October 28, 2000
Moroccan police intercepted two boats in the Straits of Gibraltar on Saturday, detaining all 78 illegal immigrants aboard, the MAP news agency reporte
The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has called on Morocco to partially devolve authority in Western Sahara in an attempt to ease the dis
October 27, 2000
A plan to build 17,000 low-cost housing units has been approved by the Moroccan government.
Some 148 people were infected with AIDS in 1999 in the Moroccan southern area of Souss-Massa-Draa, representing 19 percent of HIV-infected people in M
The Agadir Fishing Technologies Institute and The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) are staging in Agadir on November 17 the 3rd region
October 24, 2000
Morocco's largest private corporation, Omnium Nord Africain (ONA) said it would seek new mining concessions in western Africa, particularly Guinea, Mali, Niger and the Ivory Coast.
October 23, 2000
Israel Tuesday condemned Morocco's decision to close Israel's liaison office in its capital Rabat and its own liaison office with the Jewish state in
A court on Monday sentenced a Moroccan man to seven months in prison for an attack earlier this month against a Jewish butcher shop in this southern F
October 19, 2000
<b>Date:</b> Sept 25 – Oct 02, 2000 <b>Location:</b> International Trade Center, Casablanca, Morocco <b>Specifics:</b> Les exposants du Salon représenteront tous les secteurs de l\'industrie et d
October 18, 2000
In addition to accelerating aggregate economic growth, equitable distribution of Moroccan wealth is key to achieving social harmony and tranquility. Unemployment approaches 20 percent and roughly 70 p
Assessments released back in January revealed that Morocco's economy had expanded by merely 0.2 percent in 1999, compared to 6.5 percent in 1998. In response to this news, the government unleashed a p
Political liberalization has been the general theme characterizing King Muhammad’s first year in power. Last November, the King introduced reforms designed to end disturbances in the Western Sahara re
Indicators: 1998 1999 2000e GDP (US$bn) 36.12 39.12 38.8 GDP per capita (US$) 1.249 1.277 1,361 GDP real growth rate (%) 6.5 0.2 1.0 Consumer price inflation (%) 2.7 1.1 2.2 Total
A severe drought in Morocco for a second consecutive year has prompted authorities to restrict irrigation. “Despite the drought, Morocco has enough water reserves to ensure drinking and water supply e
October 8, 2000
Hundreds of thousands of Moroccans demonstrated in Rabat, burning Israeli flags and denouncing the \"war of extermination\" against the Palestinians.