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  • Sweet meets savory on a Moroccan sojourn

    Sweet meets savory on a Moroccan sojourn
    If life is a quest for something, my search is, temporarily, at rest. My insatiable sweet tooth found nirvana recently in a much anticipated two-week hiking trip to Morocco. There, I savored the enticing union of sweet, sour and savory. I was hooked....
  • Justin Timberlake To Open Morocco's Mawazine Music Fest

    Justin Timberlake will be the opening act of Morocco's 13th Mawazine World Rhythms Festival held annually in Rabat. The world music extravaganza features local artists and international acts which in past years have included Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder,...
  • Morocco Still a Hot Destination for Foreign Producers

    MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...
  • San Sebastian Film Review: 'Wolf'

    Apart from an unexpected opening scene, there's barely an original frame in Jim Taihuttu's well-made but by-the-book immigrant boxer pic, "Wolf." Toughened Moroccan parolee hanging with the wrong crowd? Check. Unforgiving father? Check. Slutty g.f. who...
  • MOROCCO: For cheap Saudi oil, Rabat broke ties with Iran, cracked down on Shiites, leaked cable says

     
    At Saudi Arabia's urging, Morocco broke ties with Iran and began a domestic campaign against Moroccan Shiites in exchange for economic trade-offs, an Egyptian diplomat told sources at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, according to a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable....
  • MOROCCO: King says not giving in to 'demagoguery'

     
    Moroccan King Mohammed VI said he would not give in to "demagoguery" a day after thousands of people took to the street to demand he give up some of his powers to a newly elected government. The monarch, speaking after......
  • MOROCCO: Peaceful reform as opposed to revolutionary change

     
    While a brutal crackdown on protesters by the Syrian armed forces is underway, thousands have flocked to the streets in Moroccan cities to take part in ongoing protests that have been organized by the so-called February 20 movement. Unlike their......
  • MOROCCO: Peaceful anti-government protests allowed to proceed, more planned

     
    Anti-government protests against Morocco's monarchy in the North African country's two largest cities were allowed to proceed and ended without violence Sunday. About 60,000 protesters gathered in a main square in Casablanca, activists said, but no riot...
  • Syrian opposition alleges attack on air force base

     
    The Syrian opposition said Wednesday that armed defectors mounted a daring attack on a military intelligence headquarters on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus. If true, the reported strike could represent a new escalation in an almost eight-month...
  • Video said to show jobless Moroccans setting themselves on fire

     
    Graphic amateur video footage said to show unemployed young Moroccans setting themselves on fire in the capital Rabat surfaced this week during widespread demonstrations over lack of opportunity in the North African nation....
  • Suicide of Moroccan girl reportedly wed to rapist spurs outrage

     
    Morocco, rape, women's rights, suicide: The suicide of a Moroccan teenager who was reportedly forced to marry her rapist has spurred calls from around the world to change criminal laws long lamented by Moroccan feminists....