Morocco World News

Morocco World News (MWN) is an English language e-newspaper with its headquarters in Rabat and Washington, D.C. It publishes news about Morocco and MENA region on a wide range of topics, including politics, economics, international relations, lifestyle, technology, culture, sports, and Western Sahara.

Morocco World News
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TypeOnline newspaper
Founder(s)Samir Bennis
Adnane Bennis
Editor-in-chiefSamir Bennis
EditorPerri Huggins
Deputy editorSafaa Kasraoui
Associate editorMorgan Hekking
Managing editorAdnane Bennis
News editorPerri Huggins
Campus editorSafaa Kasraoui
Opinion editorPerri Huggins
FoundedMay 2011
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.

MWN[1] was founded in May 2011 by Samir[2] and Adnane Bennis,[3] two Moroccan brothers living at the time in New York City. In 2017, it relocated its US headquarters from New York City to Washington, DC. By 2019, MWN counted journalists and editors in Washington DC, New York City, Rabat, Essaouira, Fes, and the Netherlands.

Samir Bennis has served as its editor-in-chief, a political analyst and author since its inception. Adnane Bennis has been the managing editor.


Andrew R. Smith, Professor in the Department of Communication, Journalism and Media at Edinboro University described Morocco World News as a "makhzenian source".[4]

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  1. ^ "Morocco World News | Morocco News meets the World". Morocco World News. Retrieved 2016-10-31.
  2. ^ "Samir Bennis". Retrieved 2016-10-31.
  3. ^ "» Moroccan Emerging Leaders Share Their Experiences at AUI Leadership Conference". Maroc Press. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  4. ^ Smith, A.R.; An-Na'im, A.A.; Belghazi, T.; Cline, R.J.W.; Echkaou, H.; Donald G. Ellis, U.H.; Graiouid, S.; Hannan, J.; Hernandez, T.; Klyukanova, A. (2016). Radical Conflict: Essays on Violence, Intractability, and Communication. Peace and Conflict Studies. Lexington Books. p. 221. ISBN 978-1-4985-2178-9.