3.2-magnitude quake hits Biskra

Thursday, 01 June 2017 14:46
ALGIERS-A 3.2 magnitude quake on the Richter scale hit the province of Biskra Thursday at 12:00 a.m., the Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) said.
ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers have been arrested and a quintal of cannabis has been seized Wednesday in Ghardaia by an Army detachment, the ministry of National Defence said Thursday in a statement.
ALGIERS-The blood donation campaign has started Wednesday in Algiers in more than 50 mosques and will run until the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, stated Director of Communication at the National Blood Agency (ANS) Kiri Sofiane.
ALGIERS- Eleven (11) illegal immigrants, including one family, were rescued Tuesday by the coastguard units coming under the western maritime front, following the capsizing of their boat in the province of Ain Temouchent, said Wednesday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- A large quantity of cannabis amounting to 9.20 quintals was seized Monday in Maghnia, province of Tlemcen (540-km west of Algiers), by the National Gendarmerie, the ministry of National Defence said Tuesday in a statement.
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale was recorded Tuesday at 5.02 a.m. in northern Oran, said the National Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- The Customs’ mobile brigades in Tlemcen and Sidi Bel-Abbès seized 177 kg of cannabis, the Customs’ services told APS on Monday.
ORAN-Zaouia Belkaidia Hebria, whose headquarters is located in Sidi Maarouf, east of the province of Oran, will hold as from Thursday the 12th edition of "Dourouss Mohammadia" themed "Feeling the favours of Allah," announced Sunday the religious foundation.

75 kg of cannabis seized in Tlemcen

Sunday, 28 May 2017 13:36
ALGIERS- Seventy-five kilogrammes of cannabis and more than 9,000 tablets of psychotropic substances were seized Saturday in Tlemcen (540-km west of Algiers) by National Gendarmerie officers and border guards, the ministry of National Defense said Sunday in a statement.
ALGIERS-Five drug traffickers were arrested and 173 kg of cannabis were seized Sunday and Monday in Tlemcen and El Bayadh by a detachment of the People's National Army (ANP) in coordination with units of the National Gendarmerie, the National Defence Ministry announced Tuesday in a communiqué.