Arrest warrant issued for Algeria ex-energy minister

International arrest warrants have been issued for former energy minister Chekib Khelil and eight others in connection with a corruption case at energy firm Sonatrach, Algeria's prosecutor general said Monday.

Khelil's wife, their two children, a right-hand man, Farid Bedjaoui also face arrest, Belkacem Zeghmati told a news conference in Algiers.