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Algeria urges citizens to be ‘disciplined’ to help combat coronavirus

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Tuesday urged citizens to be “disciplined” to help ......

Tunisia frees 1,420 prisoners over spread of coronavirus

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied on Tuesday ordered the release of 1,420 prisoners in an amnesty to ......

Tunisia prints banknote featuring first woman doctor, Dr Tewhida ben Sheikh

Sunday, 29 March 2020

The Central Bank of Tunisia announced on Thursday that the new 10 Tunisian dinar note would feature ......

Syrian mercenary in Libya talks about Turkey recruitment: Video

Friday, 27 March 2020

A video shared by a battalion in the Libyan National Army (LNA) allegedly shows a Syrian mercenary ......

Libya confirms first coronavirus case amid concerns over preparedness

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Libya confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus on Tuesday, with years of violence leaving its ......

Libyan warring parties claim no coronavirus cases despite foreign fighters

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Neither of the two main warring parties in Libya has reported any cases of coronavirus in the ......

Algeria imposes curfew in capital to curb spread of coronavirus

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Algeria will impose a curfew to combat the coronavirus in the capital Algiers from 7pm-7am and a ......

Tunisia says over 400 arrested for breaking coronavirus curfew

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Tunisian police arrested more than 400 people for breaking a night-time curfew imposed to fight the ......

Algeria reports 62 coronavirus cases, bringing total to 201

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Algeria has reported 62 new coronavirus cases, bringing to 201 the total number of people infected ......

Libya’s GNA imposes curfew to combat coronavirus 

Sunday, 22 March 2020

The UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Fayez al-Sarraj in Libya declared a ......

Tunisia allocates $850 mln to combat effects of coronavirus

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Tunisia is allocating 2.5 billion dinars ($850 million) to combat the economic and social effects of ......

Royal Air Maroc suspends all domestic flights amid coronavirus outbreak

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc (RAM) suspended its domestic flights until further notice to fight ......

Algeria’s new coronavirus cases rise by 44 to 139

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Algeria said on Saturday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had risen to 139 from ......

Coronavirus: Tunisia orders lockdown, postpones loan repayments for poor

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Tunisia’s president on Friday ordered a general lockdown, limiting citizens’ free movement in an ......

Coronavirus: Algeria suspends public transport, closes cafes and restaurants

Friday, 20 March 2020

Algeria will suspend public transport, close cafes and restaurants, tell half its state employees to ......

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