King Mohammed VI’s August 20 Speech Hailed Abroad as a Message of Peace, Tolerance | North Africa Post

King Mohammed VI’s recent speech draws strong praise across the globe: Several foreign officials and media outlets have highlighted the importance and timeliness of the speech delivered by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on the 63rd anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the People, wherein he called on monotheists to pool efforts to fight the scourge of terrorism, which is sparing no community and no country. In this vein, ...

Moroccan Experience in Fighting Terrorism, Violent Extremism Showcased in Washington | MAP

Morocco presented its experience in combating violent extremism at the first joint ministerial meeting of countries participating in the International Coalition to fight the “Islamic State,” held in Washington, DC: Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mbarka Bouaida, highlighted, Thursday in Washington, the Moroccan experience, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, in fighting terrorism and violent extremism. In a statement to MAP on the ...

Deputy Secretary of State Blinken: US-Moroccan Partnership is Key

In Two-Day Morocco Visit, Deputy Secretary Meets with Officials and Civil Society, Talks COP 22, Counterterrorism Washington, DC, July 21, 2016 (MACP) — US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in Morocco Wednesday and Thursday to meet with government officials as well as university students, entrepreneurs, and NGOs to discuss the fight against violent extremism and the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate ...

American Sephardi Federation’s Moroccan Adaptation of “Othello” Wraps this Week

This week, the American Sephardi Federation (ASF) wraps up its Moroccan adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Othello.” Performed at the Center for Jewish History in New York City, the production is the third in a series that ASF has adapted since January, incorporating Sephardic music and Moroccan costumes into dramatic classics. David Serero, who plays the titular role in the Othello production, explained in an article in The Forward: “This production is ...

Continuing Fight against Extremism, Morocco’s King Inaugurates Mohammed VI Foundation for African Ulema

Washington, DC, June 16, 2016 (MACP) — On Tuesday, in yet further evidence of his commitment to promoting religious moderation and tolerance in the region, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated the Higher Council of the Mohammed VI Foundation for African Ulema. First announced in June 2015, the Foundation brings together 120 Ulema, Muslim scholars recognized for their knowledge of Islamic law and theology, from 31 countries in Africa. Their aim, ...

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