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Algeria urges for adherence to UN arms embargo in Libya

Algeria has called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya, an inter-Libyan solution and an adherence to UN Security Council arms embargo on the country. The remarks came in a meeting in Algeris between the Foreign Minister of Algeria…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Libya qualifies for 2018 African Nations Championship

The Libyan locals football team has qualified for the 2018 African Nations Championship in Kenya after beating Algeria on aggregate of two matches. Libya and Algeria drew 1-1 on Friday in Tunisia after Libya had won the first leg…

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