Algerie


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Noun1.Algerie - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni MuslimAlgerie - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
Armed Islamic Group, GIA - a terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state; "the GIA has embarked on a terrorist campaign of civilian massacres"
GSPC, Salafast Group for Call and Combat, Salafist Group - an Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and northern Africa
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
Maghreb, Mahgrib - the region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia
Algerian capital, Algiers - an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria
Annaba - a port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border
Batna - a town in north central Algeria
Blida - a city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of Algiers
Oran - a port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
Constantine - a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I
Djanet - a desert town in southeastern Algeria
Hippo, Hippo Regius - an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
Reggane - a town in central Algeria
Timgad - an ancient town founded by the Romans; noted for extensive and well-preserved ruins
Timimoun - a town in central Algeria in the Atlas Mountains
Atlas Mountains - a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia
Algerian - a native or inhabitant of Algeria
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L'historien Hamza Khedhri a indique, hier, a Alger, que les manifestations organisees par les Algeriens le 11 decembre 1960 ont aneanti le projet utopique de l'[beaucoup moins que] Algerie algerienne [beaucoup plus grand que] de De Gaulle.
Algerian ICT minister Iman Houda Feraoun said Algerie Telecom would not be floated on the stock market as it is a strategic domain of the state.
CEZAYyR (CyHAN)- Algeria's defense ministry does not rule out the version of terrorist attack as a possible cause of the Air Algerie plane crash, which went missing in northern Africa on Thursday, Al-Arabiya reported.
Algiers: Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday bound for Algiers.
An Air Algerie flight en route to Algiers from Burkina Faso with 116 people aboard disappeared from radar early Thursday over the Sahara, the official Algerian news agency said.
London, July 24 ( ANI ): Air Algerie, Algeria's national airlines, lost contact with a plane flying to Algiers across the Sahara with 110 passengers on board.
Algerie Telecom has selected Nokia Networks to modernise its transport network sites with the highly flexible 'Seamless MPLS' network.
The 737-700C will provide our fleet with flexibility, and enhances our ability to carry cargo on important routes," said Mohamed Salah Boultif, chief executive officer of Air Algerie.
FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Air Algerie today announced an order for two Next-Generation 737-700C (Convertible) airplanes, valued at $152 million at current list prices.
B Algerie Le fait est suffisamment rare en Algerie pour ne pas etre signale.
Algeria's national carrier Air Algerie will sign deals to purchase three 250-seat passenger jets from Airbus and eight 150-seat jets from Boeing , an official at Air Algerie said on Monday.
Air Algerie today announced its commitment for eight Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes as part of its continued fleet renewal and expansion programme.