Morocco

August 4, 2004

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Foreign investments and private loans amounted to MD4.42 billion (some US$ 490 million) during the first half of 2004, say a 9.8% rise compared to the same period of 2003, the exchange office said, ac

August 3, 2004

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Jordan's King Abdullah was quoted as saying on Tuesday the Palestinian Authority had made too many "surprise" concessions in peace talks with Israel a

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Foreign currency reserves available at Morocco’s central bank “Bank Al Maghrib” were put at 126.4 billion DH (US$ 14 billion) at the end of the first half of 2004. This figure reflects a 21.5% rise co

August 1, 2004

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Morocco’s national office of hydrocarbons (ONHYM) signed Thursday a prospecting agreement with Australian oil companies "Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL" and "Cooper Energy BVI Limited", and with Britai

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More than 650,000 tons of transit goods have been transported by the Islamic Republic Railways (IRR) in the first four months of the current Iranian year (started March 20), reflecting an 82 percent r

July 31, 2004

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Morocco decided Friday to cancel entry visa procedures for Algerian nationals, in force since 1994.  Moroccan minister of foreign affairs and cooperat

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Some two million Palestinians are living on less than $2 a day, soaring the poverty rate of 63 percent in mid-2003, a UN report said on Friday.

July 29, 2004

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The Egyptian embassy in Beirut held a big reception for the 52nd memory of the 23rd of July revolution, which included a special performance by prominent Lebanese singer Sabah

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Morocco and the British tour operator "First Choice" signed Wednesday a partnership agreement to promote the Atlantic Agadir destination in the British market.

July 28, 2004

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Morocco's Cherifian office of Phosphate (OCP) and Pakistan's Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFCL) signed Monday a partnership accord to establish a phosphoric acid production plant in Jorf Lasfar (

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Iran's Telecommunications Industries company and Finnish Nokia company are set to enter into a joint venture project to develop BTS mobile telecommunications industry in Iran.

July 27, 2004

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander of the Royal Armed Forces, appointed Monday lieutenant-general Abdelaziz Bennani, chief inspector of the

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FPL Group Resources LLC, and Qatar's Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (II) Tuesday announced signature of a Heads of Agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a proposed termi

July 22, 2004

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Palestinian president Yasser Arafat is said to call on his prime minister, Ahmed Qurei, to make wide-ranging changes to his cabinet, a day after deput

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Israel, Egypt and the United States are considering holding a Mideast peace conference in October to coordinate a planned Israeli pullout from the Gaz