ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika stressed Wednesday the need to "intensify" Arab efforts to address illegal immigration issue, mainly through a common approach based on the "strict respect" of law and human rights.
ALGIERS- The fight against illegal migration "is a major concern for the whole society and not only for the public authorities," said Thursday in Algiers Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui.
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.
AIN TEMOUCHENT-Units of the Coastguards territorial group in Beni Saf (province of Ain Temouchent) on Thursday rescued 48 would-be-immigrants of African nationalities who were attempting to illegally reach the Spanish coasts aboard an inflatable boat from Moroccan coasts, announced Coastguards.
ORAN (Algiers)- Two people, including a minor, lost their lives Tuesday off Cape Falcon coast, Ain El Turck, Oran (432-km west of Algiers), in an illegal migration attempt aboard an inflatable boat carrying 17 others, the communication office of Oran's coastguard said.
ALGIERS- Fifteen would-be immigrants, aboard a drifting boat, were rescued by the coastguards 7 miles northeast of Cape Rosa, in El Kala, said Monday the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.
MOSTAGANEM- An attempt of illegal immigration was foiled Wednesday morning off Mostaganem and 22 would-be immigrants, including women and children, were intercepted, said the Coastguard units.
ALGIERS- Algeria has played an "effective role" in assisting African migrants according to its capacities and solidarity policy, said Sunday the National Human Rights Council (CNDH).
ALGIERS- The Coast Guard units of the Naval Forces of the People’s National Army rescued, in the last 48 hours, 286 illegal immigrants aboard a makeshift boat, said Saturday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.
ORAN- Twenty-six illegal immigrants were intercepted by the Western coastguards units of Oran in two separate operations off Cape Falcon in Ain El Turck in early Saturday morning, said the security body.