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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Justice and Development Party demands Arabization of official documents – Middle East Monitor

The Moroccan Justice and Development Party has called for the Arabization of administrative documents and data on the websites of ministries and public establishments. This was mentioned in a statement by the party’s parliamentary bloc (opposition) to the House of Representatives on Friday. The party asked about: “The improvement and …

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Algeria stuns Tunisia in injury time to win FIFA Arab Cup title

fast news Amir Sayoud scored the first goal in the ninth minute of extra time, and Yacine Brahimi sealed Algeria’s victory with the second goal scored at the last minute. The 10th edition of the Arab Cup was held at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar. (AFP) Extra-time goals …

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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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7 MENA art forms on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list 2021

By the end of 2021, UNESCO has added a number of traditional art forms and rituals to its list of intangible cultural heritage, showcasing them to the international public and underlining their importance to communities. local. Of the new art forms added, seven are from the Middle East and North …

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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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The equestrian art of Morocco, Tbourida, on the UNESCO list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity

UNESCO integrated, this Wednesday, the Moroccan equestrian art of Tbourida into its intangible cultural heritage, a status allowing the preservation of this ancestral equestrian practice very popular in Morocco. The inscription of Tbourida on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was announced …

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Arabic calligraphy on the list of intangible cultural heritage of Unesco

Muscat – Oman, represented by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, through a common Arab application file, has succeeded in inscribing Arabic calligraphy on the representative list of Unesco Intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The declaration came during the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the …

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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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“Chant Amazigh” Brings Modern Traditional Sound of Majid Soula to New Listeners

CHARACTERISTICS “Chant Amazigh” Brings Modern Traditional Sound of Majid Soula to New Listeners By Saby Reyes-Kulkarni December 08, 2021 “Every time I set out to write a love song,” explains Majid Soula, speaking through a translator on a Zoom call, “it unfortunately turns into a song about justice. in place.” …

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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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What do Berber tattoos mean?

An ancestral practice Berber women are known for their keen sense of aesthetics. Their colorful traditional clothes and jewelry stand out easily against the desert landscape of Maghreb. Berber tattoos complete this elegant and neat look: these geometric signs in the shape of an arrow, a point or a triangle …

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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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After singing in Moroccan dialect, Myriam Fares prepares to sing in Tamazight

23 November 2021 Lebanese singer Myriam Fares is about to release a new song that uses the Berber language to sing. The Lebanese singer revealed, during her intervention in a television program, that she was about to release a new song whose lyrics are in the Amazigh language. Eleven years …

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Bread & Net panel to explore the intersection of digital rights and MENA languages ​​Rising Voices

On November 24, 2021, Global Voices, through its Rising Voices initiative, will host an online conversation at this year’s Bread & Net non-conference, featuring digital activists from the MENA region who strive to maintain their mother tongue alive in a challenging digital landscape. The panel “Exploring the Intersection of Digital …

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Young peace activists promote the Abrahamic Accord in California

A delegation of young activists, leaders and entrepreneurs from the countries of the Abrahamic accords that traveled to California earlier this month to talk about regional peace found an audience eager for hope, but lacking in knowledge, they said. declared. Israel signed groundbreaking normalization agreements in 2020 with the United …

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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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Nippon Sayko: How Japanese Pop Culture Got Into The Heart Of Riyadh Season

“A rug is a work of art,” says FBMI director on project that supports Afghan weavers DUBAI: Four months ago the world saw how the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan after 20 years. “It was unimaginable that such a thing would happen overnight,” Farshied Jabarkhyl, whose parents fled Afghanistan in …

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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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The tension between Algeria and Morocco has implications for Spain

© Danielo / Shutterstock For decades, relations between Morocco and Algeria have been characterized by tension, indirect attacks and the support of proxies. Algerians support the Polisario Front, an armed group which fought Morocco for the control of Western Sahara from 1975 to 1991. Morocco is in charge of most …

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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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Clear Arabs from “Dune” – Inkstick

