• Algerian
  • Events from the year 2010 in Algeria President: Abdelaziz Bouteflika Prime Minister: Ahmed Ouyahia January 5: Terrorists have kidnapped an Algerian engineer who worked for the Canadian firm, SNC-Lavalin. (wikipedia.org)
  • January 18: Sonatrach and ALNAFT, an Algerian state agnency, signed contracts with a consortium of Italian energy group, Enel, Spanish Repsol, and Franco - Belgian GDF Suez, which will explore and exploit a gas field in southeast Algeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • February 17: President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has promised Algerian Minister of Youth and Sports, Hachemi Djiar, that he will support sports activities in Algeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Algerian section of pipeline, 515 kilometres (320 mi) long, runs from the Hassi R'mel field in Algeria to the Moroccan border. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is owned and operated by the Algerian energy company, Sonatrach. (wikipedia.org)
  • Learn More: Algeria (1992-present) http://faculty.virginia.edu/j.sw/uploads/research/Schulhofer-Wohl%202007%20Algeria .pdf "The Algerian civil war that began in 1992 has gained notoriety for several reasons. (wn.com)
  • Western Sahara Profile http://www .bbc .com/news/world-africa-14115273 "A mainly desert territory in north-west Africa , Western Sahara is the subject of a decades-long dispute between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front . (wn.com)
  • ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed past 80 on Sunday as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many so badly disfigured it was unclear whether they were hostages or militants, a security official said. (yahoo.com)
  • It was unclear whether anyone was rescued in the final assault on the complex, which is run by the Algerian state oil company along with BP and Norway's Statoil. (yahoo.com)
  • Two private Algerian TV stations and an online news site said security forces scouring the plant found five militants hiding out and learned that three others had fled. (yahoo.com)
  • born 2 March 1937) is an Algerian politician who has been the fifth President of Algeria since 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • With Algeria Connect phone calls can be made from Algerian phones to locations worldwide at the cost of a local call. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Algerian People's National Armed Forces (Armée nationale populaire) is the armed forces of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1992, fearing the installation of Sharia Law, which would result in Algeria becoming an Islamic state, the Algerian Army stopped free elections that were likely to bring an Islamist party to power. (wikipedia.org)
  • SADR
  • The UN recognizes neither Moroccan nor SADR sovereignty over Western Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since a United Nations-sponsored ceasefire agreement in 1991, two thirds of the territory (including most of the Atlantic coastline - the only part of the coast outside the Moroccan Western Sahara Wall is the extreme south, including the Ras Nouadhibou peninsula) has been administered by the Moroccan government, with tacit support from France and the United States, and the remainder by the SADR, backed by Algeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • negotiations
  • The new negotiations will include talks regarding European investment, agriculture, fisheries, and the accession of Algeria to the World Trade Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • February 8: Algeria has begun negotiations with Glaxo Smith Kline to reduce the order of H1N1 vaccines from twenty million to five million doses, a Ministry of Health official reports. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tunisia
  • The antecedents of the army were the conventional military units formed in Morocco and Tunisia during the war of independence from France. (wikipedia.org)
  • The GPRA was set up in 1958 to represent the National Liberation Front abroad, mobilise the funds needed to organise the underground movement and support the refugees who had fled to Morocco and Tunisia. (wikipedia.org)
  • ONCF
  • Rail transport in Morocco is operated by the national railway operator ONCF. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major destinations currently not (yet) linked by rail are often served by Supratours, a bus company operated by the ONCF. (wikipedia.org)
  • ONCF is a state-owned company that is under the control of the Ministry of Equipment, Transport and Logistics and is responsible for all passenger and freight traffic on the national railway network. (wikipedia.org)
  • ONCF performs several operations and has as a mission to : Exploit the rail infrastructure Study, build and maintain the train lines in the network Exploit all the businesses related to railway services locally and nationally ONCF has undergone several institutional reforms before becoming a state-owned company. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the (main) destinations where there is no train service (yet) the ONCF operates their own bus company Supratours offering connecting bus services from the nearest railway station to places like Agadir, Tétouan or Essaouira A major investment program upgrades and extends the network. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently ONCF daughter-company Supratours operate bus-routes from Marrakesh to Western-Sahara such as Tan-Tan or El Aaiún. (wikipedia.org)
  • northeast
