Morocco

February 19, 2004

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Retired General Rachid Benyelles declared Wednesday in Algiers that he decided not to stand for the presidential election "to outstrip those who wante

February 18, 2004

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A former governor and a former president of the Casablanca urban Community (Mayor) have been brought to justice on various charges, judicial sources a

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Algeria's Health Ministry estimated, in a recent survey, the number of children traumatised by violence in Algiers at 49,000. In keeping with the nati

February 17, 2004

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A delegation of leaders from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations was visiting Morocco Feb.15-17, the organization anno

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Wealthy Arab-American supporters of the US invasion of Iraq are financially backing US President Bush’s re-election campaign. Elite members of the community are raising $100,000 or more for the Republ

February 16, 2004

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King Mohammed VI received Sunday at the Royal Palace the Moroccan national football team, African vice-champions, following their performance at the T

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The UAE Council of Ministers reviewed in its weekly meeting Monday the recent Iranian plane crash accident in Sharjah and measures taken in this respe

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France’s BNP Paribas has acquired an additional 10 percent stake in the capital of Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l'Industrie through a block trade on Casablanca Stock Exchange.

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Jordan’s Protech has announced Prolab Systems as its distributor in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Arablab Exhibition 2004,  Protech Establishment, founded in 1993, is a company specialized in

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Morocco will help 500 young entrepreneurs from rural areas set up 'Energy Shops' to sell solar panels and water heaters, improved ovens and other equipment, distribute butane gas, and promote awarenes

February 15, 2004

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The French Government will pay as of next month higher pensions to Moroccan War veterans who served in the French Army during its liberation war again

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Le Méridien Dubai recently announced that it has expanded its current portfolio by acquiring an existing hotel property in the Emirate.   The property Le Méridien Fairway will operate under the manage

February 12, 2004

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The Moroccan Government plans to shortly establish a permanent committee to "monitor audio-visual recordings and to struggle against piracy and forger

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Arabian Automobiles Company (AAC), sole distributors of Nissan in Dubai and Northern Emirates, posted a 16 percent sales increase for 2003 passenger car sales jumping 13 percent.   Commercial vehicles

February 10, 2004

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A total of 22 Moroccan nationals, including 8 women, have died during this year's pilgrimage season in Saudi Arabia, either of natural causes or in th