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Algeria suspends all Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 flights: Ennahar TV

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FILE PHOTO: An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft is seen on the ground at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren CAIRO (Reuters) – Algeria’s civil aviation authority has suspended all flight operations of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes as a precautionary measure following the Read More

Libya oil boss sees output gain with hope of BP pumping soon

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By Annmarie Hordern and Salma El Wardany on 3/18/2019 LONDON and CAIRO (Bloomberg) — Libya boosted crude production by a third after restarting its biggest field, and its top oil official sees further gains when companies like BP Plc invest and start pumping oil in the politically divided OPEC nation. The Sharara field in southern Read More

Algeria's crisis clouds the future for OPEC oil cuts

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By Julian Lee on 3/17/2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Bloomberg Opinion) — Meet the exclusive group of oil producers that nobody wants to join. Algeria’s deepening political crisis has made its future oil production extremely uncertain. So, ignominiously, it is now the latest OPEC member to have become so vulnerable that it forms part of the “Shaky Read More

Petrofac awarded $1-billion EPC project in Algeria

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3/14/2019 ST. HELIER — Petrofac has been awarded a contract worth around US$1 billion with Groupment Isarene, the joint operating group set up by Sonatrach, Petroceltic and Enel, for the Ain Tsila Development Project in Algeria. Located around 1,100 km southeast of Algiers, the Ain Tsila field will produce gas, LPG and Condensate, for the Read More

President’s double: Eccentric businessman hatches bold plan to skirt law & lead Algeria

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Denied a shot at the Algerian presidency thanks to a law banning candidates who have held dual citizenship, businessman Rachid Nekkaz has come up with a brazen plan to secure himself the top job anyway – using his namesake cousin. After weeks of traveling around Algeria collecting the 60,000 voter signatures necessary to make him Read More

France threatens to boycott Eurovision over Israeli TV show depicting French contestant as terrorist

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France has reportedly threatened to boycott the Eurovision song contest in protest over an Israeli television series which portrays France’s entry in the popular competition as a terrorist. Set to air in May, the three-part series called ‘Douze Points’ (‘twelve points’ in French, the highest score you can receive at Eurovision) is about a French-Algerian Read More

'I don't trust anyone': The British women who married IS jihadis

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By Alex Crawford, special correspondent Reema Iqbal is talking to us from behind the plastic sheeting which marks the tented area which is now her home in Roj camp in northeast Syria. She is not wearing the all-covering black Islamic dress and veil that most of the women walking around the camp are dressed in. Read More

Nissan agrees joint venture to build Algerian car assembly plant

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A man is silhouetted at a show room of Nissan Motor Co. in Tokyo, Japan, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon ALGIERS (Reuters) – Japan’s second-largest automaker Nissan Motor Co has signed a joint venture agreement with an Algerian private partner to build a car assembly plant at a cost of $160 million, the company said Read More

Watch Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov ‘shake hands’ with microphone during Algeria meeting

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov raised a few chuckles when he grabbed a microphone at a press conference in Algeria and gave it a firm, diplomatic handshake. As reporters jostled into position around Lavrov, one microphone pushed closer than others to the Russian FM. Greeting the microphone, Lavrov grabbed it and gave it a brisk Read More

Saudis to Davos: move on from Khashoggi, let's do business

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – If you somehow missed the news about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents and the global outcry that ensued, you might think Saudi Arabia is the darling of the World Economic Forum in Davos. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is pictured during his meeting Read More