December 31, 2011
As the year comes to close, many are relieved that a year of stormy clouds and unabated anger is behind us. Things can only get better or is there still worse to come? In 2011, it turned out that we could not forecast the range of violent weather, nor could we predict the rage of people. From the Gulf to the Caucuses, and from the USA to Japan the world felt pain in 2011.
December 27, 2011
The Central Bank of Morocco expects an economic growth of 4% to 5% next year.
December 18, 2011
Since the outset of this year, small French and Spanish firms have raided the Moroccan market.
November 26, 2011
The turnout at the first parliamentary elections in Morocco following the approval of a new constitution in July reached 45%
August 30, 2011
The 2012 fiscal law may be ready before the early legislative elections which are expected to take place on 25 November.
August 16, 2011
Morocco's interior minister declared early legislative elections have been scheduled for Nov. 25.
July 27, 2011
As the Muslim world welcomes Ramadan 2011, set to start early next week, we wait with baited breath to see if the world will witness a time of peace and thanksgiving in the Middle East or an escalation in the unrest.
July 26, 2011
A Moroccan military transport plane crashed Tuesday in a mountainous southern region, the information ministry said.
July 24, 2011
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the American foundation founded by billionaire Bill Gates, launched an initiative to reinvent toilets.
July 19, 2011
Morocco's holiday home market was decimated by regional events, leaving several large-scale developments stalled.
July 4, 2011
This summer, thousands of Moroccan families are visiting loan companies and specialized financing institutions to take loans for travel and vacations.
July 2, 2011
A new constitution which was introduced last month by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI was approved by 98 percent of voters in a referendum Friday.
June 18, 2011
Morocco's King Mohammed VI declared a series of Constitutional reforms in a speech on Friday night .
June 4, 2011
Shakira seduced by Arab Spring, goes back to Arab roots to sing: Shakira seeks to celebrate her 'Lebo-Syrian' roots - recently feeling inspired while performing in Morocco after her tour through the Emirates and Lebanon, Shakira expressed her keen desire to fast-track her Arabic learning in order to sing some Arabic singles, if not albums.
May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.