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In Algeria, women 'imams' battle Islamist radicalisation
Hundreds of female religious guides have been at the forefront of Algeria's battle against Islamic radicalisation since the civil war that devastated the North African country in the 1990s. The surge of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, and even in Libya next door, as well as the growing influence of Al-Qaeda-linked militants and Salafists, has them working around the clock. "Killing is ...(2/28/2015 3:25:05 AM)
Shale Opponents Keep Up Pressure in Algeria
Algeria's hopes for a shale revolution continue have become increasingly elusive as local opposition continues to grow.(2/26/2015 4:58:35 PM)
Algeria to drill first offshore well; says refining output up
Algeria plans to drill its first offshore oil well by the end of 2015, having boosted annual refining output to 31 million tonnes at the end of last year, Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi said on Monday. Algeria exports several refined oil products but also imports petrol and diesel due to growing domestic demand. Zoubida Benmoufouk, head of the refining department at state energy firm Sonatrach ...(2/23/2015 9:44:37 AM)
Algeria's women 'imams' battle Islamist radicalisation
ALGIERS - Hundreds of female religious guides have been at the forefront of Algeria's battle against Islamic radicalisation since the civil war that devastated the North African country in the 1990s. Their aim is to steer women away from false preachers promoting radical forms of Islam. The surge of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, and even in Libya next door, as well as the growing ...(2/28/2015 2:40:05 AM)
Algeria siege deaths: Intelligence delay blamed
AN “UNNECESSARY and unintentional” delay meant government intelligence about terrorists planning to kidnap British workers in Algeria was not passed on before an armed siege at an oil plant led to the deaths of 40 workers, including six UK citizens, an inquest heard.(2/26/2015 7:08:37 PM)
Algeria hostage deaths 'unlawful'
Seven British men who died in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis were "unlawfully killed", the judge in an inquest into their deaths says.(2/26/2015 9:41:35 AM)
Kenya to partner with Algeria in development
Kenya and Algeria will work to together in accelerating development in the two countries, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.(2/26/2015 9:41:31 AM)
Algeria threat data delay - coroner
An "unnecessary and unintentional" delay meant government intelligence of terrorists planning to kidnap British workers in Algeria was not passed on before an armed siege at an oil plant led to the deaths of 40 workers including six UK citizens, an inquest heard.(2/26/2015 2:02:39 PM)
Report: Halilhodzic set to become coach of Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Algeria's 2014 World Cup coach Vahid Halilhodzic is set to be named coach of Japan.(2/28/2015 5:04:38 AM)
Algeria aims to double diesel, petrol output
Algeria plans to double its petrol and diesel output when three new oil refineries start production in 2018, the head of refining department at state energy firm Sonatrach said on Monday. "We are currently producing 9 million tonnes of diesel and 4 million tonnes of petrol per year," the Sonatrach official, Zoubida Benmoufouk, said on state radio. "The three refineries will produce 9 million ...(2/17/2015 1:50:52 AM)
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