ALGIERS-Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House) Abdelkader Bensalah was received Sunday in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, with whom he discussed bilateral relations and exchanged views on many issues, particularly the situation in Libya, and stressed the need for a peaceful resolution of the crisis in this country, announced the Council in a communiqué.
 ALGIERS-Premier Abdelmalek Sellal has offered Sunday at the embassy of Finland in Algiers his condolences on behalf of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika following the death of former President of the Republic of Finland Mauno Henrik Koivisto.
ALGIERS-Premier Abdelmalek Sellal chaired Saturday in Algiers the graduation ceremony of the 46th graduating class of the National School of Administration (ENA) "Ahmed Medaghri," named after former President of the Republic, late Ahmed Ben Bella.
ALGIERS-Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House) Abdelkader Messahel arrived Saturday in the Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) to take part in the Arab Islamic American Summit as representative of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Council announced in a statement.
ALGIERS- Minister of Religious Affairs and Waqfs, Mohamed Aïssa said Saturday in Algiers that the first flight to the Holy Places of Islam will take place newt 4 August while the last one is scheduled for 26 August.
ALGIERS-Premier Abdelmalek Sellal affirmed Saturday in Algiers that "the formation of the Government falls under the prerogatives of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and the new component will be announced following the installation of the newly-elected People's National Assembly (Lower House of Parliament)."
ALGIERS – Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel is expected to visit on 22-23 May the European institutions in Brussels, said Saturday the Foreign Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS –Moroccan Ambassador, Lahcene Abdelkhalek, has been summoned Saturday to the Foreign Affairs Ministry where he received by Minister for Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League, Abdelkader Messahel, said a communiqué of Foreign Ministry.

Terrorist eliminated by Army in Skikda

Saturday, 20 May 2017 14:18
ALGIERS-One terrorist was killed Friday in Skikda in an ambush laid by a detachment of the People's National Army (ANP), which also seized a weapon and a quantity of ammunition, the National Defence Ministry announced Saturday in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- The president of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika designated the Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah to represent him at the Arab-Muslim Countries Summit which will be held Sunday, in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) said Saturday, the presidency of the Republic in a communiqué.