-led consortium was allotted three blocks by Egypt and agreement for commencing exploration activities has been inked with one block," the GSPC
official, who signed the agreement in Egypt, said.
Since adopting the Qaeda name, GSPC
has claimed responsibility for several attacks, including the twin suicide bombings of UN offices and a court building.
French authorities--no cheerleaders of American foreign policy--also say they believe that the GSPC
and others are a threat both to the region and to the French homeland.
The State Department added the GSPC
to its list of foreign terrorist groups in 2002.
was created in 1998 as an offshoot from the Armed Islamic Group (GIA), which fought a decade-long civil war after the Algerian military cancelled elections in early 1992 because an Islamist party was poised to win.
has lost most of its key leaders in recent months, either in fighting against the security forces or through internal feuds that have been a persistent factor in the gradual collapse of the 12-year-old Islamic insurgency.
The GIA and GSPC
continue the war that erupted after the military-backed government scrapped parliamentary elections the FIS was certain to win.
The property is being sold through Scottish solicitor Propertyworks and GSPC
Despite reports that the market is cooling, the GSPC
data confirms that the property market in Scotland is still very buoyant.
chairman Michael Samuel said: ``Property prices in some areas are higher not simply because people in those areas earn more, but because they are willing to spend a higher proportion of their income on buying a home.
stated that commercial production is expected to commence before the end of 2007.
The site allows prospective buyers to check out properties for sale through GSPC
and view full schedules on-line.