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OIC, Arab League, and Saudi Arabia to resolve Algeria-Morocco dispute

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Arab League and Saudi Arabia have called for a peaceful “dialogue” to bring the dispute between Algeria and Morocco to an end. Due to months of resurgent tensions between the North African rivals leading to “hostile actions”, Algeria earlier cut ties with Morocco. Following Algeria’s declaration, a statement …

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France to return remains of 24 fighters killed during colonisation of Algeria

France is returning the remains of 24 members of Algeria’s resistance movement who were killed in the 19th century. One of the leaders whose remains are to be returned is Sheikh Bouzian, who was captured in 1849 by the French, shot and decapitated. © Ali Farid Belkadi Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday said France will …

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OPEC Conference: Algeria advocates immediate reduction in oil production

Algeria, which chairs the presidency of the OPEC Conference, has urged oil-producing countries to seize the opportunity of the meeting scheduled on 9 April in order to agree on “a global, massive and immediate” production cut. “Algeria calls upon all oil producing countries to seize the opportunity of the meeting scheduled to be held on …

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Africa’s Second Covid-19 Case Confirmed in Algeria

A second COVID-19 case is confirmed in Africa.  Algeria is the country that has this unenviable record The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform of Algeria has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19. Health authorities report that tests indicate that an Italian adult, who arrived in the country on 17 February 2020 has tested …

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