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Algeria, Nigeria vow to take common positions at AU, UN

Xinhua - 20 Jan 2018
ALGIERS, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said Saturday that Algeria and Nigeria have agreed to take common positions at the African Union (AU) and the United Nations. Following his working meeting with his Algerian ...

Algeria hosts Western Mediterranean FMs conference

Xinhua - 20 Jan 2018
ALGIERS, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Algerian Foreign Ministry said Saturday that Algeria will host the 14th Foreign Ministers Conference of Western Mediterranean 5+5 Dialogue on Sunday. The conference will focus on "overall, shared and sustainable socio ...

Alstom ships first Coradia Polyvalent train to Algeria

Railway Technology - 22 Jan 2018
Alstom has shipped the first of 17 Coradia Polyvalent trains that have been ordered by the Algerian national rail transport company Société Nationale des Transports Ferroviaires d'Algérie (SNTF). The train is expected to reach the port of Algiers on 29 ...

Algeria will never be militarily involved in conflicts

Algeria Press Service - 22 Jan 2018
ALGIERS- Algeria will never be militarily involved in conflicts in Sahel countries, said Monday Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel, underlining however the priority attached to the fight against terrorism in the region. "Algeria will never be ...

Cepsa and Sonatrach to operate RKF oilfield in Algeria

Hydrocarbons Technology - 22 Jan 2018
Cepsa and Sonatrach have signed a concession contract with Algeria's state oil licensing body Alnaft for the operation of the Rhoude el Krouf (RKF) oilfield located in the Berkine basin. The new 25-year agreement includes the significant redevelopment ...

Jordan, Algeria sign seven cooperation agreements

Jordan Times - 21 Jan 2018
AMMAN — Jordan and Algeria have signed seven cooperation agreements in the sectors of industry, mines, trade, public works, transport, youth, sports and culture, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Friday. On the sidelines of the Jordanian ...

Maltese-Algerian Joint Commission to be revived after 30 years

Malta Independent Online - 22 Jan 2018
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela and his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel have agreed to trigger the necessary preparations for the revival of the Malta-Algeria Joint Commission. The joint commission, which was set ...

Algeria Aims To Develop Shale Gas Despite Challenges

E&P - 18 Jan 2018
Algeria is considered one of the main reliable gas suppliers to Europe through three trans-Mediterranean pipelines. The country's gas exports to Europe increased slightly in 2017 to 55 Bcm compared to 54 Bcm in 2016, according to Sonatrach CEO ...

Algeria drowning in hashish and cocaine, says PM

Middle East Monitor - 19 Jan 2018
The influx of drugs into Algeria is “an ingratitude for the future of the Maghrebins,” the Algerian Prime Minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, warned yesterday. Speaking at the opening session for the National Rally for Democracy (RND), which he heads, Ouyahia ...

Algeria court acquits 6 Mozabite Berber activists

News24 - 19 Jan 2018
Algiers - Six Mozabite Berber activists accused of attempting to overthrow the Algerian government and damage state security were acquitted in court on Thursday, their lawyer said. "Justice has been done in this trial that should never have taken place ...

Algeria gas plant marks five years since bloody hostage siege

News24 - 16 Jan 2018
In Amenas- Workers at Algeria's In Amenas gas plant gathered on Tuesday around a black marble memorial to mark five years since a deadly raid by Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists left 40 hostages dead. All trace of the four-day siege - which saw workers from ...

Algeria confirms Chinese MRL acquisition

IHS Jane's 360 - 16 Jan 2018
(Algerian Ministry of National Defence)The Algeria National People's Army's (ANP's) acquisition of Norinco SR5 multiple rocket launchers (MRLs) was confirmed on 13 January when the Ministry of National Defence released imagery showing the systems being ...

Tunisian security forces kill 2 Algerian Islamic extremists

Daily Mail - 21 Jan 2018
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Tunisian authorities say security forces have killed two Islamic militants in a remote western area of the country, near the border with Algeria. The Ministry of the Interior says in a statement a special unit of the National ...

UPDATE 4-Algeria signs deal with Vitol to cut fuel import bill

Reuters - 16 Jan 2018
Sonatrach, Algeria's only domestic oil producer, produced about 1 million bpd of crude in December, according to the Reuters OPEC survey. The North African country, which needs to meet surging domestic fuel demand, paid $800 million for fuel imports in ...

Algeria tackles ballooning import bill

Eyewitness News - 09 Jan 2018
ALGIERS - Algeria has temporarily banned the import of 900 products including cell phones, household appliances and vegetables in a bid to cut a ballooning import bill following a fall in energy earnings, according to an official document seen by ...

Algerian police violently disperse doctors' protest

Aljazeera.com - 04 Jan 2018
Human rights groups have condemned the Algerian police for violently dispersing a sit-in organised by resident doctors in Algiers, who have been protesting for weeks over poor working conditions. Images posted on social media show Algerian medical ...

Napoli defender Ghoulam named Algerian Player of Year

BBC Sport - 16 Jan 2018
He is also a reference given the lengthy career he had in Milan." Arguably Africa's finest left-back, Ghoulam made a series of exceptional performances with Napoli in both Serie A, where the club went 14 games unbeaten at the start of this season, and ...

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