Morocco

January 1, 2004

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Morocco has banned the import of the US meat and its derivatives as soon as the first case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), known as the mad

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The National Democratic Rally (RND) won 17 out of 46 seats at the senatorial elections meant to renew half of the Nation Council's members, the Interi

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Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Thursday that the United States had been sending positive signals over its relations with Teh

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The Chinese government has extended a €3.8 million dollar loan to Morocco to help finance public works projects in the Arab state. In addition to the loan, China presented the Moroccan government with

December 28, 2003

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Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah received on Sunday Moroccan Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Eissa.

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh is heading for the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Sunday to attend the tripartite summit that is scheduled t

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Morocco’s unemployment rate reached 11.2 percent in the second half of 2003, with over one million people without work, according to the Minister of Labor Mustapha Mansouri. These figures represent a

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The American International Group (AIG)’s African Infrastructure Fund has acquired a 36.4 percent stake in Moroccan fertilizer importer Gharaf Corporation for approximately $10 million.  According to G

December 25, 2003

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The number of unemployed in Morocco was estimated at over one million and unemployment rate in the kingdom amounted to 11.2 percent in the second half

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The Sahara issue will top the agenda of the next Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) summit, to be held after the Algerian presidential elections, said, on Tuesd

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Moroccan singer Samira Said has announced that she will delay the release of her upcoming album, which was scheduled to hit store January 2004, until a later date

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Egyptian actress Elham Shahin has announced that after taking part in three different television drama series this year; she will now concentrate her efforts on participating in different films during

December 24, 2003

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Jordan's Foreign Minister Marwan Muasher received on Wednesday credentials of newly appointed Moroccan ambassador to Amman, Abdul Qader Al Zawi. Accor

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US Special Presidential Envoy James Baker will travel to Japan, South Korea and China on December 27-30 to discuss reduction of Iraq's official debt. Baker will meet with the leaders of Japan and then

December 23, 2003

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Syria's Minister of Awkaf (Endowments), Mohammad Ziadah met on Tuesday Deputy Secretary General of the Moroccan Justice and Development Party, Dr. Sa’