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Morocco has a very different climate and is separated from affected countries by a huge desert (and a few other things as well). It's on the African continent of course but that's not a good reason to be concerned and, unlike e.g. the US, there has never ever been a single case of Ebola virus disease in Morocco, let alone active transmission of the disease ...


As with any foreign country with a very different culture from your own: Wear modest clothing (eg. no bare shoulders for women) Don't wear obvious national or religious symbols (eg. a big American flag patch on the back of a jacket would not be a good idea) Avoid alcohol if possible, or consume it in moderation in private (eg. in your own hotel room) Avoid ...


I believe Sinead O'Connor has recently done a cover version of it and had it played with full permission on Islamic radio. On her blog she details that she had to use the whole thing with no cuts.


It is not inappropriate to record the calls to prayer. It is, however, considered a sign of disrespect to cut the recording short before the "muezzin" finishes reciting the call to prayer.


It is perfectly fine. The call to prayer is frequently televised so there is nothing wrong with recording it and posting it on youtube. It is done often. However, do not go to the mosque during prayer and start recording there. Its not that its not allowed, its just that you'll have to have prior permission and you may be a distraction to the congregation.

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