Algeria

May 26, 2003

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Blue Square-Israel recorded revenues of $261.4 million for the first quarter of 2003, a decrease of 15.3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2002. The lower revenues reflect Israel's recession, b

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Information storage systems, software, networks and services provider EMC is enhancing its market reach across the Middle East with the appointment of StorIT as its first-ever volume distribution part

May 25, 2003

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Algerian ecurity sources said Sunday Islamist gunmen killed eight people in an attack in western Algeria, AFP reported.  The attack took place at Bouk

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The strong earthquake that rocked northern Algeria last week has killed at least 2,047 people, the official APS news agency reported Sunday.

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Western Digital, manufacturer of hard-disk drives, has appointed Hafeez Khawaja as its regional director for emerging markets. As part of his new role, Khawaja will be responsible for growing Western

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In response to the devastating 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Algeria on Wednesday, the US Agency for International Development is airlifting 6,000 blankets, medical supply kits for 30,000 people and 60

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The US Agency for International Development has confirmed that the Iraqi seaport of Umm Qasr is under civilian administration. The seaport is now officially operated by USAID contractor, Stevedoring S

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The UAE Ministry of Information and Culture recently raided a training center in Dubai using illegal pirated software on 24 personal computers. The authorities also seized 13 copies of Microsoft MOC,

May 23, 2003

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At least 1467 people were killed and over 7200 injured in the quake which rocked northern Algeria, state radio said on Friday quoting the interior min

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U.N. human rights chief Sergio Vieira de Mello has been chosen as the United Nations' special representative to Iraq, diplomats said Friday.

May 21, 2003

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A strong earthquake rocked the Algerian capital region Wednesday night, killing at least 800 people and injuring at least 4,700, according to prelimin

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Lebanese singer George Wassouf completed placing the final touches for his upcoming album that was to hold the title "Uskut Lao Samahit" (Quiet Please), but was changed at last minute and replaced wit

May 19, 2003

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The last 15 European tourists held by an armed group in the Algerian Sahara desert for up to three months have been freed, security sources said Mond

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Al-Qaeda has infiltrated Saudi Arabia's military and security forces at the highest level, a newspaper report said on Monday.

May 15, 2003

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Elite Algerian troops hunted the Sahara on Thursday for 15 European tourists still missing after 17 adventure holidaymakers were earlier freed in a de