• Moroccan
  • Most Moroccan citizens were raised to believe that homosexuality and gender identity are signs of western decadence or immorality and the government does not consider it "in the best interests of the people of Morocco" to formally address the issue of LGBT-rights in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yusuf III, Sultan of Granada, reacted quickly to news of the Moroccan action, bringing up troops and conducting a short siege after which he regained control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fouad Ali El Himma, (born 6 December 1962, in Ben Guerir, Morocco) is an influential Moroccan politician and senior advisor for Mohammed VI of whom he is said to be a very close friend. (wikipedia.org)
  • Egoz (Hebrew: אֱגוֹז‬, literally: "hazelnut", Originally: "Pisces") was the name of a ship that carried Jewish emigrants from Morocco to Israel, at a time when the immigration of Moroccan Jews to Israel was illegal. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a 2000-2002 survey done by Moha Ennaji, author of Multilingualism, Cultural Identity, and Education in Morocco, "there is a general agreement that Standard Arabic, Moroccan Arabic, and Berber are the national languages. (wikipedia.org)
  • MSA is practically foreign to Moroccan schoolchildren, and this creates problems with reading and writing, consequently leading to a high level of illiteracy in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Source: Lakome, Moroccan News [in Arabic, machine trans. (blogspot.com)
  • Moroccan Health Defense Network revealed the 1st MERS-CoV case in Morocco involving a United Arab Emirates citizen who is a tourist. (blogspot.com)
  • Arabic
  • There are a number of languages in Morocco, but the two official languages are Modern Standard Arabic and Amazigh (Berber). (wikipedia.org)
  • The languages of prestige in Morocco are Arabic in its Classical and Modern Standard Forms and French, the latter of which serves as a second language for many Moroccans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arabic, on the other hand, was always perceived as a prestigious language in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • From its independence until the year 2000, Morocco opted for Arabization as a policy, in an attempt of replacing French with Arabic. (wikipedia.org)
  • From then on, Morocco has adopted a clear perpetual educational language policy with three main cores: improving and reinforcing the teaching of Arabic, using a variety of languages, such as English and French in teaching the fields of technology and science and acceptance of Tamazight. (wikipedia.org)
  • The state of Morocco still sees Arabic (MSA) as its national language, but acknowledges that not all Moroccans are Arabic speakers and that Arabization did not succeed in the area of science and technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nowadays the different minority languages are acknowledged in Morocco although Arabic still is the dominant one and is being promoted by the government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arabic in its Classical and Standard forms is one of the two prestige languages in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because Gospel Missionary Union was training teams to go to Morocco, "in addition to her language study in Arabic, she was studying the language of the Berbers, an ancient tribe that inhabited the area long before the Arabs moved across North Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tunisia
  • It was convened by Prime Minister of Ghana Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and comprised representatives from Egypt (then a constituent part of the United Arab Republic), Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and the Union of the Peoples of Cameroon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The head of the network confirmed that this is the 1st case in Morocco and that most cases have been recorded in Saudi Arabia, in addition to Jordan, Qatar, UK, UAE, Germany, Tunisia, and France. (blogspot.com)
  • study
  • Raschida Bouhouch, a PhD student in the Laboratory of Human Nutrition at ETH, and her colleagues conducted a blind study of 241 mother-and-child pairings in Morocco. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The aim of this study is to provide a tool which will assist strategy group and the management team specialists in making correct decisions as how to penetrate the Morocco market and how to catch the maximum commercial opportunities in dealing with business partners in this country. (marketpublishers.com)
  • Previously, as principal investigator, Dr. Emerson led the United Kingdom Medical Research Council in The Gambia in conducting the first rigorous study establishing the importance of flies in trachoma transmission and the impact of latrines on trachoma control. (cartercenter.org)
  • In a study conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey, Erin Lipp, and graduate student Jason Westrich demonstrated that the sole addition of desert dust and its associated iron into seawater significantly stimulates growth and persistence of Vibrios, a group of ocean bacteria that occur worldwide and can cause gastroenteritis and infectious diseases in humans. (thaindian.com)
  • operations
  • But many Japanese citizens living near Marine Corps air stations Iwakuni and Futenma on Okinawa, where the aircraft will soon be conducting operations, already had concerns about the Osprey before the latest incident. (military.com)
  • Paramilitary Operations Officers are also fully trained case officers (i.e., "spy handlers") and as such conduct clandestine human intelligence (HUMINT) operations throughout the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The political action group within SAD conducts the deniable psychological operations, also known as black propaganda, as well as "Covert Influence" to effect political change in other countries as part of United States foreign policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • In May and June, Vella Gulf continued to participate in support of combat operations, fired Tomahawks, assumed warfare commander duties (ADC, ASUWC, ASWC and Launch Area Coordinator), and conducted numerous at-sea refueling and stores replenishment events until the relaxation of weapons posture and cessation of hostilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • She conducted operations in the Persian Gulf, Northern Arabian Sea with the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (in support of Operation Enduring Freedom), Gulf of Oman and Gulf of Aden. (wikipedia.org)
  • The boarding operations were conducted in accordance with the rules of international law and were of a compliant nature. (wikipedia.org)
  • While conducting counter-terrorist operations in the Mediterranean Sea, ships assigned to Operation Active Endeavor have also assisted the Greek government with the prevention of illegal immigration. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • The organisation pledged to support the work conducted by freedom fighters, and remove military access to colonial nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • press
