Latest posts by Jillian C. York from August, 2008
Western Sahara Info reports that the mandate of Peter Van Walsum, personal envoy of the UN secretary-general for Western Sahara, has not been renewed.
The View from Fez informs us that Morocco will send 18 athletes to the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. The delegation is comprised of 14 runners, 4 weightlifters, and 12 officials.
Nomadic Morocco remarks upon Morocco's decision to roll back the clocks early. The country, which instituted Daylight Savings Time this summer for the first time in several years, is changing...
Moroccan blogger LoveFrom1stBite shares the recipe for (and photos of) her favorite Moroccan dish, tanjia.
Palestinians are rejoicing today in the release of 199 prisoners from Israeli prisons. The release was announced last Monday, and was likely timed according to Condoleezza Rice's arrival in Israel...
Près du puits, in a post entitled “Two Kids, Twelve Cows, and a Swing,” shares the trials, tribulations – and entertainment – of Morocco's rural poor.
A Moroccan About the World Around Him shares an interesting tale of two youth trying to make a difference in the Casablancan mentality toward jaywalking.
Eatbees, a foreign member and upstanding citizen of the Moroccan blogosphere, shares a piece of his interview with blogoma researcher Rebecca Robinson.
The View From Fez is providing continuous updates on Morocco's Olympic success. The latest news: Bitissam Lakhouad and Siham Hilali have qualified for the first round of the women's 1500m.
French transplant to Morocco Près du puits explains why she's always an hour early in her small town of Oued Mgatel.
Laila Lalami laments the passing of Mahmoud Darwish, and a missed opportunity to hear him read.
BensoBlog v2.0 [fr] jokes about how the television show Noor has surpassed the Olympics in popularity.
The View From Fez reports the tragic story of a family that drowned near Tangier, Morocco last week. The accident occurred when two young girls were playing near the dam...
In the run up to the 2008 Olympic Games, there was much speculation on how the Middle East and North Africa would fare. Although Turkey is the only Middle Eastern...
British blog Hijab Style shares photographs of Olympians who wear hijab, including Bahrain's Ruqaya al Ghasra and Yemen's Waseelah Fadhl Saad.
Hicham, who just returned from a teacher training in the United States, shares his experience living in America.
The View From Fez shares the sad story of a recent bus crash in Morocco in which 8 passengers were killed, and forty more were injured.
cinema and movies discusses the return of Moroccan singer Saida Fekry, who has been studying film in America.