Algeria

December 5, 2000

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Sheb Khaled will be the French Algerian in an upcoming French/Algerian/Egyptian film… Confused? Read on…

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Algeria intends to increase its crude oil output by more than 50 percent by 2004, said Algerian Energy and Mining Minister Shakib Khelil in an interview published Monday by the Middle East Economic Su

December 4, 2000

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Algeria intends to increase its crude oil output by more than 50 percent by 2004, said Algerian Energy and Mining Minister Shakib Khelil in an intervi

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Armed Islamic insurgents stopped a bus at a fake roadblock, seized five soldiers and cut their throats during weekend Algerian violence in which 10 di

December 3, 2000

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A man has been sentenced to death in northern Algeria for killing his father, stepmother and four half-brothers two years ago.

December 2, 2000

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Algeria has 468 cases of AIDS and 997 people carrying the HIV virus, according to official figures published on Saturday, but doctors and an opinion p

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Several Algerian local papers reported Saturday that insurgency by armed Muslim fundamentalists killed five people and left seven others badly wounded

November 29, 2000

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Algeria’s massive East-West highway project is expected to cost $3.6 billion. The highway will cover some 1216-km. To date, only 49-km have been completely finished and made available to circulation.

November 26, 2000

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Twenty-nine people have been killed in ongoing violence between Algerian security forces and Muslim militants fighting the secular regime and targetin

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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has agreed to a 33 percent rise in Algeria's minimum wage and a 15 percent increase in civil service salaries from January 1, officials said Sunday. The increases howeve

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The joint Algerian-Bahraini bank, ABC, has announced that it intends to launch a new capital leasing firm in Algeria.

November 25, 2000

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French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin on Saturday ruled out an official French apology over the issue of torture committed by French troops during the A

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A former rebel in Algeria's civil war was killed along with his uncle by an armed group near the northwestern city of Chlef, newspapers reported Satur

November 24, 2000

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The Algerian government has agreed to raise the national minimum wage by 66 percent, in a bid to calm growing unease over economic reform.

November 23, 2000

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The confession by a French general, now in his 80s, that he personally executed 24 insurgents during the Algerian independence struggle has fed growin