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see FèsFès
or Fez
, Arab. Fas, city (1994 pop. 772,028), N central Morocco. In a rich agricultural region, it is connected by rail to Casablanca, Tangier, and Algeria. The city is noted for its Muslim art and its handicraft industries.
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(named for Fès, Morocco, where the production of fezzes was widespread), a woolen or felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone, usually with a black or dark blue tassel, which is often interwoven with silver or gold. The fez is worn by men in Morocco, Egypt, Algeria, Turkey, and Southwest Asia and is part of the native dress in some regions of Albania and Greece. It is worn either under a turban or as a separate hat. From 1826 to 1925 a red fez with a black tassel was the official headgear of civil servants and soldiers in Turkey.

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The Business Services Center will also operate in the FEZ.
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Next month Fez comes alive to the sound of the World Sacred Music Festival (May 22-30) with the Atlas Mountains and the city's stunning architecture providing the backdrop for performances by choirs, musicians and poets.
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Techniques of banking, insurance, human resources management, international accounting, software development, database administration, are all areas in which the Fez Institute will be a partner in skills, whether for initial or continuing training for the all firms that will do their business at Fez Shore.
In a continued effort to promote underground writing, the following writers have been nominated for inclusion in The Pushcart Prize XXXVI:Best of the Small Presses (2012 Edition) for their recent work published in Red Fez Publications- April Michelle Bratten, "Legs"; Paul Corman-Roberts, "Call Me Mister"; Jenni Fagan, "No Stars Pension in Downtown Cairo"; Misti Rainwater-Lites, "America You Can.
Air Arabia Air Arabia will operate thrice-weekly Brussels-Casablanca service via Fez (twice-weekly) and Oujda (weekly) beginning in October for the winter season.
Ambulances are heading the convoy that started out again early this morning passing through Fez and onward to Algeria where the border has been opened.
Immersed in our journey as a "vacation," we played the typical role of tourists by strolling and shopping through the old medina in Fez as well as Marrakech.
Marrakech, Fez and Essaouira became reborn cities, elevated to design capitals and icons of taste and places where culture and tradition met today's hottest styles.