ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers were arrested Saturday in Tlemcen (west) and Batna (east) by combined Army detachments, who also seized a quantity of cannabis amounting to 126.7 kg, the ministry of National Defense said Sunday in a statement.
GHARDAIA- The 50th National Carpet Festival kicked off Saturday in Ghardaia with a parade of about twenty floats decorated with traditional art products.
ALGIERS-Detachments of the People’s National Army (ANP) on Monday captured thirty-four smugglers and seized a Kalashnikov submachine gun and ammunition. An individual in possession of one automatic pistol was also arrested by the National Gendarmerie in Batna, announced the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ADRAR (Algeria)- Minister of Water Resources, Hocine Necib, has commissioned Sunday in the border town of Timiaouine (950 km South of Adrar (1400 km south of Algiers), a drinking water transfer network, in the benefit of the local population.
ALGIERS- Over 669 kilograms of cannabis resin were seized by a detachment of the National People's Army (NPA) and units of the National Gendarmerie in Béchar and Tlemcen, said Sunday a statement of the Ministry of National Defence (MDN).
OUARGLA - The new mobile tourist guide application of the province of Ouargla has become, now, available, official at the local tourism and craft industry directorate said.
ALGIERS- Several products intended for contraband have been seized on Wednesday in In-Guezzam (Tamanrasset) and Biskra, by a detachment of the National People's Army (ANP), said Thursday the Ministry of National Defense (MDN) in a statement.
ALGIERS- Algeria requested from the UN Green Climate Fund to allocate a US $ 50 million funding for an integrated project ailing at restoring land in the arid and semi-arid areas near the Green Dam, said Tuesday in Algiers Head of the General Directorate of Forests, Azzedine Sekrane.
MEDEA- Ministers of Water Resources and of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing Hocine Necib and Abdelkader Bouazgui respectively put Sunday into operation the irrigation dam of Beni Slimane, east of Medea.