ALGIERS- Five terrorist supporters were arrested Tuesday, in Batna and Jijel, by detachments of the People’s National Amy who also destroyed seven bunkers for terrorists, said Wednesday the National Defense Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Major General Menad Nouba, the commander of the National Gendarmerie, is in Spain for an official visit to Spanish Civil Guard, the ministry of National Defense said in a statement.
MINSK (BELARUS)- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel held discussions, on Tuesday in Minsk with his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei as part of his official visit to Belarus. The visit, the first of an Algerian foreign minister, was widely welcomed by Makei, who stressed that it would give the bilateral relations between the two countries "a fresh impetus."
ALGIERS- MP Seddik Chihab will represent the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) in the annual parliamentary hearings at the United Nations (February 22-23), to focus this year on migration, the lower house said Tuesday in a statement.
ALGIERS- Homemade bomb was destroyed Monday in Boumerdes by an Army detachment, the ministry of National Defense said in a statement.
ALGIERS- A seminar on “the Algerian city in the face of sustainable development stakes and challenges” kicked off Tuesday in Algiers in the presence notably of Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the City Abdelwahid Temmar, Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui as well as national and foreign experts.
ALGIERS-Algeria will host the annual meetings of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) scheduled for 21-27 February, Director of the Arab News and Programmes Exchange Centre Mohsen Slimani announced on Monday.
MOSCOW-Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdelkader Messahel on Monday held talks with his Russian counterpart Serguei Lavrov, with whom he assessed the state of bilateral relations and technical cooperation, and exchanged viewpoints on regional and international issues.
ALGIERS- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday has held a ceremony to mark the National Shaheed Day in its headquarters in Algiers.
ALGIERS- A terrorist has surrendered Sunday to the military authorities in Tamanrasset, said the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.