Morocco

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!

A protester injured during a demonstration on August 2, 2013 in Rabat-Morocco on the release of a Spanish pedophile (AFP/FADEL SENNA)
08:18 GMT

Moroccans remained defiant on Sunday, planning fresh protests over the pardon of a Spanish pedophile convicted of raping 11 children aged between four and 15.

August 3, 2013

No Asma Al Manwar in Carthage this weekend!
09:00 GMT

Moroccan singer Asma Al Manwar turned down the Carthage Festival invite to show props to the all the lives lost in Tunisia.

July 28, 2013

Layla Ghofran spends Ramadan in Paris due to work commitments. (Image: Facebook)
12:24 GMT

Every Ramadan you'd find singer Layla Ghofran in her her native Morocco. But this year, the busy star had to jet off to Paris instead!

Ramay Ayach and Dina Hayek are ready to rock Morocco next month!
11:35 GMT

Dina Hayek and Ramy Ayach will make musical madness at the "Jewel of Life" festival in Morocco August 15-17th.

July 23, 2013

A picture taken at the royal palace in Rabat shows Moroccan King Mohammed VI (first row C) and crown prince Moulay Hassan posing for a family picture of the new government led by moderate Islamist Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. (AFP/Azzouz Boukallouch)
10:38 GMT

The embittered cabinet members quit, arguing that the Islamist Justice and Development party (PJD), was hurting the poor by reducing food and fuel subsidies too fast.

July 17, 2013

Amelle Berrabah (L) sportin' her outfit that was not sunlight proof! (Image: Twitter)
08:21 GMT

No one would ever confuse her with being Amish, but we think the Arab background songstress might have revealed a little more than even she would want at Hyde Park.

A woman holds a Moroccan flag and a portrait of King Mohammed VI at a protest in 2011. (Source: Spencer Platt / Getty)
07:22 GMT

The student has served half of a 3-year sentence.

July 8, 2013

The 5 must-see Arab films this year. (Image: Your Middle East)
07:59 GMT

While we wait for this year’s Arab film festivals to introduce some brand new modern-day classics, let's have a look at these five notables from 2012.

July 4, 2013

In love or just friends? Salma and Mohammad keep us guessing! (Image: Facebook)
12:45 GMT

Are congrats in order? Rumor has it that lovely Salma Rashid is to-be-engaged to Mohammad Assaf!

July 3, 2013

Belhanda confirms Dynamo Kiev deal
05:44 GMT

The 23-year-old is refusing to be drawn on the confusion surrounding his move to the Ukrainian capital this week, but insists the transfer has been completed

July 1, 2013

Talk to the hand - Frenemies Yousra and Salma (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

What do you get when you cross two Moroccans with a Palestinian?

June 29, 2013

A Polisario refugee camp in the Western Sahara (Source: Wikimedia)
07:48 GMT

Rakiya Eddarhem is a Sahrawi and a Member of Morocco’s Parliament. Here she tells her story about what has been called "Africa's last colony". A fundamental misconception, she argues.