Morocco

March 5, 2013

Maisa Moghrabi is set to spill all.
09:34 GMT

The Moroccan star will be spilling all her most intimate secrets on a new reality TV show about the life of Arab women.

March 3, 2013

Japan is to provide financial aid to several Middle Eastern nations to assist with "regional stability and democratic transformations"
11:18 GMT

Japan said on Saturday it will increase financial aid to North African and Middle Eastern countries, to help regional stability and democratic transformations.

The financing of terrorism is to be specifically outlawed in Morocco.
09:07 GMT

Morocco is to introduce a new banking law that will outlaw the financing of terrorism.

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.