• Boujdour
  • Cap Boujdour ) is a headland on the northern coast of Western Sahara , at 26° 07' 37"N, 14° 29' 57"W (various sources give various locations: this is from the Sailing Directions for the region), as well as the name of the large nearby town with a population of 41,178. (wikipedia.org)
  • south
  • Dakhla Airport (IATA: VIL, ICAO: GMMH/GSVO) is an airport serving Dakhla (also known as Dajla or ad-Dakhla, formerly Villa Cisneros), a city in Western Sahara, disputed south province of Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cape is not prominent on maps but may be located by looking 220 km (120 nautical miles) due south of the south-western point of the hook of Fuerteventura , Canary Islands . (wikipedia.org)
  • The reason for the fearsome reputation of the cape is not immediately obvious from maps, where it appears as the south-western point of a slight hump in the coastline, bounded at its other end by Cabo Falso Bojador, ten nautical miles to the northeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arab
  • 108 KB) revealed by STR analysis "Arab Reform and Foreign Aid - Lessons from Morocco" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco is a member of the United Nations and belongs to the African Union, Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Non-Aligned Movement and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN_SAD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco also was among the first Arab and Islamic states to denounce the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks in the United States and declare solidarity with the American people in the war against terror. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco has won support for its position from several African governments and from most of the Muslim world and Arab League. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the Arab world , Morocco has the second-largest non-oil GDP, behind Egypt, as of 2005. (thefullwiki.org)
  • The foreign policy of independent Morocco has often differed from that of its Arab neighbours. (wikitravel.org)
  • French
  • Morocco signed three loan agreements with the French Development Agency (AFD) in 2009, totalling up to 155 million euros. (wikipedia.org)
  • French is still popularly spoken and remains the second language in Morocco whilst Spanish is also widespread, particularly in the northern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco opened its doors to offshoring in July 2006, as one component of the development initiative Plan Emergence, and has so far attracted roughly half of the French-speaking call centres that have gone offshore so far and a number of the Spanish ones. (thefullwiki.org)
  • officially
  • In April 2010, a Desertec spokesperson confirmed to the English newspaper The Guardian that the project will not be placed in disputed Western Sahara, saying: "We want to confirm… officially that our reference projects will not be located in the West Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Greenwich Mean Time was adopted across the island of Great Britain by the Railway Clearing House in 1847, and by almost all railway companies by the following year, from which the term "railway time" is derived. (wikipedia.org)
  • Now, in its ninth model year, the company billing itself as "The New American Motorcycle," comes full circle offering a variety of motorcycles to suit the needs of every cruising rider. (womenridersnow.com)
  • flag
  • I also note more bad news from Venezuela, and flag our upcoming report on how the outside world and regional governments can avert disaster there. (crisisgroup.org)
  • desert
  • Desertec is an energy project launched in Munich in 2009, consisting on the use of solar and wind technology in the Sahara desert, with the aim to provide that energy generated to African and European countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • African
  • Both Morocco and Polisario have sought to boost their claims by accumulating formal recognition, essentially from African, Asian, and Latin American states in the developing world. (wikipedia.org)
  • region
  • February 3: Seven terrorists were killed in the Djelfa province region on February 1 by an operation of security forces in Charek. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 1991 ceasefire split the region in two between what Morocco calls its southern provinces and an area controlled by Polisario. (reuters.com)
  • example
  • For example, the king of Morocco in 1965 suspended parliament and ruled as a dictator for two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, Morocco has had a long history of supporting the United States and it has received financial support as a result. (wikipedia.org)
  • The town is a nice example of modern Morocco, with less emphasis on history and culture. (wikitravel.org)
  • events
  • He has been working extensively in Kabul and southern Afghanistan (Kandahar and Helmand provinces), organizing events, conducting field research and delivering food aid and medical supplies. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • According to an audio recording released by the faction the people were seized because of western world cooperation with Israel. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • The government conducts various economic and social development programs and includes these "Southern Provinces" in the national budget of government funding, national sport competitions, education programs, and national parliamentary elections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foreign relations have had a significant impact on economic and social development in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Motivated by anti-Communism and by economic interests, the Western Bloc and China sent assistance to support the Mobutu regime. (wikipedia.org)
  • Last
  • I use my blog to share news and fun stuff I think you'll be interested in knowing about, so here are some items I've collected over the last month. (womenridersnow.com)
  • foreign
  • Policies associated with foreign relations are determined by the king, King Mohamed VI, and his advisors, despite the fact that Morocco has a constitutional monarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portraying Morocco as a democratic state became important if Morocco wished to receive loans and investments by foreign powers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco now is focusing more on promoting foreign direct investments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, Morocco adopted the Hassan II Fund for Development, which are measures that simplify procedures to make the process easier and more financially beneficial for foreign investors. (wikipedia.org)
  • France is also the primary creditor and foreign investor in Morocco. (thefullwiki.org)
  • major
  • In recognition of its support for the War on Terrorism, in June 2004 U.S. President George W. Bush designated Morocco as a major non-NATO ally. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • Many countries from the Persian Gulf and Maghreb regions are getting more involved in large-scale development projects in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • These policies make it beneficial for other countries to have relations with Morocco so that they can take advantage of their goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco also gains financial support from countries that it assists. (wikipedia.org)
  • Member
  • Mr Kamminga is Member of the Advisory Board of Chronoscoop Film, a company specialised in film and photography based in Groningen in the Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)