4.6-magnitude tremor hits Batna

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 17:31
ALGIERS- A 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck the province of Batna (435-km southeast of Algiers) at 15:50 on Tuesday, the Centre for Research on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) said in statement.
ALGIERS- A ten-year old succumbed to his injuries in the night from Monday to Tuesday at Mustapha Bacha University hospital following the landslide that occurred at level of the construction site of a private developer in the area of Sidi Yahia, municipality of Bir Mourad Rais (Algiers) said the Information Officer to the services of the Civil Protection of the Province of Algiers.

3.9-magnitude quake shakes M’Sila

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:57
ALGIERS- The province of M’sila was shaken by a quake measuring 3.9-magnitude on the Richter scale on Tuesday, at 7:41 a.m. announced the Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG).
ALGIERS- A landslide occurred Monday at around 8:13 p.m. at the level of the construction site of a private developer in the area of Sidi Yahia, municipality of Bir Mourad Rais (Algiers) said the services of the Civil Protection.

155 kg of cannabis seized in Tlemcen

Sunday, 13 August 2017 16:39
TLEMCEN (Algeria)- National Gendarmerie seized Sunday 155.4 kilogrammes of cannabis in Tlemcen (540-km west of Algiers), the security body's Communication Department has said.
 ALGIERS- Two smugglers were intercepted and a truck loaded with 40 quintals of tobacco was seized Saturday in Biskra by a detachment of the People’s National Army said Sunday, the ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

3-magnitude earthquake hits Batna

Sunday, 13 August 2017 11:01
ALGIERS- A 3- magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded on Sunday at 9:48 am in the province of Batna, the Research Center in Astrophysics, Geophysics and Astronomy (CRAAG) said in a statement.
SOUK AHRAS- The irrigated area of Sedrata, in the province of Souk Ahras, estimated at 2 200 hectares represents "a real added value" for the sector of agriculture in the region, said Saturday the local directorate of agriculture.
ALGIERS - Lieutenant General, Ahmed Gaïd Salah, vice-minister of the National Defence and Chief of Staff of the People's National Assembly (ANP) started Monday a working and inspection visit to the 2nd Military Region of Oran, where he inaugurated and launched new military facilities.
ALGIERS- A quantity of 89.198 kg of cannabis resin has been seized on Friday by a detachment of the People's National Army (ANP), in coordination with the Customs units in Bordj Badji Mokhtar, while another amount of 31 kg was seized by units of the Border Guards and the National Gendarmerie in Tlemcen, a statement from the Ministry of National Defense (MDN) said on Saturday.