ALGIERS- The news agency Algerie Press Service (APS) has been mobilized to ensure "impartial and objective" media coverage of the activities of parties and candidates running in legislative elections of 4 May, during the election campaign, which will begin on Sunday 9 April.
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale hit the commune of Beni Haoua, in Chlef (208-km west of Algiers) on Friday at 3:26 pm, said the National Centre for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a statement.
The epicentre was located 17 kilometres southeast of Beni Haoua, said the statement.
ALGIERS- Eighteen Algerian judokas, including nine women, will compete in the African Judo Championship in Antananarivo, Madagascar, from 14 to 16 April, the Algerian federation FAJ told APS on Friday.
JIJEL- Jijel is set to become a major industrial hub in North Africa and Arab world with the commissioning of the steel complex of Bellara by the end of April.
WASHINGTON- The fourth session of the Algerian-U.S. Dialogue on security and fight against terrorism was "useful" and "fruitful," said Thursday in Washington Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel.
ALGIERS- Seven homemade mines were destroyed Thursday in Tebessa by an Army detachment, the ministry of National Defence said Friday in a statement.
ALGIERS- Minister of Energy Noureddine Boutarfa and the director general of the French Development Agency (AfD), Remy Rioux, examined Thursday in Algiers financing opportunities of renewable energy projects, the ministry said in a statement.
WASHINGTON- Algeria is a United States' key partner in the security field, Justin Siberell, the acting coordinator for Counterterrorism in the Bureau of Counterterrorism (CT) at the U.S. Department of State, said Thursday in Washington.
WASHINGTON (United States)- Algeria and the United States held Thursday in Washington, DC, their fourth annual bilateral dialogue on security and the fight against terrorism.