ALGIERS- A 5-magnitude earthquake on Richter scale hit Tuesday evening at 10 p.m. the province of Blida (50 km west of Algiers), said the Center of Research In Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a release.

First Wedding fair of Tlemcen opens

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 16:50
TLEMCEN- The first Wedding Fair of Tlemcen opened, Tuesday, at the Koudia Arts and Exhibition Centre (CAREX) with the participation of 50 exhibitors.
ALGER- An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale hit the locality of Ain Bouziane in the province of Skikda on Sunday at 00:53 a.m., said the National Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a statement.
CONSTANTINE- Fifty seven exhibitors are taking part in the 1st National Craft Industry Exhibition which kicked off Sunday in Constantine at the initiative of the local association of El Kalaa.
ALGIERS- A large quantity of cannabis resin amounting to 6.3 quintals was seized Friday, by a detachment of the People’s National Army in Ben Ouenif, province of Bechar, while two drug traffickers, in possession of three kilograms of cannabis resin were arrested by units of the national Gendarmerie in Tlemcen, said the ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

Two million tourists visit Chrea every year

Friday, 29 December 2017 09:03
BLIDA (Algeria)- The mountainous region of Chrea, Blida (50-km south of Algiers), attracts two million tourists every year, which show the attractiveness of tourist sites in Algeria, the minister of Tourism and Craft Industry said Thursday.
ALGIERS-Two drug traffickers in possession of 9.2 kg of cannabis were intercepted Wednesday in Bordj Bou Arreridj by a combined detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP) while another drug trafficker was arrested in Oran by units of the National Gendarmerie, announced Thursday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
MOSTAGANEM- The minister of Public Works and Transport Abdelghani Zaalane announced Thursday, in Mostaganem, that a section of the expressway linking the port of the city to the East-West motorway in the province of Relizane will be delivered in June 2018.
ORAN-Nearly 40 national and foreign exhibitors will take part in the 2nd International exhibition of recycling and waste treatment on 8-11 January at the Convention centre Mohamed Benahmed in Oran, organizers said Tuesday.
SETIF- Minister of Environment and Renewable Energies Fatima Zahra Zarouati affirmed Monday, in Setif, that her department will facilitate all administrative procedures to investors wishing to launch projects in the field of environment.