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Italian coast guards rescue 300 on migrant boat

By Catherine Hornby August 4, 2011 (Reuters) ROME--Italian coast guards rescued more than 300 migrants fleeing Libya after their boat ran into difficulties off the small...

Gaddafi son declares allegiance to Islamists

Martin Chulov and Chris Stephen August 4, 2011 Guardian The one-time alternative face of Colonel Gaddafi's regime, his son, Saif al-Islam, has declared allegiance to Islamists whom...

Cleaning up Nigerian oil pollution could take 30 years, cost billions...

August 4,  2011 UN News Center The environmental restoration of Nigeria’s Ogoniland oil region could prove to be the world’s most wide-ranging and long-term oil clean-up...

Mubarak trial wrenches emotions of Egyptians

CAIRO, August 4, 2011 (Reuters) Many Egyptians struggled with torn emotions on Thursday as they reviewed images splashed over newspapers and repeated on television of...

Two French nationals sentenced to 8 months in jail for theft

Marrakech, August 4, 2011 (MAP) The court of first instance of Marrakech sentenced, on Wednesday, two French nationals to eight months in prison for stealing...

The trial of the century: Former president of Egypt behind bars

Mona El kayal Morocco World News Cairo, August 4, 2011 Ousted former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak made his first public appearance since 11 February in a...

Science museum to be set up in Fez

Fez,  August 3, 2011 (MAP) The Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University of Fez has announced that it will set up a science museum in the...

Gaddafi seeks Islamist alliance, rebels to receive fuel

BENGHAZI, Libya, August 4, 2011 (Reuters) Muammar Gaddafi's son said his camp was nearing a deal with Islamists within Libya's rebellion to isolate more liberal members...

Somali famine spreads to three new areas

MOGADISHU, August 4, 2011 (Reuters) The famine gripping parts of southern Somalia has spread to three new areas of the country, with the entire south...

‘My Land’ by Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch to be screened in...

Washington, August 4, 2011 (MAP) "My Land", a documentary directed by Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch will be screened in the 5th "Boston Palestine Film Festival,"...

HM the King appoints Abdeltif Menouni the Sovereign’s Advisor

August 4, 2011(MAP) Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI received, on Wednesday at the royal palace in Rabat, Abdeltif Menouni, whom the Sovereign appointed Advisor...

HM the King to preside over first religious lecture on Thursday

August 4, 2011(MAP) Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, will preside, on Thursday in Rabat, over the first religious lecture in...

First F-16s for Morocco depart on ferry flight

August 4, 2011 The first four of 24 new block 52 F-16s produced for the Royal Moroccan Air Force have left the Lockheed Martin facility...

Italy approves draft law to ban burqa in public

August 4, 2011(AP) Rome--An Italian parliamentary commission has approved a draft law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public. The draft passed...

Immigrant found in sports bag

August 4, 2011   Melilla-- Authorities have discovered inside a sports bag a Moroccan youth who was trying to illegally get to Barcelona in the trunk...

Assad authorizes multi-party system in Syria

By EMAN EL-SHENAWI August 4, 2011 Al Arabiya Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on Thursday issued a decree authorizing multiparty system in Syria, the official SANA news...

Syria: Security Council condemns rights abuses and use of force against...

New York, August 3, 2011  (UN News Center) The Security Council today condemned the widespread violation of human rights in Syria and the use of...

Cote D’Ivoire & Morocco in Group of Death, Nigeria have it...

By Rami Ayari August3, 2011(Goal) An in-depth look into who from Africa will make it to World Cup 2014. The elephant have been handed a tough draw...

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