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Algeria blames Israel, Morocco for deadly wildfires

The Algerian president's office said two groups were responsible for starting the fires, one of which Algeria accused of receiving support from Israel and Morocco.
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Algeria blamed the deadly fires raging across the country on two groups it considers terrorist organizations, one of which Algiers accused of links to Israel and Morocco. 

Algerian officials have previously said the wildfires that erupted earlier this month were the work of arsonists and on Wednesday, the president’s office announced the arrest of 22 people accused of involvement. 

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