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Haram sex causes cancer, says Moroccan sheikh

24 January, 2018

Morocco's Sheikh Abderahman Sekkach says extramarital sex can harm the health of women because their vagina's 'coding' gets confused at the sperm of a man who is not her husband.

Salafis outraged as Morocco allows women to officiate marriages

24 January, 2018

Morocco has finally allowed women to officiate marriages, but some Salafis still believe Rabat is feminising a "man's job".

UN employee abducted in Yemen's capital Sanaa

21 January, 2018

UN employee Hisham Abdel-Rahman Bagash was abducted by a masked man in Yemen's capital Sanaa as the war rages on.

Tunisia takes groundbreaking steps towards gender equality

20 January, 2018

A new bill being drafted in Tunisia could see gender equality within marriage through a selection of new laws, including a long-awaited reform on equal inheritance.

Germany stops weapons sales to countries fighting in Yemen

19 January, 2018

Germany's government said on Friday it would "immediately" stop weapons sales to countries involved in the Yemen conflict, including major customer Saudi Arabia.

Europe border watchdog: Migrants arriving in Spain will increase

19 January, 2018

Despite 2017 witnessing twice as many migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe as the previous year, a border watchdog warned that number is only set to rise.

Morocco sentences man to death over MP murder

16 January, 2018

A man has been sentenced to death over the murder of Moroccan parliamentarian Abdellatif Merdas, who was shot near his home in Casablanca last year.

Protests in Tunisia highlight contested narratives of 2011 revolution

16 January, 2018

In-depth: Tunisia's recent protests were triggered by tax increases, but they highlight the deep, unresolved issues that led to the 2011 revolution, writes Anna Boots.

Turkey suffers 'dramatic decline' in freedoms after coup: watchdog

16 January, 2018

Turkey has been declared "not free" according to a new report by democracy watchdog Freedom House, which put its dramatic decline down to the post-coup crackdown on opposition and activists.

Morocco to begin floating its currency: PM

12 January, 2018

Morocco will begin to lessen regulations on its currency, Prime Minister Saad-Eddine al-Othmani, said on Friday, in a bit to "strengthen Morocco's competitiveness".

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