ALGIERS- Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane said Thursday in Algiers that the programme of the construction of rail links in the southern regions, initiated by President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika in 1999, continues.
ALGIERS-Five individuals in possession of a batch of ammunition were arrested Monday in Laghouat by a detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP), the National Defence Ministry announced Tuesday in a communiqué.
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.
ADRAR – Production has started at the Timimoun natural gas project (GTIM) in Hassi-Barouda, 250 km north of Adrar, said the province’s services.
ALGER-Detachments of the People’s National Army (ANP) on Thursday arrested two smugglers in Tamanrasset and In Guezzam, and seized a weapon and foodstuffs, announced Friday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
MASCARA – Toll stations located on the East-West Highway West section will be ready in the end of next October, officials said Thursday during the visit of Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane to Mascara.

Six smugglers arretsed in Biskra, El Oued

Thursday, 22 February 2018 13:54
ALGIERS- Six smugglers were arrested Wednesday in Biskra and El Oued by detachments of the People’s National Army who also seized several products for smuggling, said Thursday a communiqué of the National Defense Ministry.
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).