3.9-magnitude quake hits El Oued

Sunday, 07 January 2018 11:30
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Sunday at 9.25 a.m. the province of El Oued, said the National Centre for Research n Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué.

3.3-magnitude quake hits Bejaia

Saturday, 06 January 2018 13:00
 ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was recorded Saturday, at 10 :32 a.m. in Melbou (Province of Bejaia) said the National Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Nine smugglers have been intercepted Tuesday by a detachment of the National People's Army (ANP), and 100 kg of cannabis resin was seized by units of Coast Guard in Tlemcen, said Thursday the National Defence Ministry (MDN) in a communiqué.

Blida: Two injured in Oued Djer earthquake

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 15:14
ALGIERS-Two people were injured following the panic that was provoked by the 5-magnitude quake that hit Tuesday evening Oued Djer (about 30km south west of Blida), said Wednesday the Civil Protection in a toll.
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.