Topic: Morocco

All Content

  • Syrian Army deploys in port city after a violent weekend

    Terrorism & Security Syrian Army deploys in port city after a violent weekend

    Syria admitted for the first time that it is using force to put down protests after nine soldiers were killed in an ambush in the port city of Banias.

  • Hanna: movie review

    Hanna: movie review

    Trained by her ex-C.I.A. father, teenage Hanna is unleashed on the world even as she explores it.

  • Global sports trade: athletes hurdle national borders for a better life

    Global sports trade: athletes hurdle national borders for a better life

    Runner Mohamed Marhum left behind poverty in Morocco to become a gold medal hopeful for Spain in the 2012 Olympics. The global sports trade is drawing more scrutiny as athletes trade talent for naturalization.

  • Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    With the news of Glenn Beck leaving Fox officially announced, it's time to reflect. The host has packed a lot of wallop in just two-plus years at Fox News. Conspiracy theories, apocalyptic predictions, and just plain eyebrow-raising statements have kept the folks at Media Matters for America, a liberal watchdog group, busy. They track his show (along with many others) and take notes. Now that the show “Glenn Beck” is ending later this year, Media Matters has opened its files and shared some of the most noteworthy moments. We’ve whittled the list down to the 10 most controversial things Mr. Beck has said on Fox – so far, at least. It bears noting that Beck has a lot of followers, who admire his populist conservative critique of the Obama era. His Facebook page has more than 1.8 million fans -- coincidentally, the same number of viewers he had as of January (down from 2.9 million in January 2010). Whether those fans believe his every word is hard to tell. But, like any good showman, he knows how to draw a crowd.

  • Amid Arab turmoil, Morocco charts quiet path to reform

    Global News Blog Amid Arab turmoil, Morocco charts quiet path to reform

    Morocco's King Mohammed VI says Moroccans will vote on proposed constitutional changes in a national referendum. The country's reform movement wants to lessen the monarchy's power.

  • Bahrain suspends opposition newspaper

    Bahrain suspends opposition newspaper

    Barhrain's government has suspended the country's only opposition newspaper, Al Wasat, accusing it of printing false information. The move comes amid a campaign to quell pro-democracy protests.

  • April Fool's? Nope. Muammar Qaddafi really does love Flamenco dancing.

    Global News Blog April Fool's? Nope. Muammar Qaddafi really does love Flamenco dancing.

    April Fool's Day pranks about Muammar Qaddafi (including that he has been captured) are circulating online. But when it comes to the enigmatic leader, the truth is stranger than fiction.

  • In London talks, world leaders to clarify roles in Libya

    Terrorism & Security In London talks, world leaders to clarify roles in Libya

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague said that one of the goals of the London meeting is to begin planning for a post-Qaddafi political future in Libya.

  • Why Israel is wary of getting into another Gaza war

    Why Israel is wary of getting into another Gaza war

    Despite pledges by Israel and Hamas to restore calm amid the worst violence since the 2009 Gaza war, Israeli aircraft fired on the Gaza Strip as militants launched rockets within 16 miles of to Tel Aviv.

  • Two-track democracy in the Arab world

    Editor's Blog Two-track democracy in the Arab world

    How the 'Arab Spring' ultimately plays out is an open question. But there seem to be two distinct patterns emerging -- one in North Africa, the other in the Gulf.