Morocco

December 31, 2013

Myriam Fares descends upon her fans in the Casablanca airport. (Image: Instagram)
12:21 GMT

Fashionista Myriam Fares steps into the Casablanca airport with a wave and a smile in preparation of her New Year's Eve concert.

December 29, 2013

Four Gulf states — Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE — agreed in 2012 to provide aid worth a total $5 billion to Morocco in the period 2012-2017.
03:55 GMT

The deal is part of a five-year package of financial assistance extended by four gulf states to help the kingdom weather the 'Arab Spring'

December 23, 2013

Dounia feeding cake to her new man on their wedding day. (Image: Facebook)
09:11 GMT

Season one Arab Idol star Dounia Batma made one Bahraini dude a lucky man. Not only did he gain a second wife, but she's a celebrity songstress to boot!

December 22, 2013

Morocco has been planning and designing the Zenata Eco-City for over a year (Courtesy of the French Agency for Development-AFD)
12:17 GMT

Dubai-based Al-Futtaim group has signed a deal in cooperation with Morocco's leading developer to build Zenata Eco-City in the north African country. The city will be the region's largest retail and leisure destination.

Bayern Munich 2-0 Raja Casablanca: Bavarians cruise to Club World Cup triumph
03:13 GMT

Pep Guardiola's men were rarely troubled after striking twice in the opening 22 minutes through centre-half Dante and midfielder Thiago Alcantara

December 9, 2013

Many Sahrawis were forced out of the Western Sahara when Morocco annexed the contested territory. They have been living in refugee camps in Algeria since the 1970s (File Archive/AFP)
12:54 GMT

Moroccan police violently cracked down on a peaceful protest in the Western Sahara ahead of an EU deal with Rabat that would exploit the contested territory's fish resources.

December 8, 2013

One of the pictures proving Samira hasn't aged a day over 35! (Image: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

Samira Said has returned to the spotlight in a photo shoot dubbed as awfully similar to that of Egyptian superstar Sherihan's!

December 3, 2013

As a result of what she went through, Maisa said she now has a phobia of marriage. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

We think we know our celebs by just watching them on TV, but some have dark secrets like any one of us. Maisa Moghrabi opens up about her history with domestic violence.

December 2, 2013

Salma Rashid is quickly making a name for herself in the Middle East. (Image: Facebook)
11:34 GMT

Moroccan singer and former Arab Idol contestant Salma Rachid is doing so well for herself that she's performing for fans on NYE!

Saudi Arabia will open the new shipping line between Jeddah and Casablanca in an effort to boost commercial ties between the two countries (Courtesy of Wikimedia)
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Trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Morocco will jump to $7 billion by early 2014.

November 28, 2013

If it's Rihanna, Justin Bieber, or Pink you want to see, it's those sweet songsters you get on NRJ HITS TV!
05:00 GMT

NRJ HITS is sure to make Beliebers out of Lebanese viewers with hot jams from the likes of Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Pink!

November 26, 2013

The hilarious Adel Imam will be recognized for his contributions to film in November. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:26 GMT

One of the funniest men in Egyptian film, Adel Imam, will be receiving recognition for his contributions to cinema at the Marrakech Film Festival 2013.

November 25, 2013

Tamer's ready for some family fun. (Image: Instagram)
11:16 GMT

With concert season calming down, Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny is chillin' with the fam in his wife's native country of Morocco.

November 19, 2013

Actress Sharon Stone attends the 'Behind The Candelabra' premiere during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Theatre Lumiere on May 21, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Image: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
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Sharon Stone's won many many awards over the years, and now she can add another one to the list from our own Morocco.

November 16, 2013

Neta Elkayam, an Israeli singer of Moroccan origin. (Image: Facebook)
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Mohamed Belmaaza talks about why the Orient and the Occident are nostalgic for one another in music.