ALGERIA’S SONATRACH AIMS TO BE RANKED AMONG WORLD’S FIVE BIGGEST OIL AND GAS GROUPS

Algeria’s Sonatrach aims to rank among the world’s five largest oil and gas groups, a target which its chief executive officer (CEO) Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour, describes as an achievable goal.

Presenting Sonatrach’s strategy for the …

U.S. DELIVERS LAST FOUR A-29 AIRCRAFT TO LEBANON

The United States has delivered the last four A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Lebanese army, the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon, said, Wednesday.

The delivery took place during a ceremony on Tuesday, at Hamat Air …

Experts, Lawyers from Africa’s Great Lakes Region Take Aim at Legal Impunity

NAIROBI, Judicial officials and experts Africa’s Great Lakes region are meeting to look for ways to reduce violence and human rights abuses through the judicial process. The officials attending the meeting have called on closer …

UN General Assembly Calls for Protections for Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS, The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Wednesday calling for protection for Palestinian civilians living under Israeli occupation, after the U.S. blocked a similar measure in the Security Council.

After some procedural drama …

Trump’s Mideast Team to Push Peace Plan in Region

WASHINGTON, The White House says President Donald Trump’s Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip.…

ALGERIA’S SONATRACH SIGNS DEAL WITH PARTNERS TO EXTEND LIFE OF GAS FIELD

ALGIERS, Algerian national hydrocarbon company Sonatrach has signed an agreement with its partners Total of France and Repsol of Spain for exploration work in the area of Tin Foye Tabankort in Hassi Messaoud in eastern …

ALGERIA’S DAMS 70 PCT FULL, REPORTS NATIIONAL WATER AGENCY

ALGIERS, The volume of water stored in Algeria’s 75 dams has reached 4.5 billion cubic metres, with an overall storage rate of 70.10 per cent of capacity, according to the the National Agency of Dams …