Algeria

March 11, 2003

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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An Air Algerie jet crashed shortly after takeoff in southern Algeria on Thursday, killing 102 people on board, the airline said. One person survived.

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Shireen Wajdi verbally attacked Shireen Ahmad saying she lacks all talent as a singer and has no artistic knowledge

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The landmark trip of French President Jacques Chirac to ex-colony Algeria seems already to be bearing fruit. On the heels of the visit, oil major TotalFinaElf confirmed that its is looking into the po

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The IMF executive board concluded the Article IV consultation with Algeria in February. The report concluded that after restoring—under particularly difficult circumstances—macroeconomic stability wit

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Twenty-seven months after the outbreak of the intifada, 60 percent of the population of the West Bank and Gaza live under a poverty line of two dollars per day. The numbers of the poor have tripled fr

March 5, 2003

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Canada’s Talisman Energy recorded total cash flow of $2.6 billion on revenues of $5.3 billion in 2002, a 6.8 percent increase compared to figures from 2003. Last year, production started from Algeria’

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Specialists for Computer Systems (SCS) attained membership of Microsoft’s Gold Certified Partner Program for Security Solutions this past November. This program identifies Microsoft Certified Partners

March 4, 2003

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First Calgary Petroleums has reported that production testing of the MLE-2 gas well at Algeria’s Ledjmet Block 405b is progressing very favorably. Two of the six intervals to be tested have flowed at

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The Egyptian air force has accepted delivery of the first of six E-2C Hawkeye 2000 export configuration aircraft upgraded by Northrop Grumman Corporation. A second upgraded aircraft for Egypt is sched

March 3, 2003

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Iraq continued on Monday the process of destroying its Al Samoud 2 missiles under United Nations supervision. Iraq destroyed six more missiles on Mond