Laghouat


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Laghouat

(lägwät`), town (1998 pop. 96,342), N Algeria, an oasis on the north edge of the Sahara Desert. It is an important administrative and military center and marketplace and is known for rug and tapestry weaving. There are natural gas deposits in the region. The town has a meteorological station. Laghouat traces its history at least to the 11th cent. It paid tribute to Morocco in the 17th cent. The Turks captured Laghouat in 1786, and the French conquered the city in 1852.
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ALGIERS, June 4 (KUNA) -- Some 33 people were killed and 22 others injured when a truck collided with a bus in Laghouat, northwest Algeria, on Saturday, the Algerian authorities said.
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The four, who were also accused of using force against police, were sentenced each to one month in prison, lawyer Naima Saci said after the verdict was announced at a court in Laghouat, southern Algeria.
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Binoun, 30, and her husband live in a rented two-storey building in the Algerian town of Laghouat, on the northern edge of the Sahara desert about 400 km south of the capital.
La ministre de l'Education nationale, Nouria Benghabrit, qui a donne depuis le CEM "El-Moussalaha" au quartier El-Wiam de Laghouat, le coup d'envoi officiel des epreuves du BEM, a indique a l'issue de l'ouverture des plis des sujets de langue arabe, qu'"il n'y a "aucune intention ni orientation vers une annulation des examens nationaux tels que le BEM, comme rapporte par des medias", precisant a ce propos que "la question n'a ete qu'evoquee lors de debats en commissions pedagogiques sur l'evaluation scolaire et qu'il n'est nullement question d'annulation".
The clashes in Laghouat began in the morning "when the population responded to provocations by members of the security forces who insulted elderly people who were waiting for a bus," said a representative of the National Coordination for the Defence of the Rights of the Unemployed (CNDDC), Abbes Hadj Aissa.
Le ministre des Ressources en eau, Hocine Necib, a indiquA@, dimanche A Laghouat, que la capacitA@ de stockage des barrages A travers le pays devra passer prochainement A 8,6 milliards m3.