ALGIERS- The Speaker of the Council (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah signed, Monday, at the embassy of the Kingdom of Sweden in Algiers, on behalf of the president of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the book of condolence following the attack that hit, last Friday, the capital Stockholm, killing four and injuring many others.
ALGIERS- Feature film “Timgad” by French-Algerian Fabrice Benchaouche, a comedy on the return to the country of origin and its vagaries, received the special award of the 12th Geneva International Oriental Film Festival (Fifog), which wrapped up Sunday, announced the event’s organizers.
ALGIERS- Terrorist named G. Fouad, alias Salah, as well as his wife and his five children have been captured Monday in the province of Skikda (510-km east of Algiers) by a detachment of the People's National Army, said the Ministry of National Defence in a statement.
ALGIERS- More than 700 national and foreign exhibitors will take part in the 15th international fair of food-processing production “Djazagro” which opened Monday, at the Pins Maritimes exhibition centre in Algiers.
ALGIERS- National hydrocarbon company Sonatrach and French company Total signed Monday, in Algiers, a “global agreement aimed at strengthening the partnership existing between the two companies,” said Sonatrach in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- The political parties and independent candidates running in the legislative elections of 4 May have submitted 940 electoral lists and 11,334 candidates, according to the figures provided by the Ministry of Interior and Local Authorities on Monday.
ALGIERS- An Algerian-European cooperation programme for the development of rural areas was launched Monday, in Algiers, with the aim of developing these regions through productive activities.
ALGIERS- Several political parties running in the legislative elections of 4 May called on the voters, on the 2nd day of the electoral campaign, to go massively to the polls to obtain the much desired “change,” stressing the need to strengthen the country’s stability and security.
DJELFA- Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on Monday has inaugurated a new hospital of 240 beds in the centre of Djelfa (275-km south of Algiers), during his working and inspection visit to the province.
ALGIERS- Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra has received, Monday in Algiers, a delegation of the US Congress, led by Thomas M. Hill, Senior Professional Staff Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.