China launches communication satellite for Algeria - Xinhua

China launched Algeria's first communication satellite, Alcomsat-1, into a preset orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern …

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BBC World Service - Focus on Africa, The 'open conflict' between Algeria and France

President Macron of France concluded his tour of African countries in Algeria this week. President Macron said his stated aim was to reshape the relationship between France and Algeria.<p>But what does Algeria want from its relationship with France? Akram Kharief, who owns and runs the MENA Defense …


Algerians angry at France over 'traitors'

<b>A recent comment made on Twitter by France's President Emmanuel Macron has angered many Algerians on social media.</b><p>During an official visit to Algeria this week, President Macron touched on a topic which is sensitive for many in the country which fought a bitter war of independence against …


Time to move on from Algeria's colonial past, says France's Macron

ALGIERS/PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron, visiting Algeria, said on Wednesday he would not be held hostage by France’s colonial involvement there and urged young Algerians to build for the future and not dwell on past “crimes”.<p>French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during his news …

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Emmanuel Macron looks to boost security, economic co-operation between France and Algeria

ALGIERS, ALGERIA — French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Algeria on Wednesday for a one-day working visit aimed at boosting security and …


Where Are the World's Largest Oil Reserves?

• Kazakhstan - 30 billion.<br>• China - 25.6 billion (replace Qatar in 2017.)<br>• Qatar - 25.2 billion.<br>• Brazil - 13.0 billion.<br>• Algeria - 12.2 billion.<br>• Angola - 8.3 …


Emmanuel Macron Visits Algiers

French President Emmanuel Macron is likely to use his visit to Algiers on December 6 to make another significant speech about France’s colonial …

Middle East

Algeria: Low Turnout in Local Elections

Algerians headed on Thursday to cast votes in local elections with no apparent enthusiasm, after an electoral campaign that reflected economic …

Middle East

AFP: Algeria stops almost 300 would-be migrants at sea

Picture: AFP<p><b>Algiers.</b> Algeria's coastguard has intercepted almost 300 Algerians off the North African nation's coast as they tried to reach Europe on …

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Nigeria vs Argentina kicks off 5pm

Tomorrow’s friendly match between 2018 World Cup qualifiers Nigeria and Argentina will kick off by 5pm Nigerian time, just as officials have also …


Algeria Expects to Double Economic Growth in 2018

The Algerian government expects its economy to grow by 4 percent in 2018, up from the 2.2 percent forecast for this year, as oil prices recover, the …

Middle East

Administrative Agent in the Consulate General of Algeria to fight in Brave

Share Email Comments<p>Brave Combat Federation has set new milestones as it expands the horizon for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in the region. Tahar …


Algeria renews calls for fighters’ skulls to be returned by France

Algeria has renewed calls for the return of the skulls belonging to Algerian independence fighters which are currently being displayed in a French …

Middle East

Malaria Campaign Saving Young Lives in Nigeria

In Borno State, the number of malaria cases and deaths has soared, particularly among young children. WHO recently launched a special campaign aimed …


eNCA | Algeria appeals for an end to terrorism in west Africa

Algeria hosted the first meeting of the global counter-terrorism forum, aiming at promoting regional and international cooperation.

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Russia's balancing act in North Africa

Despite Russia's very different relations with Algeria and Morocco, Moscow takes pains to treat them the same.


Algeria ‘fails’ on human rights and freedom of expression, says EU

The European Council this week revealed findings from the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in which it noted several “failures” in …

Rights & Freedoms

Two Decades Later, Algeria Protects Mystery of Bentalha Massacre

Twenty years ago tonight, around sunset, masked gunmen approached the village of Bentalha, on the outskirts of Algeria’s capital, Algiers. They …

North Africa: Morocco and Algeria's Changing Roles in Managing Migration

[ISS] Algeria and Morocco are taking a central role in managing migration from Africa to Europe by legalising the stay of sub-Saharan African …


In Algeria, taboos and law deter organ donors

Algerian doctor Ahmed Bougroura (R), head of nephrology department at Batna's university hospital, 435 kms east of Algiers, talks to a transplant …

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Venezuela's Maduro sees progress after Algeria oil talks

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday held energy talks with Algerian officials saying there had been a "good …


Algeria: Exceptional Measures to Cover Budget Deficit - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive

London- Algeria’s government has approved draft amendments to a law aimed at securing new funding sources to cover budget deficits as it struggles to …

Middle East

Policeman died hugging suicide bomber to protect colleagues

<b>A police officer sacrificed himself by jumping on a suicide bomber to protect his colleagues from the blast.</b><p>The attacker tried to get into a police …


Police officer 'throws himself on suicide bomber to protect colleagues'

A policeman was killed after a suicide bomber tried to blow up a police station in western Algeria.<p>“The policemen on duty responded quickly, and one …


Zambia deliver hammer blow to Algeria World Cup hopes

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Brian Mwila scored two first-half goals as 10-man Zambia claimed their first victory of the group phase of Africa's World Cup qualifiers and effectively ended Algeria's hopes with a 3-1 triumph on Saturday.<p>Zambia moved into second place in Group B as they advanced to four points, …


With Mahrez missing, Algeria loses in World Cup qualifying

Algeria may regret the decision to allow Riyad Mahrez to leave the team camp to sort out his club future.<p>Without its best player, Algeria lost 3-1 in Zambia in World Cup qualifying on Saturday to stay last in its group.<p>The defeat to a Zambia team that played most of the second half with 10 men …


Islamic state claims responsibility for Algeria suicide attack: Amaq

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that hit a police station in western Algeria and killed two policeman on Thursday, the group’s Amaq news agency said.<p>“A martyr from Islamic State detonated a suicide vest close to the Algerian police station in the city of …

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Fethi Sahraoui Portrays Algeria with his iPhone

Fethi Sahraoui is a young self-taught Algerian photographer, awarded with the Ami de l’IMA prize 2017. He shoots his country in black and white …


West Africa: Morocco's Controversial Plan to Strengthen Ties With West Africa

[Deutsche Welle] Morocco is launching a charm offensive as the kingdom seeks to expand its influence in West Africa by joining the economic union …