Algeria

February 1, 2004

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Fitch Ratings has assigned an Individual rating of D to Turkiye Halk Bankasi and affirmed its Long-term foreign and local currency ratings at B. The Outlook is Stable. At the same time the agency has

January 29, 2004

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The explosion at Algeria's Skikda Liquefied Natural Gas complex on January 20 is likely to change perceptions of risk for the industry during a critical period of dramatic expansion, particularly for

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Amlak Finance’s initial public offering (IPO) was 33 times oversubscribed, collecting 13.7 billion Emirati dirhams ($372 million) in 10 days. Amlak will be traded on the Dubai Financial Market immedia

January 27, 2004

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The President of the Nation Council (Senate), Abdelkader Bensalah noted Monday the importance of the upcoming presidential election and called for "th

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Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini arrived in Tehran Monday night to review ties as well as regional and international developments. Talking to

January 26, 2004

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Two Palestinians were injured Sunday evening, one critically, when an Israeli tank fired a shell towards them in Qizan Al Najar area, south of Khan Yo

January 25, 2004

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Algerian singer Fula has filed a lawsuit against the Music Production Company Rotana after the company cancelled her contract, demanding that she receives all her legal rights

January 24, 2004

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Secretary of State Colin Powell said Saturday that Iraq may not have possessed weapons of mass destruction.

January 21, 2004

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Six Iraqis, several American soldiers and a Turkish driver were injured Wednesday when their patrol was hit by a huge explosion in the northern Iraqi

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Italy’s Pirelli has been awarded two major contracts valued at $20 million for the provision of overhead optical cable systems in Algeria. The contracts have been signed with the system integrator Tel

January 20, 2004

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At least 20 people were killed and more than 70 wounded in a huge explosion that destroyed a liquefied natural gas plant in Skikda, eastern Algeria, r

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U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan promised U.S. and Iraqi leaders Monday he would weigh their request to dispatch a U.N. team to study if Iraq could h

January 19, 2004

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The Algerian Health Ministry "categorically" denied Sunday the rumours about the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in the country.

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Kuwait’s Global Investment House (GIH) launched two new funds today, the Global US Equity Index Fund, and the Global European Equity Index Fund, stated a press release.   Indexing is an investment st

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France’s Lesaffre Company has announced plans to open a yeast production plant in Algiers, Algeria. The firm is expected to invest €20 million into the facility, which is forecasted to create hundreds