First of all, let me say that I love “Dune”. I have read Frank Herbert’s books several times over the past 30 years. I first read “Dune” along with “The Prize” by Daniel Yergin, the most comprehensive real-world historical account of the political economy of petroleum. These are books that …

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France according to Eric Zemmour

of Aldo Cazullo The far-right star identifies as an “Amazigh Jew” and has an anti-Semitic thesis. The polls give him 17%, one point more than Marine Le Pen. The role of televisions in giving them space aOn the eve of the 2014 World Cup semi-final between Germany and BrazilEric Zemmour …

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the ‘tortured couple’ who will never divorce

Relations between Algeria and France have never been so stormy as in recent weeks. Algerian leaders were surprised by a statement by French President Emmanuel Macron on September 30, in which he referred to the “hard politico-military system” of Algiers which is maintained thanks to the “commemorative rent” paid by …

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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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Another Algerian ministry dropped French and switched to Arabic

Another Algerian ministry said it would start using Arabic in all business instead of French, in light of a growing diplomatic crisis with Paris Another Algerian ministry said it would stop using the French language and switch all its relations to Arabic amid a worsening diplomatic crisis with France. The …

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Translation as a new perspective in Amazigh literary discourse

[This article is part of a dossier on Tankra Tamazight, Amazigh Revival, and Indigeneity in North Africa, edited by Brahim El Guabli. To read other articles in this dossier, read the introduction here.] This article takes as a central question the role of translation throughout the novel in the evolution and reorientation …

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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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Two Algerian ministries stop the use of French in official relations

Quick news Amid mounting tensions with France, Algerian ministries are asking staff to use the Arabic language in official correspondence. People hold a sign and Algerian flags during a rally to commemorate the brutal crackdown on an October 17, 1961 demonstration near the Pont Neuf on October 17, 2021 in …

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Two Algerian ministries end use of French in official correspondence – Middle East Monitor

Two Algerian ministries have decided to end their use of the French language in official correspondence in light of growing tensions between Algiers and Paris, Anadolu News Agency reports. On Thursday, the Algerian Ministry of Vocational Training issued a circular on behalf of the minister, Yassin Merapi, asking staff to …

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Madame Tussauds Dubai opens its doors

DUBAI: Cars and clothing have a long, intertwined history. While it may seem like the two are drastically different, fashion has a long-standing relationship with the auto industry, with designers continually looking to the road when creating their collections and runway looks. Coco Chanel’s little black dress from 1926 was …

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Egyptian model agency “decolonizes beauty standards”

CAIRO: Between the frantic rush of wardrobe changes and the photographers preparing for the shoots, Iman Eldeeb’s agency is slowly innovating for the Egyptian fashion scene by hiring a diverse range of models. Eldeeb forged an international career in Milan, the fashion capital of Europe, where photographers told her she …

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Security forces foil separatists in Algeria

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (File photo: Xinhua) Algerian security services said on Wednesday it had foiled armed attacks planned by a separatist group with foreign aid, local media reported. The DGSN security agency said police this week severed a network linked to the Movement for the Autonomy of Kabylia (MAK), …

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Films showing at the 5th edition of the El Gouna Film Festival

El Gouna Film Festival Screening Award Winning Films “Amira”, “Plumes” with Mixed Reactions DUBAI: The El Gouna Egyptian Film Festival screened on Tuesday Egyptian director Mohamed Diab’s award-winning film “Amira,” which premiered at the 78th Venice Film Festival this year. The film revolves around Amira, a 17-year-old Palestinian woman who …

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Algeria thwarts armed attacks planned by Israeli-backed separatists: report

Algerian security forces have foiled a plot by separatists backed by Israel and a North African country to carry out armed attacks, according to a report. Ennahar television reported on Wednesday that Algerian forces this week dismantled a criminal group belonging to the MAK, designated by the Algiers government as …

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Definition and examples of cultural appropriation

The term “cultural appropriation” has been used to describe everything from makeup and hairstyles to tattoos, clothing, and even eating and wellness practices. The phrase originated in the 1980s in academic discussions of colonialism and the treatment of non-white cultures. From there it has worked its way into the modern …

