Morocco

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

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Fitch Ratings has assigned a Support rating of 3 to Banque Marocaine pour le Commerce et l'Industrie and a Support rating of 4 to Societe d'equipement domestique et menager - Credit Eqdom. The agency

December 18, 2003

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI "is firmly committed to edification of the Maghreb Union (UMA)," said on Tuesday Algerian foreign minister, Abdelaziz Belkh

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Syria's Interior Minister, Ali Hammoud, said Wednesday that security forces were pursuing and searching for suspects with links to the bombing attacks

December 17, 2003

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI received in the royal palace of Marrakesh former Palestinian information minister, Yasser Abed Rabbo, and former Israeli Ju

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Egypt's foreign minister Ahmad Maher is expected to pay a visit to Israel on Monday to meet his Israeli counterpart, Silvan Shalom and Prime Minister

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Prominent Egyptian actress Muna Zakki had recently participated in the 13th Damascus Film Festival with her latest movie “Sahar Al Layali” (Up All Night), which was criticized for being containing too

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The demand for cannabis in Europe is driving more farmers in Morocco to cultivate the plant at the expense of legal crops, resulting in a growing industry now worth about $12 billion, accoring to a ne

December 16, 2003

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The 7th Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Summit has been scheduled for December 23-24 in Algiers. The summit will be preceded by the meeting of senior officia

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Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi was robbed this week while going home by unidentified individuals, who were apparently waiting for the right moment to attack her

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Fitch Ratings has today placed Moroccan Wafa Gestion's National Asset Manager Rating of aa- on Rating Watch, following the merger between Banque Commerciale du Maroc and Wafabank.

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The Saudi Finance Ministry has announced a 230 billion Saudi riyal ($61.3 billion) budget for next year, up SR 21 billion compared to spending targeted for 2003. Approved at a recent cabinet session,

December 15, 2003

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Moroccan singer Samira Said has revealed that she is in the process of preparing for an upcoming duet under the title of "Albi wi Albak" (My Heart and your Heart) with the Moroccan band Wama, which co