MECCA- Algerian hajjis started early morning on Wednesday their trip, aboard buses, to Mount Arafat ahead of the opening of Hajj ritual for the season 2017.
ALGIERS- A cache of weapons and ammunition has been discovered Wednesday in Adrar by detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP) during a reconnaissance patrol near the borders, said the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS – Five bunkers and three homemade bombs have been discovered and destroyed Tuesday in Bejaïa, said Wednesday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS –National Education Minister Nouria Benghabrit said on Tuesday that all the conditions were brought together to ensure a good back-to-school season 2017-2018.
ALGIERS-President of the National Foundation for the promotion of health and research development (FOREM) Mustapha Khiati said Tuesday that the devastating effects of France's nuclear tests in Algeria would linger for many decades.
ALGIERS-Chairman of the High Independent Authority for Election Monitoring (HIISE) Abdelouahab Derbal stressed Monday in Algiers that the Authority would fulfil its constitutional duty to enshrine the freedom of choice and to ensure transparent elections and country's political stability.
ALGIERS- A terrorist has been arrested Monday afternoon, carrying a Kalashnikov submachine gun and a quantity of ammunition, by an Army detachment in an ambush at Hassi Tiririne, near In-Guezzam, the ministry of National Defence said in a statement.
MECCA – Minister of Religious Affairs and Waqfs Mohamed Aissa on Sunday expressed satisfaction with the efforts made by the Algerian mission in Mecca and with the successfully accomplished tasks during the current hajj season. He also called on the members to pursue their duty in the Holy Places, two days before the beginning of Hajj rituals.
ALGIERS- Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelkader Messahel has received, Monday in Algiers, Igor Beliaev, who presented to him his credentials as the new ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Federation of Russia to Algeria, said the ministry of Foreign Affairs in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- An additional flight has been scheduled for Monday 28 August for late hajjis (pilgrims to the Holy places of Islam) after the intervention of public authorities with the Saudi airline company in Riyadh, said the Ministry of Public Works and Transport in a communiqué.