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New Moroccan government unveils ambitious social program

The new head of government Aziz Akhannouch began his mission by chairing the first ministerial council followed by a presentation of a government program to parliamentarians strongly committed to the social and economic plan. Akhannouch was appointed head of government after his party won the September 8 elections. He built …

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Ancient Egyptian statues found in English garden

PARIS: “Somewhere between silence and words” revives memories of a trip to Algeria made by Florian Gaite, philosopher, art critic and curator of the exhibition which runs until November 28, 2021 at the Maison des Arts Malakoff centers in Paris. The exhibit “seeks to convey the voices and silence that …

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Tunisian protesters attack TV crew – Middle East Monitor

Yesterday, journalists working for Tunisian national television were “violently attacked” while covering “anti-coup” demonstrations. Journalists’ Syndicate sources, quoted by local media, said the journalists, Fadwa Shtoro and Ayman Al-Hajj Salem, suffered “serious head injuries” as a result of the attack. “Some protesters also attacked two photojournalists who were providing coverage,” …

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Tamazight, official language of Morocco, attracts more attention

In an interview with Al-Fanar Media, Bouyakoubi pointed out that a problem is the low level of some students in French, the language of instruction often used in teaching Tamazight at university, also deters many students. to continue their studies. In addition, some students mistakenly think that Tamazight is an …

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Create a fair deal for Moroccan artisans

AUSTIN, Texas -– Many Moroccan artisans work in the informal economy. Therefore, middlemen can exploit artisans by buying their products below their value, raising prices and keeping profits. Crises like the COVID-19 pandemic also make artisans vulnerable due to a lack of financial support. However, government programs, artisans’ associations and …

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Sport and society – Reed Magazine

Anthro 324 with Professor Silverstein examines how sport strengthens and challenges fundamental social constructs. September 10, 2021 Sports are deeply entangled and interwoven with social processes, cultural institutions and daily life in much of the world. In Anthropology 324, Professor Paul Silverstein approaches the game of sport as a set …

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Tunisian MP imprisoned after criticizing president begins hunger strike

MP Yassine Ayari started his hunger strike in Mornaguia prison to protest against the oppression suffered by the army and his upcoming trial, his party said. MP Yassine Ayari has started a hunger strike in prison, according to his party [Getty] A Tunisian lawmaker suspended and imprisoned for condemning President …

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Elections 2021- Vimy | Laval News

With a population of 111,867 and over 88,000 voters (2016), Vimy covers 35 km2 of the south-central part of the island. Liberal Annie koutrakis Elected to Vimy in 2019, she worked for 30 years in full-service investment firms. An avid volunteer, she was elected President, CEO, President of the Executive …

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Green energy takes hold

It is of paramount importance that we examine the political economy of energy transitions in our current context where the energy security of the Global North trumps the human rights and sovereignty of the peoples of the South and where priorities are dictated by the people of the South. The …

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A local guide in Morocco

Hind Sebti was born and raised in the Imperial City of Meknes, and brings her love for Morocco and its sensory healing traditions to her skin care brand Whind. This interview is part of The world is local, a worldwide collaboration between the seven international editions of Condé Nast Traveler …

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Tunisia: authorities must tell the truth about the kidnapping of an Algerian activist

Slimane Bouhafs, an Algerian convert and refugee recognized by the UNHCR, was reportedly kidnapped in Tunis on August 25 Activist reappeared in court in Algeria where he faces undisclosed charges “The Tunisian government shares responsibility for his fate and should confess its role in his kidnapping and return” – Amna …

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Against Orientalism on Instagram – World – Al-Ahram Weekly

The crystal clear, translucent waters and the soft, slightly wavy white sand are surrounded by stones. The scenic green mountainous backdrop with perfect blue skies does not suggest Algeria. And few outside the North African country have heard of the ancient neighborhood in question, Collo, where forests, mountainous terrain, stunning …

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A local guide to Morocco

Hind Sebti was born and raised in the Imperial City of Meknes, and brings her love for Morocco and its sensory healing traditions to her skin care brand Whind. This interview is part of The world is local, a worldwide collaboration between the seven international editions of Condé Nast Traveler …

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Renewal of Sufi rituals in war-torn Libya

The Sufi institute was closed for six years following the 2012 attack by militants who broke into the site, detonating part of its shrine and burning books. Bullets marks the minaret of the Sufi Mosque of Zliten in Libya, but followers of the Islamic spiritual tradition are striving to renovate …

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Why are people crazy about Awkwafina?

