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Algeria: Army Kills 25
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The elimination of 25 terrorists in Bouira (122-km east of Algiers) was a "daring operation" and a "quality leap" reflecting the capacity of the People's National Army and the security forces in the eradication of terrorist groups, said Thursday in Algiers the (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2015

Mali: Parties Meet to Set Up Ceasefire Mechanisms
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The next meeting of the Malian parties scheduled for 25 May in Algiers will set up "mechanisms" and a "comprehensive and integrated system" for cease-fire and its monitoring in northern Mali, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2015

Algeria army kills IS-allied militants
Algerian troops reportedly ambushed and killed at least 22 militants allied to Islamic State as they held a meeting east of the capital.
[IOL] 20/05/2015

Algeria: Troops Kill 22 Suspected Islamist Militants
[Deutsche Welle] Algerian troops have carried out one of the largest counter-terrorism operations in years, killing 22 militants. The Islamists are believed to be members of the Caliphate Soldiers, a group loyal to the "Islamic (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/05/2015

Mali: France's Hollande Welcomes Tuareg Rebels Initial Mali Peace Deal
[RFI] French President François Hollande welcomed on Thursday Mali's main Tuareg-led rebel alliance initialling a peace document and signing a comprehensive agreement in Algiers.
[AllAfrica] 15/05/2015

Picasso painting smashes auction record
Picasso masterpiece, The Women of Algiers, became the most expensive art sold at auction, fetching more than $179m in New York.
[IOL] 12/05/2015

Pablo Picasso’s Women of Algiers sells for world record $179m at auction
Picasso’s Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie’s in New York. Eleven minutes of prolonged bidding from telephone buyers preceded the final sale – for much more than its pre-sale estimate of $140m. The evening sale also (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/05/2015

Algeria: Algeria, EU Ink Roadmap On Strategic Energy Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria and the European Union (EU) signed Tuesday in Algiers a roadmap on the implementation of the strategic energy agreement they had concluded in 2013.
[AllAfrica] 06/05/2015

Algeria: President Bouteflika Receives Malian President's Special Envoy
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received Tuesday in Algiers Zahabi Ould Sidi Mohamed, special envoy of Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
[AllAfrica] 06/05/2015

Mali: Violence Will Not Delay Mali Peace Deal, Says Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The violation of ceasefire and violence in the Malian cities of Menaka and Lere will not derail the peace agreement, which will be signed in Bamako on 15 May, said Tuesday in Algiers Mali's Minister of National Reconciliation Zahabi Ould Sidi (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/05/2015

Algeria: Al-Thani - We Very Much Rely On Algeria's Major Role in Solving Libyan Crisis
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Libya is very much relying on the major role of Algeria in resolving the crisis shaking it, Libyan Prime Minister Abdallah al-Thani said Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 05/05/2015

Mali: Ceasefire Breaches Threaten Mali Peace
[RFI] Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is calling on warring parties in northern Mali to sign a long-awaited peace deal. On a visit to Bamako, he stated that "Spain wants an accord." But last week's skirmishes are raising fears that the Algeria-brokered agreement will (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2015

Algeria: Cuban President Arrives in Algiers for Three-Day State Visit
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz started Sunday a three-day visit to Algeria, at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2015

Algeria: Cuban President Raul Castro On State Visit to Algeria Sunday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz will be on a three-day state visit to Algeria as from Sunday at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Presidency of the Republic announced (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2015

Algeria: Diplomat At Mauritanian Embassy in Algeria Declared Persona Non Grata
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A Mauritanian diplomat, of the same rank as Algerian diplomat Belkacem Cherouati, the first adviser at Algeria's embassy in Nouakchott, has been declared persona non grata by Algerian authorities, a source from the ministry of Foreign Affairs has (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/04/2015

Algeria: 'Made in Algeria' Consumption Campaign - Exploiting Local Potentials, Reducing Imports
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Encouraging households to purchase national products, exploit local potentials of production and reduce the imports are the main lines of the campaign on the theme "go local" which will start (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/04/2015

