Algeria

June 18, 2003

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The Algerian army chief of staff, General Mohammed Lamari, said the number of armed militants in Algeria has dropped to only 700 from a peak of 27,000

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A top member of Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network bought 1,000 sets of radio equipment in Japan in 1995, some of which were used in a 1995 assassinat

June 17, 2003

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The organizing committee for the Alexandria Song Festival in Egypt have announced that they will present Algerian singer Warda with an honorary award along with a number of selected prominent singers

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Drilling has commenced on MLE-3 well, on First Calgary Petroleums' Ledjmet Block 405b in Algeria. Results from this well will further appraise natural gas and condensate discoveries made by the MLE-1

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Rockwell Collins has announced that its avionics company will provide Egypt Air with equipment for the carrier's seven new Airbus A330 aircraft. Delivery is scheduled between June 2004 and February 20

June 16, 2003

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Algeria and Morocco have agreed on Sunday to establish three committees with a view to enable both countries to maintain contacts geared towards boost

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Egyptian singer Amr Diab is scheduled to begin shotting three different films at the same time in October, in which he will need the participation of 1000 young dancers

June 15, 2003

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Moroccan Foreign Minister Muhammad Benaissa on Saturday held talks with Algerian officials, aimed at strengthening bilateral relations troubled by the

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A British envoy is due to arrive in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Sunday in a fresh bid to explore prospects of pressing ahead with conciliation

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Damascus Radio said Saturday that just a few days following the Aqaba Summit, in which Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced his acceptance of

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The World Bank’s board of directors voiced their support for a three-year business plan for the government of Algeria aimed at supporting the broad spectrum of reform undertaken by Algerian leadership

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The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency distributed a circular to all banks and financial institutions in the Kingdom requiring the full and immediate implementation of nine new procedures that relate to th

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The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s financing institution, will contribute 250 million euro to the international community’s reconstruction efforts following the earthquakes east

June 12, 2003

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Fula and Tony Khalifa jokingly announced that they are very much in love and that they they will announce wedding plans in the very near future

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Upon her return home from her tour in Canada, Alissa’s luggage was lost and when it was retrieved in Paris, all her valuable and expensive jewelry was stolen