Morocco

July 11, 2000

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A report released in late June by the World Bank painted a depressing picture of the Moroccan economy, and even suggested that if consistent and solid growth was not soon resumed, social and civil str

July 5, 2000

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Colas Company, a subsidiary of the French firm Bouygues, have won a contract to build a highway in Morocco, near Casablanca. The new road will be paved between the cities of Al-Mohmadiya and Settat, w

July 4, 2000

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A Portuguese man and a French national were sentenced to 10 years in jail by a court in this northern Moroccan town Monday for drug trafficking, judic

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By Munir K. Nasser Washington, DC  The US Government announced that it would provide Morocco with a new food package in response to the worsening drou

July 3, 2000

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Sixty of Morocco's 270 beaches have been declared polluted and unsuitable for swimming this summer season, press reports said Monday. The beaches incl

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Moroccan police have arrested seven Islamic fundamentalists for trying to bathe at a public beach in accordance with religious custom, an Islamic spok

July 2, 2000

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Morocco is to invest over 57 million dollars to build eight new stadia and renovate four other existing venues in their bid to host the 2006 World Cup

June 29, 2000

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The Organization of the Islamic Conference (IOC) on Thursday chose another Moroccan, Abdelouhed Belkziz, as its next chief despite private protests th

June 28, 2000

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The United Nations is expected to put forward an alternative to the much-delayed referendum on the future of Western Sahara at a new round of talks be

June 27, 2000

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Royal Air Maroc announced Monday that it would resume flights to Libya next month, the official MAP agency reported. The Moroccan airline will run two

June 25, 2000

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A Haitian doctor is facing judiciary action in Morocco for charges of practicing abortion after one of his patients suffered serious physical complica

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The German government will provide Morocco with technical assistance to help the country fight poverty, reported ArabicNews.com. The announcement was

June 15, 2000

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah has arrived in Morocco at the start of a visit, aimed at enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries,

June 14, 2000

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Moroccan marathon world-record holder Khalid Khannouchi, who obtained an expedited United States citizenship to try and achieve his Olympic dream, wil

June 12, 2000

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The preliminary figures of the foreign trade bureau, as of the end of March 2000, show that there was an 11.7 percent increase in Morocco's foreign transactions mainly caused by a 17.5 percent jump in