June 11, 2003
Canada’s First Calgary Petroleums announced positive reserve results from its ongoing appraisal drilling in Algeria. To date, three wells have been drilled on Ledjmet Block 405b. Immediate plans are t
McDonald’s was rated as the region’s favorite fast food restaurant. Although local entrepreneurs independently own McDonald’s restaurants in Middle East countries, they were collectively rated the reg
June 8, 2003
The use of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons is "haram," (forbidden by Islam), Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said Sunday.
A source close to the Egyptian presidency said on Saturday that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is scheduled to arrive in Cairo on Wednesday,
Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini arrived in Algiers on Saturday in the framework of a series of visits aimed at preparing his country's upcomi
Algerian singer Fula denies recent circulation rumors that she intends on resigning from her musical career and wearing the Hijab (Islamic headdress) in a year
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has lowered its 2003 targets for crude oil and natural gas sales based on development drilling results and production problems in three areas, the Gulf of Mexico, Algeri
The US proposition is to spend over $100 million in FY2003 in Middle Eastern countries under the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassado
June 5, 2003
Armed rebel groups in Algeria have killed 22 people and wounded four others in a period of less than 24 hours, according to security services. Ten Al
The Turkish Navy will begin on Thursday a two-day training exercise in international waters in the Aegean, the eastern Mediterranean and the Marmara S
June 4, 2003
Following a violent earthquake which struck on Wednesday evening in the north of Algeria, a team from Télécoms Sans Frontières are in the disaster zone. The technicians from this Non Governmental Org
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers generated over $26 million in gross sales at a recent three-day unreserved auction held at its permanent auction facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Operators in the Middle East region have failed to diversify their international Internet capacity routes, resulting in bandwidth that is not sufficiently robust to weather unanticipated capacity disr
NovaMed has executed a letter of intent to acquire 100 percent of World Wide Auctioneers, an international heavy equipment auction company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
June 3, 2003
A new aftershock has jolted the Algerian town of Zemmouri, east of the capital, less than two weeks after over than 2,200 people died in a devastating