Algeria

January 17, 2004

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Egyptian singer Shireen denied strongly the most recent circulating rumors that she and Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker have secretly gotten married

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The Spanish electricity provider Union Fenosa, in association with a US company, has won a contract worth up to $1.5 billion from the US army to provide infrastructure in Iraq and 24 other countries.

January 15, 2004

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The head of Algeria's banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) on Thursday disclosed his plan for ending the 12-year crisis in the north African nation, c

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A series of new steps have been declared Wednesday by Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, at the opening of the national convention on the small

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Arabia reported a 118 percent increase in gross revenue sales for 2003 compared to the previous year. The company attributes the positive results to their deployment of cruisin

January 14, 2004

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Six people were wounded after a collision between 26 vehicles Tuesday on Algiers-Blida motorway, the civil defence announced Tuesday. According to APS

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Management Recruiters International (MRI), an executive search and recruitment organization, has launched a Dubai Media City company, Executive Search Middle East (ESME).  “The Middle East's hospitali

January 13, 2004

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In a bid to attract foreign investment into Saudi Arabia, the government approved a new bill on Monday, which slashes the tax rate imposed on foreign investors from 45 to 20 percent.

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The new Bahraini mobile operator, MTC-Vodafone recently signed an agreement with Bin Hindi Informatics, who will act as a supplier of Samsung and Siemens mobile handsets plus accessories for Bahrain's

January 12, 2004

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Israeli soldiers exchanged gunfire with Palestinian resistance fighters in the northern West Bank on Monday as troops invaded the Tulkarem refugee cam

January 11, 2004

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Over 200 people were wounded in an earthquake in northern Algeria on Saturday.   The earthquake, measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale, jolted the region

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A tremor measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale rocked an area near Algiers Saturday, reports said. At least five people were wounded.   APS news agency r

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George Bush’s former treasury secretary Paul O’Neill has revealed that the US President took office in January 2001 fully intending to invade Iraq and

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An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, headed by Reza Moghadam, will visit Turkey from January 12 to 21, 2004 to start discussions for the seventh review under Turkey's Stand-By Arrangement wit

January 8, 2004

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Algeria’s mobile subscriber base reached 1.5 million users as of December 31, 2003, APS cited from ARPT statistics. Some 1.3 million users are registered with Orascom Telecom Algeria (OTA) and 158,000