Stories about Morocco from July, 2007
With temperatures reaching 45 degrees and hardly any big news, what on earth are Moroccan bloggers talking about? Well, for one - sheep!
While the His Majesty King Mohammed VI is changing the face of the country, former king Mohammed V has been nominated for the title of Righteous Among Nations. More discussion of the royal family, the city of Meknès, and more in this week's Morocco roundup.
With Ramadan and the 2007 elections looming on the horizon, religion and politics are popular subjects in the blogoma. What is everyone saying? Find out in this week's Francophone Moroccan blog translations.
Adilski, from Morocco, writes about how bloggers and YouTubers exposed policemen accepting bribes.
A View from Fez, in Morocco, discusses the drop in the number of tourists during the hot summer months.
Eatbees blog discusses the terror scare in Morocco and the influence of Saad al-Hossaini, known as “the chemist.”
The View From Fez asks where Morocco's top magazines are printed, and is surprised by the answer – Morocco!
With temperatures rising over 40 degrees Celsius in Morocco, all bloggers can talk about is the heat! Okay, and a few other things. Find out exactly what in this week's post from Jillian York.
"Un amour pour ce pays qui sent la pointe de la critique comme une blessure à son inconditionnalité," is how one blogger describes her feelings toward her country, Morocco. Hamza Daoui takes us on a tour of Francophone Moroccan blogs, showing us the country's recent developments.
Morocco has raised its terrorism threat level to “maximum”, the highest category indicating a radical Islamist attack is expected imminently, reports The View from Fez.
This week in the Anglophone Moroccan blogosphere, the heat is on as the temperatures rise and bloggers debate about the place of Moroccan Arabic.
A Moro in America reports on a new association that will work with sexually abused children: A small group of Moroccans online watched a youtube video about sex tourism in Morocco and how abused Moroccan children are not only the weakest link but also the biggest victims. Everyone upset and...
Lebanese blogger Sophia “wonders if women's activism within Islam couldn't be, after all, the right remedy to the economic, political and social pressures exerted on Muslims and Muslim societies by the West and by their own rulers and their extremists.”
From the capital of Rabat to enchanting Marrakesh to the countryside, Jillian York takes us on a photo tour of Morocco through its bloggers.