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Algerian president transferred to German hospital

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday was transferred to Germany for a "thorough medical examination," the presidency said, a day after he was admitted...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

44 Algerian healthcare workers die from COVID-19 – Abderrahman Benbouzid

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Algerian Health Minister Abderrahman Benbouzid revealed on Tuesday that about 2,300 healthcare workers in the country have been infected with COVID-19, 44 of them...
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Algeria implements new anti-pandemic measures from July 10

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Algeria implemented new measures to curb the outbreak of COVID-19 that will take effect from Friday. Algerian national television ENTV announced on Friday that President...
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Algeria sends humanitarian aid to Niger, condemns attacks

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Algeria on Wednesday sent humanitarian aid to neighboring Niger and condemned Saturday's terrorist attacks in western Niger which killed some 20 civilians. ...
Lockdown

Algeria extends lockdown in continued effort to contain COVID-19

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The Algerian government on Tuesday announced its decision to extend the country's lockdown until May 31, in efforts to contain the spread of the...
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Algeria reports 4,648 COVID-19 cases in total

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Algerian health authorities on Monday reported 172 new COVID-19 infections and two more death cases, while President Abdelmadjid Tebboune urged for ensuring access to...
Algeria Oil and energy cooperation

Algerian Sonatrach, Russian Lukoil ink agreement on energy cooperation

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Algerian state-run energy giant Sonatrach and Russian Lukoil signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on potential investment opportunities in the exploration and production of...
Security Council

Algeria urges UN to adopt resolution to halt hostilities amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Monday called on the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution to immediately halt hostilities in the world, amid...
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Algeria president warns to tighten measures after resurgence of COVID-19 cases

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Friday warned to tighten lockdown measures and shutdown businesses in case infections from the novel coronavirus continue to escalate. ...
Algeria Calls For Un Backed Political Solution To Libyan Crisis

Algeria calls for UN-backed political solution to Libyan crisis

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Algeria on Thursday called for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, based on the UN Security Council resolutions, that respects the free will...
Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad (2nd R) and Chinese Ambassador to Algeria Li Lianhe (3rd R) attend a donation ceremony of Chinese medical supplies at Algiers International Airport, Algeria, April 21, 2020. More Chinese medical supplies onboard a plane arrived at Algiers International Airport on Tuesday night to help the North African nation contain the spread of the COVID-19. The latest batch of supplies, weighing nearly 20 tons, included medical masks, testing kits, ventilators and other medical equipment. (Xinhua)

Algeria decides to reopen more businesses to ease anti-coronavirus lockdown impact

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The Algerian government on Saturday decided to re-open more businesses, in a move to ease the adverse effect of the nationwide lockdown imposed to...
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Algeria reports 129 new COVID-19 cases, 3,256 in total

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Algeria on Saturday reported 129 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number in the North African country to 3,256. ...
Lockdown

Algeria relaxes lockdown measures on eve of Ramadan

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday ordered the government to gradually lift the lockdown measures due to an improved COVID-19 situation. In...

Algeria reports 2,718 COVID-19 cases in total

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Algeria on Monday reported 89 new cases from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total cases to 2,718. In...

COVID-19 cases hit 1,914 in Algeria, 293 die

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Algeria said on Sunday that the novel coronavirus cases have reached 1,914 in the North African country, with a death toll of 293. ...
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Algeria reports 105 COVID-19 death cases

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Algeria on Friday reported 22 new death cases from the COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 105. ...
Medical Masks

China sends medical aid to Algeria to help combat COVID-19

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A plane carrying Chinese medical aid arrived on Friday at the International Airport of Algiers, as part of the Chinese efforts to help combat...
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Malaria treatment protocol approved for COVID-19 in Algeria as infections hit 230

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Algeria on Monday announced that it has authorized hospitals to use the treatment protocol meant for malaria on patients infected with the novel coronavirus...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Algeria to suspend cruises, flights with France

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Algeria on Sunday announced the suspension of all flights and sea voyages with France as of March 17 in a move to contain the...
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Algeria closes schools over coronavirus concerns

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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday announced the closure of educational establishments as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19. Tebboune announced the...
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Algeria confirms 1st COVID-19 case

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Algerian Health Minister Abderrahmane Benbouzid on Tuesday announced that the first COVID-19 case was detected in the country. In a statement to...
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Algeria, Qatar share convergent views on regional, international issues

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Algeria and Qatar on Tuesday confirmed that they share convergent views on prevailing regional and international issues. The remarks came as Qatari...
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Government meets with local governors to build “new Algeria”

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The Algerian government started on Sunday a two-day meeting themed "For a new Algeria" with local governors, Algerian official APS news agency reported. ...
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Algerian FM denies Libyan government disturbed by Haftar meeting

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Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum denied Libya's UN-backed government was discontented over his meeting with General Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the Libyan National...
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Algerian PM presents Plan of Action in lower house of parliament

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Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad on Tuesday said one of the most important challenges of the government is to get Algeria out of a...
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Suicide bombing kills 1 soldier in southern Algeria

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A suicide bomber on Sunday targeted a military barrack in the southernmost area of Algeria, killing a soldier, Algerian Defense Ministry said in a...
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Algeria, Libya plan to establish free trade zone

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Algerian Minister of Trade Kamel Rezig announced on Tuesday a joint initiative with Libya to establish a free trade area. "The government...
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Algerian, UAE FMs discuss cooperation, Libyan crisis

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Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum on Monday held talks with his counterpart of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan,...
Mali Terror Attacks

Algeria says Mali will defeat terrorism

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Algeria on Sunday "strongly condemned the "terrorist attack that targeted the Sokolo military camp in central Mali." "Algeria is confident that Mali...
Turkey is one of Algeria's leading trade partners [AFP/Getty Images]

Algeria, Turkey vow to cooperate in defense industry

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The Algerian and Turkish presidents on Sunday signed a joint declaration to establish a high-level cooperation council to boost their economic partnership. ...