GHARDAIA- The 50th National Carpet Festival will take place from 17 to 22 March in Ghardaia (600km south of Algiers), the provincial services told APS.
ORAN-The regional music and music training in Oran has been named after mujaheed (War veteran) and late artist Blaoui Houari, one of the most emblematic figures of music and songs in the province of Oran.
ALGIERS - A quantity of 73 kilos of cannabis resin has been seized Saturday in Tlemcen by units of the National Gendarmerie and another quantity of 25.6 Kg were seized by the units of Border Guard in Bechar, said Sunday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry (MDN).
ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers have been arrested and 2,294 psychotropic tablets were sized Thursday by detachments of the National People’s Army (ANP) in Alger and Blida, said Friday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.
AIN TEMOUCHENT- Units of the Coastguards of Beni Saf (Ain Temouchent, 504-km west of Algiers) thwarted an illegal immigration attempt of nineteen people, who were intercepted off Terga beach, said the security body.
BOUMERDES (Algeria)- Shipbuilding and fishing vessel repairing at the port of Zemmouri El Bahri, Boumerdes (50-km east of Algiers), experienced a real boom over the past few years as it has managed to meet both local and national demand and is exporting abroad following an agreement signed with Mauritania recently.
ALGIERS- Two (2) smugglers were arrested in Bordj Badji Mokhtar by a detachment of the National People's Army (ANP) while more than 66 kg of cannabis resin were seized in Oran and Tlemcen, said Sunday the Ministry of Defence (MDN) in a news release.
ALGIERS- Snowfalls have blocked several trunk roads in different provinces notably Bouira, Tizi Ouzou, Batna and Bejaia, said the National Gendarmerie.

3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Guelma

Saturday, 10 February 2018 12:26
ALGIERS- A 3.6 magnitude earthquake has been recorded Saturday at 08:17 a.m. in the locality of Oued Zenati, in the province of Guelma (490 km east of Algiers), said the Research Center in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a release.

3.7-magnitude quake hits Bejaia

Friday, 09 February 2018 19:04
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was recorded Friday afternoon, at 4:34 p.m. in the province of Bejaia (263-km east of Algiers) said the national Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a statement.