Algeria

July 6, 2003

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Three people, including a parliamentarian for Algeria's ruling party, have been killed by armed extremists, local people said Saturday.  The three - a

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Nearly 200 people were injured, several seriously, when a series of explosions rocked a petrol station in the Turkish capital of Ankara late Saturday,

July 5, 2003

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The International Finance Corporation will provide a $25 million loan to Ispat Annaba, Algeria's sole integrated steel producer, to help finance the company's investment program to modernize operation

July 3, 2003

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An International Monetary Fund mission concluded that over the past three years, Iran has achieved one of the highest rates of growth in the MENA region against the background of increased openness, e

July 2, 2003

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Two leaders of Algeria's banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) party were released on Wednesday after being jailed for threatening state security more

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Three more people in western Algeria, including a toddler, have been diagnosed with bubonic plague, adding to a dozen cases discovered in the area ove

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Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul will visit London on Thursday to review the situation in Iraq and Ankara’s own bid to join the European Union (E

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Algerian singer Warda has announced that she never resigned from her singing career and moved off to reside permanently in Algeria

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Tunisian singer Latifa has recently headed off to Paris-France to begin shooting a second music video for one of the songs in her upcoming release

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Israel’s Elbit Systems has through its subsidiary Elop Electro-Optics Industries acquired Optronics Instruments & Products (OIP) based in Oudenaarde, Belgium, from Delft Instruments, based in the

July 1, 2003

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The organizers of Plasto Ispack, one of the world top ten plastics and packaging exhibitions, reported that representatives of Saudi, Algerian and Moroccan companies have confirmed their participation

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The Libyan government has purchased the 39 percent stake formerly held by Israeli companies in Egypt’s Middle East Oil Refinery for $430 million. The Libyan party bought the shares from the state-owne

June 30, 2003

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A military plane crashed in a residential area west of Algiers on Monday, killing at least 17 people, reports said. Among the dead were four crew memb

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A foreign worker was killed Monday near the northern West Bank town of Jenin, after Palestinians opened fire on a truck carrying a number of workers.

June 25, 2003

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A Cairo court verdict has sentenced Egyptian singer Hakim to pay for his children’s yearly school tuition and a monthly child support and alimony of 5 thousand Egyptian pounds