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News Algeria » Government: Algeria's Crackdown on Churches

News channel or source: http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2018/april/algerias-crackdown-on-churches
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

A fourth church in Akbou, a town in northern Algeria which has been operating without any government interference for more than six years, was also closed. Aissa insists the government isn't just targeting Christians. "The institutions that were closed ...

News Algeria » Government: Algeria: Caught In The Act

News channel or source: https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/algeria/articles/20180419.aspx
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

To placate Islamic conservatives the government is closing Christian churches and persecuting Algerian converts to Christianity. The Algerian constitution guarantees religious freedom but the government has adhered to the constitution selectively depending ...

News Algeria » Government: Algeria to tender up to 170 MW of wind and solar

News channel or source: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2018/04/17/algeria-to-tender-up-to-170-mw-of-wind-and-solar/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Through the tender, the Algerian government aims to deploy 50 MW of renewable energy generation capacity in the south of the country – where local power utility, Sonelgaz is currently still relying on diesel generators for electricity production – and ...

News Algeria » Government: Algeria lifts imports ban on food industry raw materials

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKBN1HP0SU-OZABS
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria’s government has temporarily reversed a ban on imports of some raw materials for its food industry after shortages hit local firms, the trade ministry said on Tuesday. Imports of the materials were prohibited in a ban on ...

News Algeria » Government: Algeria to add 1,500MW Power Yearly as it Targets 25,000MW Capacity by 2025

News channel or source: http://footprint2africa.com/topics/energy/algeria-add-1500mw-power-yearly-targets-25000mw-capacity-2025/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Algeria government says it wants to add 1,500MW power to the national grid yearly, as it targets 25,000MW generation capacity by 2015. According to Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni who made the announcement, the country will look at the possibility of ...

News Algeria » Government: Algerian martyrs to be beatified in Oran this year

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/04/12/algerian-martyrs-to-be-beatified-in-oran-this-year/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

The Algerian government has approved the holding of a beatification Mass in Oran for seven French Trappist monks who were martyred in the country in 1996. ORAN, Algeria – The Algerian government has approved the holding of a beatification Mass in Oran ...

News Algeria » Government: Algerian Muslim woman denied French citizenship over handshake

News channel or source: http://www.asianage.com/world/europe/200418/algerian-muslim-woman-denied-french-citizenship-over-handshake.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The government said her behaviour showed she was 'not assimilated ... France's highest administrative court has upheld a decision to deny a French passport to an Algerian Muslim who refused to shake hands with officials during her citizenship ceremony ...

News Algeria » Government: Algeria: Government Approves Beatification Mass For Seven Catholic Monks

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/12042018-algeria-government-approves-beatification-mass-for-seven-catholic-monks/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

The Algerian government has approved the holding of a beatification Mass in Oran for seven French Trappist monks who were martyred in the country in 1996, AFP reports. “The beatification will take place in a few months, in the coming weeks, in Oran ...

News Algeria » Government: Algerian woman denied French citizenship for refusing to shake man’s hand

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2018/04/20/Algerian-woman-denied-French-citizenship-for-refusing-to-shake-a-man-s-hand-.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

A Muslim Algerian woman who wears the Niqab was denied receiving ... beliefs” prevented her from shaking hands with a senior official at the ceremony. The government said her behavior showed she was “not assimilated into the French community.”

News Algeria » Government: Algerian PM says economy to improve in 2018 as energy exports recover

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-economy/algerian-pm-says-economy-to-improve-in-2018-as-energy-exports-recover-idUSKBN1HL0SX
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Algeria is a major gas supplier to Europe and relies heavily ... “We can only be proud if the president decides to run,” said Ouyahia, who leads the pro-government National Rally for Democracy (RND) party. In a possible sign that authorities are ...