Manon Michel, Manon Virtue collection is worthy of aesthetic attention. With …

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The Best Farm-Inspired Beauty Products

Frolova_Elena/Shutterstock According to CNN, farm-to-table has become a common idea in restaurants and homes. But harnessing the benefits of Mother Nature isn’t just for foodies, of course. Some of the best beauty trends historically rely on natural ingredients such as milk, salt, oats and honey. In a beauty report by …

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Morocco reopens to tourists: Everything you need to know to plan a last-minute trip

From February 7, Morocco lifts the ban on international flights and reopens to tourists. In November, the country international flights banned and ferry services as the omicron variant spread around the world. Only people with special exemptions could enter. With “the evolution of the epidemiological situation”, the government now announces …

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In the Moroccan Sahara desert, community tourism sustains a village

Nestled between the rolling dunes of the Moroccan Sahara desert, in a valley that once housed a river, about a 10-minute drive from the famous desert center of Merzouga, is the village of Khamlia. The one-lane town appears almost like a mirage with a singular mosque and minaret carved out …

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Euphoria stars castigated for allegedly racist social media posts

Euphoria Actresses Sophia Rose Wilson and Ziayla Pizarro have been accused of posting or sharing racist content on social media. Wilson plays Barbara “BB” Brooks, aka Vape Girl, on the hit HBO show. Although high school girl BB was only a minor character during Season 1, she quickly became a …

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Meet the Curator of the First Israeli Art Exhibition in the UAE

Sharon Toval’s presentation will explore Israeli attitudes towards the lives of their ancestors in Arab lands Sharon Toval, an independent contemporary art curator based in Tel Aviv, is preparing to organize the first Israeli exhibition in the United Arab Emirates. Born in France, he moved to Israel over a decade …

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CAN2022: Morocco fight to draw with Gabon and finish first in the group • FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 English published this video article, titled “CAN2022: Morocco fight to draw with Gabon to finish first in the group • FRANCE 24 English” – below their description. Morocco came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Gabon in Yaoundé on Tuesday and finish top of Group C at …

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Almanac – Thursday 01/13/22 | KALW

Today is Thursday, January 13, 2022, January 13 is the 13th day of the year 352 days remain until the end of the year the sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24:30 am and sunset will be at 5:13:51 PM. We will have 9 hours and 49 minutes of …

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Will Libya adopt a federal or non-centralized constitution?

Episode 36 of the Al-Ad Al-Aksi program series (The Countdown) addressed the most appropriate constitutional dossier for the Libyan status quo, Libyan wealth and the way it is managed in all Libyan regions. , in addition to the issue of which groups boycotted the drafting of the constitution when it …

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Two exhilarating weeks in Morocco

Dreams of the Sahara Desert, cities that are labyrinths of blue, palaces filled from floor to ceiling with majestic mosaics, enchanting music filling the air and puffs of spices delighting your senses … welcome to Morocco! In October 2021, I spent two exhilarating weeks in Morocco with friends and other …

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deprivation of liberty and mass arrests in Kabylie

Like every year in North Africa, the New Year takes place on a date that corresponds to January 12 of the Gregorian calendar. The year 2022 corresponds to the year 2972 ​​of the Berber calendar (Amazigh calendar). Unfortunately, this year will be celebrated in the sadness that Kabylia has just …

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Best Vegan Cafes in Devon to Help You Crush Veganuary

It’s that time of year when millions of people across the UK are getting down to New Year’s resolutions. It’s no secret that for many of us our will to drink less and exercise more will weaken before the month (or maybe even the Christmas tree) is over. But one …

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The creatives to know in Marrakech

Samuel and Caitlin Dowe-Sandes at Popham DesignJack johns Samuel and Caitlin Dowe-Sandes The husband and wife duo first arrived in Marrakech from Los Angeles for a year off from their film and PR career, but ended up buying a house in the medina because they couldn’t find anything else. rent …

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English Department’s Christopher Wise Publishes Translation of Book-Length African Poem

English teacher Christopher Wise translation of Hawad’s book-length poem On the Internet was recently published with the African Poetry Series, edited by Kwame Dawes, at the University of Nebraska Press. Hawad is a Tuareg poet and painter from the Sahara, who writes in Tajaght, which he transcribes with Tifinagh, the …

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Before voting, Libyans must speak out | Opinions

On December 22, just two days before the scheduled date of the Libyan presidential election, the electoral commission announced the postponement of the poll. The High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) suggested January 24, 2022 as a new date for the polls, after a parliamentary commission overseeing the elections deemed them …

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A “nomadic” guide to the paradise of the western desert in Egypt

Places have souls, and Siwa’s soul is kind, mystical, and motherly. In the heart of the Western Desert, lies the majestic oasis with its unique Amazigh culture and breathtaking views. This desert paradise is located 560 kilometers from Cairo, between the Qattara depression and the great sea of ​​sand. We …

