Algeria

November 3, 2003

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The Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) will produce an extra 2,000 tons of cement daily in order to solve the problem of cement shortages in the Kingdom. The company will now have a daily output o

October 31, 2003

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Algerian security authorities arrested on Friday the ‏  ‏second man in command in the outlawed Islamic Salvation Front Ali Bin Hajj, while he was h

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A senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati said on Friday that Iran's agreement to sign the additional protocol of the nuclear Non-Proliferation

October 29, 2003

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Hizbullah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah accused Israel Tuesday of wavering in discussions over a prisoner swap and, without exactly explaining what h

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BHP Billiton Petroleum has reported first gas production from the wet gas development at Ohanet in southern Algeria. The new facility, jointly operated by BHP Billiton and Algeria’s state-owned Sonat

October 27, 2003

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Israel released and handed over to Lebanon on Monday a Lebanese prisoner arrested on an arms boat off the coast of northern Israel, according to Leban

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Algerian forces have killed five "terrorists" and blew up hideouts in a military operation in densely wooded regions stretching between Boumidras and

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Energy giant BP has formed a joint venture with Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach to import 500 million cubic feet of liquefied natural gas per day into the UK. Sonatrach is the second largest LNG

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Pay-TV Platform in the Middle East and North Africa Orbit Satellite and Radio Television is now offering Al-Riyadhiya a new daily 12-hours sports channel. The new channel will provide its viewers with

October 26, 2003

02:00 GMT

Algerian security forces have shot dead two alleged armed Islamists in a forest west of the capital of Algiers, security sources said on Sunday.  The

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Real estate development company Emaar Properties is to launch its first-ever $50 million Islamic leasing bond (Ijara Sukuk )facility to fund its expanding portfolio of new commercial and residential p

October 22, 2003

03:00 GMT

The Algerian Energy Company has selected separations technology company Ionics for a 25-year seawater desalination build-own-operate project. Ionics and AEC will form a joint project company to financ

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The four Pay TV operators in the Arab World will collect an estimated $160 million in subscription revenues for 2003. The major markets for Pay TV remain the richer gulf countries with Saudi Arabia, K

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The US State Department froze the US assets of Algeria-based Islamic resistance movement Dhamat Houmet Daawa Salafia on October 20, 2003. The move is in accordance with an executive order on terrorism

October 21, 2003

03:00 GMT

First Calgary Petroleums (FCP) has completed testing on the MLE-3 appraisal well located on Block 405b in Algeria. The MLE-3 well is located 3.7 kilometers east of the MLE-2 appraisal well. The MLE-3