Morocco

July 3, 2004

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A new duet idea is being negotiated between Moroccan singer Raja' Bil Maleeh and Syrian singer Asalah Nasri, and they are currently looking for the right words and tune

July 1, 2004

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Germany has directed 110 million Euros for joint projects with Morocco for the 2004-2005 period, which raises the overall worth of Moroccan-German cooperation to 1.6 billion Euro, the German embassy i

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France-based Calyon Bank was selected to finance the acquisition of a "Med-Max" LPG tanker (75,000 cubic metres), during a ceremony where offers were revealed Wednesday at the Algerian oil company Son

June 30, 2004

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Morocco intends to invest Dh90 billion (US$ 10 billion) in tourism by 2010, including Dh40 billion (US$ 4.4 billion) in hotel infrastructure.

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday inaugurated the Yamchi Dam in Ardabil, a town in the country's northwestern, some 60 kilometers from the Caspian Sea.

June 29, 2004

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One of the Saudi Kingdom's most wanted "terrorists" surrendered Monday, the second suspect to turn himself in under a one-month government amnesty ann

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The North Africa Enterprise Development (NAED), a regional small and medium enterprise business development facility managed by the International Finance Corporation, ended a half-day training progr

June 28, 2004

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The 7th edition of the Gnaoua and World Music Festival ended in Morocco Sunday, after luring a record attendance of up to 400,000 people, according to

June 27, 2004

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US President George W. Bush pledged Sunday that he would fight for Turkey to become a member of the European Union and hailed this country as a Muslim

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The U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement is generating positive changes in Moroccan labor laws, according to a fact sheet issued recently by the U.S. Trade Representative.  A comprehensive new labor law

June 22, 2004

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Domestic trade contributes 13% to Morocco’s GDP, said Monday, premier Driss Jettou, at the opening of the third national forum of domestic trade.   Jettou stressed that the sector which employs 250,00

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The Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform on Monday singed with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) a cooperation agreement to implement a project to set up a 24-month early wa

June 20, 2004

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Chinese investments in Morocco did not exceed Dh10 million (US $1.1 million) in 2002-2003, it was recently reported in a seminar on China’s economic development impact on economies in developing count

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A refinery is to be set up in the southern Iranian city of Bandar Abbas with a daily capacity 360,000 barrels of condensed gases obtained from South Pars field.

June 17, 2004

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The recent decision by UN envoy for the Sahara, James Baker is “neither a good, nor a bad thing”, according to a top Moroccan diplomat.  Mohamed Benno