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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Algerian 2019 Aïd el-Fitr Public Holiday June 4

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique), upon the advice of the Algerian Commission nationale de l'observation du croissant lunaire, has announced that Tuesday, June 4, 2019, would be the first day of the non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "Aïd el-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holidays of Algeria.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Algeria 2019 Labour Day Public Holiday Announced

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique has announced that Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail".
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2018

  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Algerian 2018 Aid Al Mawlid Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) announced that Tuesday, November 20, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "Mawlid Ennabawi" (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Algerian Revolution Day Public Holiday 2018

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Thursday, November 1st, 2018, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "fête de la Révolution" annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Algerian 2018 Ashura Public Holiday Announced

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Thusday, September 20, 2018, had been declared as the date of the "10 Moharam 1440 de l’Hégire " and a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of annual Achoura (Ashura) non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Algerian Hijri 1440 Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministère Du Travail Et De La Sécurité Sociale has announced that Tuesday, September 11, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the upcoming Hijri 1440 Islamic New Year annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • Algerian 2018 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday and Tuesday, August 21 and 22, 2018, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Algerian 2018 Aïd el-Fitr Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique), upon the advice of the Algerian Commission nationale de l'observation du croissant lunaire, has announced that tomorrow, Friday, June 15, 2018, would be the first day of the non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "Aïd el-Fitr" (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holidays of Algeria.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Algeria Votes Amazigh Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian law on public holidays, enshrining the addition of Amazigh (aka. Berber) New Year as a new public holiday in Algeria, approved last month by Algeria's Council of Ministers, was approved unanimously by Algeria's Popular Assembly (APN).
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Algeria 2018 Labour Day Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique has announced that Tuesday, May 1st, 2018, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail".
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  • Mar
  • 11
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  • Algerian Cabinet to Enshrine Amazigh Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian law on public holidays is to be the main topic at the upcoming Council of Ministers, and is expected to enshrine the addition of Amazigh (aka. Berber) New Year as a new public holiday in Algeria.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Algeria Amazigh New Year Public Holiday Amendment

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Government has announced that it had approved, in Cabinet, amendments to the Algerian public holidays legislation, which would make permanent the recent declaration of Amazigh (aka. Berber) New Year as a new public holiday in Algeria ("Lors de sa réunion du mercredi 10 janvier, le Gouvernement a endossé un amendement à la loi fixant la liste des fêtes légales qui inclura ainsi le jour de l’An Amazigh correspondant au 12 janvier. Cet amendement poursuivra son parcours à travers le Conseil des ministres pour aboutir bientôt au Parlement").
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2017

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Algerian Western and Berber New Year Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Monday, January 1, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the Western New Year non-working public holiday in Algeria for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Algerian 2017 Aid Al Mawlid Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) announced that Friday, December 1, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public sector holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "Mawlid Ennabawi" (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Algerian Revolution Day Public Holiday 2017

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "fête de la Révolution" annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Algerian 2017 Ashura Public Holiday Announced

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Sunday, October 1, 2017, had been declared as the date of the "10 Moharram 1439 de l'Hégire" and a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of annual Achoura (Ashura) non-working public holiday in Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Algerian Hijri 1439 Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministère Du Travail Et De La Sécurité Sociale has announced that Friday, September 22, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the upcoming Hijri 1439 Islamic New Year annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Algerian Public Holiday July 5

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale has announced that Wednesday, July 5th, 2017, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée chômée et payée"), on account of the upcoming "célébration du 55ème anniversaire de la fête de l'indépendance nationale".
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  • May
  • 2
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  • Algerian Public Holiday May 4

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - In a communiqué released earlier this morning, the Algerian government's Direction générale de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme administrative has announced that Thursday, May 4, 2017, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday, for both the private and public sectors, on account of the upcoming legislative elections in Algeria.
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Algeria 2017 Labour Day Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique has announced that Monday, May 1st, 2017, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail".
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2016

