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Algeria Wildfires: At least 42 people killed, including 25 soldiers who died saving residents

At least 42 people have been killed in wildfires ravaging mountain forests and villages east of Algeria’s capital, including 25 soldiers who died saving residents, the president announced. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Tuesday night tweeted that the soldiers who died saving 100 people from the fires in two areas of the Kabyle region are “martyrs. […]

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Algeria: Multiple wildfires spread in the North African country, at least seven dead

At least seven people have been killed in Algeria as forest fires spread in the North African country, the civil defence authority said on Tuesday.Two people were seriously injured, it added.State radio reported that some houses were completely destroyed, and al-Bilad newspaper reported that schools in Tizi Ouzou province were receiving citizens displaced by the […]

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Suspicious bags with half ton of cocaine floats off the coast of Algeria

Authorities in Algeria seized half a ton of cocaine floating off the country’s coast, after fishermen in the area raised an alarm. The fishermen spotted and reported suspicious bags floating in the water near Oran, a port city,  according to a press release from Algeria’s Ministry of Defense on Monday. Coast Guard units dispatched to […]