Algiers plays down US opposition to former FM’s choice as UN Special Envoy to Libya

Algeria Tuesday said it was proud UN Chief Antonio Guterres proposed to appoint the country’s veteran diplomat and former Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra who later backtracked after U.S objected to his appointment, TSA reports. Mohand Oussaïd Belaid, spokesperson of President Read more

Algeria: African Business Forum Ends In Disarray, Raising International Concerns

Transition from centrally planned economy to free market is not easy as the Algerian authorities must have realized this week when they saw their African Business forum crumbling before their eyes. They must have felt upset and terribly humiliated to Read more

Algeria: Morocco wants Algiers to join Western Sahara talks

U.N’s special envoy to Western Sahara Christopher Ross told the Security Council that his efforts to settle the territorial dispute between Morocco and the Polisario Front “have not borne any real fruit” according to the Morocco world news but Rabat Read more

Kuwait : No Tension Between Arab States

The meeting of the foreign ministers of member states of the Arab League has passed without major incidents despite tensions rising few weeks prior to the meeting. Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates recalled their ambassadors from Qatar Read more