Morocco

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

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