Stories about Morocco from January, 2008
From Morocco, Abdelilah Boukili asks who is responsible for the current situation in Gaza.
This week in the Moroccan blogosphere, Algeria fails in its duties, anti-French sentiment still strong in Morocco, DJ Awards and rose petals galore.
The View From Fez announces the programme for this year's Festival of World Sacred Music.
“Thanks to Barack Obama, Islam may have to redefine “believer” in Islamic terms as well as who is considered a Muslim, or the world community may have to start working on a new definition for “ethnic Muslim” to accommodate complicated individuals such as Mr. Obama,” writes Myrtus from Morocco.
2006 was a rough year for Moroccan internet freedoms, with several sites being blocked; 2007 wasn't much better with sites that were previously open becoming only sporadically accessible. Moi, dans tous mes états (fr) summarized freedom of internet (as well as other forms of media) in a recent post: A...
Live Peace Morocco shares photos from a recent artisan exposition in Rabat.
Braveheart does the Maghreb shares her opinion on how to deal with female genital mutilation globally.
The View From Fez directs us to an ongoing post about certain freedoms in Morocco.
Daniel Sturgis: the Struggling Beach Buggy Travel Writer in Morocco questions why it's so difficult for Moroccans to get tourist visas to Canada.
Abdelilah Boukili (Regular Comments on The BBC's Have Your Say) comments upon teenage crime (or the relative lack thereof) and the rise of football hooliganism in Morocco.
The View From Fez reports on the dangers of house reconstruction in Morocco, and mourns the recent deaths from a house collapse. The collapse on Wednesday killed eighteen people and left at least twenty-six people injured. There may be more bodies under the rubble.
As if the media circus surrounding her wasn't enough, the latest news is that Britney Spears will be considering converting to Islam in order to marry her Pakistan-born paparazzo boyfriend, Adnan Ghalib. The Middle East and North African bloggers could hardly contain themselves, writes Jillian York.
Three scientists have discovered a 300-million year-old fossil specimen of an invertebrate worm in the southern city of Zagora, Morocco, reports The View from Fez.
The View From Fez announces that Morocco will host a heavy metal festival.
From Morocco, Ghasbouba rings in the Amazigh New Year of 2958.
Heatherf of Moroccan Meanderings describes the chaos of her Rabat street.
Evelyn in Morocco briefs us on the use of gestures in Morocco.
Adilski, from Morocco, rants about security delays, long lines, incompetent staff and delayed flights in this post.