Algeria

February 2, 2003

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In Hebron area, Israeli bulldozers Sunday demolished 22 houses in Beit Anoun village after forcing their inhabitants to evacuate them under gunpoint,

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French President Jacques Chirac will make an official landmark visit to Algeria between March 2 to 4, his office announced Friday, in the framework of

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Abdelmalek Benbara, an Algerian parliament member whose decomposing body was found in Paris last week, was stabbed to death shortly before his disappe

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British company Capital Oil and Gas (COG) is venturing into Yemen with its first oil exploration deal signed last week. The concluded a production sharing agreement with Yemen's Ministry of Oil and Mi

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Le Meridien's seven United Arab Emirates (UAE) properties have joined forces in a thrust to reinforce the luxury hotel group's dominant presence in the UAE where Le Meridien manages a stock of almost

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Anadarko has earmarked $381 million for exploration in the Middle East, North America, North and West Africa and Australia. Anadarko's 2003 Algeria program will focus on exploration and development dr

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Technip-Coflexip to design GTL complex in Qatar and Sasol South Africa, awarded Technip-Coflexip an EPC contract, worth about $675 million, for the design and construction in Qatar of a natural gas-t

January 30, 2003

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The decomposing body of a missing Algerian MP has been found in the boot of his car in Paris.   Abdelmalek Benbara, a member of the prime minister's p

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Israel is scheduled to receive a German consignment of two anti-missile batteries by mid-February, loaded with 128 rockets. The American Patriot defense systems, designed to intercept surface-to-surfa

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Sonatrach and partners Maersk Olie Algeriet and Eni/Lasmo Oil announced an oil discovery at the Hassi Berkine North East prospect on Block 404 in Algeria.

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Turkey's state-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has decided to pull its 60-strong staff out of Iraq within three weeks, anticipating a possible US strike against its southeastern neighbor. T

January 29, 2003

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The Canaccord Capital Corporation plans to increase its current equity offering to First Calgary Petroleums by an additional $9.8 million. Net proceeds of the offering will be used for exploration exp

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Dolphin Energy has awarded a mandate to Mitsui & Company of Japan for procurement of the line pipe for the Dolphin Project. The energy initiative has been established to produce, process and supply Qa

January 23, 2003

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Egyptian belly dancer Dina appeared on a satellite TV station in an interview to talk about the rumors of her escape from Egypt for her indecent involvement in pornographic videotapes with a businessm

January 21, 2003

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The man behind the failed hijacking of an Algerian airliner asked to be flown to North Korea, the head of Algeria's national security agency said Mond