Morocco

April 15, 2014

Jameel prizewinner and Turkish fashion label Dice Kayek (by sisters Ece and Ayşe Ege) evoked Istanbul’s rich architecture with lamé brocade Caftan (recalling luxurious Ottoman robes); Hagia Sophia (a beaded and embroidered satin coat inspired by Byzantine mosaics); and Dome 2 (a sheer cotton blouse folded like the ribs of Istanbul’s roofs).
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An Arab art competition sponsored by architect Zaha Hadid is exhibited in London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

April 14, 2014

An oldie, but a goodie, Mohammad Abdo is coming to Mawazine!
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The "Artist of the Arabs" isn't a fat lady, but the show will be over after he sings!

April 13, 2014

Happy Jordan: Solid choreography and slick production make this a winner!  Produced by BeAmman, a grassroots website that promotes the city of Amman, it sets spectacular dance moves against the backdrop of the Citadel, Roman Amphitheater and Amman skyline. Best scene? The two old men in red fez waving their coats as they dance down the street!
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If it hasn't already reached its sell-by, what’s the appeal of Pharrell William’s pop sensation “Happy”? and how has it fared across the Middle East's far-flung corners?

Moroccans now hold a special place in their heart for Egyptian hottie Tamer Hosny after he married their homegirl Basma. The songster appeared before adoring fans on Friday, April 11. (Image: Facebook)
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Moroccans now hold a special place in their heart for Egyptian hottie Tamer Hosny after he married their homegirl Basma. The songster appeared before adoring fans on Friday, April 11.

April 9, 2014

Get ready for more action, Morocco! (Image: Facebook)
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Just as buzz is going around that Tunisia is trying to raise funds to reclaim the set where numerous Star Wars scenes were filmed, Moroccans will be getting their movie madness on with episode VII coming their way in May!

April 8, 2014

Tamer has become even more popular in Morocco after marrying a Moroccan woman. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Tamer Hosny is coming to Morocco this April.

April 3, 2014

The soaring (65m) Minaret of Jam sits in a deep river valley amidst towering mountains in Ghur province, Afghanistan. Built in the 12th century, its elaborate brickwork and blue-tiled top inscription represent the architectural and artistic tradition of this region.  High elevation won’t protect it from river flooding!
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Arab World Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change

April 1, 2014

Yummy tummy! One of the many sexy snapshots Adil posts of himself on Instagram. (Image: Instagram)
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New kid on the block Adil Koukouh has become a sex symbol among Spain's teenage girls and women.

March 31, 2014

A very Moroccan Marwan Khoury is coming our way soon! (Image: Facebook)
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It's time to launch, y'all. The ever fashionable Marwan Khoury is gearing up for the his new album release.

March 27, 2014

Shabola's stoked to join the sweet list of singers at the Mawazine Festival (Image: Facebook).
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In a first time honor for the Egyptian folk singer, Shabaan Abdel Rahim aka Shabola has been invited to join other Arab stars performing at the Mawazine Festival in Morocco this summer.

March 24, 2014

Jannat and Amr gave guest attendees a night to remember at last weekend's event. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Amr Diab and Jannat took centre stage at Al Masah Hotel's reopening night last weekend.

March 21, 2014

Souad Massi will soon be taking the stage at the 13th Mawazine Festival in Morocco (Image: Facebook).
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It'll be here sooner than we can say 13th Mawazine Festival - Rhythms of the World, and Souad Massi will be there!

March 4, 2014

Manchester United looking to Roma defensive star as Vidic replacement
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Manchester United are looking to make a major move for AS Roma star defender Mehdi Benatia according to rumors from TalkSPORT.

February 28, 2014

The government aims to export green power to Europe via Spain in coming years.
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“It is one of the biggest wind farm projects in the world,” the utility said in a statement.

February 27, 2014

Morocco's torture record was officially condemned by the U.N. in 2012 (Fadel Senna/AFP)
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Morocco has decided to suspend its judicial cooperation with France following the developing "diplomatic row" between the colonial-tied countries over Rabat's human rights record.