Algeria

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

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Iridian Technologies and the General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police announced that the iris-based National Expellees Tracking and Border Control System has processed over one million travelers to-dat

January 7, 2004

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Algeria's President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika stressed Tuesday in Mila the vital importance of water resources and the need of their preservation by avoid

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Jordanian Queen Rania arrived Wednesday at the airport of the quake-hit city of Bam, southeast Iran. Queen Rania, accompanied by some officials with J

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Saudi-based AES Arabia has won a contract to build a water desalination plan for the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), reported Gulf Daily News. The plant will have a daily capacity of 1,000 cubic

January 6, 2004

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Sources leaked that Lebanese prominent singer Majida Al Roumi will be participating for the first time in the opening of the Layali Dubai (Dubai Nights) Music Festival

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Algeria’s public industrial sector recorded a 2.9 percent production fall in the third quarter of 2003, reported the National Statisitics Office.   The steel segment was the only category that witness

January 5, 2004

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Iran's top national security body is to "seriously" consider proposals to shift the political capital out of quake-prone Tehran following last month's

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An additional budget of DA 5.31 billion for development has been granted by President Bouteflika to the province of Jijel, Deputy Interior Minister Da

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Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Mousa is expected to pay a three-day visit to Yemen next Thursday to attend a conference on democracy and hum

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More than 9.1 million tons of goods passed through the Port of Algiers in 2003. In the first 11 months of 2003, trade at the port reached 926.288 million Algerian dinars ($13.2 million), an 8.9 percen