ALGIERS- The Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelkader Messahel signed Tuesday, at the residence of the Portuguese embassy in Algiers, the condolences book following the forest fire tragedy in the region of Leiria, resulting in many deaths.
ALGIERS- The Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah signed Tuesday, at the headquarters of the residence of the German ambassador to Algiers, the condolences book on behalf of the president of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika following the death, last week, of the former German chancellor Helmut Kohl.
ALGIERS- The Speaker of the People’s National Assembly (Lower House) Said Bouhadja called on deputies to work “in the framework of cooperation and coordination” in view of improving the performance of this parliamentary authority.
PARIS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has withdrawn his complaint against the French newspaper Le Monde for libel, announced Tuesday lawyers Chems-eddine Hafiz and Basile Ader during the trial at the Court of Paris.
ALGIERS- The representative of the United National High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Algeria Hamadi Anouar Ahmed Boukhari called to define a special status to the refugees in the countries where they are, pointing out that the number of refugees has reached according to the latest statistics 65 million worldwide, half of whom are children.
ALGIERS- The ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday, that handling the issue of refugees is “indissociable from a global solution to the Sahrawi issue,” reiterating Algeria’s support to the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination.
ALGIERS- The head of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) Fafa Benzerrouki affirmed Tuesday that Algeria attaches an “increasing interest” to the issue of refugees and principle of non-refoulement of those who are in its territories, in addition to its commitment to preserving their human dignity.
ALGIERS- A wanted terrorist called D. Mohamed was arrested by a detachment of the People's National Army in El Oued on Monday, while other Army detachments intercepted two supporters of terrorist groups in Tlemcen and Constantine, said the Ministry of National Defence in a statement on Tuesday.
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune received Tuesday, a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Edouard Philippe, in which they congratulated each other for their new functions, said the Prime Minister’s office in a communiqué.

African nationals are welcome to Algeria

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 09:48
TIPASA (Algeria)- Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui stressed Monday Algeria's warm welcome to refugees from different African nationalities, noting its respect of human rights and relevant international charts.