Women's Rights

Will Morocco's new law protect women from violence?

Legislation criminalises violence against women, but some claim law falls short, leaving domestic abuse victims at risk.

Will Morocco's new law protect women from violence?

Education

How an education crisis is isolating Morocco's poor

Unsuccessful attempts at reform and the growth of private schools are hurting underprivileged families.

How an education crisis is hurting Morocco's poor

Women's Rights

Unwanted babies and backstreet abortions in Morocco

Doctors and activists demand action with over 25,000 unwanted babies born a year and as dangerous abortions continue.

Does Morocco's strict abortion law need reform?

Weather

Morocco: A rare snowfall for second time this winter

Air from the Arctic makes it down to northwest Africa again this winter covering the solar power station.

Morocco: A rare snowfall for second time this winter

Middle East

Bodies of 16 migrants recovered off Morocco coast

According to the International Organization for Migration, more than 240 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean since the New Year began.

Morocco

Morocco allows women to take up public notary positions

Royal decree permits Moroccan women to carry out duties as notary officials, including documenting marriages.

Morocco allows women to take up public notary positions

Morocco

Morocco tuition fee law sparks anger

MPs from ruling and opposition parties vow to vote against the bill that prejudices right of citizens to free education.

Morocco tuition fee law sparks anger

Morocco

Morocco pins hopes on 2026 World Cup bid

North African nation seeks to bring football's biggest event to the continent for the second time in a century.

Tunisia

Is democratic order declining in Tunisia?

Arab world's only free country faces erosion of democratic order, Freedom House report says.

Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded

Sport

Morocco ready to host African Nations Championship

In the next few hours Morocco will kick off against Mauritania to get the fifth edition of the African Nations Championship underway in Casablanca.

Berbers

Berbers welcome Amazigh New Year

Amazigh activists are calling on the Moroccan government to declare the Berber New Year a national holiday.

Berbers welcome Amazigh New Year

Opinion

The Saudi art charade

Regime sponsorship of the arts could hurt artistic freedom of expression.

Mark LeVine

by Mark LeVine

Mark LeVine

Morocco

15 Moroccan women killed in food aid stampede

At least 15 women killed in a stampede in west Morocco while gathering to receive food aid.

Morocco: Fifteen women killed in food aid stampede

Cinema

The rise and fall of Moroccan cinema

With just a couple of dozen movie theatres still in operation, the country's cinema culture has all but disappeared.

The rise and fall of Moroccan cinema

Opinion

The king's dilemma in Morocco

The king's desire to control the elected government while appearing above politics is at the root of Morocco's problems.

Mohamed Daadaoui

by Mohamed Daadaoui

Mohamed Daadaoui