ORAN (Algeria)- The international airport of Oran welcomed Wednesday evening the first group of Algerian Hajjis returning from the Holy Places of Islam.

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ALGIERS- More than 8,000 needy families have received food and financial aid after the summer break, which coincided this year with Eid ul Adha, said the head of the Algerian Red Crescent (CRA), Saida Benhabiles.

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ALGIERS-  "Le dauphin" (The dolphin), the first restaurant boat, with a capacity of 300 seats, has been inaugurated Monday at the port of El Djamila (La Madrague) in Ain El Benian (western suburb of Algiers).

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ALGIERS- Over 30 tonnes of cannabis resin was seized in Algeria in the first half of 2017, according to a report by the National Office for the Fight against Drugs and Drug Addiction (ONLDT), which said that the quantities of seized psychotropic substances and drugs have decreased.

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ORAN (Algeria)- Thirty-seven Algerian illegal emigrants have been intercepted Thursday morning in two separate operations in the  north of Kristel (Gdyel) and the north of Andalouses, by coastguard units in Oran (432-km west of Algiers). 

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ALGIERS- During the period ranging from 3 to 9 August,  383 forest fires have been recorded, destroying a total area of 17,400 ha, said Thursday the General Directorate of Forests (DGF), in a communiqué.

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ALGIERS – The first edition of the Algerian Pizza Championship is scheduled from August 23 to 26 at the Walk of Sablettes (Algiers), with the participation of more than 500 pizzaiolos, said on Wednesday the Office of Parks of Sports and Leisure of Algiers (OPLA).

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ALGIERS- Six people lost their lives and 56 others injured in eight road traffic accidents during the last twenty-four hours nationwide, according to a report issued by the Civil Protection Department on Wednesday. 

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ALGIERS- Nearly 96% of road accidents that occurred in the first half of 2017 are due to human factor, said the National Centre of Road Prevention and Security (CNPSR).

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7th Taj al-Quran Contest wraps up

Saturday, 24 June 2017 11:46

ALGIERS- The 7th “Tadj al-Quran” Contest, organized by the National Television, wrapped up Friday at the Exhibition Centre (Pin Maritime-Algiers) in an atmosphere of piety and humility.

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