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Islamic militants abduct Italian tourist in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria – Suspected Islamic militants abducted an Italian tourist in Algeria's remote southern desert, state media reported Friday.

New US airline security measures anger some states

ALGIERS - Extra airline security checks introduced after the failed Christmas Day bomb plot are still evolving, a senior U.S.

Algeria counters violent image to lure tourists

ALGIERS - Algeria is an emerging tourist destination which is spreading the word to potential visitors that the image of a country overshadowed by extremist violence is out of date, the tourism minist

Algeria calls for investment in tourism

ALGIERS - Algeria announced on Monday it was slashing taxes on tourism projects to persuade investors that the country, emerging from years of violence, could become a hot new holiday destination.

Algeria to deploy 1,000 officers to protect tourism sites

In order to protect the country’s tourism beaches and to increase road safety, a new police unit is being established in Algeria, local media is quoting Algerian Public Security Chief Commander Muha

Algeria: Railway station bombed, 13 dead

ALGIERS, Algeria - Two bombs in quick succession rocked a train station in Algeria on Sunday, killing 13 people, including a French engineer and Algerian firefighters and soldiers who responded to the first blast, a security official said.

Supporting tourism development in Algeria

UNWTO supports Algeria’s tourism sector as a contributor to the countries’ socio-economic development. Secretary-General Francesco Frangialli delivered an opening speech at the First National and International Tourism Conference held in the Algerian capital (11-12 February) and opened by Prime Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem.

80 partnership deals inked by tourism Ministry with national investors.

80 partnership contracts pertaining to a myriad of projects designed to inject new life into the flagging tourism sector in Algeria, were initialled Saturday in Algiers between the ministry of National Planning, Environment and Tourism and a number of Algerian investors.

US Embassy warns Americans in Algeria

Algiers, Algeria - The U.S. Embassy in Algiers on Friday ordered its employees to tightly restrict their movements and urged other Americans in Algeria to do the same, citing indications of possible terrorist attacks.