Morocco

October 31, 2012

Moroccan singer Ahmad Sultan.
09:31 GMT

The Moroccan singer takes on the mighty songstress at the MTV European Music Awards for the title of Best Worldwide Act.

October 30, 2012

Donia is in the process of recording a new single
07:46 GMT

Donia Batma hasn't let losing out on the title of 'Arab Idol' get in the way of her dreams of stardom: the rising songstress has revealed that she is in the process of recording a new single.

October 29, 2012

Maghreb Summit
05:54 GMT

Is North Africa trying to mount a Moorish re-awakening, uniting a traditional alliance, emboldened by the Arab Spring? This year revived the cycle of the Maghreb Summit and put the Moorish or Maghrabi question on the Arab table. It looks unlikely to be a force to reckon with, and more a redundant alliance of North Africa's Arab Belt.

October 24, 2012

The King of Morocco has been in the UAE to discuss strengthening trade relations
05:00 GMT

The United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Morocco discussed ways to further strengthen their multi-faceted bilateral relations during talks held this evening at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi.

October 16, 2012

Morocco could sell a minority stake in Royal Air Maroc, the national flag carrier, to Gulf airlines
11:46 GMT

Morocco is looking likely to offer a minority stake in is national flag carrier, Royal Air Maroc, to major Gulf Airlines. The proposal will be made during the a rare tour by the King of Morocco to the Gulf states and comes after the airline hit financial difficulties.

October 4, 2012

Morocco and Spain plan to increase economic ties
10:36 GMT

A top level Spanish delegation headed by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy held talks with Moroccan officials in Rabat on Wednesday. Despite their historic political differences, the two countries

October 3, 2012

Layla is planning a new Egyptian-themed restaurant in Morocco
12:53 GMT

Egyptian singer Layla has been cooking up a storm in Morocco, as the star plans to open a new restuarant

October 1, 2012

Daba Theater is also open to other activities. During the first week of every month, it hosts bloggers and theater productions.
12:49 GMT

Since its launch three years ago, the Daba Theater group has engaged audiences with its bid to create experimental theatre out of political and cultural events in modern Morocco.

September 30, 2012

Samira Saeed is helping her son begin his move to London
06:51 GMT

Moroccan singer Samira Saeed headed to London this week to help her son with his university enrolment.

September 26, 2012

Major donors fear unrest if Morocco doesn't deal with the cost of living
07:46 GMT

Morocco is to be granted 1.64 billion dirhams ($190 million) in a financial package by the Arab Monetary Fund.

September 20, 2012

The Saudi King and the Egyptian President have met several times since Morsi's election, as the oil-rich Kingdom offers substantial financial aid packages
09:21 GMT

The oil-rich Saudi Kingdom illustrated it's financial might by supporting post-Arab Spring with financial aid, as other nations in the region also receive substantial packages.

September 18, 2012

Pope won't be dragged into Lion's Den: May 2001 saw Pope John Paul II congregating with Bashar al Assad - that very fellow of the murderous dynasty. While the crafty host tried to seduce the Catholic Pontiff into taking an anti-Israel stance, the Pope wasn't playing ball, staying clear of 'Anti-Semitic' remarks dredging up bad Holy Land memories.
14:57 GMT

Papal Middle Eastern tours across the ages: How have the reigning Pope Bennedict XVI and the late Pope John Paul II fared in the Holy Land? The Pope pontificates from Lebanon to Morocco as we take a look at papal Middle East tours past and present.

September 17, 2012

Sources claim that Tamer and Basma were a couple long before they were prepared to admit it
09:38 GMT

If you thought the drama surrounding Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny's upcoming marriage to Moroccan ex-Star Academy contestant Basma Bosil was maxed out think again!

September 11, 2012

Known to his legions of fans as the Caesar of Arabic music, Kadim al-Sahir has a big name to live up to. The straight-laced star normally manages to avoid scandal and celebrity cat fights. But his love of Syrian erotic poetry suggests that an edgier side might come out on screen.
13:41 GMT

There's no such thing as too much talent in the Arab world as MBC begins the hunt for the new Haifa.

Muna Amarsha is taking a well-earned break in Morocco
08:33 GMT

Moroccan singer Muna Amarsha is getting back to her roots with a well-earned family break in her homeland before she hits the recording studio for work on her next project.