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September 17, 1992 | Reuters
King Hassan II of Morocco on Wednesday appointed as ambassador at large Ibrahim Hakim, former foreign minister of the self-styled Saharan Arab Democratic Republic, who defected to Morocco last month. The surprise appointment came the day after Hakim chaired a news conference given by eight other defectors of the Polisario Front, the guerrilla group that has been fighting Morocco for independence of Western Sahara since 1976.
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November 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The government named by King Hassan II includes Morocco's first Jewish Cabinet minister since 1957. Serge Berdugo, 55, the new tourism minister, is president of the Jewish Communities Council, which represents the estimated 8,000 Jewish citizens in the country. He is also president of the World Assembly of Moroccan Jewry. The last Jewish minister was Dr. Leon Benzaquen, who served in the first post-independence government from 1955 to 1957.
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November 17, 1988 | From Reuters
King Hassan I has appointed Tayeb Chkili, a former member of the Moroccan Communist party, as education minister, officials said Wednesday. He replaces Mohammed Hilali, an independent who was appointed in September, 1986. No reasons for the change was given. Chkili is a former a member of the Moroccan Communist Party's central committee.
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September 17, 1992 | Reuters
King Hassan II of Morocco on Wednesday appointed as ambassador at large Ibrahim Hakim, former foreign minister of the self-styled Saharan Arab Democratic Republic, who defected to Morocco last month. The surprise appointment came the day after Hakim chaired a news conference given by eight other defectors of the Polisario Front, the guerrilla group that has been fighting Morocco for independence of Western Sahara since 1976.
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November 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The government named by King Hassan II includes Morocco's first Jewish Cabinet minister since 1957. Serge Berdugo, 55, the new tourism minister, is president of the Jewish Communities Council, which represents the estimated 8,000 Jewish citizens in the country. He is also president of the World Assembly of Moroccan Jewry. The last Jewish minister was Dr. Leon Benzaquen, who served in the first post-independence government from 1955 to 1957.
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November 2, 2004 | Tracy Wilkinson, Times Staff Writer
The discovery of a new cell of Islamic militants who met in prison and planned to assassinate the judges investigating them has exposed Spain's crowded penal system as a breeding ground for terrorists, officials say.
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November 17, 1988 | From Reuters
King Hassan I has appointed Tayeb Chkili, a former member of the Moroccan Communist party, as education minister, officials said Wednesday. He replaces Mohammed Hilali, an independent who was appointed in September, 1986. No reasons for the change was given. Chkili is a former a member of the Moroccan Communist Party's central committee.
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