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(Placename) a port in NE Algeria: site of the Roman city of Hippo Regius. Pop: 382 000 (2005 est). Former name: Bône


(ænˈnɑ bə)

a seaport in NE Algeria: site of Hippo Regius. 348,322. Formerly, Bône.
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Noun1.Annaba - a port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian borderAnnaba - a port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - 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
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Summary: Minister of Industry and Investment Promotion, Abdelhamid Temmar, urged Monday, in Annaba province (600-km east of Algiers), economic operators to "mutualize" for the creation of "integrated economic centres" so as to put on the market competitive products.
Onze liaisons maritimes entre Annaba et Marseille sont programmees pour la periode de juin a septembre, dont quatre durant le mois de ramadan.
As per the new agreement, the steel production capacity of El Hadjar plant, situated in Algeria s eastern province of Annaba, will double from existing one million tons to 2.
Summary: meeting devoted to the opportunities of a "real stimulus" of partnership in various sectors of activity between the French economic operators and their counterparts from the region of Annaba (600km east of Algiers) was held Wednesday in Annaba.
La 10e edition du festival culturel national de la musique et de la chanson citadines mettra a l'affiche, du 25 juin au 3 juillet, a Annaba, une quarantaine d'artistes.
ArcelorMittal and Sider, an Algerian government-owned company, have reach a strategic deal including a plan to invest US $763 million for the steel complex at Annaba and the mines in Ouenza and Boukhadra.
Driencourt was accompanying in Setif a mobile mission of French companies which should head Tuesday to Constantine then to Annaba.
beaucoup moins que] Le CRA est en deuil, il vient de perdre un membre de son bureau executif, un membre du Conseil des sages installe recemment et un membre actif de l'action humanitaire a Annaba [beaucoup plus grand que], dira-t-elle.
Algerian state-controlled entity Sider will own 51 percent of ArcelorMittal's Annaba and Tebessa units as part of the deal, with Arcelor owning the rest, according to a statement from Arcelor on Sunday.
Summary: A partnership agreement in the construction and public works field was signed Tuesday in Annaba between the General Association of Algerian Contractors and the Tunisian Contractors Organization.
Une quarantaine de jeunes representant 411 familles residant dans des habitations precaires a la cite El M'hafer a Annaba, ont bloque, dimanche dernier, la circulation au rond point proche de leur quartier pour reclamer leur relogement [beaucoup moins que] immediat [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-on constate.
Entreprise de Metro d%Alger (EMA) plans to develop a tramway in Annaba, Algeria.