Algeria

January 1, 2004

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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

December 28, 2003

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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa left Doha sunday evening, returning to Manama after a visit to Qatar, in response to an invitation from the Am

December 25, 2003

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The Sahara issue will top the agenda of the next Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) summit, to be held after the Algerian presidential elections, said, on Tuesd

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Egyptian actress Nadia Al Jundi has demanded that she receives 1.5 million Egyptian pounds as her wage for her participation in her first television drama series “Qisat Imra’a” (A Woman’s Story)

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Kuwait’s Al-Enma’a Real Estate Company reported an increase in profits from 3.9 million Kuwaiti dinars ($) to KD 5.3 million for the year ending October 31, 2003. Equity per share raised from 12.9 fil