Topics :: Morocco

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Experiencing Morocco as a Woman Traveling Alone

By Giovanna Dell’Orto | Tuesday Oct 22, 2013
Writer Giovanna Dell’Orto takes on a male-dominated culture to explore the ancient wonders and cultures of North Africa.

2 Moroccans Tried for Homosexuality Get 4 Months

By Smail Bellaoualli | Tuesday May 21, 2013
A Moroccan court has convicted two men of homosexuality and public indecency, and sentenced each to four months in prison, in the latest case against gays in this North African nation.

Five Bars In Honor of "Casablanca" Anniversary

Friday Dec 14, 2012
Rick’s Cafe may have been an invention of Hollywood’s iconic film "Casablanca," which premiered 70 years ago, but Morocco’s largest city still has a great nightlife.

Morocco Builds Massive Fashion Designers Mall

By PAUL SCHEMM | Friday Dec 30, 2011
Inaugurated by popstar Jennifer Lopez in front of the cream of Moroccan society, Casablanca’s first mega mall, complete with two-story-high aquarium, is dripping with glamour and luxury.

On the Road to Morocco: Camels, Cafes, and Medinas

By COLLEEN LONG | Wednesday Oct 27, 2010
The dusty road to Marrakech had just started to straighten out after hours of tight curves along jagged mountains. We sped up when we spotted two policemen standing in the middle of the road by a small car. They waved us over.

Elton John performance in Morocco raises outcry

By Alfred de Montesquiou | Thursday May 27, 2010
A concert by Elton John has tested the limits of Morocco’s drive for modernity, probing this Muslim nation’s complex and ambiguous attitudes toward homosexuality like rarely before.
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