Following the recent attack and killing of four policemen this month when a suicide car-bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a police station in Naciria, east of Algiers, Zerhouni said that recent suicide bombings in Algeria were "spectacular terrorist attacks,
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Algiers: Algerian state-owned energy group Sonatrach, a leading gas supplier to Europe, will triple liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the United States to 12 billion cubic metres by 2010, the company's chief executive said yesterday.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC.N: Quote, Profile, Research) may sell its Algerian exploration and production business, which could fetch $7 billion to $9 billion, as it sheds assets to reduce debt after buying Kerr-McGee and Western Gas, according to sources familiar with the situation.
The international community must not forget the plight of tens of thousands of Sahrawi refugees in Algeria who are still entirely dependent on external aid to survive, three decades after fleeing a territorial dispute with Morocco over Western Sahara, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director James Morris said today.
Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday received in audience an Algerian Muslim philosopher known for his commitment to battling religious hatred.
"I was impressed by his welcome and attention, face to face," Mustapha Cherif, an expert on Islam at the University of Algiers.