Morocco

October 3, 2013

Marwa Mohammad lookin' fab as she heads to her VIP party (Image courtesy of Hia magazine)
05:00 GMT

Looks like Saudi actress Marwa Mohammad is making it big time with her latest flick ‘Sada’ (Echo) in the Moroccan Arabic film festival.

September 23, 2013

Moroccans protested in Rabat Sunday after gas prices increased under the controversial indexation system (Courtesy of Voice of America)
06:59 GMT

5,000 Moroccans led a peaceful protest in Rabat Sunday in response to price hikes on gas, growing cost of living, and unemployment trends in the country.

September 22, 2013

Cheb Khaled can kiss his cares away with Moroccan citizenship granted by royal decree! (Image: Facebook)
09:03 GMT

Wealth, fame, and now citizenship! The benefits of of being a big songster just keep rolling in for Cheb Khaled.

September 18, 2013

Mazagan will soon sound amazing if Alama has anything to do with it!
11:51 GMT

Get your Arab pop star jam on at the simply fab Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort in El Jadida, Morocco.

September 17, 2013

Arab Idol finalist Salma Rashid is finally out of danger's way. (Image: Facebook)
08:41 GMT

Arab Idol finalist Salma Rashid lost consciousness after a scary car crash, but the rising singer is now awake and back at home from the hospital for some rest and recuperation.

The festival's logo.
05:00 GMT

The region's films represented at the 19th edition of the International Auteur Cinema Film Festival in Rabat will include Ibrahim El Batout's 'Winter of Discontent' and Nadine Khan's 'Chaos and Disorder'.

September 15, 2013

Renowned director Nadine Labaki will star in "Rock the Casbah" alongside Omar Sharif. (Image: Facebook)
12:57 GMT

Omar Sharif and Nadine Labaki will star in a new French-Moroccan comedy film this year.

September 1, 2013

The Najwa Karam pic that made fans go cray cray (Image: Facebook)
09:27 GMT

Settle down, Najwa, settle down. That’s what all her fans are trying to get the Lebanese diva to do after she posted a picture holding a sweet little babe to her Facebook wall.

August 29, 2013

Myriam Fares fires up the Moroccan stage. (Image: Facebook)
14:04 GMT

The girl knows how to draw a crowd. You gotta give her that! Myriam Fares brought in an unexpected 10 thousand peeps to her Moroccan concert.

August 27, 2013

Sherine shines on stage (Image: Facebook)
08:36 GMT

According to gossip, Sherine was kicked out of Morocco during her concert at the Voix de Femmes festival, an incident which the Egyptian singer and her technical advisor adamantly deny.

August 25, 2013

Dina Hayek was on fire at Morocco's Jewel of Life Festival last week. (Image: Facebook)
12:06 GMT

She's so good they had to call her twice! Lebanese singer Dina Hayek rocked the stage at the Jewel of Life Festival in Morocco for the second time this year.

Salma Rashid and her "young Moroccan" man (Image: Facebook)
09:06 GMT

Looks like former Arab Idol finalist Salma Rashid won’t be bearing big bling any time soon. The talented songstress had us all going with a joke announcement that she’s engaged.

August 18, 2013

Sherine Abdel Wahab takin' the heat from fans' criticism.
08:40 GMT

It’s tough to be a superstar in Egypt right now with so much at political stake and everyone scrutinizing your every move. Sherine Abdel Wahab’s getting hate this week for her upcoming show in Morocco.

August 5, 2013

 Protestors chant slogans during a demonstration on in Kenitra against the pardon by King Mohamed VI of Morocco of a Spanish pedophile (AFP/FADEL SENNA)
06:55 GMT

Morocco’s King Mohamed VI withdrew a pardon granted to a Spanish man accused of sexually molesting at least 11 children following angry protests in the kingdom, a palace statement said on Sunday.

August 4, 2013

Samira Said celebrates at the King of Morocco's event in Cairo. (Image: Facebook)
13:15 GMT

Only someone seen as prestigious as singer Samira Said would be invited to the King of Morocco's celebrations event; and she was on the guestlist. We're envious of you, Samira!