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What France can learn from a victory for Algerian football | Opinions

On December 18, football fans in Algeria and across the region celebrated the national team’s victory in the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup held in Qatar. Meanwhile, in Paris, the “City of Light”, Algerian supporters were violently attacked by French police and arrested by the dozen. The Paris police headquarters banned …

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UN committee says. Meet the woman who helped make the historic decision to undermine a country for upholding the right to life at sea

SOS: the Italian navy comes to the aid of a boat of people trying to reach Europe from North Africa. Some … [+] 165,000 people have made the crossing so far this year, compared to 60,000 for 2013 as a whole. Hundreds of people have died trying to reach Europe. …

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How Libya Almost Became the Mediterranean’s Top Vacation Destination

It is not surprising that Sabratha, Leptis Magna and Ghadames are all inscribed on Unesco’s List of World Heritage in Danger. The two Roman sites were poorly protected even in 2004. The degree of looting and desecration that must have taken place since is not worth thinking about, although such …

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Praise of Joseph R. Applegate, a world-renowned linguist who spoke 13 languages

Linguist Joseph Roye Applegate spoke 13 languages ​​and could read and write several more. Better known as the first black faculty member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Applegate created the first doctorate. African studies program in the United States Applegate, who became a specialist in Berber languages ​​from …

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In pictures: trapped by snow in an isolated Moroccan mountain village | Gallery

For residents of the remote Moroccan village of Timahdite, nestled in North Africa’s highest mountain range, heavy snowfall results in weeks, if not months, of isolation. The nomadic Amazigh tribes living here depend on the sheep that graze in the lush forests around the village, located at an elevation of …

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Living together: religious coexistence in Morocco

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 6:33 a.m.Notice: High Atlas Foundation By Mohamed El KadiriMarrakech, Morocco The fascinating site we encountered is located in Erfoud, a small, quiet town in the south-eastern part of Morocco, about 70 km from Errachidia. Our visit was initially aimed at following the fruit trees distributed to …

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UNESCO inscribes “tbourida”, a Moroccan equestrian art with intangible cultural heritage

The United Nations cultural agency on Wednesday added representations from Bahrain and Morocco to its list of “intangible” heritage. Bahrain, a Gulf country with a population of around 1.5 million, presented its nomination for a musical performance Fjiri, which commemorates the history of pearl diving. The United Nations Educational, Scientific …

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Bahrain and Moroccan representations join UN heritage list

Published on: 12/15/2021 – 9:38 PMAmended: 12/15/2021 – 9:36 PM Dubai (AFP) – The United Nations cultural agency on Wednesday added representations from Bahrain and Morocco to its list of “intangible” heritage. Bahrain, a Gulf country with a population of around 1.5 million, presented its nomination for a musical performance …

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Notice: Make no mistake about it. Zionism is an indigenous rights movement and being anti-Zionist is anti-Semitic.

Danzig served in the IDF and is a former constable with the New York Police Department. He is an attorney and an active member of StandWithUs, where he is the chairman of the local advisory board, and of Herut North American, where he is a member of the national board. …

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Snow traps Amazigh tribes in the Middle Atlas mountains in Morocco |

TIMAHDITE, Morocco – For residents of the remote Moroccan village of Timahdite, nestled in North Africa’s highest mountain range, heavy snowfall results in weeks, if not months, of isolation. The nomadic Amazigh tribes who live there depend on the sheep that graze in the lush forests around the village, located …

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Trapped by snow in a Moroccan mountain village :: WRAL.com

By MOSA’AB ELHAMY, Associated Press TIMAHDITE from Morocco – For residents of the remote Moroccan village of Timahdite, nestled in the highest mountain range in North Africa, heavy snowfall results in weeks, if not months, of isolation. The nomadic Amazigh tribes who live there depend on the sheep that graze …

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How I reconstructed an ancient unwritten African language …

Then, like an abundant fossil and archaeological record make it clear, some of our human ancestors left Africa. They spread to neighboring continents, taking their languages ​​with them. Others have stayed behind; their descendants speak what we call “African languages”, recalling the long history of these communities on the home …

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Meet the delegation of Jewish and Arab “Angels of Peace”

“I have heard a lot of terrible things about Israel,” said Fatima El-Harabi, 30, a writer from Bahrain. “I thought the Arabs were living there under oppression, that the war there never ends. But then the Abraham’s accords were signed and the atmosphere started to change. A connection with the …

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Tunisia: in brief | New Internationalist

Analysis December 1, 2021 A decade after the revolution, and after a succession of chaotic governments, democracy is faltering in Tunisia, wonders Francesca Ebel? Outside the Medina of Tunis. CLÉMENT ARBIB Earlier this year, outside a local cafe just off a busy street in one of Tunis’s sprawling neighborhoods, a …

