Morocco

February 25, 2004

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A powerful earthquake in northern Morocco on Tuesday killing more than 560 people as they slept, injuring hundreds more and laying ruin to villages.

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European Commissioner Poul Nielson on visit to Iran announced a further €6.2 million for Bam earthquake victims.  The European Commission (EC) has adopted a €6.2 million humanitarian aid decision for

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European External Affairs Commissioner Chris Patten will attend the signing ceremony of the Free Trade Agreement between Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco on February 25, 2004.

February 24, 2004

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A strong earthquake rocked northern Morocco early Tuesday, killing at least 230 people and injuring dozens of others, near the port city of Al Hoceima

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Ongoing disputes that lasted several weeks between Egyptian singer Shireen Ahmad and her producer Naser Mahrous have finally ended with the help of Egyptian singer Tamer Husni

February 23, 2004

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A Jordanian government employee has been charged with spying for Israel, after he allegedly confessed to providing Tel Aviv with information about the

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Morocco’s new fisheries strategy will produce a 2 million tons per annum by 2007, including 15,000 tons in aquaculture, with a rise in fish exports th

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Yemen's Vice President Abd-Rabbo Mansour on Sunday paid an inspection visit to Aden where he watched the military operation, dubbed Victory 2004.   Ac

February 22, 2004

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Jordanian King Abdullah II on Monday starts ‏his Asian and European tour that will take him to Malaysia, the Sultanate of ‏Brunei and Ireland.‏   A

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The court of appeal in Rabat on Friday handed down a ten-year prison sentence against ten members of the underground extremist group "Salafia Jihadia.

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"Yemen and Saudi Arabia have reached an agreement regarding the issue of border barrier," Yemen's President of Ali Abdullah Saleh said in an interview

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SN Brussels Airlines (SNBA) will increase its traffic to Casablanca, Morocco from three weekly flights to five as of March 28, 2004. The airline also recently signed a code-share agreement with Royal

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The French Development Agency (AFD) signed a €20 million convention with Morocco’s drinking water utility ONEP to finance a supply and sewage program for 20 small localities in Khemisset and Tiflet. S

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The Swiss Government and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) are to host a conference in Geneva in June to discuss the future of humanitarian assistance to Palest

February 19, 2004

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Moroccan minister delegate to foreign affairs and cooperation, Taib Fassi Fihri has insisted that the reopening of Morocco’s Liaison Bureau in Tel Avi