  • The reason for the fearsome reputation of the cape is not immediately obvious from maps, where it appears as the south-western point of a slight hump in the coastline, bounded at its other end by Cabo Falso Bojador, ten nautical miles to the northeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • It supplies mainly Spain and Portugal, as well as Morocco with natural gas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sahara is mainly rocky hamada (stone plateaus), Ergs (sand seas - large areas covered with sand dunes) form only a minor part, but many of the sand dunes are over 180 metres (590 ft) high. (wikipedia.org)
  • The lines south of Oudja are for freight only and until the passenger-service starts the link Tanger-Tanger MED is also only operated for freight: mainly for the Renault factory at the port There was a link to Algeria, but the border is now closed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Boujdour
  • French: Cap Boujdour) is a headland on the northern coast of Western Sahara, at 26° 07' 37"N, 14° 29' 57"W (various sources give various locations: this is from the Sailing Directions for the region), as well as the name of the large nearby town with a population of 41,178. (wikipedia.org)
  • phosphate
  • If you follow phosphate, keep a close eye on what is happening now in Morocco, home to more than half of the world's rock phosphate resources. (investorintel.com)
  • This all comes as Morocco works on plans to double phosphate output through opening three new mines. (investorintel.com)
  • Indian news reports say the plant will use around 1.4 million tonnes of Tunisian rock phosphate per year, producing 360,000 tonnes of phosphoric acid annually. (investorintel.com)
  • Algeria also plans to increase its phosphate processing capacity by 5 million tonnes. (investorintel.com)
  • The company owns the 1,206 sq km Tilemsi phosphate project in that country. (investorintel.com)
  • The company was convinced that there was a substantial market in Mali and neighbouring states for phosphate rock. (investorintel.com)
  • The Moroccan government controls and administers 80% of Western Sahara (the part west of the Moroccan Wall) and all the oceanic coasts of Western Sahara, government and private companies exploit coastal areas for fishing and the land areas for phosphate mining. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mali
  • The Masked Brigade said Sunday the attack was payback against Algeria for allowing over-flights of French aircraft headed to Mali and for closing its long border with Mali. (yahoo.com)
  • Maghreb
  • At the same year, the project company Europe - Maghreb Pipeline Ltd. was established. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the botanical criteria of Frank White and geographer Robert Capot-Rey, the northern limit of the Sahara corresponds to the northern limit of date palm cultivation and the southern limit of the range of esparto, a grass typical of the Mediterranean climate portion of the Maghreb and Iberia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco is a member of the United Nations and belongs to the African Union, Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Non-Aligned Movement and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN_SAD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Many countries from the Persian Gulf and Maghreb regions are getting more involved in large-scale development projects in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Islamic
  • Morocco also was among the first Arab and Islamic states to denounce the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks in the United States and declare solidarity with the American people in the war against terror. (wikipedia.org)
  • French
  • bitly.com/1iLOHml Despite their history as allies under French colonial rule, Morocco and Algeria have been embroiled in serious territory disputes. (wn.com)
  • Morocco signed three loan agreements with the French Development Agency (AFD) in 2009, totalling up to 155 million euros. (wikipedia.org)
  • French is still popularly spoken and remains the second language in Morocco whilst Spanish is also widespread, particularly in the northern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • We stress to our Muslim brothers the necessity to stay away from all the Western companies and complexes for their own safety, and especially the French ones," the statement said. (yahoo.com)
  • French rule of Algeria was established during the years of 1830-47, in which a groundwork was created in how the nation would be controlled. (wikipedia.org)
  • We have received our 1st order for an integrated prototype from a large French company, that will be shipped in the first quarter of 2018. (solarimpulse.com)
  • Plans were made in 2007 to re-form it into a limited company fully owned by the Moroccan State to be called SMCF (French: Société Marocaine des Chemins de Fer) but this hasn't materialized by the planned deadline in 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main contractor of this project is French company Alstom. (wikipedia.org)
  • recognition
  • In recognition of its support for the War on Terrorism, in June 2004 U.S. President George W. Bush designated Morocco as a major non-NATO ally. (wikipedia.org)
  • talks
  • February 2: The European Union wants to further talks with Algeria in June 2010, based on an agreement signed in 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Berber
  • The country derives its name from the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania, which existed from the 3rd century BC to the 7th century in the far north of modern-day Morocco and Algeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • Morocco then seized the opportunity and took control of the remaining part of Río de Oro as well, which had been recognized by the Moroccan regime as Mauritanian a few years earlier. (wikipedia.org)
  • January 28: Bovine tuberculosis is prevalent in Algeria despite the efforts of government authorities to control the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain
