Morocco

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.

December 14, 2012

Jannat has delayed the launch of her new album, much to the disappointment of fans
10:42 GMT

Morocco's best musical export to Egypt, Jannat, has delayed the launch of her new album, due to the conditions in Egypt.

December 13, 2012

Tamer Hosny and Basma Bosil (Photo: Facebook)
09:04 GMT

The private lives of Arab celebs might be considered public property but Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny is determined to keep details of his married life quiet at whatever cost.

December 12, 2012

Tunisia and Morocco have been awarded funding from the European Union for various country-specific projects
09:20 GMT

Tunisia and Morocco have been awarded funding from the European Union for development and human rights projects.

December 11, 2012

Indian actor Shahrukh Khan attends the tribute to Hindi cinema at the 12th Marrakech International Film Festival
13:02 GMT

Thousands gathered to see 47-year-old Indian screen legend Shahrukh Khan make a brief appearance as part of the Marrakech International Film Festival's tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema.

December 5, 2012

Throughout the Arab Spring, people demanded the end to corruption, but a new report shows much more needs to be done
14:15 GMT

As results in the Corruptions Perceptions Index break, the Arab Springers and the region measures its great expectations against its poor results. Qatar’s corruption rating glows against other Arab members states – but it is the best of a bunch of bad eggs.

November 28, 2012

Royal Air Maroc is looking for a new airline from the Gulf
10:20 GMT

Morocco would rather pursue a strategic partnership for Royal Air Maroc (RAM), with an airline from one of the Gulf states or beyond, than sell a stake in its flag carrier, government ministers said late on Monday.

November 21, 2012

Maisa tells fans not to trust her tweets
09:47 GMT

An anonymous hacker has taken over the Moroccan beauty's Twitter account.

November 15, 2012

Samira Saeed turned down the opportunity to be on The Voice
11:45 GMT

MBC's The Voice might be the hottest show in the Arab world at the moment but singer Samira Saeed has no regrets about turning it down.

November 12, 2012

Egyptian Film Microphone 2010.
12:34 GMT

The Zurich Film Festival includes movies from Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Lebanon and the UAE.

Ahmad Sultan
09:16 GMT

The breakthrough Moroccan singer says he'll be like "a kid in a circus" when he attends the MTV European music awards.

November 11, 2012

Bigg has been accused of turning to pro-government propaganda (Photo: planetmoroccanrap.blogspot.com)
06:04 GMT

Some of Morocco’s young rappers are using their music to show support for the country’s ruling party, espouse family values, and encourage female modesty. It’s called “Halal rap,” but can it even be considered rap at all?

November 7, 2012

A still photo from "On the Edge"
10:14 GMT

Moroccan director Leila Kilani's first feature-length film tells the story of female factory workers turning to crime for survival in Tangier.