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Al·giers

 (ăl-jîrz′)
The capital and largest city of Algeria, in the northern part of the country on the Mediterranean Sea. An ancient North African port, Algiers was captured by French forces in 1830 and was later a pivotal center of the struggle for Algerian independence.

Algiers

(ælˈdʒɪəz)
n
(Placename) the capital of Algeria, an ancient port on the Mediterranean; until 1830 a centre of piracy. Pop: 3 260 000 (2005 est). Arabic name: Al-Jezair French name: Alger

Al•giers

(ælˈdʒɪərz)

n.
1. the capital of Algeria, in the N part. 1,839,000.
2. one of the former Barbary States: now Algeria.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Algiers - an ancient port on the MediterraneanAlgiers - an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria
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
Translations
Алжир
Alžír
Algier
Alger
Alžir
Algír
Algiers
Algeria
Alžyras
Algier
Alger
Alžír
Alger

Algiers

[ælˈdʒɪəz] NArgel m

Algiers

[ælˈdʒɪərz] nAlger

Algiers

nAlgier nt

Algiers

[ælˈdʒɪəz] nAlgeri fsg
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Indian Akhil Chalippatt, 34, died in the sea at Al Jazair beach on Sunday night, while 56-year-old Renuka Karkare, also Indian, drowned off Budaiya beach on Saturday afternoon.
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8 bn upgrade of Bahrain International Airport, the development of Al Jazair Beach, investment projects in Durrat Al Bahrain, expansion of Alba's (Aluminium Bahrain) smelter, and the expansion project being carried out by Bapco (Bahrain Petroleum Company).
Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi attended the concluding functions of the camp at its permanent location at Al Jazair Beach.
Major infrastructure projects in the island kingdom include the Bahrain International Airport modernisation project, the development of Al Jazair Beach, projects in Durrat Al Bahrain, expansion of the smelter at state-owed Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) and projects being carried out by Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco).
The projects include the Bahrain International Airport (BIA) modernisation project, the development of Al Jazair Beach, investment projects in Durrat Al Bahrain, expansion of the Alba smelter, and the Bapco modernisation project among others, stated Transportation Minister and Economic Development Board acting chief executive Kamal Ahmed.
The projects include the Bahrain International Airport modernisation project, the development of Al Jazair Beach, investment projects in Durrat Al Bahrain, expansion of the Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA) smelter, and the modernisation project being carried out by Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), as well as other projects.
In a regulatory filing to the Bahraini stock exchange, Ithmaar also said that work on its Al Jazair beach front real estate project in Bahrain has not started due to disagreements with the government.
The latest drowning victim, a Bahraini man who was not identified, drowned while swimming in the sea at Al Jazair Beach, in Zallaq on August 8, while on August 3, 25-year-old Mohammed Hameed, from India, was found dead at a private swimming pool in Salhiya.
Shaikh Isa was speaking as he patronised, at Al Jazair Beach, the concluding ceremony of the 42nd annual Scouts Camp, themed: "Scouting a lifestyle", organised by the Education Ministry with the participation of over 2000 scouts, scout cubs and scout commanders.
Indian Mohammed Hameed, 25, was also found dead in a private swimming pool in Salihiya on August 3, while a Bahraini man drowned while swimming in the sea at Al Jazair Beach in Zallaq on August 8, the GDN previously reported.
The Southern Municipal Council has approached Edamah, a government-owned real estate company, to come up with development plans for Al Jazair Beach, which councillors claim has been turned into a dumping ground and people have been committing "immoral" and "indecent acts" at nights, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.