Algeria

January 4, 2004

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Morocco’s telecom regulator ANRT will try a second time to liberalize the nation’s fixed line sector by announcing a timetable for a new license in the first quarter of 2004, said a spokesperson from

January 3, 2004

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The Export-Import Bank of the US has approved a $192 million long-term loan guarantee to support construction of the 825-megawatt Skikda Power Project in the Algerian coastal city of Skikda. Currently

January 1, 2004

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Ahmed bin Abdul-Nabi Macki, Oman's Minister of National Economy and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council has said the

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The National Democratic Rally (RND) won 17 out of 46 seats at the senatorial elections meant to renew half of the Nation Council's members, the Interi

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A Turkish diplomatic source disclosed Wednesday that the expected visit of President Bashar al-Assad to Turkey and his talks with Turkish President Ah

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Algeria’s Agricultural Minister Said Barkat said that the Arab state witnessed a record year in the farming sector for 2003. The country cultivated 42.6 quintals of wheat, 430,000 tons of dates and 1.

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The Chinese government has extended a €3.8 million dollar loan to Morocco to help finance public works projects in the Arab state. In addition to the loan, China presented the Moroccan government with

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The Export-Import Bank of the US has approved a $160 million long-term guarantee to support the export of US equipment and services for construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline project, a netw

December 30, 2003

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The Qatari Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday issued an emiri order amending the formation of  the cabinet. The order provided for the

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The election of the National Council (Senate) new members is taking place Tuesday through the municipal (APC) and provincial (APW) people's assemblies

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Yemen's Ministry of Public Health and the Population and Public Works Project signed on Monday a memorandum of understanding on financing health servi

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Egypt’s Orascom Telecom Holding has announced the closing of €545 million in debt and equity financing by its mobile services subsidiary in Algeria, Orascom Telecom Algeria. A portion of the proceeds

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Saudi Arabia’s religious police are cracking down on local shops selling gift items for the upcoming Christian New Year’s holiday. Raids will be conducted for the next two days ensure that local retai

December 29, 2003

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Algeria’s National Railroad Transportation Company has selected a consortium of French and Algerian companies to expand the Arab state’s rail network, reported <i>APS</i>. The project has a 48-month c

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Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi announced Monday that the government would be prepared to eliminate the “vast majority” of its Iraqi debt, if other Paris Club creditors are prepared to do so