December 25, 2000
Algeria’s Sonatrach and the Spanish oil group CEPSA have selected as BP-Amoco of the United Kingdom, Endesa of Spain, ENI of Italy, and GDF and TotalFina-ELF to participate in the construction of a se
December 24, 2000
Suspected Muslim fundamentalists clad in military uniforms slit the throat of a young Algerian cabaret singer and kidnapped six people from a discothe
Saipem, a company of Eni Group, in association with the French company Spie Capag, has won the public tender called by the Algerian oil company Sonatrach, for the realisation of six pumping stations a
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
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
Amnesty International calls for an independent inquiry into a recent wave of massacres in Algeria, in which at least 310 people have been killed.
Muslim fundamentalist guerrillas massacred eight people in a village in Algeria\'s Chlef region, 200 kilometer west of the capital, a paper said Thurs
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
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
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
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
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
The death toll in a wave of bloodshed across Algeria over the weekend has risen to more than 50, mostly civilians.
December 17, 2000
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
Algerian security forces used air-to-ground missiles fired from helicopters to kill 18 armed Islamic extremists in a major operation against insurgent