· June, 2010

Stories about Morocco from June, 2010

Morocco: The Henna Experience

  28 June 2010

Henna as an art form has existed for thousands of years. Peace Corps volunteer Emily recently experienced it firsthand in Morocco. Jillian C York takes us on Emily's journey.

Algeria-Morocco: Online Initiative to Reopen Borders

  6 June 2010

A group of Moroccan and Algerian citizens have launched an online campaign for the reopening of the borders and rapprochement between their neighboring countries. Relations between Algeria and Morocco have been strained by their contention over Western Sahara and their borders have been closed since 1994.

Maghreb: Overwhelming Support for Flotilla Activists

  6 June 2010

The global outcry following the deadly Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla has been reflected on streets across the world and throughout the Internet, on social networks and personal blogs. Hisham looks at reactions from the Maghreb in this post.

Morocco: Where Some People are More Equal than Others

  2 June 2010

All Moroccans are equal, but some Moroccans are more equal than others, writes Moroccan blogger Jamal Elabiad. He comes to this conclusion following a corruption case allegedly involving a high ranking official in the cabinet and his son's arrest. Here are more reactions.

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