Stories about Morocco from November, 2008
Elizabeth, a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, writes about celebrating Thanksgiving so far from home.
The View From Fez writes about caring for the blind in Morocco.
Bloggers from across the Middle East and North Africa are tipping their hats to Jordan's Queen Rania, and her visionary initiative on YouTube, after she was awarded YouTube's first-ever Visionary Award for launching an interactive online channel to combat stereotypes and misconceptions associated with Arabs and Muslims.
SunnyRaindrops tells us that Morocco plans to spend USD31 million over the next two years on reforestation.
Abdelilah Boukili debates the death penalty in his blog as a response to the BBC World's Have Your Say program.
Myrtus, a Moroccan living in the U.S., is alarmed by the number of hate crimes across the U.S. following Obama's election to the presidency.
SunnyRaindrops reports that female doctors in Morocco are protesting against being assigned to remote locations.
Moroccan blog My Marrakesh takes us on a rustic picnic and here are the photographs.
Margot the Marrakesh Mystic correlates the rise of hemlines in Morocco to the changes in the economy.
Allal El Alaoui reports that the Marrakesh International Film Festival ignores bloggers and freelance film critics, as well as, in some cases, Moroccans in general.
Blog as I Wanted tells us that users of Moroccan ISP Wana are unhappy with the company's Internet speed.
A Moroccan About the World Around Him writes about the recent case of Yassine Belassal, the teenager who modified Morocco's motto (God, Country, King) to idolize his favorite soccer team, FC Barcelona.
Allal El Alaoui remarks upon the recent ruling that required Moroccan magazine Al Massae‘s editor, Rachid Nini, to pay off a fine of 6 million dirhams.
The View from Fez clues us in to Morocco's Festival de l'Etrange (Festival of the Strange), happening in Essaouira in a few weeks.
M.S. Hijiouji is a Moroccan blogger who is interested in new technology. In his last blog post, he discusses the last offers to sell Yahoo via Microsoft, Google or AOL, as translated from the original Arabic by Global Voices' Lasto Adri.
On the eve of the U.S. elections, the world is atwitter - and Morocco is no exception. Bloggers based in Morocco - both Moroccan natives and foreign residents - are musing over potential election outcomes. While Morocco is also no exception to the world's preference for Obama, bloggers have a lot more to say than "Yes we can!" Jillian C. York gives us a glimpse into this North African nation.
A Moro in America reports that L'Express International, a popular French weekly magazine, has been banned in Morocco following alleged “blasphemy against Islam's prophet.”
Vagabondeuse writes of a German family denied entry into Australia because their son has Down's Syndrome.