Stories about Morocco from November, 2007
Leonardo Di Caprio is taking a break from shooting Ridley Scott's upcoming movie “Body of Lies” to kick a soccer ball around on a Rabat's beach and stroll through the old medina (city), writes Moroccan blogger Adilski, who posts pictures too.
In Africa, rising food prices [Fr] have led to protests in Morocco, Mauritania, Cote d'Ivoire, DRC and Senegal, writes the ADP blog.
This week, Moroccan bloggers share their interest in issues affecting Muslim women around the world. From the treatment of gynecologists in Iraq to new workforce development initiatives in Morocco to rape sentencing in Saudi Arabia, Jillian York has the story.
Marakkesh is regaining its days of glory as the Mecca of tourists. With new mentions in international media, what do Moroccan bloggers have to say about the influx of tourists into their country? Here are the views from two of Morocco's louder bloggers.
Not all Africans from south of the Sahara are coming to Morocco with hopes of emigrating to Europe; more and more are coming to study [Fr].
This week, the hype in the Moroccan blogosphere is all about the launch of a new documentary - both at home and abroad - about Morocco's burgeoning hip hop scene. Jillian York lets us in on what the Moroccan blogosphere has to say about it.
“So Morocco is angry with the visit of the Spanish king to Ceuta and Mellila eh? Perhaps they expect the Spaniards to withdraw from them if they ask nicely enough one day…” writes Syrian blogger Wassim.