Awkwafina is the subject of major criticism on social media after a scene from one of his past films went viral. The actress, real name Nora Lum, specifically receives backlash for her previous use of a blaccent (a black English accent imitated by non-white people, according to Dictionary.com) in her …

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Bennani’s house: the couscous habous library

Bennani restored the tradition of couscous habous following the death of his mother. At first he would bring a huge plate of couscous to the nearby mosque, but later offer it to visitors to the house. From now on, couscous dinners take place every Wednesday during academic periods. “I reintroduced …

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Death toll rises to 65 as forest fires ravage Algeria’s Kabyle region

The death toll in the fires ravaging forests and mountain villages in Algeria’s Berber region rose to 65 on Wednesday, including 28 soldiers, the country’s civil protection authority announced, against 42 people and 25 soldiers on Tuesday. . President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said his North African nation would enter a three-day …

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Reviews | Trump takes another helping from the all-you-can-eat financial buffet

On Thursday, the White House announced the decision. After reviewing a dozen sites, the winner is – wait for it – the Trump Doral. “It’s almost like they built this facility to host this event,” White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told a member of the site assessment …

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After three years, Vicky Chavez can safely leave her sanctuary in a Salt Lake City church

For more than three years, Vicky Chavez had not set foot outside the walls of a church in Salt Lake City, fearing that she would be expelled as soon as she found herself on the other side of the stained glass windows. So when she ventured past them for the …

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Investigative Journalists Lose FOIA Bid to Obtain GTO Information Reported to FinCEN | Ballard Spahr LLP

Case Highlights Confidentiality of BSA Statements and Continued Focus on Real Estate as a Money Laundering Tool The Northern District of California granted summary judgment to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) in a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) matter regarding an attempt by a group of investigative journalists to …

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5 unstoppable trends to invest $10,000 in right now

SStock market crashes, double-digit corrections and periods of heightened volatility are more common than you probably realize. Nevertheless, patience pays off for long-term investors. Since 1980, the reference S&P500 averaged an annual total return, including dividend payments, of 11%. That’s good enough to double your money with dividend reinvestment in …

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Study ranks Alabama in top 10 for jobless recovery

Alabama ranks sixth in the nation for the extent to which its unemployment rate has rebounded since last year, according to a study released Tuesday by personal finance website WalletHub. The state’s unemployment rate is 3.7%, the seventh lowest of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and well …

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On the 66th Mountaineer mascot, tradition is still going strong at WVU | NCWV Life

Shane Lyons said it’s hard to imagine West Virginia University without the mountaineer. “The Mountaineer mascot is very unique in college athletics,” said WVU athletic director Lyons. “He’s not a cartoon character or someone hiding behind a mask. Our Mountaineer is someone all of our fans get to know and …

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New York State is ranked the worst in the country for economic outlook as businesses begin to flee

New York has the worst economic outlook of any US state, according to a recent ranking that comes as thousands flee the Big Apple amid escalating crime and chaos. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its 13th annual ranking of rich and poor states on Wednesday. Researchers have looked …

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What should federal workers do about the money during the shutdown?

As President Donald Trump and Congress remain locked in a standoff over funding for Trump’s border wall, the US government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday. According to the Senate Appropriations Committee, about 420,000 employees are working without pay while another 380,000 are at home on furlough. And while …

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Ohio Valley workers and employers react as House votes for $15 minimum wage

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, which hasn’t changed in a decade. The bill is unlikely to wipe out the Republican-controlled Senate, where Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky …

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