At the end of the eighth century, Idriss, descendant of the Prophet Muhammad’s daughter Fatima, found refuge in Morocco. Recognised as a powerful figure across northern Morocco, he unified the country and moved the capital to Fez. After his death, his son Idriss II extended their influence into Europe. In the 11th century, the Berber Almoravids took power into their hands and founded Marrakech.
- The rules covering home to school transport for children attending a denominational school are slightly different.
- Today your group have the opportunity to explore a place of worship of a different religion, at St Paul’s Cathedral which dominates the city’s skyline with a 111m high dome.
- If you’re invited to share a family meal, wait until the host had said ‘bismillah’, which means ‘in the name of God’ before starting.
- With the stroke of a pen, the President banned Syrian refugees from the USA indefinitely and