France probes failed church attack
French magistrates opened a formal investigation into an Algerian suspected of murdering a woman and planning a gun attack on churchgoers in Paris.
[IOL] 24/04/2015

Mali: Inter-Malian Dialogue - Minusma Chief Optimistic About Success of Algiers Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Bamako -The head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali Mongi Hamdi said to be "optimistic" about the success of Algiers Process with the signing of the peace agreement on 15 May by all the involved (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2015

Algeria: Global Oil Market - Mexico Highlights Importance of Algerian Initiative
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Mexico highlighted Wednesday the importance of the Algerian initiative aiming at launching dialogue between OPEC member and non-member countries, in a view to regulating the market by reducing the output, said a joint communiqué released at the end of working (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/04/2015

Algeria: 176 Dead, 4326 Injured in Road Accidents During First Quarter of 2015
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -176 people were killed and 4326 others injured in 3683 road accidents recorded in urban areas during the first quarter of 2015, said Wednesday a toll of the General Directorate of National Police (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/04/2015

France ‘foils five terror attacks’ – PM Valls
French police have foiled five terror attacks in recent months, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said. He told French radio that the latest was a planned attack on churches in the Paris suburb of Villejuif. A French-Algerian man was arrested on Sunday over the alleged plan, after he apparently (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 23/04/2015

France police arrest man ‘planning to attack churches’
French police have arrested a man suspected of planning an attack on “one or two churches” in a Paris suburb, the country’s interior minister has said. The man, a 24-year-old Algerian national, was detained on Sunday in Paris after he apparently shot himself by accident and called an ambulance. He (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 22/04/2015

Rwanda, Algeria strengthen bilateral ties
President Paul Kagame yesterday met with his  Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a bilateral meeting where the two leaders committed to strengthening ties, including in the areas of investment. Meeting earlier  in the day with Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, President Kagame spoke on (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 21/04/2015

Algeria: French Minister Makes Historic Visit to Colonial Massacre Site
[RFI] For the first time ever a member of the French government has visited the scene of a colonial-era massacre in Algeria. But some Algerians are asking why Veterans Minister Jean-Marc Todeschini has gone to Sétif nearly a month before the actual 70th annivesary of the (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/04/2015

Algeria: GDF Suez makes natural gas discovery
Algeria: GDF Suez makes natural gas discovery
French utility GDF Suez said on Monday that gas had been discovered in a region of southeast Algeria where it holds a licence with partners.
[Africa Report] 20/04/2015

Algeria: Algeria Hopes Libyan Parties Sign an Agreement 'As Soon As Possible,' Stresses Messahel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel said on Tuesday that Algeria hopes the Libyan parties will sign an agreement acceptable by all "as soon as possible" in order to allow Libya enter a new (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2015

Algeria: Niger Calls On Malian Movements That Haven't Signed Yet Agreement to Do So
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Niger Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Citizens of Niger Living Abroad Aichatou Kané Boulama called on, Tuesday evening in Algiers, the Malian movements that have not signed yet the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali to (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2015

Algeria: International Conference On Terrorism Next July in Algiers, Announces Messahel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria will host in July an international conference on terrorism, announced Tuesday in Algiers Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel.
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2015

Algeria: UN Calls On Political-Military Movements of Northern Mali to Sign Algiers' Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] New York -United Nations Security Council urged Friday the political-military movements of Northern Mali that haven't signed yet Algiers' agreement to do so without delay to resolve the crisis.
[AllAfrica] 13/04/2015

Algeria: Remarks By Kerry, Algerian Foreign Minister Lamamra
[State Department] Washington, DC -SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody, and it's my great pleasure to welcome Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, the foreign minister of Algeria. And I'm really happy to welcome him and his entire delegation here. (Inaudible) happy to have you (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2015

Algeria: Joint Communiqué On U.S.-Algeria Strategic Dialogue
[State Department] Washington, DC -The following is a joint communiqué from the governments of Algeria and the United States following their Strategic Dialogue meeting April 8.
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2015

