ALGIERS- Four smugglers were arrested Wednesday in Tlemcen, Oran and Mostaganem by units of the National Gendarmerie, who also seized several products for smuggling, while several attempts of smuggling were foiled by units of the Coastguards, said Thursday the Ministry of the National Defence.

3.6-magnitude quake hits Bouira

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 09:26
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.6-magnitude on Richter scale was recorded Tuesday at 6:41 (local time) in the province of Bouira (120-km southeast of Algiers), according to the Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG).
ALGIERS- Three smugglers have been arrested and two trucks as well as 105.6 quintals of tobacco seized by Army detachments during the last 48 hours in Biskra and El Oued, the ministry of National Defence said Monday in a statement.

3.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Medea

Monday, 26 June 2017 15:19
ALGIERS- A 3.0-magnitude earthquake has been recorded Monday at 12:50 in the province of Medea (91-km south of Algiers), according to the Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG).
ALGIERS- Units of the National Gendarmerie and the border guards apprehended two drug traffickers and seized 120 kilograms of cannabis resin in Tlemcen and Sidi Bel Abbes (2nd military region) said Wednesday, the ministry of national Defence in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- A drug trafficker was arrested and over 12 quintals of cannabis resin was seized by a detachment of the People's National Army in Bechar (965km southwest of Algiers) on Sunday, said the Ministry of National Defence in a statement Monday.
ALGIERS- The Government will give greater role to local authorities and allow them to become potential institutional investors, according to the Government's Action Plan for the implementation of the programme of the President of the Republic.
ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers were arrested and 559kg of cannabis resin were seized Sunday by units of the National Gendarmerie, said the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- A quantity of cannabis resin amounting to 150 kg was seized Friday, by units of the National Gendarmerie in Maghnia, in the province of Tlemcen, while another 20 kilograms were seized by a detachment of the People’s National Army in Tamanrasset said Saturday, the ministry of national Defence in a communiqué.
ORAN (Algeria)- A total of 58 would-be immigrants, including eight Malians, were intercepted by coastguard Thursday north of Cape Falcon, in Ain El Turck, province of Oran (342-km west of Algiers), the maritime security body said Friday.