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Algeria Going the Way of the Gulf

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ALGIERS, Algeria

— Algeria is facing the curse of riches - rising income from petroleum brings an influx of people and industry needing water that the country lacks the capacity to deliver.

What has become a way of life for the countries along the Persian Gulf is now making its way to the oil- and gas-producing countries of North Africa.