5.1 magnitude earthquake
At least two people are killed and 43 injured after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Northern Algeria.
An Algerian Air Force Mi-171 helicopter crashes during a military exercise, killing three crew onboard in Ain Defla Province, Algeria.
Sixteen people are killed and three others are injured after a road accident in Bordj Badji Mokhtar, Algeria.
The Algerian government announces that all elementary and high schools will be closed for 10 days due to an increase in the number of Omicron variant cases in the country.
France designates Algeria and Morocco as "high-risk" countries, which means that beginning from August 21, unvaccinated travellers will have to prove that their trip is essential, requiring a proof of negative COVID-19 test, and must accept a 10-day self-quarantine.
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returns to Algeria following treatment in Germany for COVID-19 since November.
Algeria reopens its embassy in Dhaka, after closing it in 1990.
Interpol reports that in six weeks it has detected more than a dozen people wanted for terrorism offences crossing the Mediterranean Sea using tourist routes. The joint operation involved Algeria, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain, and Tunisia.
German police arrest two Algerian men suspected of having links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and planning terror attacks in the country. One of the men detained, reported to be aged 35, had been living in a refugee shelter in the town of Attendorn, east of Cologne. Police say "investigations show that he has been trained militarily in Syria".
Algeria confirms that 37 foreign hostages were killed in the hostage crisis, and names the nationalities of the militants.
Voters in Algeria go to the polls for a legislative election.