May 6, 2004
Morocco’s trade deficit has worsened by 14.7% in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period of 2003 when the deficit was worth 12.2 billion DH (US$ 1.35 million), said the Exchange Of
New Skies Satellites N.V. and Kuwait Messaging Services/FalconStream Thursday announced a new two-way satellite IP hub for the Middle East, which will access New Skies' NSS-6 satellite.
May 4, 2004
A bus traveling on a highway linking the Moroccan capital of Rabat to Casablanca crashed Tuesday morning, killing 17 people, the official MAP news age
A delegation of top-level academics from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom visited Bahrain recently to review plans for the new Royal Univers
China Offshore Oil Corporation has recently obtained an offshore oil drilling licence in Ras Tafeiney, on the southern Atlantic shore, near Agadir.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of National Bank of Oman (NBO) to D- from D, with a negative outlook.
May 3, 2004
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has voiced resolve to improve ties with Morocco, in a message to King Mohammed VI. “I reiterate my firm resol
The Egyptian Journalists Syndicate expressed extreme anger towards Egyptian actress Yusra and actor Ahmad Izz in addition to the entire cast of the television drama series “Malak Rouhi”, for not atten
April 28, 2004
Morocco's King Mohammed VI appointed Tuesday at the Royal Palace in Rabat Samer Aarour, as the kingdom’s new ambassador to Portugal. In addition, the
Jordan's King Abdullah II on Wednesday stressed that the final settlement for the Palestinian issue is up to the concerned parties.
Doctors supervising the health condition of Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki, who is being treated for lung cancer, have revealed that the upcoming forty-eight hours will decide on the outcome of his health
Despite intensive control efforts, the threat of desert locusts in West and Northwest Africa remains "extremely serious," the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has warned.
The Bahrain Monetary Agency has approved the establishment of a credit reference bureau, which will serve as a database of information related to loans to individuals and corporates in Bahrain. The fi
Morocco's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reopened a call for tenders for the co-funding, construction and management of irrigation infrastructure to protect the citrus-producing are
April 27, 2004
The Norwegian energy and materials group Norsk Hydro has received a contract to undertake geological studies, seismic reprocessing and collation of 2D seismic data on the Northwest Safi licence offsho