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Noun1.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"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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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We thank GIA for organising the panel discussion and sharing knowledge about synthetic diamonds," said Choksi.
This relationship with Allstate will benefit both Allstate and the GIA by expanding our collective networks and perspectives considerably.
The aim of this paper is to apply a unique point of view focusing on the institutionalization of GIA and its connection with regulatory impact assessment (RIA).
But after seeing huge success with the few retail lines she carried in the former consignment shop, she decided to switch business models and open GIA, the first non-consignment boutique to open in Highwood.
GIA has invested in a custom-made ERP software, which along with automating GIA's tried and tested communication, monitoring and inspection processes, provides customers up to date, fast and reliable information on their orders.
Such news is baseless", GIA Chairman Yahya Mohsen said, urging all media outlets to be accurate and adhere to professionalism ethics and not to employ the economic affairs for political purposes.
Vice President GIA Fazal Raheem said that after the registration of GIA, the number of members had reached 96 and overall there were about 120 units of work in Gadoon Estate.
Through the purchase of GIA, M-Brain will become a global market intelligence provider by taking advantage of GIA's strategic analysis, market intelligence and software solutions and combining them with its SaaS, market monitoring and content production services.
The class teaches both technical and practical ways to observe and evaluate diamond quality, and the basics of the famous 4Cs (colour, cut, clarity and carat weight), an evaluation system created by GIA.
GIA recently conducted its first Graduate Diamonds programme in Dubai.
Fuad Al-Jarmouzi has been working at the GIA for 10 years, and they are busier than ever.
Given the Gulf's rich heritage of diamonds, pearls and coloured stones, the informational seminars will help the trade and consumers make more informed purchases," said GIA India and Middle East managing director Nirupa Bhatt.