Algeria

Algeria’s election — a nation between hope and repression
Middle East

Algeria’s election — a nation between hope and repression

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune called the election following the dissolution of the National People’s Assembly (APN) in an attempt to take the wind…
Morocco urges Spain to open investigation into Polisario chief
Middle East

Morocco urges Spain to open investigation into Polisario chief

Morocco on Saturday urged Spain to open an investigation into the circumstances of a Western Sahara independence leader’s arrival in…
Algeria to impose restrictions on street protests
Middle East

Algeria to impose restrictions on street protests

Algeria will bar any protests that do not have prior approval, it said on Sunday, a move apparently aimed at…
Algerian scholar handed 3-year jail term for “offending Islam”
Middle East

Algerian scholar handed 3-year jail term for “offending Islam”

Said Djabelkhir, an academic who analyses Sufi Islam and is widely followed for his social media posts, left an Algiers…
Crowds march in Algiers in weekly pro-democracy protest
Middle East

Crowds march in Algiers in weekly pro-democracy protest

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched peacefully in Algeria’s capital Friday to support the Hirak pro-democracy…
France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won’t apologize
Middle East

France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won’t apologize

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France’s colonial-era wrongs in Algeria…
Top US official gears up for US presence in Western Sahara
Middle East

Top US official gears up for US presence in Western Sahara

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The highest ranking US diplomat for North Africa and the Middle East traveled Saturday to the…
Algeria’s president approves country’s new constitution
Middle East

Algeria’s president approves country’s new constitution

Algeria’s president Abdelmadjid Tebboune signed into law the country’s new constitution on Friday, months after the constitution was approved. Tebboune…
After battling virus, Algerian leader suddenly reappears
Middle East

After battling virus, Algerian leader suddenly reappears

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Still recovering from COVID-19, Algeria’s president suddenly reappeared Sunday after nearly two months out of the…
Algeria decries neighbor Morocco’s normalized Israel ties
Middle East

Algeria decries neighbor Morocco’s normalized Israel ties

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s prime minister lashed out Saturday at the decision by neighboring Morocco to normalize relations with…
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