Morocco

October 28, 2000

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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

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A plan to build 17,000 low-cost housing units has been approved by the Moroccan government.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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<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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hundreds of thousands of Moroccans demonstrated in Rabat, burning Israeli flags and denouncing the \"war of extermination\" against the Palestinians.

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The Moroccan army was holding on Sunday a French television crew which was filming a program about Morocco's notorious former prison camp at Tazmamart