Algeria

September 7, 2000

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A renowned Algerian writer, Boualam Sansal, has lashed out at the poor education system in his country, saying that such a system can only produce an

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Armed Islamic rebels have broken into a house in northern Algeria and shot dead four members of the same family as they slept, according to press repo

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The embezzling of money earmarked for low-cost housing has become a burning crisis for the Algerian authorities, as angry poor people take to the streets to press the government to take action.

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Algerian hydrocarbons company Sonatrach announced Wednesday it had signed a deal with Spanish oil group Cepsa to set up a company to study the feasibility of a gas pipeline project linking the two cou

September 6, 2000

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The Iranian and Algerian presidents, Mohammad Khatami and Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have met in New York on the sidelines of the UN summit in the two stat

September 3, 2000

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Two people were killed and three others were injured south of Algiers at the weekend when the vehicle they were travelling in was attacked by armed me

September 2, 2000

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The first Libyan-made car will be available in the country’s local markets soon. This car is planned to be obtainable in the upcoming 31st national celebrations of September the 1st revolution

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The Jordanian minister of industry and commerce, Wasef Azer, and his Algerian colleague, Morad Madlasy, met recently in Amman. Madlasy, on a short visit to the kingdom, inaugurated the Algerian Produc

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The Algerian national statistics bureau has recently revealed that the country’s foreign trade balance had achieved an $809 million surplus in July 2000, compared to $507 million in July 1999.

August 30, 2000

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Algeria’s battered business community started Monday with a sense of cautious anticipation, following the resignation over the weekend of Prime Minister Ahmed Benbitour, and President Abdelaziz Boutef

August 27, 2000

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Algeria's newly appointed Prime Minister Ali Benflis has formed a government, retaining almost all the ministers who held portfolios under his predece

August 26, 2000

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Three members of the Algerian security forces and an Islamist rebel were killed earlier this week after rebels attacked a police post in the north of

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Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Benbitour has resigned and President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has charged his chief of staff with forming a new government.

August 24, 2000

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The Algerian government and labor unions are expected to meet in September to kick off a new round of negotiation on wages.

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The continuing increase in worldwide oil prices has already a substantial impact on the Algerian economy, and more is anticipated.