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Algeria: Army Kills One Terrorist, Recovers Ammunitions Sidi Bel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A detachment of the National Popular Army (ANP) special troops killed one terrorist and recovered ammunition, following an ambush on Friday in Sidi Bel Abbes (west of Algiers), said Saturday a statement from the Ministry of National Defence (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/08/2015

Mali: Malian President On Working and Friendship Visit to Algeria From Sunday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is to pay a working and friendship visit to Algeria from 30 August to 1 September 2015, "at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika," a statement from the presidency the Republic said (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/08/2015

Algeria: Pro-Autonomy Activists Detained
[HRW] Algerian authorities should release or try within a reasonable time in a fair and open trial a pro-Amazigh activist, Kameleddine Fekhar, and his 24 co-defendants, Human Rights Watch said today. Fekhar has since 2013 called for autonomy of the Mzab, a northern Sahara region, and has (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/08/2015

Algeria: Messahel - Algerian Government Has Important Role in Supporting Youth
[Algerie Presse Service] Amman -Minister for Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel emphasized on Friday in Amman, the "special" place occupied by the Algerian youth, and the "important" role of the government to support (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/08/2015

Algeria: Ghost of French Colonialism Haunts Education Debate
[RFI] A proposal for changing the way school children in Algeria learn how to read and write has sparked a storm of protest, underscoring sensitivities about language half a century after independence from France. Under the scheme, teachers use Standard Arabic even though few Algerians have it (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/08/2015

Mali: International Mediation Concerned Over Clashes in Kidal, Calls for Respect of Algiers Peace Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The International mediation in the Malian crisis, concerned over the recent clashes in the Kidal region, in northern Mali, called for respecting the clauses of the peace agreement, resulted from Algiers (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/08/2015

Five arressted in Italy over human trafficking
Italian police have arrested five men accused of multiple murders and human trafficking following a deadly shipwreck off the coast of Libya which left more than 200 people feared drowned. Two Libyans, two Algerians and a Tunisian, ranging in age from 21 to 24, were placed under formal arrest on (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 08/08/2015

Five arrested over Med migrant deaths
Italy arrested three Libyans and two Algerians in connection with the “death by drowning” of about 200 migrants in the Mediterranean.
[IOL] 07/08/2015

Groom Sues Bride After Seeing Her “Frightening” Face Without Makeup
So much for wedded bliss! An Algerian groom is seeking $20,000 in damages from his new bride just one day after their wedding. Emirates 247 reports that he’s suing her for fraud and psychological suffering because she tricked him — with makeup. An Algerian groom took his bride to court just a day (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 06/08/2015

Algeria: Algerian-Niger BBC Meeting - Three-Sub Committees Set Up to Boost Border Cooperation
[Algerie Presse Service] Niamey -Three sub committees on issues of security of people and property, socio-economic affairs and administrative cooperation have been set up Thursday in Niamey, during the meeting of the Algerian-Niger Bilateral Border Committee (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/07/2015

Algeria: President Bouteflika Conducts Partial Cabinet Reshuffle
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Thursday conducted a cabinet reshuffle, in accordance with the clauses of Article 79 of the Constitution, the Presidency of the Republic told (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/07/2015

Algeria cuts spending as energy revenue forecast falls 50 percent
Algeria cuts spending as energy revenue forecast falls 50 percent
Algeria will trim spending in its 2015 budget by 1.35 percent, expecting a slump in oil prices to reduce its energy earnings by 50 percent, the government said on Thursday.
[Africa Report] 23/07/2015

Algeria: Al-Qaeda Affiliate Claims Killing of Soldiers
[Capital FM] Nicosia -Al-Qaeda's North African branch said it killed 14 Algerian soldiers in an ambush southwest of the Algerian capital, in what would be the deadliest attack on the army in over a year.
[AllAfrica] 19/07/2015

11 Algerian soldiers killed in attack
At least 11 Algerian soldiers were killed after they were attacked by gunmen west of the capital Algiers, a security source has said. The source did not give further details about the attack which took place on Thursday night in the Ain Defla area. Algeria has found stability after a 1990s war (...)
[The Nation] 19/07/2015

Algeria: Islamist Gunmen Kill Soldiers - Security Source
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Algiers -At least 11 Algerian soldiers were killed after they were attacked by Islamist gunmen west of the capital Algiers, a security source said on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 18/07/2015

Dreams that wither and die in the African desert
NIAMEY, 15 July 2015 (IRIN) - It is estimated that more than 100,000 West Africans will cross Niger this year on their way to Europe. But many don't even reach the coasts of places like Algeria, Libya or Morocco to try their luck on the perilous boat journeys. For many, their dreams wither and (...)
[IRIN] 15/07/2015

Algeria: Algeria Firmly Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria has firmly condemned the series of attacks perpetrated this weekend, by the terrorist group "Boko Haram" in Nigeria, said Saturday Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Abdelaziz Benali-Cherif.
[AllAfrica] 06/07/2015

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.
[Magharebia] 23/12/2014

Algeria presses for Libya dialogue
Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra is working to effect a peaceful end to the Libya crisis.
[Magharebia] 15/12/2014

Top jihadist leader killed in Sahel
A senior lieutenant of Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar was just taken out in northern Mali.
[Magharebia] 15/12/2014

FIFA Club World Cup defeat for ES Setif
In other week-end sports, MCA lose their Algeria title, Mauritania's champions are in danger and Wydad Casablanca solidify their lead.
[Magharebia] 15/12/2014

African experts discuss security threats
Algeria is pushing for a world-wide ban on ransom payments to terror groups.
[Magharebia] 12/12/2014

Algeria border woes affect region
Terrorists, traffickers and harragas eye passage across Algeria's vast borders. Security forces are taking unprecedented measures to keep them out.
[Magharebia] 12/12/2014

Algeria to Up Spending on Cereal Imports
North Africa is struggling with the prospect of reduced cereal harvesting.
[The North Africa Journal] 22/10/2014

Algeria: Police Demonstration is Symptom of Vacant Leadership
Competition between Arab and Berber tribes for jobs and land often ends in violent confrontations in Ghardaia. Ghardaia is situated in the center of Algeria in the Sahara desert. On October 12, tribal tensions flared up again as it did so many times in the past (...)
[The North Africa Journal] 22/10/2014

The Thorny Issue of Algeria’s Solid Waste Treatment
The French waste management firm Suez Environnement is currently seeking fresh opportunities to enter the Algeria solid waste treatment market. The firm has recently dispatched some of its senior managers to explore the possibility of offering services either by itself or through a joint (...)
[The North Africa Journal] 16/09/2014

Algeria Ends Highway Construction Contract with Group of Japanese Firms
The North Africa Journal | The Algerian government announced that it has ended its contract with a group of Japanese companies formed to build a lengthy section of the Algerian east-west motorway.
[The North Africa Journal] 16/09/2014

Africa misses out on first World Cup semi-final spot
Nigeria and Algeria have failed to set up an all-African quarter-final fixture that would have seen an African team in the semi-final of the World cup for the first time after the two teams were eliminated in the second round stage of the ongoing finals in Brazil by France and Germany (...)
[Sierra Express Media] 03/07/2014

Africa misses out on first World Cup semi-final spot
Nigeria and Algeria have failed to set up an all-African quarter-final fixture that would have seen an African team in the semi-final of the World cup for the first time after the two teams were eliminated in the second round stage of the ongoing finals in Brazil by France and Germany (...)
[Sierra Express Media] 03/07/2014 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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