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Biskra

(bēskrä`), city (1998 pop. 170,956), NE Algeria, at the foot of the Aurès Mts. It is a commercial center for the nomads of the surrounding region. Biskra was the Roman military base of Vescera; later it was an important Muslim town. After 1844 it served as a French base for operations in S Algeria. The surrounding oasis produces dates.

Biskra

a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara. Pop.: 204 000 (2005 est.)
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The Biskra site will also comprise lubrication oil facilities.
Sonulgaz brought the fairly sizable 460MW Biskra gas-fired plant online early.
Weather parameters (temperature, relative humidity and precipitation amounts) as well as topographic indicators (Latitude, Longitude, and Altitude) data were obtained from three weather stations [Blida, 603900 (DAAG); Biskra, 605250, (DAUB); and Setif, 604450 (DAAS)] (Table 1 and Figure 1).
Summary: Boosting tourist industry in the province of Biskra (425 km southeast of Algiers) is contingent on the adhesion to the "sustainable" approach and the "positive" involvement of all tourism actors, affirmed Saturday the participants in a conference on tourist industry's situation and outlook.
ICAO certification has been completed for Algiers, Annaba and Batna airports and is "in progress" at Bejaia, Biskra, Constantine, Ghardaia, Hassi Messaoud, InAmenas, Oran, Tamanrasset and Tlemcen airports.
One popular destination for holidaymakers is the Biskra Beach hotel and restaurant, with its stunning views and excellent cuisine.
L'instance nationale du dialogue et de la mediation (INDM) a rencontre Mercredi, des representants et des hirakistes des wilayas de Skikda, Setif, Batna, El Oued, Biskra, Mascara, Relizane, Blida, Bouira et Alger.A l'ouverture de la rencontre la chargee des affaires juridiques de l'INDM Fatiha Benabbou a axe son intervention sur la definition du role assigne a l'Instance, laquelle vise a rassembler les forces de propositions dans l'optique de sortir avec une feuille de route globale qui reponde a l'aspiration du peuple algerien.
The 7th literary union forum on children literature By Tareq Al-Bakri ALGIERS, March 21 (KUNA) -- Head of Biskra province, Algeria Ahmed Kerroun, as well as head of its municipality Ezz Al-Dein Sulaimani hailed on Wednesday the deep-rooted bilateral ties with Kuwait, especially in the domain of children literature and publications.
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Sonatrach SPA for three new refineries located in Biskra, Tiaret and Hassi Messaoud, Algeria.
During the recent Desert locust upsurge that covered substantial parts of North Africa in 2004, the opportunity was taken, at Biskra oasis in Algeria, to precisely identify the types of plants preferentially eaten by Desert locusts in the gregarious phase.
Summary: The agricultural electricity will be "a priority" in the next programmes of the Government, said Sunday Energy and Mines Minister Chakib Khelil in Biskra province (425-km southwest of Algiers).
Hotels involved in the break include the Biskra Beach at Ryde, which has two AA stars and one Red Rosette, the 4-crown Shanklin Manor House, Shanklin, and the 3-crown Rylstone Manor Country House Hotel, also in Shanklin.