ALGIERS- Major General Menad Nouba, the commander of the National Gendarmerie, is in Spain for an official visit to Spanish Civil Guard, the ministry of National Defense said in a statement.

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ALGIERS- MP Seddik Chihab will represent the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) in the annual parliamentary hearings at the United Nations (February 22-23), to focus this year on migration, the lower house said Tuesday in a statement.

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ALGIERS- A seminar on “the Algerian city in the face of sustainable development stakes and challenges” kicked off Tuesday in Algiers in the presence notably of Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the City Abdelwahid Temmar, Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui as well as national and foreign experts.

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ALGIERS-Algeria will host the annual meetings of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) scheduled for 21-27 February, Director of the Arab News and Programmes Exchange Centre Mohsen Slimani announced on Monday.

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MOSCOW-Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelkader Messahel on Monday held talks with his Russian counterpart Serguei Lavrov, with whom he assessed the state of bilateral relations and technical cooperation, and exchanged viewpoints on regional and international issues.

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ALGIERS- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday has held a ceremony to mark the National Shaheed Day in its headquarters in Algiers.

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ALGIERS- A terrorist has surrendered Sunday to the military authorities in Tamanrasset, said the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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TAMANRASSET (Algeria)- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika said Sunday security is henceforth ensured throughout the country, despite a worrying and threatening environment, thanks to the civil concord and national reconciliation and the sacrifices made by the People's National Army.

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MOSCOW (Russia)- Russia and Algeria "have close relations" and have similar positions on international issues, the Russian ministry of Foreign Affairs said on the eve of Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel's visit to Moscow.

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ALGIERS- A dangerous terrorist was killed Friday, in El Milia (Jijel) by a detachment of the People’s National Army, while another one surrendered Saturday, to the military authorities of Tamanrasset said the ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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