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2008-08-28 09:00:41

Text of report by Dubai-based, Saudi private capital-funded pan- Arab news channel Al-Arabiya TV on 27 August Thousands of Tunisians who are members of the popular internet social network, Facebook, have protested against a Tunisian Internet Agency decision to block access to the website. The protesters called for allowing access to the website, which has been banned since last Monday [18 August]. Members of the group "For Gathering 25,000 Tunisians" called for pressuring the Tunisian...

2008-08-04 18:00:53

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. -- Reported second quarter net income of $159 million, or $1.32 per diluted share -- Increased average daily oil and gas sales to 113,987 barrels oil equivalent per day (BOEPD); 19% above sales for the second quarter of 2007 (excluding 2007 sales from divested Canada assets) -- Posted strong production growth in Spraberry, Raton, Edwards, Tunisia...

2008-07-31 18:00:38

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Breakwater Resources Ltd. (TSX:BWR) reports the financial and operating results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2008. The reporting currency is Canadian dollars ("C$" or "$") and all amounts disclosed are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. The Company is a mining, exploration and development company which produces zinc, copper, lead and gold concentrates. The Company's concentrate production is derived from...

2008-07-31 09:01:16

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Candax Energy Inc. (TSX:CAX) is pleased to announce the completion of the hook-up of EBB-3 the third and final of the three development wells in the El Bibane field offshore Tunisia. The completion and gas lift was delayed, as commissioning of the gas compressors took longer than anticipated. EBB-3 has been on production test since late last...

2008-07-21 15:00:44

According to online press (July 20, 2008), Tunisair, the leading Tunisian airline and the flag carrier for Tunisia around the world and the best airline for Tunisia Flights, has recently announced purchasing 16 Airbus planes. This deal, which includes three A350- 800s, three A330-200s and ten A320s, aims to modernize and expand Tunisair's fleet to enable the carrier to meet its program in setting up in the long term long distance flights to North America and Asia. Originally published by...

2008-07-15 03:00:34

Austrian energy company OMV has discovered and successful tested condensate and gas in its Ahlem-1 exploration well in the Jenein Sud exploration permit in southern Tunisia. This is the third successful discovery in the permit within the last two years and highlights the potential of this block, which is operated by OMV Tunesien Exploration. The exploration well reached a total depth of 4,020m and encountered a total of 36m net gas and condensate pay in several layers at depths ranging...

2008-07-07 15:00:45

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a12359/tunisia_oil_and_ga) has announced the addition of the "Tunisia Oil And Gas Exploration And Production Industry Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" report to their offering. Summary: This profile is the essential source for top-level industry data and information relating to the Exploration & Production industry in Tunisia. It provides asset level information relating to the active and...

2008-07-02 09:00:55

French engineering major Alstom has been awarded a turnkey contract, worth approximately E335 million, by Societe Tunisienne de l'Electricite et du Gaz for the construction of a 400MW combined-cycle power plant at Ghannouch, in the Gabes region of southern Tunisia. An additional contract includes a 12-year operation support and maintenance agreement. Under the terms of the contract, Alstom will supply a fully integrated turnkey combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant, composed of one...

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2008-03-04 12:05:10

A male scimitar-horned oryx from the Smithsonian's National Zoo's Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Va., is playing an important role in ensuring the species does not vanish from the planet. The oryx, along with eight others from American and European zoos, was sent to Tunisia in December 2007 for an eventual reintroduction into the wild, where they have been extinct since the late 1970s. Oryx are a type of desert antelope that are mostly white with reddish-brown necks and...

2007-01-03 14:50:31

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A pair of scimitar-horned oryxes from the Kansas City Zoo are among six from North America and four from Europe that are being reintroduced in Tunisia, the animals' native scrubland where they have been wiped out. The two animals, members of the antelope family, from Kansas City were among 23 that have been raised at the local zoo. They will be part of a new herd that conservationists hope will revive the breed in the wild. The scimitar-horned oryx has been pushed to...


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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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