Algeria

September 28, 2000

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In the opening speech of the heads of state summit in Caracas Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika called for OPEC nations to show more solidarity with other less developed nations. OPEC policy sho

September 27, 2000

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The Algerian army has destroyed an important base of a terrorist group near Blida, 50 km western Algier, according to Elkhabar daily.  The base is tho

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Algeria has begun expelling a group of about two thousand illegal immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa who have been stranded on the border with Morocco

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Algeria's local "mafia" is regularly denounced by the president and the media, but is unwilling to relinquish its grip on the nation's lucrative trade sector.

September 24, 2000

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Thirteen people have been killed and three injured in attacks around Algiers, blamed on armed Islamists.

September 23, 2000

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In the latest attacks by Moslem extremist gangs in Algeria, a farmer is killed and a police officer is wounded.

September 22, 2000

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South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki and a senior ministerial delegation arrive in Algiers for a three-day visit aimed at boosting bilateral relations

September 21, 2000

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Thirteen people, including three children, were killed and six others injured in a new round of violence in Algeria.

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OPEC might agree to raise its production by a further 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) if the price of oil, currently nudging 35 dollars a barrel, does not fall, Algerian Energy Minister Chakib Khelil sa

September 19, 2000

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5,500 Islamic militants turn themselves in to the authority taking advantage of the amnesty law granted by the government.

September 17, 2000

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After ten years of stagnation, Algeria and France have finally settled their cultural differences.

September 13, 2000

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Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports: With the start-up of the Arzew GL4Z plant in 1964, Algeria became the world\'s first LNG producer. In recent years, Algeria\'s competitive position in the LNG bu

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Refining: Algeria has four oil refineries with combined capacity of 503,000 bbl/d. Algeria's refineries are capable of meeting most of the country's domestic requirements. However, since they lack s

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Algeria is important to world energy markets because it is a significant oil and gas producer and exporter. Algeria also is a member of OPEC and an important energy source for Europe.

September 12, 2000

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Algeria's state-owned oil company Sonatrach on Monday announced an important oil and gas discovery in Hassi D'Zabat, in the country's eastern Sahara region.