Morocco

December 21, 2000

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Iron deficiency affects 45 percent of Morocco\'s pregnant women and 35 percent of children, Maghreb Arabe Presses (MAP) reported Wednesday. Morocco\'s

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French media giant Vivendi Universal, barely a fortnight old after being created in a three-way merger, has lodged the sole bid to take over 35 percen

December 20, 2000

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The European Agriculture and Fishery Commission (EAFC) was in “close contact” with Moroccan officials for “technical and political” talks on fisheries

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The Moroccan posts and telecommunications union announced a 24-hour strike for January 10th.

December 19, 2000

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Thirty Moroccan\'s domestic-gas containers exploded at the Ain El Hyani neighborhood in Tangier claiming no lives, Maghreb Arabe Presse (MAP) reported

December 18, 2000

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European commissioner for fisheries, Franz Fishler, will undertake a new diplomatic initiative to end the Morocco-European Union deadlock over fisheri

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The national posts and telecommunications union announced a 24-hour strike for January 10th, Maghreb Arabe Presse reported Monday. Union press release

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The Moroccan treasury ministry has recently adopted an emergency scheme to activate the local tourism sector.

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The Spanish appliance group Fagor has announced it is expanding its presence as one of the major suppliers of the Moroccan market.

December 17, 2000

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A 13 year-old boy living in the Oujda suburbs, northeastern Morocco sneezed 1,100 times in six days, an average of 200 times a day, shattering a quite

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Morocco was chosen to host next fall the third ministerial conference on US-Africa partnership in energy, reported Maghreb Agence Presse (MAP) The dec

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The Moroccan Royal Airways has recently signed contracts to procure 24 new Boeing Airplanes valued at $1.2 billion.

December 15, 2000

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By Nigel Thorpe  Chief of the English Copy Desk  In a letter sent to the Moroccan minister for Human Rights, Andrew Puddephatt, Executive Director

December 14, 2000

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Morocco and the United States of America signed last month an agreement on cooperation in energy-efficiency and renewable energies, the Weekly News Ma

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The UN General Assembly elected Morocco to the United Nations\' Commission of international trade law for a six-year term as of June 25, 2001, the Wee