Morocco

January 29, 2015

Carmen is confident in the work she presents and isn't bothered by Dounia's comments. (Image: Albawaba file)
14:34 GMT

Carmen Suleiman finally responds to Dounia Batma's criticisms of her!

January 27, 2015

Kazem Al Saher will bring his crooning voice to Morocco this Valentine's Day. (Image: Facebook)
13:47 GMT

He's got that dreamy voice that melts our hearts, and he'll croon you right through single's awareness day, erm, Valentine's Day in Morocco.

A collection of pictures of Farawla and his new wifey. (Image: Alwatanvoice.com)
08:32 GMT

Former "The Voice Arabia" contestant Farid Ghannam said "I do" to his number one fan this month!

January 20, 2015

She's so coy, she won't spill whether the leaked song will be on her album. (Image: Facebook)
13:03 GMT

Will it be in her new album or no? Samira Said's new song "Last Chance" has already been leaked online.

January 19, 2015

Luckily for Miss Jordan 2015 (right), she bears no resemblance to Jordan's former beauty queen (left), Zeina al Alami. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:37 GMT

Remember the controversial Miss Jordan 2014? This year, JO proved its beauty worth in the Miss Arab 2015 competition with a new-and-improved beauty queen, AKA Sireen Barakat!

January 18, 2015

The Moroccan government believes nearly 2,000 Moroccans have fought in Syria or Iraq for Daesh or other militant organizations. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

The Moroccan police dismantled a terrorist cell and arrested its eight members. The cell recruited Moroccans to fight for Daesh in Syria and Iraq.

January 13, 2015

Between 1,500 and 2,000 Moroccans have traveled to Syria or Iraq to fight for Daesh or other jihadi groups, according to government estimates. (AFP/Ahmad Aboud)
14:18 GMT

Moroccan authorities have arrested three Daesh-linked suspects in the town of Fnideq near the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.

Oussama Assaidi (picture courtesy of goal.com)
07:30 GMT

The Morocco international has cut short a season-long loan at Stoke City to make the move to Dubai after failing to make an impact on Merseyside under Brendan Rodgers

January 12, 2015

Samira Said looking super glam. (Image: Facebook)
10:09 GMT

You'd think she was their BFF the way they celebrated Samira Said's recent birthday. Her adoring fans were all about her big day.

January 8, 2015

Morocco is about to see "Exodus: Gods and Kings" after all.
09:19 GMT

After the Ridley Scott's film "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was banned from screening in the North African country for its offensive material, Fox studios removed the scenes that had Morocco all wound up.

January 6, 2015

"Tinghir – Jerusalem Echoes from the Mellah" is the opener at the Doc Aviv Festival this week. (Image: Jpost)
10:51 GMT

The Doc Aviv Festival opens today with the a film about the Berbers.

December 30, 2014

Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 Inter: Cabaye strikes to seal friendly victory
21:20 GMT

The midfielder's precision finish from a Gregory van der Wiel cross handed the French champions a narrow win in Morocco

December 28, 2014

The Exodus won't even make it into Egypt. (Image: variety.com)
05:00 GMT

The Israelite's weren't even allowed into Egypt for there to be a big Exodus this time. The Hollywood film has been banned into MENA countries to date because it "totally contradicts proven historical facts".

December 25, 2014

Who said Santa had a bunch of reindeer? Santa (or Santas more like it!) ride proud Arabian pedigree horses in the Middle East - it´s too hot for reindeer of course! Yalla, giddy up!!
04:13 GMT

Arab Santas unite! Here's our top picks from the MENA region. Welcome to Christmas in Arabia!

December 23, 2014

Dounia Batma and Mohammad Al Turk tied the knot one year ago. (Image: Facebook)
15:26 GMT

The former Arab Idol contestant and her billionaire husband and business manager enjoyed the island life of the Maldives one year after they tied the knot.