NEW YORK (United Nations) – The United States on Tuesday asked for the postponement of a draft resolution prolonging Minurso mandate in Western Sahara following important divergences about its content, while the negotiations within the Security Council on a new version continue.
TIARET (Algeria)- The electronic barcelet, applied in some courts, will be generalized in next May and June, announced Tuesday in Tiaret, Justice Ministry’s General Director for Modernization Akka Abdelhakim.
ALGIERS-MPs of the People’s National Assembly (Lower House) on Tuesday welcomed the decision taken by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika to declare Yennayer a legal holiday and affirmed that history will remember this “brave decision that strengthens the foundations of national identity in its triple component.
TAMANRASSET (Algeria) - Group Sonatrach made an oil discovery in North of Niger, announced Tuesday in Tamanrasset (1920 km south of Algiers) CEO of Group, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour.
ALGIERS- Speaker of the Council of the Nation Abdelkader Bensalah reiterated Tuesday, in an audience granted to the member of the National Palestinian Council and head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs Intissar Al-Wazir, Algeria’s “unwavering” support to the Palestinian people for the establishment of their independent State with its capital al-Quds, said a communiqué of the Council.
TAMANRASSET- The national connection rate to electricity network exceeded 90% at the end of 2017, affirmed Tuesday, in Tamanrasset Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni.
ALGIERS-Algeria’s Ambassador to London Amar Abba on Sunday was elected by his pairs “Ambassador of the Year” for his “impressive presence on the diplomatic scene in the service of his country.”
ALGIERS- The national hydrocarbon group SONATRACH has signed, Thursday in Algiers, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iraq's Ministry of Oil, with the aim to strengthen partnership between the two countries, said the Group in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday has received condolence messages from several leaders, who expressed their sympathy and solidarity with Algeria over Wednesday's military aircraft crash near the air base of Boufarik (Blida).
PARIS (France)- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel said Thursday that Syria crisis should be settled by the Syrian themselves, rejecting any foreign interference.