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Al Hoceima Strike Against Ongoing Repression

Al hoceima

Leaders of Popular Movement in Rif —Al hirak Chaabi—  have launched a general strike that shut down many private shops and several key sectors in Al Hoceima in protest against ongoing repression ‘l’hogra’ after the Moroccan forces known as ‘el Makhzen’ massacred peaceful protesters at Al Hoceima,  on January 4, 2017. Read More »

Injured Rare Eagle Rescued in Khenifra

Khenifra

Khenifra | AWN – Believe it or not, there are some compassionate Moroccan who really do care about wild animals. While wandering in local forest woods in Khenifra region, a group of young people from Krouchen town —50 miles from Khenifra — rescued an injured rare big eagle with injured wing believed were because of indiscriminate hunting. Witness said after the eagle’s rescue they contacted ... Read More »

NEW BOOK: Berbers and Numidian Ruins of Antiquity

Berbers

The Book is written by the Algerian author Yazid Bedjoudjou and Reneme Reh, the book aims to satisfy the needs of people looking  to Learn about The Amazigh people, of North Africa a civilization that history forgot. A people ruled by powerful, beloved and respected kings and Queens. Learn about men who fought on the backs of elephants. A people ... Read More »

Japanese Couple Gets Married in Amazigh Tradition

Amazigh

Anyone struggling to decide on a venue for their upcoming wedding, take note. A young Japanese couple have come up with the ultimate way to celebrate their love by deciding to get married according to an Amazigh traditon of Ait Khebbach tribe – part of Ait Atta federation- the largest Amazigh tribal confederation of South eastern Morocco along the border with Algeria. Read More »

Member of Morocco Parliament: King Hassan II Was Right When He Referred to Riffian People as “Scumbags”

Khadija Ziyani

Member of the Moroccan parliament, Khadija Ziyani’s Facebook wall has gone viral after she made a racist statement during which she labeled the Riffian people as “Awbash,” , “scumbags.”. Ziyani posted the following remark on her Facebook page, King Hassan II was right when he referred – in one of his famous speeches – to the indigenous Riffian people as Scumbags (Awbach) ... Read More »

International Girls Day: Honoring Amazigh Girls

Amazigh Girls

International girls’ day is celebrated on 11th October to make the world aware of gender discrimination and illiteracy among girls. For Every Girl Around the World including the Amazigh girls, the Amazigh World News team would like to take this opportunity to assure that we will continue to defend Amazigh girls rights for equal access to healthcare, education and basic human needs. Read More »

Legzira beach’s Natural Arch suddenly collapses

Legzira

It took Mother Nature thousands of years to create the most recognizable Natural Arch at Legzira beach in Mirleft, a village on Morocco’s southern coast. It most likely only took her seconds to knock it down. According to ifnipress reporter, The collapse may be due the action of the waves that caused a large crack appeared on its southern face in March after a ... Read More »

Azawad: New Group Created Following Split

Azawad

Differences of opinion, philosophy major goals and objectives have prompted members of the National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA) to split from the movement and start a new group under the name of Mouvement pour le Salut de l’Azawad (MSA). The MSA is an initiative led by two former MNLA figures, Moussa Ag Acharatoumane and Assalat Ag Habi. While ... Read More »

Tifinagh on Display at California State University

Tifinagh

Tifinagh, the Amazigh script used to write Tamazight languages spoken in North Africa is among 15 of the world’s most critically endangered scripts have been carved in wood and currently on display at Salz-Pollak Atrium at California State University Fullerton’s Pollak Library through mid-September. The exhibit is part of a project started in 2009 by Tim Brookes, a professor at Champlain College in Vermont. Source Read More »