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.
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).

Summer camps, a positive experience

Sunday, 27 August 2017 16:03
EL TARF (Algeria)- Minister of Youth and Sports, El Hadi Ould Ali said Sunday from Messida beach, in the commune of Oum Tboul, the province of El Tarf, that summer holiday camps and the leisure programmes in the benefit of youngsters from South and High Plateaus regions have been a "good experience."
ALGIERS-697 hectares have been ravaged by fires nationwide between 17 and 23 August, the Directorate General of Forests (DGF) announced in a communiqué.

66 kilogrammes of cannabis seized in Tlemcen

Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:24
ALGIERS- Sixty-six kilogrammes of cannabis have been seized Wednesday in Tlemcen (540-km west of Algiers) by a detachment of the People's National Army and National Gendarmerie units in coordination with the Customs, the ministry of National Defence said Thursday in a statement.
ALGIERS- Up to 32000 hectares of forest have been destroyed the eastern and central provinces of the country between June 1st and August 20th, indicated Tuesday in Algiers officials of the sector.
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.
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).
ANNABA - Combining the passion of the sea with the commitment to protect underwater biodiversity, the Hippone Sub Diving Club of Annaba has become, over the years, the ideal space for practicing maritime sports, but also for undertaking innovative ecological initiatives.
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.