ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers, in possession of 18kg of cannabis resin, were arrested by units of the National Gendarmerie in Sidi Bel Abbes (440-km west of Algiers), said Friday the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Six smugglers were arrested and nine quintals of foodstuffs seized Sunday in Tamanrasset and In-Guezzam by Army detachments, who also seized more than five quintals of cannabis in Tlemcen and Bechar, the ministry of National Defense said in a statement.
ALGIERS- Seventeen homemade bombs were destroyed Wednesday in Batna (435-km east of Algiers) by a detachment of the People's National Army, said the Ministry of National Defence in a statement on Thursday.
ALGIERS- Four drug traffickers were arrested Sunday in Tlemcen and Bechar by detachments of the National People's Army (ANP), which also seized 184 kg of cannabis resin, said Monday the National Defence Ministry (MDN) in a communiqué.
ORAN (Algeria)- National Gendarmerie units thwarted Saturday, in the province of El Bayadh (700-km southwest of Algiers), an attempt to smuggle 42 archaeological pieces, sources from the security body said Sunday.
ALGIERS- Deputy Minister of National Defence, Chief of Staff of the National People's Army (ANP), Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaïd Salah will pay, from 9 to 12 April a working and inspection visit to the 2nd Military Region in Oran, said Sunday a statement from the Ministry of National Defence (MDN).
ALGIERS- More than 7kg of cannabis resin were seized by police units in the provinces of Sidi Bel Abbes, Tlemcen and Ouargla, in addition to a quantity of psychotropic substances in the province of Algiers, said Saturday the General Directorate of National Police (DGSN).

3.4 quake hits Blida

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ALGIERS- A 3.2 magnitude quake was recorded Sunday at 5:42 pm in the province of Blida, said the Center for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a statement.
ALGIERS- A detachment of the National People's Army (ANP), in coordination with units of the National Gendarmerie, intercepted, on Friday, in Batna / 5th Military Region and M'sila /1st MR, an individual and seized three weapons, said Saturday the National Defence Ministry in a statement.
ORAN-The ammonia and urea production complex "Sorfert" in Arzew (Oran), inaugurated in 2016, seeks to achieve revenues worth more than US$600 million, CEO announced Wednesday in Oran.