ALGIERS- Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah on Tuesday signed five presidential decrees ratifying bilateral agreements in the areas of cooperation and trade, in accordance with Article 91-9 of the Constitution, said a statement from by the Presidency of the Republic.
CHRISTCHURCH (New Zealand)- New Zealand protesters organized Monday a protest, in Christchurch, against the arrival of “the Federal Crimson” ship carrying 55,000 tonnes of phosphate plundered from occupied Western Sahara and imported illegally by the New Zealand company "Ravensdown.”
ALGIERS- More than 24 million voters are called for the polls Thursday to take part in the presidential election, considered crucial and decisive in ending the country’s political crisis.
ALGIERS- Twenty-eight technical bids have been successful for the exploitation of 13 sites of marble and granite in the province of Tamanrasset (1971-km south of Algiers), the chairman of the management committee of the National Agency of Mining Activities (ANAM), Djamel Khelouf, said Tuesday.
ALGIERS- Twenty individuals were arrested Monday, in Tamanrasset, Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam, by detachments of the People’s National Army who also seized two all-terrain vehicles, said Tuesday a communiqué of the National Defense Ministry.
ALGIERS- The tax debt, detained by the provincial tax directorates as well as the Directorate of Large Corporations (DGE), except for court fines, reached more than USD3,600 billion by the end of 2016, according to the annual report of the Court of Auditors, published in the last official journal.
ALGIERS- Algiers' Court of Sidi M'hamed on Tuesday ordered former ministers and businessmen convicted in the car assembly case to pay to the treasury, which joined the proceedings as a civil party, a fine of DZD20 billion as compensation.
ALGIERS-MPs of the People's National Assembly (Lower House) adopted Monday in Algiers the bill amending and supplementing Law 84-09 of 4 February 1984 on the territorial organization of the country.
CAIRO- The Algerian football team, 2019 African champion, was named the best African team and its captain Riyad Mahrez, the best player on the continent, at the African Sport Awards ceremony held Sunday in Cairo, Egypt.
ALGIERS-The two former Prime Ministers, Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal, prosecuted in cases of corruption and abuse of power, including the car assembly case, were sentenced on Tuesday to 15 and 12 years in prison respectively by the Sidi M'hamed court in Algiers.