April 8, 2003
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
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
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
March 26, 2003
Aspen Technology has implemented the Virtual Plant Simulator (VPS) for the In Salah Gas development, a joint venture between BP Exploration and Sonatrach, the Algerian state oil and gas company. The
SWISS International Airlines has made a change to its Middle East schedule, with the cancellation of the Zurich-Abu Dhabi flight, effective May 1. SWISS currently operates a total of 31 weekly flights
March 25, 2003
Algeria’s state-owned oil and gas company Sonatrach, Anadarko Petroleum and partners Maersk Olie Algeriet and Eni-Lasmo Oil (Algeria) have announced an oil discovery on Block 404 of the Berkine Basin
The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation and Germany’s Süd-Chemie have singed a joint agreement on the acquisition of the Scientific Design Company from Linde. The two entities will manage the company t
March 24, 2003
U.S. Apache helicopters moved within 10 kilometres of Baghdad and attacked the armoured Medina division of the Republican Guard early Monday. The batt
Algiers will benefit from Canadian expertise in sustainable urban development, as it has been selected as one of the most recent partners in the Government of Canada's Sustainable Cities Initiative.
March 18, 2003
President Bush on Monday gave Saddam Hussein a 48-hour deadline to flee Iraq or face a U.S.-led invasion. "The tyrant will soon be gone," Bush vowed.
Algerian singer Fuedel was guest on a Tunisian radio show where he revealed that he is the main reason behind the success of Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi
March 12, 2003
Ragheb Alama had bluntly said that he does not consider Lebanese singer George Wassouf a 'real talent' saying that any boy going through puberty can easily mimic his voice without any difficulty.
The European Commission has decided to increase by €22 million the Risk Capital Facility for the EU Mediterranean neighbors that benefit from MEDA funding with a view to upgrade their financial sector
March 11, 2003
Tullow Oil has spudded an exploration well in the Agip-operated Block 222b in southern Algeria. A 1,093 kilometer 2D seismic infill program has been completed, and all pre existing seismic data reproc
Dubai Festival City, the Middle East’s largest mixed-use real estate project, has appointed an Executive Director to oversee design and construction of the huge, waterfront ‘city-within-a-city’ being