Morocco

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’

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Mashreqbank has recently opened a new branch in Al-Ghusais Industrial Area 1, United Arab Emirates (UAE), which features a 24-hour ATM machines, phone banking and an online banking kiosk.  The new bra

December 21, 2003

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Fighting illegal emigration is a top priority to the interior ministry that will create new administration services to crack down on human trafficking

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, met on Sunday  King Hamad bin Eisa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. Crown Prince is heading the Saudi delegation to t

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The emerging market equity and fixed income funds tracked by EmergingPortfolio Fund Research (EPFR) are about to finish a record setting year in 2003 for inflows from investors.   Of the 961 emerging