Algeria

April 30, 2003

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The World Bank has approved a $95 million loan to the Government of Algeria to generate employment in low-income, rural mountainous areas of northwest and north-central Algeria.

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The first medical evacuation plane has arrived in Riyadh from Baghdad with twelve injured and ill Iraqis that were transferred by the Saudi field hospital which was set-up last week as part of a compr

April 29, 2003

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Belgium’s Zenitel has won a contract to deliver a Coastal Radio Communication system in Algeria. The €2.4 million deal includes the delivery and installation of Coastal Radio Communication and Navigat

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While selected travel organizations, particularly hotels, have already launched WLAN hotspots for their customers in the Middle East, service providers have been slow to offer WLAN services in the reg

April 24, 2003

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An Algerian terrorist group with links to al-Qaeda is holding hostage the 31 European tourists who disappeared in the Sahara desert weeks ago.

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Arab League chief Amr Moussa is heading to Saudi Arabia on Friday as part of a broader regional tour to secure an active Arab role in Iraqi reconstruc

April 23, 2003

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Orascom Telecom Algeria launched its service in February 2002 and managed to command 70 percent of the market after less than 10 months of operations. Algérie Télécom, the government owned incumbent,

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The Dubai Police in coordination with the Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA) recently raided a reseller in the emirate for illegally downloading software, and arrested two persons in this connection. 

April 10, 2003

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FMC Technologies, Inc. has been engaged by Algerian oil and gas company Sonatrach-TRC for the development of five offshore loading stations for transportation of crude oil and condensate from onshore

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Yabrin, a new field of Arabian Light crude oil, has been discovered by Saudi Aramco in the Kingdom's Eastern Province, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al-Naimi announced recently.   Th

April 9, 2003

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Thailand’s state-owned PTTEP company plans to invest $13 million in two oil fields in Algeria. The negotiated deal is part of PTTEP's ongoing efforts to find prospective strategic partners to invest i

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Tunisia's International Arab Bank (BIAT) has notified its shareholders that it had sold its 30 percent stake in local insurance firm Groupe des Assurances de Tunisie (GAT). The move is designed to all

April 8, 2003

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Thailand’s state-owned PTTEP company plans to invest $13 million in two oil fields in Algeria. The negotiated deal is part of PTTEP's ongoing efforts to find prospective strategic partners to invest i

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Oil prices rose slightly on world markets early Tuesday, rebounding from earlier losses, after OPEC announced an emergency meeting on April 24. Fearing a possible post-war price collapse, alarmed OPEC

April 7, 2003

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Egyptian singer Shireen Wajdi was nominated for the leading role in the new TV drama series that revolves around the life of Algerian renowned singer Warda