Category Archives: Arab World

July 16-17, 2016 We were thrilled to co-host the second edition of the Youmein Creative Media Festival this past weekend, from July 16-17. The Youmein Festival brought together artists and creative thinkers from across Morocco, France, the United States, Belgium, … Continue reading

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Global Voices, Chicago and Tangier

High school kids in Tangier and Chicago present plays to each other using Google + and each others’ languages.
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Ibn Battuta Returns to Tangier

Great turnout for yesterday’s “Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta” at the Tangier Cinémathèque.
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Happy Birthday, IB!

Ibn Battuta, Tangier’s most famous son, was born on this day in the 14th century. Time to honor him in his birthplace by showing “Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta.”
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Al Jazeera: the Legation “Min Washington”

“Min Washington” by Abderrahim Foukara airs on Al Jazeera Arabic this week, and features an in-depth report of the Tangier American Legation and its long history.
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Arab & US Communicators in Tangier

Media professionals and communications educators gather in Tangier for the 18th annual AUSACE conference, launched at the Legation.
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Bruce Condé – Enigmatic Tangier American

American Bruce Chalmers, aka Bruce Bourbon de Conde, aka Alfonso Yorba, aka Hajji Abdurrahman… once described by an American newspaper as “a new Lawrence of Arabia,” lived a life of a monarchist philatelic Arabist, and died in Tangier.
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Horsemen of an Apocalypse: les Chevaux de Dieu

The human components of suicide bombings, told with great realism and poetry by Moroccan film maker Nabil Ayouch.
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US Scholarship Programs for Moroccan Students

New US scholarship opportunities for Moroccan students.
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Performing the Political in Tangier…

The annual “Performing Tangier” performance studies conference in Tangier goes political in 2013.
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