Morocco

November 25, 2014

Drivers cling to a truck amid flood waters in the southern region of Ouarzazate in Morocco on Nov. 22.  (AFP photo)
08:37 GMT

Most victims were swept away by swollen rivers which also submerged cars, buildings and roads.

November 19, 2014

You need to know exactly where (and when) to go in the UAE since just a fraction of its coastline offers decent waves. Gulf surf is mainly wind-driven. Fierce gales fuel epic waves near Qatar and Iraq, which barrel down the Gulf to the UAE. Warm water temps and easy access offset unpredictable surf conditions, so it’s still worth a visit.
09:12 GMT

Bedouin Beach Boys: Surf’s Up in the Middle East. Everybody's going surfing -- from Gaza to the Gulf.

November 14, 2014

The border town of Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between militants and the Lebanese army in recent months, sparking high tensions between Syrians refugees and Lebanese host communities. (AFP/File)
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A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.

November 11, 2014

Dounia's name was quickly cleared from stealing by Badr al Dawoudi. (Image: Facebook)
14:41 GMT

Moroccan singer Dounia Batma is being accused of stealing something in showbiz. Hint: It isn't the spotlight!

2015 Africa Cup of Nations logo
14:22 GMT

The Confederation of African Football has confirmed that the country will not host the competition and has thus been disqualified from the 2015 edition

November 10, 2014

Khloe poses with French Montana and Snoop Dogg at her BF's bday bash. (Image: DM)
16:47 GMT

Moroccan rapper French Montana celebrated his 30th birthday with on-and-off GF Khloe Kardashian and her boobies?

November 8, 2014

The Confederation of African football (CAF) logo
23:06 GMT

The north African nation have asked for the tournament to be postponed until 2016 over fears the Ebola disease could reach the country if they host it in January

November 6, 2014

George Weah
23:32 GMT

The former AC Milan star hopes the north African country will not be rushed into a making a call on whether to stage the event

November 3, 2014

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20:38 GMT

Morocco have voiced their concerns over hosting the tournament and the risk of Ebola spreading to the country, but the governing body are determined to see the competition go ahead

October 28, 2014

UN chief Ban Ki-moon paid a surprise visit to Libya this month urging an end to perpetual turmoil. “Let me be clear: if violent confrontations do not cease immediately... prosperity and a better life will be a distant dream”, said Ban. However, as head of a "toothless tiger" organization, how much impact can Ban's urging have?
10:47 GMT

Is Libya becoming a failed state? With so much focus on the Islamic State, it's easy to forget about Libya within the region. Here are 19 things you need to know about Libya’s forgotten conflict.

October 26, 2014

Algerian health authorities have mobilized medical workers, medicine and equipment to their southern border to counter the spread of Ebola. There is a dedicated isolation unit at Si Haoues Hospital of Tindouf, and thermal detection devices have been set up at border crossings and Tindouf Airport. There have been no cases of Ebola in Algeria.
14:34 GMT

How the Middle East is managing the Ebola menace

Katy has transformed from fresh-faced teen into a hot Queen! (Image: InStyle.com
09:40 GMT

Katy Perry has flown to Morocco for her 30th birthday after canceling her extravagant party in Egypt due to safety reasons!

October 20, 2014

Adel Taarabt
07:45 GMT

The former Tottenham boss slammed the 25-year-old after he was once again conspicuously absent from the QPR squad to face Liverpool at Loftus Road on Sunday

October 16, 2014

Dounia's sudden hatred for Assaf remains unexplained... but it could be down to jealousy! (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:24 GMT

Dounia Batma messed with the wrong guy when she decided to b*tch about Palestinian Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf!

October 10, 2014

The stats don’t lie - Arabs score high with porn sites. Cairo is the #1 city that searched for “sex” on Google. So don’t be shy-- check out who searched for sex by country in this cross section that includes some Muslim hot spots in and out of the Middle East 'desert'.
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Think 1001 Arabian nights and we bring you 10 online porn findings relating to Middle East and Muslim users. See how the the region procrastinates with porn and brace yourselves for some unexpected hard truths.