Algeria

December 24, 2000

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Algeria began the process of privatizing its national carrier Air Algerie on Monday, December 18, when a notice was placed in Britain’s <I>Financial Times</I> inviting consultants to submit bids by Ja

December 23, 2000

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Algeria\'s latest wave of violence claimed another nine lives Thursday and Friday, increasing the death toll to more than 320 since the beginning of t

December 21, 2000

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Amnesty International calls for an independent inquiry into a recent wave of massacres in Algeria, in which at least 310 people have been killed.

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Muslim fundamentalist guerrillas massacred eight people in a village in Algeria\'s Chlef region, 200 kilometer west of the capital, a paper said Thurs

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Sonatrach, Algeria’s national oil and gas company, and the U.S.-based Conoco Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) according to which Conoco will evaluate the potential use of Algerian

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BHP Ltd. said Thursday it will reduce its exposure in North African projects by selling a parcel of oil and gas exploration interests in Algeria to Woodside Petroleum Ltd for $22.5 million.

December 20, 2000

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The trial of 10 people charged in connection with the murder two years ago of star Berber singer Lounes Matoub began Wednesday in eastern Algeria but

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Armed Islamic extremists have killed 11 more people and wounded 18 others in Algeria, pushing the death toll during a bloody holy month of Ramadan to

December 19, 2000

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A family of eight, including a pregnant woman and six children, were killed in western Algeria on Monday night -- the latest in a string of brutal mur

December 18, 2000

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The death toll in a wave of bloodshed across Algeria over the weekend has risen to more than 50, mostly civilians.

December 17, 2000

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At least 16 students and a supervisor were killed overnight by an armed group at a boarding school at Medea, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Algiers

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Algerian security forces used air-to-ground missiles fired from helicopters to kill 18 armed Islamic extremists in a major operation against insurgent

December 16, 2000

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A jailed leader of Algeria\'s disbanded Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) has reiterated an offer to help in the search for a peaceful solution to the cou

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Four members of the security forces died in Algeria in three separate attacks attributed to armed Islamic militants, the press reported Saturday.

December 14, 2000

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An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale rocked the Mahelma area near the capital Algiers Wednesday.