3.7-magnitude quake hits Batna

Friday, 08 June 2018 14:00
ALGIERS-An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit the province of Batna (390km east of Algiers) on Thursday at 3:15 a.m., announced the National Centre of Research on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- A quantity of 5.25 tonnes of foodstuffs meant for smuggling was seized Wednesday in In-Guezzam by an Army detachment, while 17 kg of cannabis were recovered in Bechar, the ministry of National Defense has said.
ALGIERS- Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, deputy minister of National Defence and chief of Staff of the People's national Army, will make a working and inspection visit Wednesday to the 12th Mechanized Infantry Division in Djelfa and Thursday to the Command of the 1st military district in Blida, the ministry of National Defence said in a statement.

Two drug traffickers arrested in Oran

Monday, 04 June 2018 15:55
ALGIERS- Two drug traffickers in possession of nearly 20 kg of cannabis resin were arrested in Oran (432-km west of Algiers) by a detachment of the People's National Army, said Monday the Ministry of National Defence in a statement.
ALGIERS-The 701kg of cocaine seized Tuesday by Coastguards in Oran were loaded on a commercial vessel flying the flag of Liberia coming from Brazil through the port of Valencia (Spain) before entering the national territorial waters, the National Defence Ministry announced Wednesday in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Thirteen drug traffickers were arrested Tuesday in Oran (432-km west of Algiers) by Army detachments that seized 45.5 kg of cannabis, the ministry of National Defense said Wednesday in a statement.
ALGIERS- An attempt to smuggle 701 kg of cocaine through the Port of Oran (432-km west of Algiers) has been thwarted by the Coastguard Department of Oran (2nd military district), in coordination with National Gendarmerie and Algerian Customs units, the ministry of National Defence said Tuesday in a statement.

3.3-magnitude quake hits Oran

Monday, 28 May 2018 07:42
ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale hit the province of Oran (432-km west of Algiers) on Sunday at 9:56 p.m., said the National Centre of Research on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué.
ALGIERS – Three smugglers have been arrested Friday in In-Guezzam and Bordj Badji Mokhtar by detachments of the National People's Army (ANP), said Saturday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry (MDN).
ALGIERS – Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, Deputy Minister of National Defence and Chief of Staff of the National People's Army (ANP), will be conducting a four-day working and inspection visit to the 6th Military Region in Tamanrasset, said Saturday the National Defence Ministry (MDN) in a statement.