CNN Names Marrakesh Restaurant as One of World’s Top “Sky High and Rooftop Restaurants”

On June 23, CNN published a list of “the venues with menus worthy of their killer views” from around the world. Le Foundouk in Marrakesh made the list! Here’s what CNN had to say: A charming terrace above Marrakech’s frenetic medina, Le Foundouk serves its take on Moroccan classics (beef fillet tagine, seafood pastilla) on a candle-lit rooftop overlooking the old town. It can be hard to find, but lantern-bearing ...

First Lady to Promote Education in Liberia, Morocco, Spain | AP

First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Morocco with her daughters this month: The first lady also plans to visit a school in Unification Town, Liberia, to speak with adolescent girls about their obstacles to getting an education. Pinto, an advocate for girls’ education, will moderate the discussion. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will join Mrs. Obama during the visit. [Actresses Meryl] Streep, also a girls’ education advocate, is scheduled ...

Restoring the world’s oldest library | TED

Morocco’s efforts to rehabilitate the oldest working library in the world: The ancient al-Qarawiyyin Library in Fez isn’t just the oldest library in Africa. Founded in 859, it’s the oldest working library in the world, holding ancient manuscripts that date as far back as 12 centuries. But modern life had taken a toll on the library, with its buildings falling into disrepair. That’s why in 2012, the Moroccan Ministry of Culture ...
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