ALGIERS- “Algeria which has always succeeded in containing the phenomenon of illegal migration is to day facing an unfounded criticism campaign,” said Sunday, in Algiers, Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Nouredine Bedoui.

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ALGIERS- Algeria will not agree to host centres for illegal immigrants, said Sunday in Algiers Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui.

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NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania) – Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia declared Saturday in Nouakchott that Algeria "will not agree to host centres for illegal migrants,"  stressing that Algeria position on this matter has already been expressed by Foreign Minister  Abdelkader Messahel.

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WASHINGTON- Algeria remains a country of transit and destination for the illegal migrants coming mainly from sub-Saharan African countries, said the annual report of the U.S Department of State on trafficking in persons, published Thursday in Washington.

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ALGIERS- Algeria has expressed to the Office of the UN High-Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), through its permanent representative to Geneva, its "strong disapproval" of the "unacceptable" remarks made by UN agency's spokesperson regarding the conditions in which illegal migrants were returned to their respective countries, the ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday in a statement.

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ALGIERS- Algeria has strongly denied allegations of some non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that it has failed in its international obligations of solidarity towards sub-Saharan migrants, said Thursday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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ORAN- The nineteen African nationals, rescued last week off Cape Falcon in the commune of Ain El Turck, are receiving medical and psychological care at Dar Rahma Centre in Misserghine (Oran, 432-km west of Algiers.

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ORAN (Algeria) – Fifteen bodies of Sub-Saharan would –be immigrants have been found on an inflatable boat coming from Morocco, while 19 others were rescued Sunday off Cape Falcon, Aïn El Turck in Oran (342 km west of Algiers), by the territorial units of coast guards of Oran, Cost Guard Communication officer said.

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ORAN- Fifteen would-be immigrants have drowned and 19 others were rescued on Sunday after their boat sank off Cape Falcon, in the commune of Ain El Turck (Oran, 432-km west of Algiers), said the Civil Protection.

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ALGIERS- A detachment of the People's National Army found and destroyed six homemade bombs, on Thursday in Batna (435-km east of Algiers), said the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué on Friday.

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