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AFP - 3/20/17

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appeared on television Sunday for the first time since a visit by Germany's chancellor was called off last month because of the...

AFP - 3/14/17

An archaeological treasure trove on the site of a planned metro station in central Algiers is set to become a museum, opening a window on 2,000 years of history....

AFP - 3/8/17

An official from the Polisario Front fighting for the independence of the Western Sahara on Tuesday blamed Morocco for the resignation of a UN envoy to the disputed...

AFP - 3/6/17

When Fathia was seven years old, she would wait each day for classes to end, throw down her schoolbag and rush to play football with the boys from her neighbourhood...

AFP - 3/3/17

Algerian writer Boualem Sansal, whose novel "2084" depicted a dystopian state governed by religious law, says writers and artists need to join the fight against...

AFP - 3/1/17

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has rarely appeared in public since a crippling stroke in 2013, marks his 80th birthday on Thursday amid persistent...

AFP - 2/27/17

Polisario separatists have dismissed as "window dressing" Morocco's announcement of a pullback from a zone of the contested Western Sahara that has raised tensions...

AFP - 2/27/17

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility on Monday for a suicide bomb attack in east Algeria which police said had been foiled.

In a statement...

AFP - 2/22/17

Speculation mounted Tuesday over Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health and political future after acute bronchitis forced the 79-year-old to postpone a...

AFP - 2/21/17

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika had acute bronchitis on Monday, causing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call off a visit to Algeria at the last minute,...

AFP - 2/13/17

Once one of Africa's biggest car buyers, Algeria is embarking on an ambitious programme aimed at replacing hundreds of thousands of foreign imports with domestically...

AFP - 2/8/17

Behind a long sand wall winding through the disputed Western Sahara, leaders battling for the independence of the former Spanish colony say they are on alert.

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AFP - 2/8/17

It has been dubbed the world's oldest functioning security barrier, but is also called a "wall of shame" by Western Sahara residents and leaders who want independence...

AFP - 2/6/17

The head of Western Sahara's Polisario Front has said "all options are open" in its independence struggle from Morocco, but called for talks after the kingdom...

AFP - 10/12/16

MC Alger and USM Alger may be fierce city rivals from the Algerian capital but they nonetheless share a history intwined with their country's revolt against French...

AFP - 9/30/16

Five armed Islamists were killed in an army operation in a mountainous region of southeast Algeria on Thursday, the defence ministry said.

An army unit shot...

AFP - 9/29/16

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut oil production in a surprise move aimed at boosting stubbornly weak crude prices.

The...

AFP - 9/27/16

Iran is not ready to agree to an oil output freeze in Algiers, its Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Tuesday on the eve of an informal OPEC meeting in Algeria's...

AFP - 9/27/16

Iran is not ready to agree to an oil output freeze in Algiers, its Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Tuesday on the eve of an informal OPEC meeting in Algeria's...

AFP - 9/26/16

The world's top oil producers "must take a decision" to stabilise prices, Algeria's energy minister said on Sunday ahead of an OPEC meeting on Wednesday in Algiers....

AFP - 7/22/16

Ejecting Western Sahara from the African Union is "impossible", Algeria's prime minister said Thursday after his country's arch-rival Morocco urged the bloc to...

AFP - 7/19/16

Algeria and an Indonesian group Monday signed three accords to invest $4.5 billion in phosphate mining, as the North African state aims to consolidate its position in...

Xinhuanet - 7/18/16

Algerian Minister of Justice refuted on Sunday the U.S. allegations in its "far from the reality" report on Algeria's human trafficking issue.

The minister,...

AFP - 7/10/16

Western Sahara independence movement Polisario Front elected a founding member of the group as its new leader Saturday, Algeria's APS news agency said, after its head...

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