Rwanda Stun Algeria to Reach Quarter-Finals
[New Times] Rwanda U-18 basketball team upset Algeria in a hard fought 53-40 victory to advance to quarter-finals in the ongoing FIBA Africa U-18 Championships at the Amahoro indoor stadium, Kigali.
President Appoints New Members of Constitutional Council
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday signed a presidential decree on the appointment of three new members of the Constitutional Council, said a communiquÃ© of the Presidency of the Republic.
Mining Railway Modernization Project Worth DZD50 Billion Entrusted to Public Firms
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved a DZD50.6 billion project by direct agreement" for the first section of the 177 km double-lane mining railroad in the east of the country. The project was entrusted to public companies.
Olympic Games 2016 - President Bouteflika Encourages Algerian Delegation Before Flying to Rio
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday transmitted encouragement to the Algerian sports delegation before flying to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Olympic Games -2016 (OG-2016).
President Bouteflika Expresses to Francois Hollande, Algeria's Condemnation to Church Attack
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday expressed Algeria's condemnation of the terrorist attack perpetrated in a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray and its solidarity with France in such a tragic moment.
FIBA U-18 - Rwanda Face Tough Test Against Algeria
[New Times] Rwanda must win against Algeria today to book a ticket to the last eight in the FIBA U-18 Africa Championships taking place at Amahoro indoor stadium.
27th Arab Summit - Call for Political Resolution of Conflicts, Development of Counter-Terrorism Mechanisms
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -The Arab leaders on Monday stressed at the closing ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Arab Summit in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, on the importance of reaching a political settlement of conflicts in some Arab countries, strengthening counterterrorism efforts and mechanisms and developing a joint Arab action in addition to supporting the Palestinian cause.
'Beyond Bollywood', Indian Splendid Culture Opens Opera of Algiers Season
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -"Beyond Bollywood", a colorful show of authentic Indian sounds, mixing traditional and modern dance was staged Monday night at the newly inaugurated Opera of Algiers.
Algerian Medal-Winning Athletes Honored
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Youth and Sports El Hadi Ould Ali honored Monday in Algiers the Algerian athletes who have won medals during the 1st quarter of 2016, a number of qualified athletes for the Olympic Games 2016 and the graduates of Draria Sports High School and Olympic School of Setif.
Bedoui Urges Prefects to Launch High Yield Projects
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of the Interior and Local Assemblies Noureddine Bedoui Sunday in Algiers called on the Walis to participate in decision making and the development of high-yield projects.
Algeria, U.S. to Renew Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Tahar Hadjar said Sunday in Algiers that Algeria and the United States are currently working to renew the cooperation agreement on science and technology, notably for scholarships.
Craft Industry - Algeria Takes Part in 'Global Village' in Dubai
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria will take part in the 21st edition of the "Global Village" event, to be held from November 2016 to April 2017 in Dubai (UAE), said Sunday a statement from the Ministry for Craft Industry.
Messahel Discusses With Mauritanian Foreign Minister
[Algerie Presse Service] NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania)- Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel held discussions Sunday, in Nouakchott, with Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih.
Arab Summit Will Be 'Special,' Says Bensalah
[Algerie Presse Service] Arab summit, whose works will begin Monday in Nouakchott under the theme "Summit of Hope," will be "special," said Sunday in Nouakchott Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah.
Mediterranean U19 Badminton Championship - Algeria Snatches Four Medals
[Algerie Presse Service] Cairo -Algeria's national badminton team ended its participation at the third Mediterranean U19 championship, which wrapped up Saturday in Cairo, Egypt, with four medals (2 silver and 2 bronze).
Boutarfa, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Discuss Energy Partnership
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa and US Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken on Saturday in Algiers discussed the partnership in the field of energy, said a ministry statement.
International Arab Film Festival Opens in Oran
[Algerie Presse Service] Oran (Algeria) -The ninth International Arab Film Festival of Oran (FIOFA) opened Thursday evening in the presence of Minister of Culture Azzeddine Mihoubi.
Dangerous Terrorist Eliminated in Boumerdes
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Dangerous terrorist named B. Reda, alias Abu Shihab, who joined terrorist groups in 2006, was killed Friday evening in Boumerdes (50-km east of Algiers), by a People's National Army detachment which seized his arm, a quantity of munitions and a grenade, the ministry of National Defence said Saturday in a statement.
Minurso - Polisario Urges Security Council to Take Action
[Algerie Presse Service] Polisario Front called Friday on the United Nations Security Council to take urgent measures to restore MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) to full functionality and to establish a direct, high-level negotiation process between the Polisario and Morocco.
No Algerian Victims Reported in Munich Shooting
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -No Algerian casualties were recorded in Munich shooting, Spokesman for Foreign Ministry Abdelaziz Benali Cherif said Saturday in Algiers.