Morocco

June 7, 2004

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI has recently launched construction works of a US $90.7 million sport compound in the southern Atlantic city of Agadir.

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Prices went up by 3.6 per cent during the first five months of 2004 compared to those recorded during the same period last year, according to the Jordanian Department of Statistics (DoS).   The increa

June 6, 2004

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Custom duties on corn and soft wheat increased by 100% and 95% respectively, the department of agriculture and rural development said Friday.  According to MAP, the hike, part of the marketing campaig

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In the absence of ties with the United States, Iranian banks cannot accept American credit cards, a senior Central Bank of Iran (CBI) official said.

June 3, 2004

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Egyptian belly dancer Dina revealed that she feels disappointment and pain when journalists spread bad stories about her because it will directly affect her son when he grows up

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The project to make a new low-cost car in Morocco by the local car-assembling company (SOMACA) would help reviving the kingdom's car industry, said CEO of SOMACA, Larbi Belarbi.   The executive said d

June 2, 2004

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King Mohammed VI of Morocco has voiced the kingdom’s “acting and constant” support to the new Iraqi leader, and resolve to usher in a “new era” the tw

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The Prosecution of Sana'a is investigating a gang counterfeiting foreign currencies. The 10-member gang, consisting of nine Yemenis and an Iraqi natio

June 1, 2004

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Visiting French foreign affairs Minister, Michel Barnier, on Monday called for a dialogue between Morocco and Algeria to try to find a solution to the

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Energy consumption in Morocco increased from 10.518 Mtoe in 2002 to 10.961 Mtoe in 2003, i.e. a 4% increase, said the Moroccan federation of energy in its latest newsletter.  Energy dependency rate sh

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Turkey's State Institute of Statistics (DIE) released on Monday the foreign trade indices for March of 2004. By the average of 12-month periods, export quantity index increased 19.3 percent, import qu

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OmanLNG announced Monday that it had chosen HP Global Services division to provide the consultancy assistance in support of their migration from NT4 domain to Windows 2003 Active Directory, Exchange 2

May 30, 2004

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U.S. soldiers clashed with Shiite gunmen in the holy city of Najaf on Sunday, a day after Najaf's governor accused cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his sup

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The leisure group “Thomas Cook” and its strategic partner “Iberostar” are exploring with Moroccan officials means to establish a strategic partnership with Morocco.  Thomas Cook and Iberostar chiefs,

May 27, 2004

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Egyptian singer Ruby is facing a new lawsuit against her, this time by music distributor Ahmad Al Jabali demanding 5 million Egyptian pounds in compensation for illegally breaking her contract with hi