morocco morocco  /mə ˈrɑ koʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
  2. (n) a soft pebble-grained leather made from goatskin; used for shoes and book bindings etc.

News

  1. Morocco Attijariwafa's Islamic subsidiary targets state employees

    By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT (Reuters) - A subsidiary of Morocco's largest private bank, Attijariwafa, has signed a deal enabling it to offer Islamic financial products to 42 percent of state employees before foreign rivals step in. Dar Assafaa, which signed the agreement with the Education officer's foundation and its 350,000 members, made its move ahead of approval of the Islamic finance ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Chariot seeks exploration extension for blocks offshore Morocco

    LONDON – Morocco’s Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines and Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Morocco) (AIM:CHAR) have agreed on a six-month extension for Phase 1 exploration of the offshore Loukos, Casablanca, and Safi licenses.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Offshore Magazine

  3. IMF thinks Morocco is too hesitant over reforms, Prime Minister says

    RABAT (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund has told Morocco it is too hesitant in implementing reforms to improve its public finances, Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane said, but he pledged to move ahead with planned subsidy cuts and other measures. An IMF delegation is in Morocco, scrutinising the North African county's finances to see if it is still meeting the criteria of a two-year ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I did do everything that I was told to do and did the best I could to balance jobs and show up," she said. "I wasn't missing the classes just to hang out and do anything like that. I was working mostly in Morocco -- the trip I was working...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: NECN

  2. Remittances "are larger than direct foreign investment in Mexico, tea exports in Sri Lanka, tourism revenue in Morocco, and revenue from the Suez Canal in Egypt," World Bank economist Dilip Ratha said in a recent report.
    on Aug 18, 2007 By: Dileep Source: Forbes

  3. Marty said he "would be very surprised" if any CIA-run facilities were still operating in Europe, but added "in East Africa, or Morocco, I might assume there is something."
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Dick Marty Source: FOXNews

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