Archive for August, 2014

Kilic Deniz Still Assessing Morocco Expansion

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Sinan Kiziltan of Kilic Deniz

Turkey’s largest seabass and seabream producer Kilic Deniz is still assessing whether to carry out its plans to build a 15,000 metric ton farm in Morocco, Sinan Kiziltan, executive vice president at the company, told Undercurrent News.

“We’re still doing a feasibility study on different markets,” said Kiziltan. The intention is to calculate whether producing abroad is profitable, he said. (more…)

Maghreb news 2014-08-29

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Security | 2014-08-29
Libyans rejoice over UN resolution
The United Nations’ demand for an end to fighting “restores hope in the hearts of Libyans”, a Benghazi student says. (more…)

The Middle East Faces An Existential Challenge



Many of my friends dislike the term “Arab Spring,” which was created and made famous by the Western media. The oldest “spring” I remember is the “Prague Spring” of 1968, when the then-leader of Czechoslovakia, Alexander Dubček—a Slovak—led a reformist wave that challenged the traditional communist line Czechoslovakia had followed since the Second World War, particularly that of the Antonín Novotný era between 1953 and 1968. (more…)

Small Silver Mine in Morocco Makes First Pour


Author: Kip Keen

Maya Gold & Silver reports 2,900 tonnes material @ 105.5 g/t Ag processed so far as it ramps up Zgounder.

Maya Gold & Silver (TSXV: MYA) said it had poured silver at its Zgounder silver project in Morocco. The Canada-based junior, aiming to produce 85,000 ounces silver/month in 2014, said it had been in operation for 17 days. (more…)

Maghreb news 2014-08-28

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Terrorism | 2014-08-28
Tunisia, US partner against terrorism
The head of US AFRICOM visits Tunis to discuss joint training projects and a multi-million dollar military aid package. (more…)

Maghreb news 2014-08-27

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Terrorism | 2014-08-27

Libya’s Ansar al-Sharia seeks allies

Benghazi’s biggest terror group is reaching out to Islamists in western Libya as the country struggles with duelling legislatures. (more…)

Circle Oil To Begin Drilling CGD-12 Well In Morocco

By Alex MacDonald

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LONDON–Circle Oil PLC (COP.LN) said Wednesday that it is looking to drill its second well, CGD-12, at the Sebou permit in Morocco.

The second well will test a dipping fault at 1,021 meters in the Guebbas Formation within which many of the previous discoveries have been successfully drilled. (more…)

Qatar Signs Deal To Finance Two Projects in Morocco

The Peninsula

The Moroccan Prime Minister, Abdul Ilah bin Kiran, with the Finance Minister H E Ali Sherief Al Emadi.

DOHA: The Moroccan Prime Minister, Abdul Ilah bin Kiran, yesterday met the Finance Minister H E Ali Sherief Al Emadi in capital Rabat. (more…)

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