ALGIERS- Deputy in the National People's Assembly (APN) Seddik Chihab said that the Algerian experience in the fight against terrorism is “comprehensive," as its objective was not limited to the fight against this scourge, but also entailed the support of the victims of terrorism during the 1990s, said Thursday a press release from the National People's Assembly.
ALGIERS- More than seven quintals of cannabis were seized by detachments of the People's National Army in separate operations carried out between November 25 and December 1, and which led to the arrest of 17 drug traffickers, the ministry of National Defense said Wednesday in a statement.
ALGIERS- The anti-terrorist and transnational organized crime section, created on November 15, has begun the judicial investigation in the first case under its jurisdiction, said Tuesday a statement from the prosecutor's office at the court of Sidi M'hamed.
ALGIERS-Counterterrorism cooperation between Algeria and France “is continuous” and France’s President Emmanuel Macron “is strongly” committed to bilateral ties, said Sunday French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin.
ALGIERS- A terrorist called Mustapha Derrar, released early October in Mali, was arrested Tuesday in Tlemcen (540-km west of Algiers) by the security services of the ministry of National Defense, the ministry said Wednesday in a statement.
ALGIERS- US Secretary of Defense Mark Thomas Esper underlined Thursday, in Algiers, his country’s willingness to strengthen cooperation with Algeria in the military field and the fight against terrorism.
ALGIERS- Army detachment eliminated Sunday a terrorist and recovered a submachine gun in a search and combing operation in Taxena, Jijel (350 km east of Algiers), the ministry of National Defense said in a statement.
ALGIERS-The Ambassador of the Republic of Burkina Faso to Algeria Oumarou Sadou on Sunday stressed that he received assurances from President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune that Algeria “is willing” to “support” his country in combating terrorism.
ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum said terrorism and transnational organized crime in the Sahel-Sahara region "must be addressed through a comprehensive and integrated approach," taking into account security and development issues.
ALGIERS-Detachments of the People’s National Army (ANP) discovered and destroyed seven bunkers in Boumerdes and Batna, and four homemade bombs in Medea under two search and combing operations, said the Army in an operational review during the period from 19 to 24 August 2020 released on Tuesday.