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Algerian 2017 New Year Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Sunday, January 1, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the Western New Year non-working public holiday in Algeria for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Algerian 2016 Aid Al Mawlid Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) announced that Monday, December 12, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public sector holiday in Algeria ("La journée du lundi 12 Rabie El Aouel 1438 de l'Hégire, (12 décembre 2016), correspondant à la fête du Mawlid Ennbawi sera chômée et payée") on account of the annual "Mawlid Ennabawi" (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Algerian Revolution Day Public Holiday 2016

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "fête de la Révolution" annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 10
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  • Algerian 2016 Ashura Public Holiday Announced

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Wednesday, October 12, 2016, had been declared as the date of the "10 Moharram 1438 de l'Hégire" and a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of annual Achoura (Ashura) non-working public holiday in Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 28
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  • Algerian Hijri 1438 Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, October 3, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the upcoming Hijri 1438 Islamic New Year annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 4
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  • Algerian 2016 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday and Tuesday, September 12 and 13, 2016, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Algerian Public Holidays July 5-6-7

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale has announced that Tuesday, July 5th, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée chômée et payée"), on account of the upcoming "célébration du 54ème anniversaire de la fête de l'indépendance nationale".
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Algeria 2016 Labour Day Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique has announced that Sunday, May 1st, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail".
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2015

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Algerian 2016 New Year Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Friday, January 1, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the Western New Year non-working public holiday in Algeria for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Algerian 2015 Aid Al Mawlid Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) announced that Thursday, December 24, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public sector holiday in Algeria ("La journée du jeudi 24 décembre 2015, coïncidant avec la fête du Mawlid Ennabawi, sera chômée et payée pour l'ensemble des personnels des institutions et administrations publiques") on account of the annual "Mawlid Ennabawi" (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Algerian Revolution Day Public Holiday 2015

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Sunday, November 1st, 2015, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the annual "fête de la Révolution" annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Algerian 2015 Ashura Public Holiday Announced

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Saturday, October 24, 2015, had been declared as the date of the "10 Moharram 1437 de l'Hégire" and a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of annual Achoura (Ashura) non-working public holiday in Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Algerian Hijri 1437 Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Thursday, October 15, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the upcoming Hijri 1437 Islamic New Year annual non-working public holiday of Algeria.
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • Algerian 2015 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - Following tonight's surprise announcement of a change in the date of the upcoming Eid al Adha by Saudi Arabia, the Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Thursday and Friday, September 24 and 25, 2015, had been declared as the new dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Algeria 2015 Labour Day Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité has announced that Friday, May 1st, 2015, had been declared a non-working public holiday, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail".
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2014

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Algerian 2015 Public Holidays January 1 and 3

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Thursday, January 1, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria ("journée chômée et payée") on account of the Western New Year non-working public holiday in Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Algerian November 2014 Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian Ministry of Labour (Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale) has announced that Monday, November 3, 2014, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of annual Achoura non-working public holiday in Algeria.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Algerian Hijri 1436 Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Saturday, October 25, 2014, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the Hijri 1436 Islamic New Year.
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  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Algerian 2014 Aïd El Adha Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5, 2014, had been declared as the dates of the upcoming Aïd El Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Algerian 2014 Aïd el Fitr Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, July 28, 2014, had been declared as the first day of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (end of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Algeria Public Holiday July 5

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Sécurité Sociale has announced that Saturday, July 5th, 2014, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée chômée et payée"), on account of the upcoming "célébration du 52ème anniversaire de la fête de l'indépendance nationale".
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Algeria Extends 2014 Labour Day Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government, through its Premier ministère, chargé de la Réforme du Service Public has announced that Thursday, May 1st, 2014, had been declared a non-working public holiday, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail".
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  • Feb
  • 7
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  • Algerian Public Holidays Legislation Revision

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian bureau de l'Assemblée populaire nationale (APN) has sent to the Algerian government draft legislation to amend the current public holidays legislation in Algeria.
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2013

