ALGIERS- Algeria will be in the spotlight of the 2nd biennal of the Photographers of the Contemporary Arab World, which is taking place from 13 September to 12 November 2017 in Paris, announced organizers.
SETIF-The 13th edition of the Arab Festival of Djemila opened Thursday evening at the ancient site of Cuicul (50 km east of Setif) with the rhythms of Sraoui music and Syrian melodies that wowed the audience.
ALGIERS-The quartet "Afrocubano," led by jazzman Omar Sosa, on Thursday evening opened the 9th International Diwan Music Festival with a jazz concert marked by African and Cuban influences.
ORAN- Late Baloui Houari, died Wednesday morning at the age of 91, was laid to rest after al-Asr prayer at the cemetery of Ain El Beida in Oran.

Actor Rachid Zeghimi passes away

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 18:19
CONSTANTINE- Humorist actor Rachid Zeghimi has died Wednesday afternoon at the age of 72 at Ben Badis Hospital in Constantine (431-km east of Algiers), said his friend and colleague Noureddine Bechekri.

Algerian singer Blaoui Houari passes away

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 09:02
ORAN- Algerian singer Blaoui Houari died Wednesday morning, in Oran, at the age of 91 following a lengthy illness.
ORAN- Commissioner of Oran’s International Arab Film Festival Brahim Seddiki announced Wednesday, in Oran, that two Algerian films in addition to an Algerian-Tunisian co-production are among the eleven feature films selected for the official competition of this 10th edition.
ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika sent a message of condolence to the family of Blaoui Houari, who died Wednesday morning in Oran at the age of 91 after a long illness.
CAIRO-The 48th Council of Arab Ministers of Information, held at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo paid posthumous tribute to mujaheed and journalist of the Algerian Revolution Aissa Messaoudi, awarded him the Arab Journalism Prize in the field of radio.

Ketchaoua Mosque to reopen in Q3 2017

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 18:58
ALGIERS- The restoration works of the Mosque of Ketchaoua are due to be completed by the third quarter of 2017, announced Tuesday in Algiers Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the City Youcef Chorfa.