Algeria: an "alarming" recovery according to an infectiologist
© Ryad Kramdi A vaccination point in Algiers, April 9 Ryad Kramdi / AFP) Officially, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune ensures that the epidemiological situation in Algeria is "under control " But the recovery of contaminations that approaches its daily case record (1,133) recorded in November 2020 is described as "alarming" by the head of a Boufarik infectiology service near Algiers. According to Dr. Mohamed Yousfi, hospitals are saturated and caregivers are "on the ball joints".
Algeria-Morocco / (Photo): Algeria recalls its ambassador to Morocco
Cairo, 18 July (Reuters) - The Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled its ambassador to Morocco Sunday To protest against the Moroccan representative at the United Nations defending the right to self-determination of Kabylie, in response to the support of Algiers to the independence of Western Sahara.
The former Spanish Sahara has been since the mid-1970s the scene of a conflict between the independence of the Polisario Front and Morocco, which occupies and administers the Western Sahara and considers it an integral part of its territory.
The closure of the land boundaries between Algeria and Morocco since the Algerian civil war of the 1990s has aggravated the tensions between the two neighbors, causing regular diplomatic crises.
The Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has suggested Sunday that it could take other retaliation measures against Morocco. (Nayra Abdallah in Cairo and Hamid Ould Ahmed in Algiers, French version Tangi Salaün)
COVID-19: Algeria extends its curfew and hardens the sanitary restrictions .
© AFP - Ryad Kramed An Algerian doctor administers a dose of VVID-19 vaccine to people in front of the El-Kebir mosque, in The capital Algiers, July 9, 2021. Extended curfew, gym and beaches closed ... Algeria has announced a series of restrictive measures Sunday and promised to accelerate the vaccination campaign to combat the propagation of the variant Delta. Algeria hardened its sanitary policy against the recrudescence of contaminations caused by the rapid spread of Variant Delta .