Algeria

April 23, 2003

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Orascom Telecom Algeria launched its service in February 2002 and managed to command 70 percent of the market after less than 10 months of operations. Algérie Télécom, the government owned incumbent,

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The Dubai Police in coordination with the Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA) recently raided a reseller in the emirate for illegally downloading software, and arrested two persons in this connection. 

April 10, 2003

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FMC Technologies, Inc. has been engaged by Algerian oil and gas company Sonatrach-TRC for the development of five offshore loading stations for transportation of crude oil and condensate from onshore

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Yabrin, a new field of Arabian Light crude oil, has been discovered by Saudi Aramco in the Kingdom's Eastern Province, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi announced recently.   Th

April 9, 2003

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Thailand’s state-owned PTTEP company plans to invest $13 million in two oil fields in Algeria. The negotiated deal is part of PTTEP's ongoing efforts to find prospective strategic partners to invest i

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Tunisia's International Arab Bank (BIAT) has notified its shareholders that it had sold its 30 percent stake in local insurance firm Groupe des Assurances de Tunisie (GAT). The move is designed to all

April 8, 2003

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Thailand’s state-owned PTTEP company plans to invest $13 million in two oil fields in Algeria. The negotiated deal is part of PTTEP's ongoing efforts to find prospective strategic partners to invest i

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Oil prices rose slightly on world markets early Tuesday, rebounding from earlier losses, after OPEC announced an emergency meeting on April 24. Fearing a possible post-war price collapse, alarmed OPEC

April 7, 2003

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Egyptian singer Shireen Wajdi was nominated for the leading role in the new TV drama series that revolves around the life of Algerian renowned singer Warda

March 26, 2003

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Aspen Technology has implemented the Virtual Plant Simulator (VPS) for the In Salah Gas development, a joint venture between BP Exploration and Sonatrach, the Algerian state oil and gas company.   The

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SWISS International Airlines has made a change to its Middle East schedule, with the cancellation of the Zurich-Abu Dhabi flight, effective May 1. SWISS currently operates a total of 31 weekly flights

March 25, 2003

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Algeria’s state-owned oil and gas company Sonatrach, Anadarko Petroleum and partners Maersk Olie Algeriet and Eni-Lasmo Oil (Algeria) have announced an oil discovery on Block 404 of the Berkine Basin

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The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation and Germany’s Süd-Chemie have singed a joint agreement on the acquisition of the Scientific Design Company from Linde. The two entities will manage the company t

March 24, 2003

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U.S. Apache helicopters moved within 10 kilometres of Baghdad and attacked the armoured Medina division of the Republican Guard early Monday. The batt

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Algiers will benefit from Canadian expertise in sustainable urban development, as it has been selected as one of the most recent partners in the Government of Canada's Sustainable Cities Initiative.