Algeria

February 3, 2003

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Gulf Air recorded double-digit growth in passenger numbers in all classes on routes between its Gulf gateways and London, Paris and Frankfurt.  “Compared with the same period in January 2002, the occu

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