  • also known as the Pedro Duran Farell pipeline) is a natural gas pipeline, which links the Hassi R'mel field in Algeria through Morocco with Cordoba in Andalusia, Spain, where it is connected with the Spanish and Portuguese gas grids. (wikipedia.org)
  • France and Spain remain the primary trade partners, as well as the primary creditors and foreign investors in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain and France are currently the largest exporting and importing partners to Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1965, the UN General Assembly adopted its first resolution on Western Sahara, asking Spain to decolonise the territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • west
  • In Algeria, especially in the west, both men and women dance. (wn.com)
  • Morocco has had strong ties to the West in order to gain economic and political benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relations with foreign powers, especially with the West, have also been strengthened as Morocco has liberalized its economy and implemented major economic reforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1957-1958, he was designated a controller of the Wilaya V, making reports on the conditions at the Moroccan border and in west Algeria, but later became the administrative secretary of Houari Boumediene. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arabic
  • Play media The Sahara (Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى‎, al-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, 'the Greatest Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic. (wikipedia.org)
  • 855 KB) (CSIS - The Center for Strategic and International Studies) Tourism and culture Morocco travel guide from Wikivoyage Biodiversity of South Western Morocco (Flora and Plant Communities of Morocco) Moroccan Dialectal Arabic lexicorient A reference site to plan its trip, and discover the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • annually
  • According to climatic criteria, the southern limit of the Sahara corresponds to the 150 mm (5.9 in) isohyet of annual precipitation (this is a long-term average, since precipitation varies annually). (wikipedia.org)
  • France
  • France vs Algeria - Who Would Win ? (wn.com)
  • Relations between France and Algeria span more than five centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through this time period, Algeria has gone through being part of the Ottoman Empire, being conquered and colonized by France, playing an important role in both world wars, and finally being its own nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • This being said, however, despite its history, both Algeria and France share a long and historically rich relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three years following this event, France began the invasion of Algeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of system continued, and Algeria became judicially part of France. (wikipedia.org)
  • exploit
  • January 17: The GAC Group of Dubai has opened a ship agency in Algeria to exploit the booming gas and oil business there. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • The War Logs: The Iraq Documents The archive is the second cache obtained by the independent organization WikiLeaks and made available to several news organizations. (wordpress.com)
  • https://ca.news.yahoo.com/alberta-survive-zombie-apocalypse-123000537.html Many organizations use 'zombie outbreak' as a hypothetical event to see how ready people are to survive more realistic. (yahoo.com)
  • AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals , representing a diversity of positions on every topic. (allafrica.com)
  • years
  • January 27: Goldblade, a punk rock band led by John Robb (musician), became the first foreign band to play in Algeria in years. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the king of Morocco in 1965 suspended parliament and ruled as a dictator for two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • Certain evidence of foreign influence is through the many development projects, loans, investments, and free trade agreements that Morocco has with other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • These policies make it beneficial for other countries to have relations with Morocco so that they can take advantage of their goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco also gains financial support from countries that it assists. (wikipedia.org)
  • north
  • January 28: Andrew Warren, Algeria CIA station chief according to Propaganda Press, is alleged to have raped two Muslim women during his posting in the North African nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The Sahara can be divided into several regions including: the western Sahara, the central Ahaggar Mountains, the Tibesti Mountains, the Aïr Mountains, the Ténéré desert, and the Libyan Desert. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco has won support for its position from several African governments and from most of the Muslim world and Arab League. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • Assia Mehdeb, Folklore researcher Summer in Algeria - the largest Arab country in the world and the biggest in the African continent - is a popular time of year for traditional, elaborate weddings, particularly in the lead-up to Ramadan. (wn.com)
  • 2015 UNHCR country operations profile - Algeria http://www.unhcr.org/pages/49e485e16 .html "The absence of a national asylum law and functioning body to adjudicate asylum requests in Algeria prompts UNHCR to carry out refugee status determination. (wn.com)
  • Morocco is an African country currently a member of the African Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • African
  • January 26: Hameur Bouazza tallied in extra time to lift Algeria by Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup. (wikipedia.org)