Algeria

December 17, 2003

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SHUAA Capital has arranged the purchase of a stake equal to 5.7 percent of Emaar Properties on behalf of Kuwaiti investors. The transaction is valued at 375 million Emirati dirhams based on the latest

December 16, 2003

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The 7th Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) Summit has been scheduled for December 23-24 in Algiers. The summit will be preceded by the meeting of senior officia

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Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi was robbed this week while going home by unidentified individuals, who were apparently waiting for the right moment to attack her

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First Calgary Petroleums (FCP) has reported that drilling operations have commenced on the MLE-5 appraisal well on the company’s Ledjmet Block 405b in Algeria.  The MLE-5 well, a 4,550 meter test, is

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The Eldorado Gold Corporation has reported that the Ministry of Health in Turkey has issued the establishment permit for the Kisladag gold project. The company's 100 percent owned Kisladag project con

December 15, 2003

02:00 GMT

Kuwait's Crown Prince Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah ‏Al-Sabah told Kuwaitis Monday that "heavenly justice was finally done" as ‏Saddam Hussein was capture

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The European Investment Bank has awarded the the Banque Algérienne de Développement a €230 million loan for the reconstruction of public infrastructure and social housing that was destroyed by the ear

December 14, 2003

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Leader of the Algerian outlawed party, Islamic Salvation Front, Abbasi Madani, said the Sahara issue is an "artificial" one part of a "colonial plan"

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Israeli troops assassinated an Islamic Jihad activist Sunday just outside a village near the West Bank city of Ramallah, the army said.

December 11, 2003

02:00 GMT

The US administration has authorized the formation of an Iraqi intelligence service to spy on groups and individuals inside Iraq that are targeting US

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Algerian singer Warda has announced plans to return to the music world, after regaining her health and taking time off relaxing in Algeria, denying rumors that she had left Egypt to live in Algeria on

December 7, 2003

02:00 GMT

Jordan's King Abdullah is quietly trying to broker a deal that would lead Tehran to surrender some 70 al Qaeda operatives, including the son of Osama

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Kuwait’s Wataniya Telecom has won the Algeria license to build and operate the third GSM network in the country. Wataniya made the highest offer with a bid of $421 million. The two other bidders were

December 4, 2003

02:00 GMT

U.S Secretary of State Colin Powell was received Wednesday by Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Colin Powell, who arrived Wednesday afternoon

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A draft agreement, regarding the integration of the Maghreb (North Africa) electrical power network to the European one, has been signed Tuesday in Rome, after the proceedings of the 4th Euro-Mediterr