AIN TEMOUCHENT- Two fishermen died and eleven others were rescued Tuesday after their sardine boat sank off Bouzedjar (Ain Temouchent, 450-km west of Algiers), said the regional command of Coastguards of Beni-Saf.

Two drug traffickers arrested in Mostaganem

Monday, 25 September 2017 14:12
ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers were arrested and 2.2 kg of cocaine were seized by a detachment of the People's National Army on Sunday in Mostaganem (365-km west of Algiers), said the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué Monday.
ORAN-Over 70 Algerian and foreign companies will take part in the 8th International building and urban management exhibition scheduled for 9-12 October at "Mohamed Ben Ahmed" Conventions Centre in Oran, organizers announced Saturday.
ALGER- Nine smugglers and 217 would-be immigrants of different nationalities were intercepted Thursday by Army detachments and border guard units in Tlemcen, Bechar and Tamanrasset, the ministry of National Defence said in a statement.
ALGIERS- An automatic gun was seized Wednesday in Djanet (Illizi, 1850-km southeast of Algiers) and three drug traffickers were arrested in Ain Defla and Tlemcen, said Thursday the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- A total of 135Kg of cannabis resin were seized in Tlemcen on Saturday by a detachment of the People's National Army and units of the National Gendarmerie, said the Ministry of National Defence in a statement on Sunday.

3.1-magnitude earthquake hits Batna

Thursday, 14 September 2017 13:16
ALGIERS - A 3.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has been recorded in Batna, said the Centre of Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a release.
 GHADAIA-A national meeting on national reconciliation and civil harmony will take place on 21 September in Ghardaia. The meeting will be held by the National coordination of associations supporting president of the Republic's programme, the prefecture's staff announced.
ADRAR-Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing Abdelkader Bouazgui has presented "Ennahda", implemented in Mguiden, located in the sub-province of Timimoune (Adrar), as a model project of modern and promising agricultural investment.
ADRAR-Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing Abdelkader Bouazgui called Saturday in Algiers for encouraging aquaculture in southern region, as a promising segment.