  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Algerian Ashura 1435 Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that tomorrow, Thursday, November 13, 2013, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the "Fête de l'Achoura 1435 de l'Hégire" (Hijri 1435 Ashura).
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Algerian Public Holiday November 1st

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian direction générale de la Fonction publique has announced that Friday, November 1st, 2013, had been declared a non-working public holiday, on account of the upcoming "fête de la Révolution".
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2012

  • Nov
  • 14
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  • Algerian Hijri 1434 Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that tomorrow, Thursday, November 15, 2012, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the Hijri 1434 Islamic New Year.
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  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Algerian 2012 Aïd el Fitr Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday, August 19, 2012, had been declared as the first day of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (end of Ramadan) non-working public holidays in Algeria.
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  • May
  • 5
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  • Algerian Public Holiday May 10

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government has confirmed that Thursday, May 10, 2012, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday, on account of the upcoming elections.
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  • May
  • 3
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  • Algerian May 10 Public Holiday Uncertain

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government has not yet announced whether it will declare a one-off non-working public holiday on May 10, on account of the upcoming elections.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Algerian Public Holiday May 1st

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian government has announced that Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday, on account of the upcoming "fête des travailleurs".
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2011

  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Algeria Declares July 5 Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Tuesday, July 5, 2011, had been declared as a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Independence Day celebrations.
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Algeria Declares May 1st Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday, May 1st, 2011, had been declared as a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming fête des travailleurs (Labour Day).
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  • Feb
  • 13
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  • Algeria Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday February 15

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Tuesday, February 15, 2011, had been declared as a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Mawlid Ennabawi (Prophet's Birthday).
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2010

  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Algeria Declares December 16 Ashura Public Holiday

    Ministère des Affaires religieuses et du Wakf (Algiers) - The government of Algeria has declared Thursday, December 16, 2010, as a paid non-working public holiday throughout Algeria, on account of the upcoming Ashura holiday (la journée du jeudi 16 décembre, correspondant à Achoura, sera chômée et payée).
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  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Algerian Public Holiday November 1

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, November 1, 2010, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming National Day (fête de la Révolution).
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Algeria Announces 2010 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Magharebia (Alger) - The Algerian Moon Sighting Committee (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire) has announced that the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday would be on Friday, September 10, 2010.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Algeria Declares July 5 Public Holiday

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, July 5, 2010, had been declared as a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Independence Day celebrations.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Algerian Public Holiday December 27

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday, December 27, 2009, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Achoura.
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  • Sep
  • 19
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  • Algeria Announces 2009 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    TSA (Algiers) - The Algerian Moon Sighting Committee (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire) has announced that the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday would be on Sunday, September 20, 2009.
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  • Jul
  • 24
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  • Algeria To Change Weekends To Fridays and Saturdays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - At the last Council of Ministers, the Algerian government has announced that, starting next month, Algeria would change its weekends from the current Thursday-Friday to the "mixed" or "semi-universal" Friday-Saturday.
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  • May
  • 5
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  • Algeria Business Pursues Move To Semi-Universal Weekends

    TSA (Algiers) - Another large Algerian company, Afia (subsidiary of the Saudi group Savola), has implemented, effective May 3, 2009, the semi-universal Friday-Saturday weekend, instead of the official Algerian Thursday-Friday weekend.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Algerian Public Holiday March 9

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, March 9, 2009, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Mawlid Ennabawi (Prophet's Birthday).
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Algeria's Siemens Moves To Semi-Universal Weekends

    Magharebia (Alger) - Another large Algerian company, Siemens, has announced that it will implement the semi-universal Friday-Saturday weekend, instead of the official Algerian Thursday-Friday weekend.
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  • Feb
  • 9
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  • Algeria Sets Date Of Presidential Election

    El Moudjahid (Alger) - The date of Algeria's upcoming presidential election has been announced for April 9, 2009.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Algerian Public Holiday January 7

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Wednesday, January 7, 2009, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Achoura.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Algerian Public Holiday January 1

