The Moroccan News

Morocco is slightly larger than California and borders two bodies of water, The Mediterranean Sea on the north and the Atlantic Ocean on the west. Morocco was first settled by the Berbers thousands of years ago. Morocco has about 30.7 million people.

The Sitch on Morocco

Flood Leaves Silt All Over

The silt, or small particles of soil, in Morocco is all over the place due to a flood. People have been saying it's a mess to walk in, but great to plant things in. Farmer McDonald says, "It's both a tragedy and a pleasure."

Embargo Crisis Between Morocco and Iran

Many people are complaining about the recent embargo Morocco passed. An embargo is an order that restricts or prohibits trade with another country. Morocco passed an embargo with Iran because of the lack in effort Iran had in providing the items they traded to Morocco.

Who Were the Berbers?

Who were the Berbers? The Berbers were the first people known to settle in North Africa. But why in that dry and hot climate? Many say it's because of the resources the land provided. Other argue that it's because they were unaware of any other place to settle.

Fast Facts on the Sahara Desert

What is the Sahara Desert? The Sahara Desert is the largest desert in the world. It's about the same size as the Unites States. It also stretches from Egypt westward across North Africa.

The Sitch on the Suez Canal

What's the big deal about the Suez Canal? The Suez Canal separates the Sinai Peninsula from the rest of Egypt. It was built in the mid 1800's. The Suez Canal was built by Egyptians and Europeans.