ALGIERS- Algerian national was injured in the terrorist attack perpetrated late Sunday and early Monday against a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, while information about a second (Algerian) victim is being checked, the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdelaziz Benali-Cherif, has said.
ALGIERS- Algeria expressed Monday its solidarity with Burkina Faso following the terrorist attack perpetrated Sunday in Ouagadougou calling for the international community to “make all efforts” to contain the phenomenon of terrorism.
ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel received Monday a phone call from his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj, as part of the "permanent consultation between the two countries on issues of common interest," the ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
ALGIERS- A delegation of the general staff of the people's national Army, led by Major General Zerrad Cherif, head of the Army Staff's Employment-Preparation Department, will take part in a meeting of the member states of the Joint Operational Army Staffs Committee (CEMOC) to be held Tuesday in Nouakchott, Mauritania, the ministry of National Defence said Monday in a statement.
ALGIERS- The Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) will participate, on 15 and 16 August as part of an Arab parliamentary delegation, in an official visit to the Republic of Iraq in view of discussing and exchanging points of view on the ways to strengthen Arab parliamentary cooperation said Monday the Council’s Information Services in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Two caches containing 18 homemade bombs, explosive substances and detonation devices were discovered on Sunday in Tipaza by a National People's Army (ANP) detachment, a statement of the Defence Ministry (MDN) said on Monday.
ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel received on Monday in Algiers Sharif Tarek Ahmed Abdella, who handed him the letters of cabinet accrediting him as the new Executive Director of the Afripol Office in Algeria, said the Foreign Ministry in a statement.
ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel said Sunday in Algiers the trip he made recently to many Arab countries, under the instruction of the president of the Republic, has been "very useful" as it has allowed to conclude agreements for the launch of joint commissions exclusively devoted to economic issues."
ALGIERS- The two Algerian nationals detained for several years in Iraq, for "illegal border crossing," and released Sunday by Iraqi authorities, are expected to arrive in Algiers this week, the ministry of Foreign Affairs' spokesman, Abdelaziz Benali-Cherif, has said.
ALGIERS- Large quantity of arms and munitions have been discovered Sunday in a cache at a reconnaissance patrol conducted by two Army detachments in the southern border area of Bordj Badji Mokhtar, the ministry of National Defence said in a statement.