Algerian and Tunisian Students Voice Solidarity With Sahrawi People
[SPS]Algiers -The General Union of Tunisian Students (UGET) underlined Wednesday in Algiers, along with the Algerian student movement, their support to the struggle of the Sahrawi people for self-determination.
French Expatriate Fined for Calling Algerian 'Dirty Arab'
[RFI]A French expatriate has been given a three-month suspended sentence and fined for calling an Algerian employee a "dirty Arab".
Nation Tightens Control Over Religious Associations
[Magharebia]Algiers -The Algerian government recently issued new regulations to cover religious associations.
Algerian Press Demand Truth On Bouteflika's Health
[RFI]Algerian newspapers on Tuesday denounced a news blackout by the government over the state of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in a French hospital for three weeks. The government has accused local and international media of publishing false information as rumours circulate that the president may even be in a coma.
Two Newspapers Denied Syndication Over Reports of President's Health
[HRInfo]Cairo -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), denounces preventing the issuance of the issue of Sunday May 19 of "djaridati" its French version "mon journal" and the Attorney General Act of Conducting a Judicial Investigation with the manager "Hesham Aboud", against the background of publishing a file on the health of the Algerian President "Abdelaziz Bouteflika".
Sovereignty of Saharawi People, Legitimate Demand - Mr Mohamed Hadi
[SPS]Tifariti (liberated Territory) -President of the Algerian Parliamentary delegation and Deputy Speaker of the Algerian National People's Assembly Mr. Mohamed Hadi has emphasized that the consecration of Saharawi people's sovereignty over his territory is a "legitimate demand", calling for the formation of widespread front to support the Saharawi state at the international foras.
3G Launch Delay Prompts Questions in Nation
[Magharebia]Algiers -Algerians are asking many questions about the country's delay in launching high-speed 3G mobile telecommunication, which was scheduled to take place in the first quarter of this year.
Promotional Campaign for Local Tourism in Algeria
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -A promotional campaign of the Tunisian tourism in Algeria was launched in the International Tourism and Travel Market (SITEV) organised, May 16-17 in Algiers.
Etoile Sahel Fight Back to Force Orange CAF Cup Draw
[CAF]Multi African title winners Etoile Sahel of Tunisia hit back twice to hold JSM Bejaia of Algeria 2-2 in an Orange CAF Confederation Cup play-off this weekend. Etoile, the only club to win all five CAF club competitions, are now favoured to win the return game at home and qualify for the group phase. On a good weekend for seeded sides, Stade Malien of Mali, FUS Rabat of
Algeria Censors Daily Newspapers Over Bouteflika 'Coma' Claim
[RFI]Algeria censored reports by two daily newspapers that claimed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a Parisian hospital since last month, would be flown home in a coma after his health deteriorated on Sunday.
Abdelkader and International Humanitarian Law
[ICRC]An international colloquium on the theme of "Emir Abdelkader and international humanitarian law" to mark the 150th anniversary of the ICRC, the 130th anniversary of the death of Emir Abdelkader and the 50th anniversary of Algerian independence and recognition of the Algerian Red Crescent.
Dangote Sugar Withdraws Investment From Algeria
[This Day]Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has pulled its investment from Algeria and is planning to make more acquisitions of local sugar farms to boost its backward integration programme and benefit from the Federal Government Sugar Master Plan.
Bloggers Expose State of Local Hospitals
[Magharebia]Algiers -As their president recovered in Paris from a minor stroke, Algerian internet users mounted a movement to demand better hospitals in their own country.
Algeria to Help Street Traders
[Magharebia]Algiers -The Algerian government wants to offer young people working on the black market an opportunity to fully operate within the law.
Algerian President's Health Improving - PM
[Focac]Algiers -Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health condition is improving and he is closely following up the situation in the country, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Saturday, state-run TV reported.
Velud - Algerian Players Are Gifted
[CAF]A long-time professional player and now coach, Frenchman Hubert Velud has just this week clinched the Algerian championship with ES Setif. However, the 53-year-old reveals to FIFA.com that the memory of the January 2010 attack on the Togolese national team, which he led at the time, never strays very far from his mind.
Nation Addresses Illegal Trading, Terrorism
[Magharebia]Algiers -Illegal trading is costing the Algerian economy billions of dinars. Experts from Interpol meeting in Algiers recently confirmed that some of this money is being used to finance terrorism.
Algeria and Kuwait for Settling Western Sahara Conflict in Accordance With UN Resolutions
[SPS]Kuwait -Kuwait and Algeria have affirmed their support to the efforts and endeavours of the United Nations to resolve the Western Sahara conflict within the framework of UN resolutions, during the working visit the Algerian Foreign Minister Mr. Mourad Medelci paid Sunday to Kuwait and his
UPES Signs Cultural Cooperation Agreement With Chourouk's Algerian Association
[SPS]Batna -Saharawi Journalists and Writers' Union (UPES) signed Saturday at headquarters of the Municipality of Batna an agreement on cultural cooperation with the Algerian Association of Chourouk
Vice President for Angola/Algeria Joint Commission Meeting
[ANGOP]Luanda -Angola's vice-president Manuel Vicente Monday in Luanda discussed with the Algerian ambassador, Kamel Boughaba aspects related to the prospects of holding, this year, in Luanda, the meeting of joint commission for bilateral cooperation between the two countries.