Nirvana, Kiss among new members of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Nirvana swept into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in its first year of eligibility, the musical museum said, welcoming it and other groups like glam outfit Kiss.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Tikrit-born artist Rafa Al-Nasiri passes away at the age of 73 in Amman, Jordan
The partners of Meem Gallery would like to extend their sincerest condolences to the family of Rafa Al-Nasiri, who passed away at the age of 73 on Saturday, 7 December in Amman, Jordan.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
In 2011, I went to Rabat, Morocco, to participate in the VIth International Congress on Humboldt.
Morocco Should Be the Model
It has long been fashionable to describe Turkey as a model for the Middle East, if not the Islamic world.
The Daily Star
Syria's moderate opposition in 'serious difficulty': France
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius smiles as he attends a press conference in the Moroccan city of Rabat on November 14, 2013 during a regional conference on border security.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Morocco opposition: Drop the death penalty
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has paid an emotional tribute to former SA president and struggle icon Nelson Mandela, saying Africa is lost without him, a report says.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Catholic World News
Bishop criticizes Spain's use of barbed wire to keep out immigrants
A bishop in Morocco has criticized Spain's decision to reintroduce barbed wire to deter immigrants from entering Ceuta and Melilla, two Spanish cities located on the Moroccan border along the north coast of Africa.
Morocco: Women Provide 'Spiritual Security' in Morocco
Boots on the ground, drones in the skies, and government surveillance of electronic communications have become standard American tools for warding off extremist violence.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
They Are the Dogs (C'est eux les chiens): Dubai Review
A man who has been secretly detained for 30 years by Moroccan authorities is suddenly released during the Arab Spring.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
EU lawmakers back fish deal with Morocco
European Union lawmakers approved a fisheries agreement with Morocco on Tuesday, two years after rejecting an earlier proposal because of concerns the pact would strengthen Rabat's control over the disputed Western Sahara.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Daily Star
Morocco police beat up Sahrawi protesters: Witnesses
RABAT: Moroccan police violently suppressed a peaceful protest in the Western Sahara against a planned EU fishing accord with Rabat that covers the disputed territory's waters, witnesses said Monday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Madiba and the Middle East: Nelson Mandela's lasting legacy in Arabia
Image 1 of 8: Algeria: In his autobiography "The Long Walk to Freedom," Mandela said that the Algerian revolution closely resembled South Africa's.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Morocco: Tens of B.A. and M.A. teachers beaten and injured during their peaceful protest
Tens of teachers have been taunted, beaten and severely injured by the Moroccan forces in Rabat today for taking to the street, to ask for what they called their "basic right," which is getting promoted with their B.A. and M.A.The protesting teachers marched along Rabat's main streets to speak out against "the irresponsibility and apathy of the ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
When teachers have no value in Morocco
Anyone keeping track of what has recently happened to the protesting teachers in Rabat must have come to the conclusion that teachers have no value in Morocco.
Arbitrary Detention: UN expert group visit to Morocco
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will undertake its first official visit to Morocco* to assess the situation of deprivation of liberty in the country.
Emirates News Agency
Moroccan press hail UAE success story
WAM RABAT, 6th December 2013 -- Moroccan media today hailed the success and excellence of the experience of the UAE Federation as a unique Arab success story.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Islamists under fire over women abuse bill
Former Namibian president Sam Nujoma has said that Africa must be prepared to defend the African continent from Western "imperialists" - this after reports of a Zimbabwe invasion plot by UK.
7 Unfinished Landmarks Around The World
Monuments and landmarks take a lot of hard work to complete. And unfortunately sometimes there's just not enough money or manpower to finish the project.
First Sahara Energy Invited to Finalize Agreement for Oil and Gas License in Morocco
First Sahara Energy Inc. announced today that it has been invited to a meeting by ONHYM, Morocco's Ministry of Energy & Mines, to finalize a contract for an oil and gas Reconnaissance License on an expansive property called the Beni Znassen Block.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Daily Star
Moroccan party holds hearing for legalizing marijuana crops
A picture taken on May 23, 2013 shoes a general view of a field of cannabis plants, known locally as "kif" in Issaguen, in the traditionally rebellious northern region of Morocco.