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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Arabsat has announced that Canal Algerie will now be available on Arabsat-5C, the Arabic satellite platform for Direct-To-Home services over Africa.
Algerie Telecom (AT) a affirme, samedi, qu'elle n'avait pris aucune mesure restrictive et qu'elle n'avait bloque aucun contenu, et ce en reponse a certaines declarations affirmant que [beaucoup moins que]les contenus de certains sites web avaient ete bloques en Algerie[beaucoup plus grand que].
ALGIERS, May 9 (KUNA) -- Air Algerie announced Thursday the cancellation of scheduled flights from and to France for this afternoon at the request of the French General Directorate of Civil Aviation.
In a move to better serve its customers across Algeria and beyond, Air Algerie has now migrated its reservation, inventory, ticketing, revenue management, loyalty, payment, departure control and digital capabilities to the Amadeus Passenger Service System.
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.
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.
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.
Algerie Telecom has selected Nokia Networks to modernise its transport network sites with the highly flexible 'Seamless MPLS' network.
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.
Selon une etude realisee par l'Institut americain Gallup sur la finance islamique dans quatre pays de l'Afrique du Nord (Algerie, Maroc, Tunisie et Egypte) et un pays du Moyen Orient, le Yemen, en est la parfaite illustration.