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Algeria arrests 200 Syrian would-be migrants near Libyan border
Algeria has arrested 200 Syrians who had been hoping to reach Italy with the help of Libyan Islamists who had promised to smuggle them by boat, a security source said on Tuesday. Algeria, like other countries in North Africa, is worried that militant Islamists are exploiting Libya's chaos to smuggle weapons, train fighters and send migrants to Europe - possibly to bring in cash to fund their ...(8/19/2014 8:45:31 AM)
Djezzy stake valuation could signal end to ownership tussle
By Asma Alsharif CAIRO (Reuters) - Algeria's proposed bid for a majority stake in telecoms group Djezzy is pitched at 4 percent more than its "fair value", the company's parent said on Thursday, adding impetus towards the completion of the deal after a lengthy ownership tussle. Citing a study it commissioned from financial advisers HC, Djezzy's parent Global Telecom Holding's (GTH) said the ...(8/21/2014 11:02:34 AM)
Soccer-Algeria keep faith with World Cup squad
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria named all 23 players from their World Cup squad and eight more considered unlucky to miss the final cut for Brazil for their opening qualifiers for next year's African Nations Cup finals, the country's soccer federation said on Friday. Crystal Palace midfielder Adlene Guedioura, who was cut from the World Cup squad just days before the deadline, was recalled by new ...(8/16/2014 7:19:27 AM)
Algeria's gas role questioned
Daniel J. Graeber PARIS, July 29 (UPI) -- Algeria's role as a key supplier of natural gas to Europe should be reviewed given production declines, the European Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday.(7/29/2014 10:03:55 AM)
Algeria Arrests 200 Syrian Would-be Migrants
Algeria has arrested 200 Syrians who had been hoping to reach Italy with the help of Libyan Islamists. The Libyan had promised to smuggle them by boat, a security source said on Tuesday. Algeria, like other countries in North Africa, is worried that militant Islamists are exploiting Libya's chaos to smuggle weapons, train fighters and send migrants to Europe -- possibly to bring in cash to fund ...(8/19/2014 1:02:30 PM)
Algeria: The Island Of Tranquility
August 18, 2014: The government has managed to create an island of tranquility in a sea of Islamic terrorism. Iraq, Syria, Gaza and Egypt may be aflame with terrorist activity but Algeria has managed to make itself a very inhospitable place for Islamic terrorists to operate.(8/18/2014 5:34:57 AM)
New Algeria coach Gourcuff puts pen to paper
Frenchman Christian Gourcuff on Monday put pen to paper on his contract to take over as coach of Algeria, replacing Vahid Halilhodzic. The Algerian Football Federation announced in a statement that Gourcuff had signed "a contract with objectives including the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015 and 2017 and the 2018 World Cup." Former Lorient coach Gourcuff, 59, will also coach the A team, made up ...(8/4/2014 5:50:31 PM)
Algeria Travel Warning
This replaces the Travel Warning for Algeria dated February 6, 2014, to update information on the current security situation in Algeria, the continuing threat posed by terrorism, and to reiterate information on security incidents and recommendations on security awareness.(8/14/2014 9:11:41 AM)
Fair price for stake in Algeria's Djezzy lower than offer -adviser
CAIRO (Reuters) - The fair price for a 51-percent stake of Global Telecom Holding's Algerian unit Djezzy is 4 percent lower than the proposed price, the company said on Thursday citing financial advisers HC. Global's parent firm, Russia's Vimplecom, has agreed to sell the stake in Algeria's biggest telecoms operator to the Algerian government for $2.6 billion.(8/21/2014 5:01:37 AM)
Algeria's Mostefa joins Lorient
Algeria international midfielder Mehdi Mostefa signs a three-year deal with Lorient from French rivals Ajaccio.(8/7/2014 12:10:55 PM)
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