ALGIERS-Two drug traffickers in possession of 184.9 kg of cannabis were arrested Thursday in Tlemcen by units of the Border Guards and the National Gendarmerie as part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, announced the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.

3.8-magnitude quake hits Algiers

Thursday, 30 March 2017 12:07
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale hit the province of Algiers on Thursday at 00:17, announced the National Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a statement. The epicentre was located 6 kilometres northeast of Bordj el Bahri, said the statement.
ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers aboard two cars carrying 95.6 kilogrammes of cannabis were arrested Monday in Tlemcen and Sidi Bel Abbes by National Gendarmerie units, the ministry of National Defence said Tuesday in a statement.