Algeria

June 30, 2003

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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

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Norway’s Statoil and BP have signed an agreement whereby Statoil will acquire 49 percent of BP's interests in the In Salah gas project and 50 percent of BP's interest in the In Amenas gas project, bot

June 22, 2003

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An Algerian moderate Islamic movement said on Saturday it had appointed an interim head two days after the death of its founder, Mahfoud Nahnah.  The

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A woman's body was found on Saturday under rubble at Dellys, east of the capital Algiers, one month after the devastating earthquake of May 21, the in

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The Levant region is poised for a double-digit growth in Personal Computer (PC) sales for 2003 with the total market penetration projected to rise to 693,000 units, totaling over $560 million, a growt

June 18, 2003

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Fifteen European tourists being held in an isolated area of the Sahara Desert by an armed group are still alive, Algerian President Abdelaziz Boutefli

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A Turkish court on Tuesday sentenced two young men and a woman to life behind bars for a satanic ritual murder, which the trio believed would prevent

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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