  • For example, while websites are rarely blocked, problematic press and antiterrorism laws place heavy burdens on intermediaries and allow for the shutting down of news sites. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Survey
  • Ennaji also concluded "This survey confirms the idea that multilingualism in Morocco is a vivid sociolinguistic phenomenon, which is favoured by many people. (wikipedia.org)
  • freedom
  • Internet freedom declined in Morocco over the past year due to new restrictions on Voice-over-IP (VoIP), while legal harassment of prominent activists and online journalists continued. (freedomhouse.org)
  • second
  • The second part of the report focuses on macroeconomic indexes of Morocco: GDP scope and dynamics, industrial production volume, foreign trade analysis, investment climate in the country etc. (marketpublishers.com)
  • She was engaged to a missionary in Morocco, George Reed, although he had second thoughts and unofficially called off the engagement by moving to minister to a different tribe and never spoke to Maude again. (wikipedia.org)
  • political
  • The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which Morocco ratified in 1979, prohibits interference with the right to privacy. (hrw.org)
  • The first chapter of the report contains general information on Morocco, including its geopolitical situation, administrative structure, political system and level of economic development. (marketpublishers.com)
  • After Morocco gained independence with the end of the French Protectorate in 1956, it started a process of Arabization, with the aim of transforming the nation into a monolingual one, with political and economic independence and an Arab-Islamic identity. (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • A Morocco transwoman named Randa did reportedly publish a book, although little is known about its contents or commercial success. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Her hard work in Morocco may not have produced many conversions during her stay there, but there were a few conversions which were seen as a success, and continued the Christian influence within the country long after her life. (wikipedia.org)
  • project
  • If we were to believe the makhzen's (a term that refers to the king and the ruling elite around him) narrative, recycled without nuance or critical reflection by most media outlets in the region and in the West, the project is very good news and a big step toward reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change. (pambazuka.org)
  • This analysis examines the project through the lens of the creation of a new commodity chain, revealing its effects as no different from the destructive mining activities taking place in southern Morocco. (pambazuka.org)
  • French
  • The French language is also dominant in Morocco, especially in education and administration, therefore was initially learned by an elite and later on was learned by a great number of Moroccans for use in domains such as finance, science, technology and media. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • After accession of Hassan II of Morocco on 26 February 1961, it became possible to reach an agreement, through the mediation of the HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society), an American Jewish organization, sanctioning the departure of the Jews of Morocco under certain conditions, including the payment of a ransom fee, and a commitment to take a route that passed through a third country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Post
  • On 1 April 1942, Wilkes was assigned to Task Force 21 (TF 21) at the Boston Navy Yard where she conducted post repair trials and underwent a three-day availability. (wikipedia.org)
  • exercise
  • On 1 January 1942, the destroyer got underway and the following day arrived at Casco Bay, Maine, where she conducted exercise runs. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Morocco and can be punished with anything from 6 months to 3 years imprisonment and a fine of 120 to 1200 dirhams. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the year 2000, after years of neglecting and ignoring the other languages present in Morocco, the Charter for Educational Reform recognized them and the necessity for them. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the next fifty years of her life Maude Cary would minister to the rich and poor Muslims within Morocco attempting to bring them the Gospel message her school and parents had taught her. (wikipedia.org)
  • case
  • At least four of the six defendants in the case in central Morocco were convicted on charges that included "lewd or unnatural acts with an individual of the same sex," under penal code article 489. (hrw.org)
  • This is the 1st report of a presumably laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV in a UAE citizen visiting Morocco. (blogspot.com)
  • event
  • However, the operation was aborted due to a disturbance at a ceremony dedicating a traffic square in Ashkelon in honor of the father of King Hassan, King Mohammed V. The event was presided over by the Prime Minister Shimon Peres and a delegation of Jewish community leaders and dignitaries arrived from Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Criminalizing consensual, adult homosexual conduct violates fundamental human rights protected under international law. (hrw.org)
  • The United Nations Human Rights Committee has condemned laws against consensual homosexual conduct as violations of the ICCPR. (hrw.org)
  • The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has held that arrests for consensual homosexual conduct are, by definition, human rights violations. (hrw.org)
  • If Morocco aspires to be a regional leader on human rights, it should take the step of abolishing its laws that discriminate against private activity between consenting adults because they are of the same sex. (hrw.org)
  • activities
  • El Mehdaoui, its editor, was given a four-month suspended sentence and ordered to pay a hefty fine in June of last year, while in August a court ordered the news site to be shut down for three months, subject to an appeal (see Prosecutions and Detentions for Online Activities ). (freedomhouse.org)
  • The heavy fine may bankrupt the independent news site (see Prosecutions and Detentions for Online Activities ). (freedomhouse.org)
  • author
  • It was developed by Boeing and Textron Co.'s Bell Helicopter unit and came at a cost of $22 billion -- and 30 lives in three crashes over its 25-year development -- according to Richard Whittle, former Washington and Pentagon correspondent for The Dallas Morning News and author of "The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey. (military.com)
  • Question
  • A difficult start made Maude question her efffectivness in Morocco but she trusted that there would eventually be conversions from Islam to Christianity and stayed until she was too ill to serve. (wikipedia.org)
  • desert
  • Within 24 hours of mixing weathered desert dust from Morocco with seawater samples, we saw a 10-1000-fold growth in Vibrios, including one strain that could cause eye, ear, and open wound infections, and another strain that could cause cholera," said Lipp. (thaindian.com)