Islam and Muslims in Morocco

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Capital: Rabat
Population: 34.3 million (July 2018 est.)
Muslims Percent: 99% (official; virtually all Sunni, <0.1% Shia)

Moroccan Islam: A Unique and Welcome Spirit of Moderation and Tolerance by Professor Kenneth Honerkamp and Fr. Michael D. Calabria [PDF]

The Culture and Arts of Morocco and the Berbers [PDF]

Traditional Islamic Education in Morocco: Sociohistorical and Psychological Perspectives - June 1980 [PDF]

History, Culture and Science in Morocco: 11th-14th Centuries - Muslim Heritage

16/11/2018 Morocco under the spotlight for treatment of African migrants - Al Jazeera
19/06/2018 The last salt miners of Morocco - Al Jazeera
12/02/2018 The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco - The Atlantic, USA
06/11/2017 Morocco's King Mohammed VI: The king's dilemma in Morocco - Al Jazeera
02/11/2017 Essaouira: Morocco’s little idyll of Jewish-Muslim coexistence - The Economist
22/06/2017 Discovering the spirit of Ramadan in Morocco - Al Jazeera
11/06/2017 Room in the middle: the Africans repopulating Spain's dying villages - The Guardian
02/06/2017 Morocco: What is fuelling unrest in the Rif? - Al Jazeera
31/01/2017 Why Morocco’s burqa ban is more than just a security measure - The Conversation
19/09/2016 World's oldest library reopens in Fez: 'You can hurt us, but you can't hurt the books' - The Guardian
19/06/2016 In Morocco’s Atlas mountains, Berber girls find the way out of rural poverty: an education - The Guardian
07/04/2016 Morocco’s Northern Rif Mountains Is the Heartland of Global Terrorism - Foreign Policy
29/10/2015 A Religion for Peace: How the State is Shaping Islam in Morocco - Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs
24/06/2015 Half a Million Moroccans Perform Taraweeh Prayer at Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca - Morocco World News
31/03/2015 Why Morocco Wants To Become A Major Islamic Training Hub - Forbes
16/01/2015 Morocco copes with aftermath of deadly floods - Al Jazeera
18/07/2014 During Ramadan in Morocco, the djellaba reigns supreme - Al Monitor
04/06/2014 Morocco tackles radical Islam - The Washington Post
27/03/2014 How My Stay in Morocco Changed My Views of Islam & Muslims - Morocco World News
23/01/2014 Morocco repeals 'rape marriage law' - Al Jazeera
18/12/2013 Morocco's maids: Abused and overworked - Al Jazeera
11/07/2013 Ramadan in Morocco Has a Different Flavor - OnIslam
07/02/2013 Wandering through the medinas of Morocco - The Washington Post
12/08/2012 Anti-government protesters rally in Morocco - Al Jazeera
15/04/2012 New Arab order: In Morocco, uproar over marriage law tests Islamist governmen - The Washington Post
30/11/2011 The spice of life in Morocco - Arab News
26/11/2011 Islamist party claims victory in Morocco vote - Al Jazeera
24/11/2011 Why has Morocco’s king survived the Arab Spring? - BBC
15/08/2011 Morocco set for early parliamentary elections - Al Jazeera
31/07/2011 Morocco renews call to mend ties with Algeria - Al Jazeera
02/07/2011 Moroccans vote 'yes' to revised constitution to King devolving some powers - Al Jazeera
21/06/2011 Democracy protesters face violence in Morocco - Al Jazeera
18/06/2011 King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, unveils constitutional reforms - Independent, UK
30/05/2011 Casablanca police break up democracy rally - The Guardian
06/05/2011 Three arrested over Morocco cafe blast - Al Jazeera
29/04/2011 Morocco steps up security after cafe blast that leaves 16 dead in Marrakesh - Al Jazeera
25/04/2011 Protesters demand reform in Morocco - Al Jazeera
13/03/2010 Morocco Takes Tough Line on Missionaries - Islam Online
07/09/2008 Morocco Scholars Go Online
26/04/2008 Mouchidat - Morocco's female Muslim clerics
08/03/2008 Fez: City of Islam - IslamiCity
01/10/2007 Moroccan Couples Flock to Tarawih - Islam Online
25/09/2007 Qur'an Lights Casablanca Nights - Islam Online
11/09/2007 Where familiarity breeds contempt - The Guardian
10/09/2007 Morocco Islamists say vote unfair - The Guardian
09/09/2007 Morocco's Istiqlal in Surprise Poll Win - Islam Online
08/09/2007 Lowest Turnout in Morocco Elections - Islam Online
22/04/2007 Morocco's turning tide - The Guardian
13/03/2007 Morocco plays on terror fears in Sahara peace bid - The Guardian
21/02/2007 Satanism Surfaces In Morocco - Islam Online
13/02/2007 Moroccans Proud of Al-Aqsa Legacy - Islam Online
20/01/2007 Morocco Opposition Against Mosques Law
09/01/2007 Moroccan journalists face 5 years' jail for joke offending Islamists - The Guardian
13/12/2006 Moroccans Unhappy With "Official" Hajj
27/10/2004 Morocco holidays: Hits and mists - The Guardian
14/10/2004 Ramadan Tastes Special in Morocco - Islam Online
13/01/2004 The Muslim world I found in Morocco: not what I expected - The Christian Science Monitor
18/08/2003 Morocco's many contradictions - BBC, UK
22/05/2003 Moroccans Paying a Price for Ties With U.S - Washington Post


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