Morocco

January 16, 2014

Bye bye afro, hello braids. Abdel Fatah gets a new look! (Image: Instagram)
09:03 GMT

Moroccan singer Abdel Fatah El Greeny has decided that it's time for a new look!

January 14, 2014

Pro-independence movements for the Western Sahara cause is starting to gain greater international attention and momentum, particularly within Europe (Courtesy of The Washington Post)
15:40 GMT

Young protestors in Western Sahara's main city of Laayoune clashed with Moroccan security forces.

January 13, 2014

Diana Haddad enjoying a Moroccan feast (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

The multicultural project to transform "La Fiesta" into a music video going down now in Morocco.

January 2, 2014

After performing in the Cairo Opera House over Christmas, the Cairo Celebration Choir is off to Morocco. (Image: Facebook)
11:41 GMT

Egypt's Cairo Celebration Choir will say hello to Morocco and the New Year with a January 4th concert in Rabat, hosted by Moroccan choir Les Voix du Choeur.

Al Qaeda bombings in Casablanca left 33 people dead in May 2003 (File Archive/AFP)
08:14 GMT

Morocco authorities told reporters that they have dismantled a "terrorist cell" responsible for sending fighters to Syria.

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)
11:00 GMT

Trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Morocco will jump to $7 billion by early 2014.