ALGIERS-Minister of National Solidarity, the Family and Women's Affairs Ghania Eddalia on Thursday saw off the hajjis (pilgrims) sent by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on their departure for the Holy Places of Islam from the international airport Houari Boumediene (Algiers).

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ALGIERS-The tripartite meeting that brought together the Government, the General Union of Algerian Workers (UGTA) was "deep and constructive" that should allow the country to move towards a strong national economy while preserving the efforts made in the social field, said the Secretary General of the UGTA Abdelmadjid Sidi Said. 

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BOUMERDES-The Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar hailed on Wednesday in Boumerdes the "unwavering" support of the Algerian people and government for the Sahrawi people's struggle for self-determination, saying that this support stems from the principles of the Algerian Revolution, which inspired many colonized peoples.

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ALGIERS- Algeria’s trade deficit dropped to 6.17 billion dollars in the first seven months of 2017 against a deficit of 10.61 billion dollars over the same period of 2016, a decline of 4.44 billion dollars, corresponding to a 42% downfall in deficit, Customs told APS.

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ALGIERS - A ceremony commemorating the National Mujahid Day, marking the double anniversary of Northern Constantine Attacks (20 August 1955) and Soummam Congress (20 August 1956), has been organized Sunday at the Foreign Ministry's headquarters.

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ALGIERS- The second terrorist killed Saturday in an operation carried out by the People’s National Army in Lakhdaria (province of Bouira) was identified said Sunday, the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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TLEMCEN (Algeria) - President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, affirmed that the historical dates of 20 August 1955 and 20 August 1956 represented "a crucial turning point in the history of our glorious war," calling for drawing the necessary lessons to take up the challenges of the present. 

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ALGIERS- The three Algerian nationals injured Thursday in the Barcelona terrorist attack in Spain left, Friday afternoon, the hospital where they were under medical observation said the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs Abdelaziz Benali Cherif in a statement to APS, adding that the emergency committee set up by the ministry has been lifted.

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ALGIERS- Algeria has condemned "in the strongest terms" the murderous attack perpetrated Thursday against innocents in Barcelona, dubbing it a "despicable act of terrorism," the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdelaziz Benali-Cherif, said Thursday.

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ALGIERS- The dangerous terrorist eliminated Wednesday in Lakhdaria (province of Bouira) by a detachment of the People’s National Army has been identified said Thursday, the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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