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Women face obstacles in running for Libyan presidency

Libyans go to the polls to elect their president for the first time. On November 22, the deadline for submitting candidatures, the total number of candidates for the country’s first place reached 98 people, in a country of 6.5 million inhabitants and less than 3 million eligible voters. The field …

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A vacation where you have to survive alone

There are travel agencies that offer rather unusual vacation packages, where the crux of the experience is surviving after being abandoned in remote and uninhabited places, without guides or sophisticated tools to navigate. In a long article published on the New Yorker English journalist Ed Caesar recounted his personal experience …

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Death: Labib Madanat, who showed the Bible to the Palestinians …… | News and reports

During his decades of ministry, Labib Madanat repeatedly passed through Israel’s main international airport. If security regularly detained him and searched him thoroughly, he developed his own response. “Ben-Gurion is my field of mission,” said Madanat. “When I tell them that I am a Palestinian Arab Christian and that I …

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Libyan PM says election law was designed to suit certain people

“them to play with the fate of Libya”. Dbeibah said Libyans are aware of the woes of the dictatorship and that the electoral law controversy adds to the suffering of the people and serves the agenda of local and foreign parties, adding that Libyan justice will not allow the adoption …

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People-to-people relations are central to progress of Abraham’s accords, advocates say

(November 12, 2021 / JNS) The Abraham Accords made headlines in 2020 as historic normalization agreements between the governments of Israel and the Arab states were reached. But more than a year later, proponents of the agreements are highlighting their impact on everyday relationships between people. In the second week …

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People-to-People Relations are at the Heart of Advancing Abraham’s Accords, Advocates Say | JNS

The Abraham Accords made headlines in 2020 as historic normalization agreements between the governments of Israel and the Arab states were reached. But more than a year later, proponents of the agreements are highlighting their impact on everyday relationships between people. In the second week of November, Sharaka, an NGO …

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Amplifying the missing voices in the fight for climate justice

In depth: The COP26 Coalition hosted an alternative summit to amplify the voices, ideas and solutions that it believes are largely missing from the COP – including the new global green deal, polluter accountability and indigenous ecological knowledge . The annual Glasgow climate conference may be getting a lot of …

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How I reconstructed an ancient unwritten African language

Africa is the continent of origin of humanity. Homo sapiens, with the anatomical and cognitive ability to have human language as we know it today, originated in Africa between 300,000 and 200,000 years ago. Then, as an abundant fossil and archaeological record clearly shows, some of our human ancestors left …

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Kabylia facing the Algerian colonial regime

Kabylia is inhabited by a people of peace who aspire to free themselves from any form of colonialism, they fight peacefully for their freedoms and their autonomy in order to build a modern and free nation. Kabyle activists are subject to arbitrary arrests and detentions on a daily basis. Their …

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The making of President Dbeibah | Habib Lassoued

In recent months, Abdulhamid Dbeibah has become the center of a well-oiled operation aimed at shaping his image as a popular leader. Libyan and foreign specialists participated in the exercise, which was managed by a central operating room in Turkey working with public relations firms in the United States and …

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From rags and scraps to abstract works of self-expression

Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason are authors, designers and founders of New York-based lifestyle and design brand AphroChic. In this column, they delve into the rich history of various objects and design motifs that originate from the African diaspora. Moroccan rag rugs, better known as “Boucherouites”, are unique among the …

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Little Mix addresses Jesy Nelson’s black-fishing controversy

The remaining Little Mix members – Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards – have publicly addressed the controversy over former member Jesy Nelson’s black-fishing controversy. For those who may not know, Nelson was accused of black-fishing (adapting certain elements of black culture and aesthetics to his personal advancement) when …

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Algeria suspends gas deliveries to Spain

Algeria suspends gas deliveries to Spain The Algerian president on October 31 ordered the national energy company Sonatrach to stop sending natural gas to Spain due to disputes over Morocco, various media reported. The official Algerian press service reported that Algerian President Abdelamdjid Tebboue ordered Sonatrach to end its trade …

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Berber tattoos on the decline in Morocco

These two women are part of a minority who still have Berber tattoos. Fatima Masoudi, 89, and Ighoudane Taguelmane, 86, live in Khemissat, a Berber town in Morocco. Masoudi always wanted to get a tattoo, especially because it was a common thing to do when she was young. “One day …

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Teacher on leave after dancing and singing in hairdressing

A teacher went viral – and was subsequently put on leave from work – for wearing a Native American-inspired headdress and singing / dancing in her classroom. A Native American student filmed his math teacher’s excerpts of “War Strapping and Tomahawk Hashing” during a lesson intended to teach the mnemonic …

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