Posts Tagged ‘Algeria’

Algeria’s state oil firm abandons Libya drilling work

  • 27 November 2018 - 13:29
Algeria’s state oil firm abandons Libya drilling work

Algeria’s state oil and gas company has pulled out of Libya citing deteriorating security conditions. Sonatrach said it had first evacuated its personnel from Libya and then transported production equipment across the border. Algeria's Sonatrach had partnered with the Libyan National...

Tripartite meeting on Libya crisis to be held in Algeria

  • 20 May 2018 - 21:44
Tripartite meeting on Libya crisis to be held in Algeria

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, along with his Tunisian and Algerian counterparts, will take part in a tripartite meeting on Libya on Monday in Algeria, according to spokesperson of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zeid. Abu Zeid said that the meeting comes...

UN envoy discussed in Algeria Libyan elections by 2018 end

  • 15 May 2018 - 14:23
UN envoy discussed in Algeria Libyan elections by 2018 end

The Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel received on Saturday the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salame, in the Algerian capital Algiers. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Messahel discussed with Salame...

Algerian authorities discover arms cache on border with Libya

  • 23 April 2018 - 22:22
Algerian authorities discover arms cache on border with Libya

The Algerian Ministry of Defense announced today the discovering of a weapon cache allegedly belonging to terrorists in Tarat town, border with Libya. The pictures published by the Algerian authorities showed two antitank missiles, two sniper rifles,two Kalashnikov machine guns and munitions,...

Algeria mourns 257 people killed in military aircraft crash

  • 12 April 2018 - 16:19
Algeria mourns 257 people killed in military aircraft crash

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has decreed three days of national mourning after 257 people were killed in the country's worst plane crash, the state press service, Algerie Presse Service, reported on Wednesday. "Following the crash of an air force Ilyushin today, killing 257 people,...

Algeria welcomes Misurata-Zintan reconciliation agreement

  • 1 April 2018 - 10:39
Algeria welcomes Misurata-Zintan reconciliation agreement

Algeria on Saturday welcomed the reconciliation that just concluded between the two Libyan cities of Misrata and Zentan. The spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Abdelaziz Benali Cherif said that this agreement is "a step in the right direction towards of national reconciliation and understanding...

Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria support Libyan Political Agreement

  • 18 December 2017 - 12:42
Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria support Libyan Political Agreement

The foreign ministers of Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria renewed their support for the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) as a framework for a political solution in Libya. The ministers, in a statement issued at the end of their meeting on Sunday, called on all Libyan parties to uphold the interests of...

Libya’s Prime Minister to visit Algeria to review the country’s political crisis

  • 17 December 2017 - 11:20
Libya’s Prime Minister to visit Algeria to review the country’s political crisis

The head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Sarraj, will pay a working visit to Algeria on Sunday, said the Algerian Prime Minister Office in a statement on Saturday. The statement pointed out that the head of the GNA will discuss with Prime Minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, "the...

Protests in Algeria over Tamazight language

  • 17 December 2017 - 11:11
Protests in Algeria over Tamazight language

Algeria's Berber protested a decision by the Algerian parliament to discard an adjustment to the country's 2018 budget that would allow schools to teach the Tamazight language. The protests called for the government to assign state funds to be used to protect and support their native...

Algerians detained in Libya return home

  • 21 November 2017 - 15:34
Algerians detained in Libya return home

The Algerian ministry of foreign affairs confirmed on Monday that all Algerian citizens detained in the Libyan city of Zuwara have returned to Algeria on Sunday. The spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs, Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Sharif said "the consulate of Algeria in Qafsa was in charge...