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2014-10-29 16:22:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (MACP) -- Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar announced today that Morocco will provide direct military, operational and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to assist in its fight against terrorism as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement between the two countries. "Morocco will give its active support to the United Arab Emirates in their fight against terrorism and for the...

2014-10-27 04:20:16

Stay 4 nights and your final night is free! LONDON, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From 1st November - Kasbah Tamadot [http://www.kasbahtamadot.virgin.com ], situated in the spectacular Atlas Mountains with its peaceful courtyards, landscaped gardens and breath-taking views; is offering a free night's stay at Sir Richard Branson's Moroccan Retreat when you book for four nights or more. Rates start from MAD 14,670 (GBP1050 at today's exchange rate) based on two adults...

2014-10-21 20:21:09

CALGARY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PetroMaroc Corporation plc (TSXV: PMA) ("PetroMaroc" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that GLJ Petroleum Consultants ("GLJ"), a premier oil and gas resource consulting firm headquartered in Calgary, has completed an independent evaluation of the Undiscovered Petroleum Initially in Place (UPIIP) and prospective resources of the Kechoula structure located in the Sidi Moktar Exploration License, Morocco, incorporating the technical information...

2014-10-14 20:21:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- On October 7, the Mohammed VI Modern and Contemporary Art Museum - the first major museum to be built since Morocco gained independence from France in 1956 - opened its doors, showcasing modern and contemporary works by Moroccan artists. The museum has already forged partnerships with the Louvre in Paris, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. "We are honored to sign this MOU and begin collaborating with the...

2014-10-03 23:02:54

Issaquah citizens invited to join Mayor, Chamber of Commerce, Salmon Days Committee, Sister-City Commission, and residents of University House Issaquah at gala to welcome artist delegation from Chefchaouen, Morocco. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 To welcome the delegation from Issaquah’s Sister-City, Chefchaouen, Morocco, University House Issaquah is hosting a Delegation Celebration on Friday October 3rd from 3:30pm until 7pm at 22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah 98029. The Chefchaouen...

2014-09-24 23:08:26

Winners include wellness founders and pioneers Don Ardell, PhD and John Travis, MD New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The inaugural Global Wellness Awards took place during the 8th annual Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS), in Marrakech, Morocco earlier this month. Winners included Don Ardell and Dr. John Travis who shared the honor of being named first-ever “Wellness Innovators;” Sarah Livia Brightwood, President, Rancho La Puerta was named “Leader in Sustainability”;...

2014-08-29 04:20:33

CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - During the second quarter of 2014, PETROMAROC CORPORATION PLC (TSXV: PMA) (the Company or PetroMaroc) completed drilling of its second exploration well, Kamar-1, which encountered two prospective natural gas zones in the onshore operated Sidi Moktar licence in the Essaouira Basin, Morocco. "Our first two exploration wells - Koba-1, drilled in late 2013, and Kamar-1, completed in May 2014 - captured extensive geological and petrophysical...

2014-08-19 04:24:01

Long-Term Commitment to Regional Expansion, Sustainable Growth and Skills Development of Up to 10,000 IT Consultants JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. With more than 1,300 customers across the continent, SAP is already enabling African businesses and governments of all sizes to grow, scale and globalize, as well as make the transition to a...

2014-07-23 04:21:13

NUREMBERG, Germany, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GfK has won a tender with Morocco's joint industry committee, CIAUMED, to deliver an electronic TV audience measurement (TAM) service in Morocco. Morocco is well known in the MEA region for its expertise in TAM and is the first country in North Africa, and the second in the whole continent, to operate an electronic TAM system. On top of this, GfK has also been awarded a 3-year extension on its current radio audience measure...

2014-07-10 00:20:43

CALGARY, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PetroMaroc Corporation plc (formerly Longreach Oil and Gas Limited) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Feuchtwanger as the new President & Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company. Feuchtwanger was selected following the completion of an international search for a new Chief Executive Officer over the past few months. "Thomas is a highly accomplished and experienced leader who has built a...


Latest Morocco Reference Libraries

Aleppo pine, Pinus halepensis
2014-02-21 15:01:32

Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) is an evergreen that is native to the Mediterranean, specifically from Morocco and Spain, north to southern France, Italy, and Croatia. The Aleppo pine can also be found in Greece, Malta, northern Tunisia, and Libya. This same tree is called the Jerusalem Pine in Israel. The Aleppo pine grows from sea level to 660 feet. In southern Spain the tree can grow at 3,300 feet, over 3,900 feet on Crete and in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia it grows as high as 5,600...

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2012-06-15 06:29:19

Symbol: IRTI Group: Monocot Family: Iridaceae Growth Habit: Forb/herb Synonyms:   XIFO2 Xiphion fontanesii Baker   XITI2 Xiphion tingitana (Boiss. & Reut.) Rodionenko Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

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2008-11-29 19:27:30

The White-rumped Swift (Apus caffer), is a species of swift that is similar to a house martin, but is completely unrelated to that species. They are native to sub-Saharan Africa, and have expanded into Morocco and southern Spain. The wintering grounds of those that migrate is not well known. Only the tropical African populations are year-round residents. The White-rumped Swift is 5.5 to 6 inches long and has a short forked tail and long swept-back wings that resemble a boomerang or...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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