Algeria

March 2, 2003

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Hundreds of thousands of cheering Algerians Sunday took to the streets of the capital to welcome President Jacques Chirac at the start of the French l

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Iraq's foreign minister called a United Arab Emirates Cabinet minister a "Zionist agent" and accused the Gulf state of speaking for Israel by making t

March 1, 2003

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Algeria’s public workers went on a two-day strike Tuesday demanding information regarding government plans to privatize 340 state enterprises and in protest against deepening poverty. The industrial a

February 27, 2003

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UAE-based Union National Bank (UNB) has recently signed a contract with Raqmiyat, a systems integrator and banking solution provider, for the replacement of its e-Payment and card management infrastru

February 26, 2003

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Eleven people were killed at a bogus roadblock 40 kilometres west of Algiers on Tuesday night. Algerian Radio quoted a security source as saying one p

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Egyptian actress Laila Ilwi requested for a postponement of her new film "Hubb Al Banat" (Girls Romance) from director Majdi Ahmad due to Hanan Turk's sudden decision to not take part in it

February 25, 2003

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Algeria has posted a $6.6 billion foreign trade surplus in 2002, representing a 27 percent drop from the surplus reported the previous year. Algeria’s trade balance, while still positive, is minimal,

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British Energy Minister Brian Wilson was concluded a three-day visit to Algeria last week to discuss the possibility of importing liquefied natural gas (KNG) from the North African producer to the UK

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Federation of Design and Construction Services of Thailand (Fedcon) won a $27 million contract to become the designer and project management consultant for the athletes' village at the 15th Asian Game

February 18, 2003

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Kuwait's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and acting Minister of Finance and Planning, Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah arrived in Kuw

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Recent rumors had it that Algerian singer Fula had numerous problems with her business manager that led to a split between the two

February 17, 2003

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A resolution to end the worst rift in NATO history was reached Sunday, following a discordant debate over Turkey’s request to grant it defensive assis

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Algerie Telecom has selected Sweden’s Ericsson to install its second GSM network. The $162.3 million contract will establish 700,000 lines, providing services to 12 of Algeria’s 48 provinces.

February 16, 2003

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In Algeria, two members of a local security force were killed Saturday in the northeastern region of Kabylie, according to security sources.  The two

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Turkish media Saturday reported that a mysterious convoy of four-wheel drive vehicles had entered northern Iraq, possibly carrying United States soldi