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Hassan al-Ashraf


Our man in Morocco

In pictures: Syrian refugees are stranded in difficult conditions in a military zone between Morocco and Algeria, both of which are refusing to help

29 April, 2017

More than a decade after its launch, Morocco's female-preachers programme has been a big success story in the fight against extremism but also in the battle for more gender equality

29 May, 2016

Sexual harassment of men by women is a problem too in Morocco , a "men's rights" group has claimed, especially by female superiors the workplace.

26 February, 2016

Society: Morocco's three major mobile phone operators blocked free calling services on Wednesday, leaving many mobile users severely disgruntled.

07 January, 2016

Blog: Moroccan Aids sufferers complain of stigmatisation and discrimination as the world marks World Aids Day.

01 December, 2015

Ideology, poverty and a desire for adventure are some of the factors that lead to extremism and Morocco's poor slums have become ideal recruiting grounds.

25 November, 2015

Medical tourism is a growing industry in Morocco thanks to hot natural springs that are believed to have healing properties.

11 October, 2015

The "Sniper of Targuist", Mounir Agueznay, speaks to al-Araby al-Jadeed about his fight against corruption in Morocco and how people should be aware of their rights and break the silence.

21 August, 2015

Feature: Prepare yourself for a tale of charlatans, sorcerers and child snatchers - and, of course, hidden loot.

06 July, 2015

Analysis: Moroccans are debating if electoral candidates need to have a minimum level of education before they can run, reports Hassan al-Ashraf.

14 May, 2015