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2016-08-26 Terrorist Eliminated Tuesday in Batna, Identified
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The terrorist eliminated on 23 August 2016 by a detachment of the People's National Army, in the south of Batna (5th Military Region), has been identified, said Friday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.

2016-08-26 4th 'Museums in the Streets' Kicks Off in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The 4th event "Museums in the Streets" kicked off Thursday at the Promenade of Sablettes in Algiers in the presence of Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi.

2016-08-26 Annual Inflation Rate Reaches 5.5 Percent in July 2016
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The annual inflation rate stood at 5.5% in July 2016, the National Statistics Office told APS.

2016-08-25 Child Abduction - National Warning Plan Set Up
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A national warning plan will be launched each time a case of child rapt and/or abduction is reported in one of the provinces of the country, according to an instruction sent by Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal to several ministries, Security forces and public institutions.

2016-08-25 Lamamra-Annadif - Terrorism, Extremism, Malian Issue, Focus of Discussions
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ramtane Lamama received Wednesday, in Algiers, the special representative of the UN Secretary General for Mali, head of the MINUSMA, Mahamat Saleh Annadif with whom he discussed the issues of terrorism, extremism and the Malian issue.

2016-08-24 Negotiations Underway With Saudi Authorities to Increase Number of Hajjis to 40,000 Next Year
[Algerie Presse Service] Oran -Minister or Religious Affairs Mohamed Aissa announced Tuesday in Oran that negotiations are underway with Saudi authorities to increase Algeria's quota of hajjis to 40,000 as from next year.

2016-08-25 Messahel At International Tokyo Conference On African Development Summit
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel will represent the president of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the 6th International Tokyo Conference on African Development Summit (TICAD VI) scheduled on 27 and 28 August, in Nairobi (Kenya) said Wednesday, the ministry of Foreign Affairs in a communiqué.

2016-08-25 Algerian Participation in 2016 Olympics - Ould Ali Reiterates His Satisfaction
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Youth and Sports, El Hadi Ould Ali reiterated, Wednesday, his satisfaction with the results obtained by Algerian athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where they only snatched two silver medals, saying that the number of medals could have been higher.

2016-08-25 Damien Ounouri's "Kindil El Bahr" At 27th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
[Algerie Presse Service] Sao Paulo (Brazil) -Short film "Kindil El Bahr" (Jellyfish) by French-Algerian filmmaker Damien Ounouri will take part at the 27th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival which will be held from August 24 to September 4, said the event's organizers.

2016-08-25 Dlamini Zuma Reaffirms Support to Sahrawi People's Struggle
[Algerie Presse Service] Addis Ababa -The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma reaffirmed Tuesday that she will keep faith in resolving the Sahrawi issue while respecting the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and that she will continue supporting the legitimate struggle for the decolonization of Western Sahara.

2016-08-25 Politico's Article 'Doesn't Reflect' EU's Position Towards Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Brussels -The relations between the European Union (EU) and Algeria are "strong and lasting," affirmed Wednesday the Union's diplomatic services, underlining that the article of the American political-journalism organization Politico, published last Thursday, "doesn't reflect" EU's position towards Algeria.

2016-08-25 Gaid Salah Inspects Corvette 'Ezzadjer' At Naval Forces Command
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Deputy Minister of National Defence and Chief of Staff of the People's National Army, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah inspected Thursday, at the headquarters of the Naval Forces Command in Algiers, the corvette "Ezzadjer," said a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.

2016-08-25 Terrorist Eliminated, Weapons and Ammunition Recovered in Batna
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -One terrorist was eliminated, and one Kalashnikov type automatic pistol, one grenade and a quantity of ammunition were recovered by a detachment of the People's National Army (ANP) Tuesday in Batna, the National Defence Ministry announced Wednesday in a communiqué.

2016-08-25 Rio 2016 Olympics - No Inquiry Committee On Participation of Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Tipasa -Minister of Youth and Sports El Hadi Ould Ali stated Tuesday in Algiers that his department will not set up an inquiry committee on the participation of Algeria in the Olympic Games of Rio, stressing that "he is very satisfied about the results."

2016-08-25 Electronic Correction of Mistakes in Civil Status Documents Operational As From Tuesday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The electronic correction of mistakes in documents of civil status for citizens residing in Algeria is operational as from Tuesday, the Ministry of Justice said in a statement.

2016-08-24 Need to Benefit From Algerian Experience in Addressing Needs of Populations
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The director of the United Nations Population Fund's (UNFPA) regional office for Arab countries Louaï Chabana called, Tuesday, for the generalization of the Algerian experience in the satisfaction of the needs of various inhabitants of the Arab region.

2016-08-24 CNAN Receives New Cargo Ship
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The National Shipping Company (CNAN) received Tuesday in Algiers Port a new cargo ship, as part of its program aiming at strengthening the national shipping fleet.

2016-08-23 Short Film 'Koceila' At Sciacca Film Festival in Italy
[Algerie Presse Service] Sciacca -Short film "Koceila" by Algerian filmmaker Tahar Houchi will be screened at the 9th Sciacca Film Festival, to be held until August 28 in Sciacca (South of Italy), announced the event's organizers.

2016-08-23 Summer University of Polisario Front - Boumerdes, Boujdour Ink Partnership Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Boumerdes -Local authorities of the two towns of Boumerdes and Boujdour (in the Sahrawi refugee camps) inked Monday a partnership and cooperation agreement.

2016-08-23 Algerian Hajjis Flock to Medina
[Algerie Presse Service] The Algerian hajjis flocked Tuesday to Medina (Holy Places of Islam) where they will accomplish the rites of the 5th pillar of Islam.

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