Morocco

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.

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.