Crash of naval forces’ rescue helicopter in Tipaza, three-member crew killed

Monday 22 May 2017 - 08:24
ALGIERS – A rescue helicopter of the Naval Forces crashed Sunday evening at 9:40 pm in the commune of Hamr El Aïn in Tipaza, 75 km west of Algiers, said Monday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.

Messahel starts two-day working visit to Brussels

Mon 22 May 2017 - 10:58
BRUSSELS-Minister of Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel on Monday started a working visit to European institutions in Brussels, at the invitation of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for…

Summer season 2017: 45,000 young people from South at vacation centres

Mon 22 May 2017 - 15:59
ALGIERS- Up to 30,000 young people from southern and High Plateaux provinces will benefit from holidays at vacation centres while 15,000 others will be accommodated in youth hostels, coming under the Ministry of Youth and Sports during the 2017…

3.1-magnitude quake hits Batna

Mon 22 May 2017 - 10:28
ALGIERS- A 3.1-magnitude quake on the Richter scale took place Sunday at 08:52 p.m. (local time) in the province of Batna, said the Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics Research Center (CRAAG) in a communiqué.