Morocco

March 10, 2004

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A quake, of a 4.9 magnitude on the Richter open-ended scale, was reported Wednesday at 4:22 am (GMT and local time) in the same region devastated last

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The Lieutenant-General of the Algerian People's National Army (ANP), Mohamed Lamari pointed out on Tuesday that the army, "which stays outside elector

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The Spanish government has signed a fishing agreement with Morocco for the training of aquaculture experts and deep sea exploration, reported MAP.  “Spain has agreed to bring Morocco assistance in dee

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The Moroccan Ministry of Tourism and the US Association of Travel Agents (ASTA) are drafting a new strategy to increase the amount of US tourist traffic to the Arab state, reported MAP. Morocco curren

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Beirut based BSEC Investment Bank and the Bahrain-based Shamil Bank have launched a 102 million Saudi riyal ($27 million) Shariah compliant investment Sukuk. Caravan I Limited is the region’s first in

March 9, 2004

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In a March 8 message to the US Congress, US President Bush stated his intention to sign the US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA).  "Entering into an FTA with Morocco will not only strengthen our bila

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GSM network operator in Iraq Asiacell is currently managing considerable growth in demand for mobile communications services, with about 1,000 subscribers coming on line every day.  By the end of this

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The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has launched a $200,000 emergency operation to assist the victims of the earthquake that devastated the Al-Hoceima region in north-eastern Morocco in the ea

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The Palestinian Authority (PA) has opened a new court building in Nablus in the West Bank, the first of its kind in the occupied Palestinian territory.   The new complex houses two courts: the magistr

March 4, 2004

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A total of 628 people died and 926 others were wounded, while 15,230 were left homeless in the tremor, measuring 6 degrees on the Richter scale, that

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US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Marc Grossman praised Morocco for its reforms in family law, its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States, the release of prisoners, and the

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Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has received two US contracts in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region to supply light weight (LW) 30 mm High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition. The tot

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Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) has signed a contract with Al-Hamad Contracting Company for the Engineering and Construction (EPC) for the construction of Phase One in the first quarter of 2004.  Tota

March 3, 2004

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رفض نائب الرئيس الامريكى ديك تشينى الليلة الماضية التهكنات القائلة إنه من المحتمل أن ينظر الرئيس جورج دبلبو بوش فى استبداله كنائب له على تذكرته في انت

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Morocco and the United States concluded a free-trade agreement yesterday designed to remove tariff barriers and open markets to industries, farmers and consumers in both countries.