algeria

A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Algerian army chief Gaed Salah dies amid national turmoil

The funeral is expected to take place on Tuesday, a day on which students in the large North African country have been staging weekly protests for much of the year.

By REUTERS
23/12/2019
A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Algeria jails artist ahead of Dec. 12 elections

The move has been heavily criticized by activists, who consider it part of the overall crackdown on free expression and political dissent in the country.

29/11/2019
A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
In Algeria, a strike by judges highlights tug of war for power

December’s twice-postponed presidential election will have major impact on country’s future, observers say – whether it takes place or not

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
10/11/2019
Algeria shuts down Protestant churches, police arrest worshipers

“This last notification is not the result of coincidence, but a provocative response to the sit-in of October 9 in front of the Bejaia Province headquarters,” said EPA head Pastor Salah Chalah.

Paul Mirecki, associate professor of religious studies at the University of Kansas, with the Kansas
Historic Torah scroll, severed in half, reunited after centuries

Paul Mirecki, associate professor of religious studies at the University of Kansas, was able to solve many of the mysteries surrounding the artifact.

A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Algerians continue to protest, seeking new political system

Islamist politician expresses doubts whether it will be feasible to hold presidential election on July 4

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
20/05/2019
A MOROCCO FAN waves his national flag at a soccer match.
Algeria and Morocco: Essential differences

Eventually, short-term desperation overwhelms long-term fears of punishment or death.

By AHMED CHARAI
15/05/2019
A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Thousands protests again in Algeria, demanding change

"We want the prosecution of all corrupt people," one banner read.

By REUTERS
12/04/2019
Sudan's President Omar Ahmed al-Bashir looks on during Sudan's Saudi Air Force show during the final
Sudan crisis impacts whole Middle East

Mass protests in Algeria and Sudan forced the 82 and 75 year old men from power. They had both been in power since the 1990s.

A demonstrator carries a sign as teachers and students take part in a protest
Thousands protest as Algeria's interim president takes over

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned after 20 years with upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah being installed as interim leader of the north African Muslim nation.

By REUTERS
10/04/2019
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