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Two Algiers churches blend to make one unified 'family'.

Two Algiers churches have recently combined to unite a community in faith, family, and friendship. Connect Church has united with Oak Park Baptist Church, located at 1110 Kabel Drive in Algiers, in the hopes of strengthening the congregation as well as...

- Times-Picayune - US

Algeria Appoints New Prime Minister Following Parliamentary Elections.

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday appointed Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who was housing minister, the new prime minister, replacing Abdelmalek Sellal in the wake of parliamentary elections. The president's office, quoted by national news agency Algeria Press Service , said the move to appoint a new premier came ...

- Albawaba - UK

Greece Returns 10 Migrants to Turkey Under EU Deal.

Greek authorities sent 10 people back to Turkey on Friday in accordance with a Turkey-EU migration deal, reported Anadolu Agency.According to a statement issued by the Greek Public Security Ministry, the 10 individuals were taken from Lesbos island in the Aegean Sea and were sent to the Dikili district of Turkey's western ...

- Novinite - BG

Algeria confirms PLZ45 acquisition.

The Algerian military confirmed on 22 May that it has taken delivery of Chinese-made 155 mm PLZ45 self-propelled howitzers when it released imagery showing them being used during an exercise. A photograph and video of six PLZ45s firing were released during a visit by chief-of staff Lieutenant

- Jane’s - US | Syria refugees stuck between Morocco and Algeria: NGOs.

A group of around 50 Syrian refugees trapped between Morocco and Algeria face a "catastrophic situation" as they are unable to move in either direction, rights watchdogs warn.

- - ZA

UK weather: Britain set to be as hot as Algeria this bank holiday with 27C temperatures.

Temperature records across the UK could tumble in the next few days as heat from the Continent sweeps north.

- - UK

Algeria commissions second Meko frigate.

Algeria commissioned the second of its two new A-200 MEKO frigates on 24 May in a ceremony attended by Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, who serves as both the chief-of-staff of the military and deputy defence minister. The two frigates were built in Kiel by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems ,

- Jane’s - US

Shipping movements.

These ships are expected in Malta: The Green Fast from Annaba to Annaba , the MV Eurocargo Venezia from Genoa to Catania and the MSC Rosa M from Singapore to Barcelona today. The Maersk Arun from Bejaia to Skikda and the Kriti I from Palermo to Palermo tomorrow. The MV Eurocargo Malta from Genoa to Catania on Saturday. The ...

- - MT | Algeria president replaces PM in wake of polls.

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has appointed a new prime minister, replacing his confidant Abdelmalek Sellal in the wake of parliamentary elections.

- - ZA

Algeria's presidency names new prime minister: state media.

Algeria's presidency has named former housing minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune as the new prime minister, replacing Abdelmalek Sellal in a cabinet reshuffle, APS state news agency reported on Wednesday

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait says OPEC, non-OPEC could deepen oil cuts.

By Ahmad Ghaddar, Alex Lawler and Vladimir Soldatkin VIENNA - OPEC and non-member oil producers could deepen output cuts or extend them for a year when they meet in Vienna this week as they seek to clear a global stocks overhang and prop up the price of crude, Kuwait said on Wednesday. The top oil producer in OPEC, Saudi ...

- Sify - IN

OPEC, non-OPEC hold informal talks to nail new oil cuts

By Alex Lawler and Vladimir Soldatkin VIENNA - OPEC and non-OPEC ministers meet for informal consultations in Vienna on Wednesday in a last-ditch bid to agree the duration of oil output cuts as they seek to clear a global stocks overhang that has pulled down the price of crude. The top oil producer in OPEC, Saudi Arabia, ...

- Sify - IN

'Something has to happen': Changes ahead for Algiers ferry terminal

But there's currently no money for any changes, public transit officials say.

- Times-Picayune - US

Ugandan appointed as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium

Msgr. Kasujja is a career diplomat who has served as papal envoy in different parts of the world since he entered the Diplomatic Service of the Holy See in 1979 and served in various diplomatic missions of the Holy See, namely Argentina, Haiti, Bangladesh, Portugal, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Algeria.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Algeria: Several Wounded in Crackdown on March of Retired Army Officers

Algeria: Several Wounded in Crackdown on March of Retired Army Officers...

- MENAFN - JO | 3 dead in Algeria military helicopter crash

Three Algerian naval officers were killed when their helicopter crashed after striking power lines during a night patrol southwest of Algiers, the defence ministry says.

- - ZA

Baku 2017 freestyle wrestling: Azerbaijan leaves no chance for Algeria

- Today.Az - AZ

Baku 2017 freestyle wrestling: Azerbaijan leaves no chance for Algeria

The freestyle wrestling competitions among women started as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku May 21.

- AzerNews - AZ

Baku 2017: Azerbaijani male volleyball team in finals

Azerbaijani male volleyball team defeated Algeria squad 3-1 at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku May 20.

- AzerNews - AZ

Russia keeping a close eye on Algeria

Algeria's new legislature, facing tough economic times domestically, needs to make gains in foreign policy to regain citizens' trust — something Russia might be able to facilitate.

- Al-Monitor - EG

UN chief congratulates Algeria on peaceful parliamentary elections

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has congratulated the people and Government of Algeria for the peaceful conduct of the 4 May parliamentary elections, for which he dispatched a group of electoral observers, his spokesperson said today.

- UN - INT

Oil Prices Rise As Most OPEC Members Back Deal Extension

Oil prices erased early losses to rise on Thursday afternoon after Algeria's Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa said that most OPEC producers are supporting the Saudi-Russian proposal for an extension of the production cuts until March 2018. As of 2:17pm EDT on Thursday, WTI Crude was up 0.73 percent at US$49.43, while ...

- - US

The last Muslim King in Spain

Based on original research, and drawing attention to the connections between the medieval Moorish king Boabdil, and current social and political concerns in Europe today, Drayson presents the first full account in any language of the Moorish sultan of Granada, and head of the Nasrid dynasty. The academic’s research has ...

- University of Cambridge - UK

Algeria/Morocco: Syrians Stranded at Border

– Algerian and Moroccan border authorities appear to be blocking two groups of Syrian asylum seekers from leaving the border area near the Moroccan city of Figuig, Human Rights Watch said today. The Syrians, including women and children, have been trapped there since April 18, 2017, in abysmal conditions, Human Rights ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Algeria goes to the polls—why the United States and Europe have a stake in its stability

Algerians go to the polls Thursday for legislative elections. The country's land borders have been closed to protect the process from terrorism and unrest. Algeria, the largest country in Africa and in the Arab world, is in a prolonged slump. Its search for new leadership and direction is stalled. The ruling National ...

- Brookings - US

Algeria: Inadequate Response to Domestic Violence

– Police inaction, insufficient shelter space, and ineffective investigation and prosecution often leave domestic violence survivors in Algeria at risk of further mistreatment despite a new law criminalizing spousal abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 59-page report, 'Your Destiny is to Stay ...

- Human Rights Watch - US


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