Post, telecommunications:  Bill defining general rules adopted

Tuesday 20 February 2018 - 18:27
ALGIERS- The Bill defining the general rules relating to the Post and Telecommunications has been adopted Tuesday by the majority of the members of the People’s National Assembly (Lower House) during a plenary session chaired by…

Homemade bomb destroyed in Boumerdes

Tue 20 February 2018 - 13:07
ALGIERS- Homemade bomb was destroyed Monday in Boumerdes by an Army detachment, the ministry of National Defense said in a statement.

Gdeim Izik prisoners: AI calls on Morocco to respect right to defence

Mon 19 February 2018 - 16:11
LONDON- The human rights organization Amnesty International (AI) has called on the Moroccan authorities to respect the right to defence for the Gdeim Izik prisoners, following the expulsion of two of their lawyers, Ingrid Metton and Olfa Ouled.

President Bouteflika grants 2000 hajj passports to citizens aged over 70, not drawn

Mon 19 February 2018 - 17:55
ALGIERS-President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has decided to grant a quota of 2000 hajj (pilgrimage) passports to citizens aged over 70 and having participated in more than ten unsuccessful hajj draws, announced the Ministry of Interior,…

Two Algerian researchers awarded at international environmental prize

Tue 20 February 2018 - 08:55
ALGIERS- Minister of Education and Scientific Research Tahar Hadjar chaired Monday in Algiers a ceremony awarding two Algerian researchers, winners at the international environmental prize EcoWorld, organized recently by the Russian Academy of…