Gabon: Gabon Relishes Afcon Host Victory
[Cameroon Tribune] Gabon was named on Wednesday as the hosts of the next African Nations Cup finals in 2017. They beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football's (CAF) executive committee at a meeting in Cairo. Gabon replaces war-torn Libya, who (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2015

Gabon to host 2017 African Nations Cup
CAIRO (Reuters) – Gabon were named on Wednesday as the hosts of the next African Nations Cup finals in 2017. They beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football’s executive committee at a meeting in Cairo. Gabon replaces war-torn Libya, who withdrew last (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 08/04/2015

Mali: Malian Crisis - Algiers Agreement, Privileged Tool for Return of Peace, Stability
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Malian peace and reconciliation agreement signed, more than a month ago in Algiers, is a privileged an inescapable tool for the restoration of definitive peace in this Sahel-Saharan country, even according to the parties to (...)
[AllAfrica] 08/04/2015

Online facet of 2015 elections
The constitution and Electoral Act in Nigeria do not allow for voting in the Diaspora, a feature of elections in Algeria and Tunisia, which has also been proposed in Angola. Nonetheless, Nigerians in the Diaspora who are interested in the 2015 elections have had to take to the internet to (...)
[The Nation] 01/04/2015

South Africa: President Zuma to Visit Algeria
[] President Jacob Zuma will on Monday undertake a two-day State Visit to Algeria at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Presidency announced on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2015

Cyclist Amanuel Gerezgiher wins International Tour de Constantine
Amanuel Geregiher, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team, became champion of General and Youth Classifications in the International Tour de Constantine, Algeria. Asmara, 28 March 2015 – Amanuel Geregiher, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team, became champion of General and Youth (...)
[Shabait] 28/03/2015

Eritrean cyclists register success in International Tour de Constantine
Eritrean cyclists Amanuel Gerezgiher and Mekseb Debesai, members of the National Cycling Team, currently taking part in International Grand Tour of Algeria 2015, yesterday won 1st and 2nd rank in the first stage of International Tour de Constantine respectively. Asmara, 26 March 2015 – Eritrean (...)
[Shabait] 26/03/2015

African Cup dreams end for Maghreb sides
Algeria and Tunisia exit CAN after contentious quarter-final clashes.
[Magharebia] 02/02/2015

Algeria, Niger join forces against terrorism
As the terrorism threat looms from Mali and Libya, the Nigerien president visits Algeria to discuss pooling resources.
[Magharebia] 28/01/2015

Algeria suffer surprise loss at CAN
Algeria and Tunisia face decisive matches, while Morocco fans regret the ban on their national team.
[Magharebia] 26/01/2015

Algeria preserves subsidies despite revenue drop
Despite a projected budget deficit due to lower oil prices, Algeria vows to keep its public investment policy unchanged.
[Magharebia] 22/01/2015

Algeria fights terror financing
Algerian authorities are using the law to dry up funding sources for terrorists.
[Magharebia] 22/01/2015

Algeria thwarts plans to attack oil installations
On the two-year anniversary of the deadly terrorist operation at the Tiguentourine gas plant, Algeria is boosting security.
[Magharebia] 21/01/2015

Algerian troops find slain tourist
The body of the French hiker beheaded last September was found after a jailed terrorist provided a tip.
[Magharebia] 16/01/2015

Algeria seizes weapons on Libya border
Tight security on Algeria's border with Libya is paying off.
[Magharebia] 14/01/2015

Algeria, Tunisia ready for CAN 2015
Maghreb football fans have high hopes for Tunisia and Algeria in the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations.
[Magharebia] 05/01/2015

Algerians decry fatwa against acclaimed writer
A salafist demands death for Algerian writer Kamel Daoud, sparking a public outcry against terror and attacks on free speech.
[Magharebia] 02/01/2015

Algeria pursues political solution in Libya
With Sahel states asking for an international intervention in Libya, Algeria is making another push for a diplomatic solution.
[Magharebia] 02/01/2015

Algerian army takes out Daesh terrorist
A senior Islamic State militant wanted for a brutal beheading is now dead.
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