Morocco

March 27, 2014

Shabola's stoked to join the sweet list of singers at the Mawazine Festival (Image: Facebook).
08:41 GMT

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)
10:11 GMT

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).
05:00 GMT

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
14:11 GMT

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.
01:06 GMT

“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)
10:49 GMT

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.

One of the looks Samira appears in, in her upcoming music video "Still." (Image: Facebook)
10:48 GMT

Samira Said is finally back on the scene with her latest single "Mazal" (Still).

February 25, 2014

Moroccan trade has been traditional dominated with countries in Europe, despite the economic crisis that has continued to unfold over the last six years
09:59 GMT

Morocco is diversifying its export market in a bid to develop trade with Gulf Arab countries and also reduce its reliance on Europe.

February 22, 2014

Taarabt: My failed Paris Saint-Germain move triggered a 'year of misery'
15:15 GMT

The midfielder could well have been the first major signing under their Qatari owners only for a move to fall through three years ago

February 16, 2014

Morocco's sugar industry is the third largest producer of the sweet cane in Africa (Shutterstock)
13:00 GMT

Morocco's Royal Family decided to divest its extensive holdings in Cosumar, the country's sole sugar industry operator.

February 11, 2014

Egyptian director Khaled Al Hajjar super angry at Moroccan singer Jannat. (image: facebook)
12:21 GMT

Jannat and Rotana have seriously upset director Khaled Al Hajjar this week by "stealing" some of his work. Uh, oh!

February 5, 2014

'I'm the Moroccan Balotelli,' claims Taarabt (Picture courtesy of goal.com)
14:42 GMT

The 24-year-old rubbished the suggestion that he is a "difficult character" to coach but did concede that he has a lot in common with the Rossoneri's enigmatic attacker

January 29, 2014

Rabat recalled its ambassador to Algiers late last year in response to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's criticism of Morocco's human rights record (Courtesy of Morocco World News)
10:36 GMT

Morocco's foreign ministry summoned Algeria's ambassador Tuesday regarding allegations from Algiers that Rabat has been expelling Syrian refugees.

January 22, 2014

Jennifer has "unofficially" converted from an atheist to a Muslim. (Image: Facebook)
09:32 GMT

Arabs Got Talent finalist Jennifer Grout has apparently converted to Islam, as seen in a recently leaked YouTube video!

January 20, 2014

But the subsidy reductions could hurt the fragile economy, which is heavily reliant on tourism, agriculture and remittances from Moroccans living abroad.
03:55 GMT

The cash-strapped North African kingdom is under pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to cut spending and reform subsidies