Algeria Newswire

Algeria Newswire

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  1. Zarif calls nuclear agreement - victory of diplomacy'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the nuclear agreement between Iran and the 5+1 group is "victory of diplomacy". The agreement revealed the fact that the only way to reach a result is "dialogue" and not "imposition" of sanctions or exertion of "pressure", he said in an interview with Algeria's national TV aired on Tuesday.

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  2. Algeria: Terrorist Arrested, Weapons Recovered in JijelRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A terrorist was arrested and weapons were recovered Monday by a detachment of the People's National Army in Jijel , said Tuesday the Ministry of National Defence in a statement. "As part of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of the People's National Army of the operational area of Jijel arrested, yesterday 31 August 2015, a terrorist and recovered a Simonov semiautomatic rifle, four hunting rifles, a cartridge-making device and a quantity of ammunition," said the statement.

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  3. Mali: Algeria, Mali Committed to Reinforce Dialogue At All LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Algeria and Mali expressed their commitment to reinforce the consultation and the bilateral dialogue "at all levels and on all occasions," said on Tuesday joint communiqu issued at the end of Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's working visit to Algeria. Presidents Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Ibrahim Boubacar Keita "noted with satisfaction the convergence of their political analyzes and their views on all matters, highlighting the active role that both countries are playing at the continental levels for the promotion of a climate of peace, stability and prosperity in development," the communiqu said.

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  4. Algeria: Algeria, Mali Call On Libyans to Engage in UN-Sponsored Dialogue in "Good Faith"Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Algeria and Mali expressed their "deep" concern over the deteriorating situation in Libya, calling Libyan parties to engage in "good faith" in the dialogue initiated by the United Nations Secretary General's special representative for Libya, Bernardino Leon, said Tuesday a joint statement at the end of the working and friendship visit of Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to Algeria. "As regards Libya, the two heads of state expressed their deep concern over the deteriorating situation in the country as it is threatening the foundations of the Libyan nation as well as the stability and security in the region," said the statement.

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  5. Algeria: President Bouteflika Honoured With Mali's Highest DistinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday was awarded the "Medal of the Grand Cross of Mali's National Order of Merit," by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali. "It is the highest distinction in Mali, bestowed on our big brother Abdelaziz Bouteflika," the Malian president said following discussions he held with the head of State.

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  6. Algeria: Building Materials - Nearly 30 Percent Drop in Import Bill in First Seven Months of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    Algeria's import bill of building materials totalled US$ 1.49 billion over the first seven months of 2015, against US$ 2.12 billion during the same period in 2014, down by 29.87%, said Monday Algerian Customs' National Centre of Data Processing and Statistics . In terms of quantity, Algeria imported 6.19 million tonnes against 6.64 million tonnes during the same period of reference, said the CNIS.

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  7. The Arab Had a NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Commonweal

    ... Everyone was knocked out by the perfect prose." Camus-whose journalism was certainly sympathetic to the plight of Algeria's indigenous Muslim population under French colonial rule-may have intended the victim's namelessness to signify Meursault's ...

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  8. Oil surges as OPEC reiterates its willingness to find 'fair' priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Age

    ... past year as Saudi Arabia, the world's top exporter, led OPEC to reject demands from some of the other members like Algeria and Venezuela to cut supply in order to prop up prices. The group opted to maintain production in order to protect market ...

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  9. Algeria: Army Kills One Terrorist, Recovers Ammunitions Sidi BelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | AllAfrica.com

    ... were seized," the ministry said. Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is to pay a working and friendship visit to Algeria from 30 August to 1 see more>>

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  10. Mali: Malian President On Working and Friendship Visit to Algeria From SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | AllAfrica.com

    Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is to pay a working and friendship visit to Algeria from 30 August to 1 September 2015, "at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika," a statement from the presidency the Republic said Saturday. "This visit will reinforce a long tradition of brotherhood, solidarity, cooperation and good neighborhood between Algeria and Mali," the statement said.

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  11. Discrimination against Arabic in Algeria?Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Jabal al-Lughat

    Attention conservation notice: The story below is probably being promoted as a distraction, to keep Algerians talking about language instead of about what happens when a succession crisis combines with a fall in oil prices, in a state almost entirely dependent on oil revenue. Nevertheless, while not the most immediately pressing problem facing Algeria, it deserves attention on this blog.

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  12. .com | Algeria detains former counter-terror chief - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | News24

    ... and is being held in Blida military prison 50km south of Algiers, the newspaper said. But the former head of Algeria's infamous DRS intelligence agency had been under surveillance since his retirement at the orders of a military judge, according to ...

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  13. Pope Francis, you are most welcome to UgandaRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Monitor

    In barely three months' time, His Holiness Pope Francis, head of the worldwide Roman Catholic Church, will arrive in Uganda for a three-day pastoral visit on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the canonisation of the Uganda Martyrs. He will arrive at Entebbe airport on Friday, November 27, which by interesting and may be divine coincidence, is my 68th birthday and hence for me the Papal visit brings glad tidings and double happiness.

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  14. UPDATE 1-Algeria to cut spending by 9 pct next year over oil price slumpRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Reuters

    Algeria's government said on Saturday it will cut spending by 9 percent next year due to the drastic fall in global oil prices as the OPEC petroleum and gas producer tries to counter the drop in energy revenues that account for 60 percent of its budget. Algeria still has more than $150 billion in foreign reserves and little foreign debt, but it relies heavily on its oil and gas revenues for a vast welfare programme for everything from housing to subsidised electricity, food and fuel that have helped ease social tensions in the past.

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  15. Remembering Sam Okwaraji: The quintessential offensive mid-fielderCYRIL C. NWOKEJI, BelgiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Nigeriaworld

    ... man who intrigued all with his exquisite skills; and having seen the Super Eagles flounder to a 1-0 defeat against Algeria, in Annaba, Algeria, in the first leg of the final Olympic qualifier, for the 1988, Seoul Olympic games, contacted the ...

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  16. Algeria's Oran to host Mediterranean Games 2021Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Xinhuanet

    The Algerian city of Oran, 430 km western of Algiers, on Thursday has been selected to host the Mediterranean Games 2021 following a vote by the members of the International Committee of Mediterranean Games , in the Italian city of Pescara, Italy. Algerian president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika congratulated Oran citizens and authorities for this achievement, saying in a letter: "I'm happy to hear the news of selecting the capital of the west to host this Mediterranean competition, it is an honour for both Oran and Algeria."

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  17. Algeria Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The Department of State urges U.S. citizens who travel to Algeria to evaluate carefully the risks to their personal safety. There is a high threat of terrorism and kidnappings in Algeria, as noted in the Department of State's most recent Worldwide Caution.

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  18. .com | Algerian army kills 2 armed Islamists - ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | News24

    Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened MDC legislators with unspecified action after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state of the nation address. Algiers - The Algerian military has killed two armed Islamists who had been active for more than 20 years, the defence ministry announced on Thursday.

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  19. Algerian troops kill five Islamist fighters in operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Jerusalem Post

    Algeria's armed forces have mounted operations against Islamist militants in the east of the country and killed five fighters in the past few days, the Defence Ministry on Wednesday. The campaigns were taking place in the eastern coastal regions of Jijel and Skikda, state news agency APS reported, citing the ministry.

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  20. Exciting CAF League climax as three share leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | New Vision

    ... to the semi-finals as runners-up, came from two goals behind to triumph 3-2 at pointless Mouloudia El Eulma of Algeria. CAF Champions League winners pocket $1.5 million (1.3 million euros) and secure a place at the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. ...

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