Morocco

December 2, 2003

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The "Banque Commerciale du Maroc" (BCM) and Wafabank, owned by the Kettani family, have decided to merge and form a major financial group, executives

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A Belgian-financed water purification and sanitation plant began operations on November 29, 2003 in the southern town of Tarfaya, Morocco, reported MAP.  The Belgian government contributed $3.3 millio

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Morocco’s Banque Commerciale du Maroc and Wafabank will merge into one entity effective next January. A takeover bid for 100 percent of Wafabank’s capital will be launched next March.BCM-Wafabank will

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Zamil Industrial Investment Company will establish a new concrete venture with Al-Zamil Group and Aerated Concrete Industries Company KSC of Kuwait. The factory is expected to start production by the

November 27, 2003

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Software Solutions provider Comptel Corporation and,Morocco's sole Terrestial Trunked Radio (TETRA) license holder Moratel have signed an agreement for the delivery of the Comptel TETRA solution.   Mo

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Emirates SkyCargo has launched freighter services from Shanghai to India's commercial capital, Mumbai. The new service started on November 25 and marked the fourth freighter frequency to China's large

November 26, 2003

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Morocco's King Mohammed VI received a message of congratulations on Aid-Al-Fitr day, marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, from US P

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Syrian-born Canadian engineer Maher Arar has filed a $31 million lawsuit against the governments of Syria and Jordan for violating his human rights through the State Immunity Act.

November 25, 2003

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Algerian foreign minister, Abdelaziz Belkhadem, has announced the summit of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) will be held end of next December.  According

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The Syrian Council of Ministers, in a session chaired by Premier Mohammad Naji Ottri on Monday, congratulated President Bashar al-Assad and the Arab a

November 24, 2003

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Secretary of State Colin Powell is expected to pay official visits to Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia next month.

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Nineteen people arrested in connection with last week's bomb attacks against British targets in Istanbul were due to appear in court on Monday, Milliy

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As Muslims marked the end of the last day-time fast of Ramadan, a leader from the Sunni Muslim community in Iraq called Monday for a week-long ceasefi

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Moroccan Railways has awarded Italy’s Ansaldobreda, a subsidiary of the Finmeccanica Company, an order for the supply of 18 double deck Electrical Multiple Unit trains, with an option for six more.

November 21, 2003

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Spanish foreign minister, Ana Palacio, arrived Thursday in Morocco where she will hold talks with several officials.  Palacio told MAP upon arrival to