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GfK Wins Morocco Tender for Electronic TV Audience Measurement and Extends Radio Audience Measurement Contract in Switzerland'Morocco most stable, reformist country in Maghreb region'
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Morocco is the most stable country of the Maghreb region, encouraging religious moderation, thanks to the set of reforms initiated by King Mohammed VI long before the 'Arab Spring', says US think tank Atlantic Council. "Today, Morocco not only receives top marks as the most stable country of the Maghreb region, it also leads the region in progress on social and ...Research and Markets: Morocco Oil and Gas Market Report 2014 - Trends, Opportunities and Outlook to 2025
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Morocco Oil Gas Trends, Market Opportunities and OutlookLondon: Morocco Signs Two Investment Agreements in Aeronautics Sector
Moroccan Minister of Industry and Trade, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, signed on Wednesday in London, two investment agreements with Aerolia , a subsidiary of Airbus groupMorocco goes on high alert over terror threats
By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco has put its security services on high alert after intelligence reports revealed a "serious terror threat" from Islamist militants returning home after fighting in Iraq and Syria, the government said. Hundreds of fighters from Morocco and other Maghreb states like Tunisia and Algeria have joined Islamist-dominated fighters in Syria's civil war and the ...Morocco's H1 trade deficit rises 2.2 percent
Morocco's trade deficit rose 2.2 percent in the first half of 2014 from a year earlier to 102.45 billion dirhams ($12.45 billion), the foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday. Morocco's exports rose 7.4 pct in January-June, thanks to sharply higher exports from the auto, electronic and aviation industries, which surged respectively by 35.6 percent, 25.9 percent and 6.1 percent, helping to ...Morocco ramps up security faced with 'serious terror threat'
Morocco announced on Thursday that it is tightening security measures in response to a "serious terrorist threat" linked to the growing number of its citizens joining jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq. Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said there was "a serious threat of a terrorist attack against the kingdom because of the growing number of Moroccans belonging to extremist organisations in Syria ...Morocco eyes regional clout as a moderate Muslim model
Morocco is promoting its moderate version of Islam as a counterweight to the widening jihadist threat in the Sahara, training hundreds of imams from affected countries, but analysts question its motives. Islamist violence is plaguing Libya and Nigeria, Mali is still recovering from an Islamist takeover of half the country, and Tunisia is increasingly nervous about the return of battled-hardened ...Can Morocco Become A Global Aeronautics Player?
In 2005, McKinsey & Co, the global consulting company, conducted at the request of the Moroccan Government a report on the country?s economic strategy and drafted a comprehensive industrial program known as ?Emergence?. The program listed several promising sectors likely to grow in which the country had to focus in order to achieve rapid development.Morocco to beef up security checks for US-bound flights
Morocco said Monday it will tighten security measures for US-bound flights from Casablanca at Washington's request, amid fears in the United States that Islamist militants could be planning new attacks. The measures will come into force on Tuesday following a request from the US Transportation Security Administration, the Moroccan transport ministry said, cited by official media. The measures ...