Morocco

February 26, 2013

Arab tourists from the Maghreb wil no longer require tourist visas to enter Egypt
03:24 GMT

Tourists coming to Egypt from the Arab Maghreb countries (Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria) will no longer have to obtain tourist visas, German news agency DPA reported on Monday.

February 24, 2013

Tamer and Basma
10:11 GMT

The Egyptian megastar's wife is putting her foot down and won't listen to any of her husband's suggestions.

February 18, 2013

A relative of a member of Moroccan security forces killed in clashes with Sahrawis in November 2010 shouts slogans outside the court house in Rabat. (AFP PHOTO/FADEL SENNA)
07:40 GMT

A Rabat military court convicts 24 Western Saharan activists for their role in killing 11 Moroccan soldiers in 2010.

January 30, 2013

Judges on The Voice show (Sherine Abdel Wahab center).
08:27 GMT

Coach, Sherine Abdel Wahab, takes her losing contestant to Morocco to put on a show of defiance.

January 27, 2013

Tamer and Basma: the Arab world's hottest couple
11:38 GMT

The Egyptian megastar and his newly pregnant wife are planning to move Stateside to get American citizenship for their unborn daughter.

Morocco is facing a dire shortage of housing, according to a government official
07:16 GMT

Morocco suffers a shortage in housing units reaching up to 800,000, an official told Al Arabiya on Saturday.

January 24, 2013

The Moroccan economy is expected to grow by 4.5 per cent in the first quater of 2013, due to increased agricultural activity
07:49 GMT

The Moroccan economy is expected to grow at 4.5 per cent in the first quarter of this year, after the economy slowed to 2.8 per cent towards the end of 2012.

January 14, 2013

An investment bank for the Arab Maghreb has been created with $100m and support from the IMF
11:13 GMT

The five nations of the Arab Maghreb Union have created an investment bank with capital of $100 million to finance infrastructure projects in the region, Mauritania's central bank governor said on Wednesday.

January 11, 2013

Jessie J is set to perform in Morocco in May
05:00 GMT

British star Jessie J will be holding her first concert in Morocco next May as she takes part of Rabat’s annual world Mawazine music festival.

January 9, 2013

Jordan has been briefing Morocco on how to reduce subsidies
11:29 GMT

Jordan is offering advice to Morocco on how to reduce spending on state subsidies, something which the Hashemite Kingdom did in November 2013.

Tamer and Basma in happier times.
08:16 GMT

The Egyptian megastar gets the rumor mill churning after the pair turn up to a party together.

December 26, 2012

Al-Qaeda in North Africa (picture courtesy of Africa Defense Journal).
07:38 GMT

According to government sources, Moroccan police busted a recruitment cell for al-Qaeda in North Africa, including one man who was formerly detained under the anti-terrorism law.

December 20, 2012

Countries in the Maghreb area of North Africa are set for closer cooperation
11:55 GMT

The European Union has adopted a report which calls for greater cooperation and deeper regional ties between countries in the Maghreb.

December 19, 2012

Maouchouma a moroccan movie that has caused a stir among Morrocan cinema fans.
12:36 GMT

The nude scenes in Lahcen Zinoun’s film Maouchouma (Tattooed) have caused a stir among Moroccan movie fans.

December 18, 2012

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to loans for development in Morocco
07:23 GMT

The European Investment Bank has agreed to fund development in Morocco, in a deal worth almost $600 million.