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Thursday, January 1, 2009, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Western New Year.
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  • Sep
  • 29
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  • Algeria Announces 2008 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    SETIF (Algiers) - The Algerian Moon Sighting Committee (Commission nationale d'observation du croissant lunaire) has announced that the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday would be on Wednesday, October 1st, 2008.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Algerian Public Holiday January 1

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Tuesday, January 1, 2008, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Western New Year.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Algerian Public Holidays December 19-20

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Wednesday and Thursday, December 19-20, 2007, had been declared as paid non-working public holidays (journées chômées et payées) on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Algerian Public Holiday July 5

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Thursday, July 5, 2007, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Independence Day (fête de l'Indépendance nationale).
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  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Algeria: Renewed Week-End Definition Debate

    Magharabia - Renewed debate and furor about the definition of the week-end in Algeria, following Mittal Steel's change to Fridays and Saturdays.
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  • May
  • 17
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  • Algeria Declares Public Holiday To Coincide With Today's Parliamentary Elections

    The Middle East Times - Today has been declared a one-off public holiday in Algeria to facilitate participation in the parliamentary elections.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Algeria Announces Legislative Elections Date

    The Associated Press - Algeria will hold parliamentary elections on May 17.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Algeria Pressured To Observe Berber Public Holidays

    Le Quotidien d'Oran - The Haut-Commissariat à l'Amazighité has officially seized the highest instances of the Algerian State to have the Imazigen holiday of Yennayer (Berber New Year, January 12 or 13) added to the list of official Algerian public holidays, as specified by law n°63/278 of July 26, 1963, as amended and expanded by ordinances n°66/153 and n°68/149.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Algeria To Consider Electoral Public Holidays

    El Annabi - Legislative and municipal elections in Algeria are scheduled to take place during the months of May and October, and the Algerian Electoral Commission has recommended that the day of the legislative elections be made an official public holiday in Algeria.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Algerian 2006-2007 Year-End Public Holidays

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Saturday and Sunday, December 30-31, 2006, and Monday, January 1, 2007, had been declared as paid non-working public holidays (journées chômées et payées) on account of the upcoming Aïd el-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) and of the Western New Year.
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  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Algeria Changes Date Of Feast Of Sacrifice Public Holiday

    L'Expression (Algiers) - The Ministère des Affaires religieuses et des Wakfs announced yesterday, finally, that the date for the Aïd El Adha would be Saturday December 30, 2006.
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  • Apr
  • 9
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  • Algerian Public Holiday April 11

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Tuesday, April 11, 2006, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Mawlid Ennabawi (Prophet's Birthday).
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2005

  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Algeria Cancels June 19 Public Holiday

    Journal Officiel de la République Algérienne - Algeria's Parliament has passed the "Loi n° 05-06 du 17 Rabie El Aouel 1426 correspondant au 26 avril 2005 modifiant la loi n° 63-278 du 26 juillet 1963 fixant la liste des fêtes légales" which removes June 19 from the list of official public holidays in Algeria.
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Algerian Public Holiday May 1

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday, May 1, 2005, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Labour Day (Fête du travail).
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  • Apr
  • 17
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  • Algerian Public Holiday April 21

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Thursday, April 21, 2005, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Mawlid Ennabawi (Prophet's Birthday).
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Algeria To Consider Weekend Amendment

    El Watan - The Algerian government is said to be considering a change to the weekly non-working days (aka. weekends) in Algeria.
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2004

  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Algerian Public Holiday November 1

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, November 1, 2004, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming National Day (fête de la Révolution).
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2003

  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Algerian Public Holidays November 25-26

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Tuesday and Wednesday, November 25-26, 2003, had been declared as paid non-working public holidays (journées chômées et payées) on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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2002

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Algerian Public Holiday January 1

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Wednesday, January 1, 2003, had been declared a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming Western New Year.
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Algerian Public Holidays December 5-6

    Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers) - The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Thursday and Friday, December 5-6, 2002, had been declared as paid non-working public holidays (journées chômées et payées) on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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See also: Algeria bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Algeria)