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Nissan to set car assembly plant in Algeria

Japan’s second largest car maker Nissan Motor Co has announced it will launch a car assembly plant jointly with a local partner in view of meeting local demands for vehicles after the state imposed a ban on imported car. Nissan Wednesday signed an agreement with Hasnaoui Group in Algiers for the plant that will cost […]

Tunisia: record tourist numbers in 2018, revenues jump by 45%

Tunisia’s tourism revenues have soared in 2018 to $1.36 billion as the country saw the arrival of a record 8.3 million visitors, official figures released on Monday showed. Tourism revenues rose in 2018 by about 45 percent compared to 2017, the central bank figures showed. The number of tourists jumped to 8.3 million from 7 […]

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More than 100 Arab migrants and refugees ‘missing’ in Algeria

More than 100 Arab citizens are missing after seeking shelter in Algeria and others stranded at the border with Niger, The UN refugee agency said on Thursday. “Some 120 Syrian, Palestinian and Yemeni individuals were detained at the Tamanrasset Centre in southern Algeria before being taken to an area near the Guezzam border post (at […]

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China, Algeria celebrate 60 years of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to help promote further development of a comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Algeria. Thursday marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two nations. In a congratulatory message to his Algerian counterpart, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Xi said China and Algeria have enjoyed profound traditional […]

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Stakeholders to Sahara issue to hold second roundtable early 2019

The stakeholders to the Sahara issue, namely Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario have decided to hold a second roundtable on this regional conflict during the first quarter of 2019. The decision was made at the initial round table on the Sahara issue held in Geneva December 5-6, at the invitation of the UN Secretary […]

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Saudi crown prince visits Algeria

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived Monday in Algeria, where hundreds of people have been protesting the visit over the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The powerful prince and his large delegation were seen being greeted on a red carpet at Algiers airport by Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and members of his […]

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Morocco wants official response from Algeria to royal call for Dialogue

Following the recent call launched by King Mohammed VI to neighboring Algeria for a direct, open and frank dialogue to resolve all the Moroccan-Algerian issues, Morocco made several formal and informal moves to establish contact with Algerian authorities at ministerial level, but to no avail. So, Moroccan Foreign Minister held on Monday (Nov.26) at his […]

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Algeria stops 40,000 illegal immigrants per year from reaching Europe persecution

Algerian border guards have thwarted about 40,000 potential illegal immigrants from reaching Europe this year, Director in charge of the migration issue at the Interior Ministry, Hassan Kacimi said, without alluding to the summary expulsions of thousands of African migrants in harsh desert climate. According to Kacimi, the majority of people who try to enter […]

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Algeria: Release of six Generals detained for corruption

Algeria’s prosecutors have freed six generals detained on charges of corruption and wrongdoing in the North African nation. The former commander of the National Gendarmerie, Maj. Gen. Manad Nuba, former commander of the 1st Military Region Major General Habib Shantouf, former commander of the second district Major Saeed Bay, former commander of the Fourth Military […]

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Morocco’s return to AU underpinned by commitment to participate in Africa’s development dynamic

Morocco’s return to the African Union was underpinned by the Kingdom’s commitment to share in the development dynamic Africa is witnessing and to contribute to tackling the various challenges it is facing. The remarks were made by King Mohammed VI in a speech he delivered on Tuesday on the 43rd anniversary of the Green March […]

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