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
March 10, 2003
A German court found four Algerians guilty Monday of conspiracy to murder for plotting to bomb a busy market in northeast France in 2000, said a press
Lebanese singer Diana Haddad has decided to contribute to the fight against drugs and smoking in the UAE with a new single "Bi Edak El Qarar" (The Decision is in Your Hands)
March 9, 2003
Algeria’s central bank has appointed an administrator to take over Khalifa Bank, amid fears that the mismanaged financial institution would place the country 's entire emerging private banking system
The municipality of Abu Dhabi plans to construct an elevated monorail to provide transportation to and from the city. The project is part of a 25.8 billion Emirati dirham upgrade of the Emirate’s tran
March 6, 2003
An Air Algerie jet crashed shortly after takeoff in southern Algeria on Thursday, killing 102 people on board, the airline said. One person survived.