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Catholic Church beatifies 19 Christians in Algeria

09 Dec 2018

ALGIERS The Roman Catholic Church in Algeria has beatified 19 Christians killed in a civil war in the 1990s including seven Trappist monks who were beheaded at their monastery by Islamist militants.

Algerian mobile operator Djezzy added 1 million customers this year -CEO

06 Dec 2018

ALGIERS, Dec 6 Algerian mobile telecoms operator Djezzy has added 1 million customers this year and plans to further invest to offer more online payment services, its CEO said.

Bouteflika unable to receive Saudi crown prince due to flu - presidency

03 Dec 2018

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was unable to receive the Saudi crown prince during his visit as planned due to acute flu, the Algerian presidency said on Monday.

Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria

03 Dec 2018

ALGIERS Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Algeria on Sunday from Mauritania, resuming a tour of Arab countries after attending the G20 summit in Argentina.

Saudi Crown Prince to visit Algeria after G20 summit

01 Dec 2018

ALGIERS Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Algeria on Sunday for a two-day visit, Algerian state news agency APS said, resuming his tour of Arab countries after the G20 summit in Argentina.

Algeria's Sonatrach appeals to Sufi preachers to give gas plans a lift

08 Nov 2018

HASSI MESSAOUD, Algeria After persuading oil majors to help explore Algeria's vast shale gas reserves, state energy firm Sonatrach has started reaching out to a different kind of partner: mystical Sufi preachers.

Algeria's Sonatrach appeals to Sufi preachers to give gas plans a lift

08 Nov 2018

HASSI MESSAOUD, Algeria, Nov 8 After persuading oil majors to help explore Algeria's vast shale gas reserves, state energy firm Sonatrach has started reaching out to a different kind of partner: mystical Sufi preachers.

Algeria's Bouteflika eases grip of military with dismissal of generals

03 Sep 2018

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been dismissing generals to tighten his grip on power ahead of him possibly seeking re-election next year and to diminish the power of the military, analysts and diplomats said.

Algeria's state oil firm gets new management, targets brain drain

13 Aug 2018

ALGIERS The head of Algerian state oil firm Sonatrach has assembled a new leadership team, a senior company source said, aiming to reverse a flow of talent from an unwieldy state enterprise that keeps the country afloat.

Algeria's Bouteflika stops reforms to assert authority amid health concerns

07 Jun 2018

ALGIERS Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has stopped unpopular tax increases and reforms to assert his authority and counter doubts about his health, amid mounting speculation that he will seek a fifth term, analysts said.

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