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Tlemcen

(French tlɛmsɛn)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Algeria: capital of an Arab kingdom from the 12th to the late 14th century. Pop: 177 000 (2005 est)
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Tlem•cen

(tlɛmˈsɛn)

n.
a city in NW Algeria. 146,089.
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Tlemcen, doit son nom au mot berbere "tilmas" (poche d'eau), expliquent des specialistes, justifiant ses qualificatifs de "ville des sources" et de "chateau d'eau de l'Oranie"
Over the last decades Algeria suffered a lot from intolerance but this has nothing to do with the teachings of Islam, Holland said in an address to the Algerian students at the Abou Bekr Belkaid University in Tlemcen city, some 650 km to the west of Algiers.
Travel Business Review-September 9, 2011--Marriott International Announces Opening of Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Algiers, Rajab 19, 1432 H / June 21, 2011, SPA -- An Algerian newspaper has noted the Saudi Cultural Week holding in Algerian city of Tlemcen and its vast varieties of activities, which attracted large visitors and won their admiration.
Summary: Transport Minister Amar Tou, on a working visit to Sidi Bel-Abbes province Saturday, kicked off the works for the electrified double track linking Ouled Tlelat and Tlemcen.
L'une des chances de Tlemcen, est d'avoir conserve de son glorieux passe une serie de tres beaux monuments, des mosquees surtout, rappelant [beaucoup moins que] le peuple industrieux qui, avant l'arrivee des corsaires, avait fourni des architectes a l'Alhambra [beaucoup plus grand que], aux monuments de Seville et de Fes.
Abdulaziz bin Muhaydin Khoja headed a delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participating in the activities of Algerian city of Tlemcen, as Islamic Cultural Capital 2011 which was...
Un atelier de vulgarisation et de reflexion sur la problematique du vautour percnoptere a ete organise, vendredi dernier, par le parc national et l'association foret modele de Tlemcen. Les intervenants ont rappele qu'en Algerie il existe cinq especes.
Summary: Algiers, Rabi Al-Awwal 17, 1432, Feb 20, 2011, SPA -- Algerian Minister of Culture Khalida Toumi graced here today the launch of the international activities of the Forum on the history of the Algerian city of Tlemcen, which was chosen as the capital of the Islamic culture for the year 2011....
A Tlemcen, Sidi Belabes, Mostaganem et Bechar, deux narcotrafiquants ont ete interceptes par l'ANP, des Garde-frontieres et des elements de la Gendarmerie nationale lors d'operations ayant permis la saisie de 79,7 kilogrammes de kif traite, de 822 comprimes psychotropes et de 2248 unites de differentes boissons, tandis que 23,7 quintaux de tabac et 1750 paquets de cigarettes ont ete saisis a Biskra et Adrar.
Treize fusils de chasse et une importante quantite de munitions, detenues illegalement, ont ete saisis vendredi a Tlemcen par les services de la Gendarmerie nationale, a-t-on appris samedi de ce corps de securite.