Morocco

June 16, 2004

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A report prepared by the Human Rights Consultative Council (CCDH) on Morocco’s penitentiary institutions has found that the country’s jails are overcr

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SR Telecom(TM) Inc. on Wednesday announced that it has received orders valued at over $1.6 million from Defense Nationale du Royaume du Maroc (Gendarmerie Royale).

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has extended Morocco’s electricity office “ONE” two loans worth US$ 50 million to support the kingdom's electricity sector.   According to MAP, the loan agreements w

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Algerian oil company Sonatrach's oil receipts reached $14 billion by late May 2004, Algeria's Energy and Mining Minister Chakib Khelil disclosed Tuesday.   "By the end of May, Sonatrach's turnover rea

June 15, 2004

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Morocco loses some US$ 510 million each year due to water pollution, said director general of the national office for drinking water (ONEP), Ali Fassi Fihri.  Fihri, quoted by MAP, outlined that this

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Iran has so far spent US$ 11.5 million on the revival of Afghanistan agricultural sector and its villages, it was recently announced in Tehran.

June 10, 2004

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI launched in Tassaltant (commune of Marrakesh), Wednesday, a program worth Dh7.8 billion (US $866 million) to upgrade the urban area of Marrakesh, and preserve the city’s to

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A German company plans to invest in a 1.9 billion euro project in the Persian Gulf island of Kish, the Iranian Housing and Urban Development Ministry`s Public Relations Department said Wednesday.

June 9, 2004

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The size of the Moroccan government was reduced Tuesday to 34 members, in addition to prime minister, Driss Jettou, instead of 38 members in the previ

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Iraqi resistance fighters killed 12 members of an Iraqi security force in a mortar attack in the city of Fallujah, reports said.

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The European Investment Bank invested 184 million Euro in Morocco last year and may put in 260 million Euro in 2004, said Moroccan minister of finance and privatization, Fathallah Oulaalou.

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Abu Dhabi-based National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels (NCT&H) has targeted the Moroccan hospitality sector for its first overseas investment, acquiring a 15 per cent stake in the Hilton Rabat in M

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GSM subscriber surveys carried out by Spot On Public Relations, the Middle East’s technology public relations and marketing communications agency, have highlighted a major untapped opportunity in the

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