Morocco

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.

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.