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Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

The three members of Algeria's Hirak protest movement have been in custody since September.

Algeria president returns to Germany for post-Covid-19 treatment

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Algeria president returns to Germany for post-Covid-19 treatment

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has returned to Germany for treatment of post-Covid-19 complications in his foot.

Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

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Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

Another Algerian has been jailed as Tebboune's government continues its crackdown on free speech.

Algerian president signs new constitution into law

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Algerian president signs new constitution into law

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who returned to Algeria this week after two months in Germany, had promoted the new ...

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Algeria to roll out Russian Covid vaccine in January

The country had signed a "mutual agreement with a Russian laboratory for acquisition of the coronavirus vaccine from January".

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Algeria president returns from Covid treatment in Germany

Aged 75 and a heavy smoker, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was hospitalised in Germany on October 28, and Algerian authorities ...

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Algeria says to start Covid-19 vaccinations in January

Algeria will launch Covid-19 vaccinations in January, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said Sunday, although the North African ...

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Algeria announces heavy restrictions on online media amid condemnation

Algerian authorities have imposed new censorship measures on online media which journalists have condemned as ‘grotesque’.

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

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How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Analysis: Threatened by Arab-Israeli normalisation deals and US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, Algeria's ties to ...

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US to start vaccinating as Germany returns to lockdown

The United States prepared to start its Covid-19 vaccination program as the nation's death toll edged towards 300,000, while Germany announced a ...

Algeria president makes TV appearance

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Algeria president makes TV appearance

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said he is recovering from coronavirus infection.

Mystery over absence of Algeria leader treated for COVID-19

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Mystery over absence of Algeria leader treated for COVID-19

Algerian President Abdelmajdid Tebboune is being treated for Covid-19 in a "specialised" facility.

Algeria opposition activist gets one-year suspended sentence

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Algeria opposition activist gets one-year suspended sentence

Karim Tabbou, a key figure in anti-government protests last year, was given a one-year suspended sentence on Monday.

Algeria president to return 'within days' from German hospital

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Algeria president to return 'within days' from German hospital

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune is to return home within days after a month of hospitalisation in Germany with ...

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Trial opens of popular Algeria activist Karim Tabbou

The 47-year-old is charged with "damaging the morale of the army".

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Uncertainty as virus-hit Algerian president marks month in hospital

Abdelmadjid Tebboune's health situation is fuelling uncertainty about the future of Algeria.

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Algeria slashes activist's jail term for 'offending Islam'

An Algerian court has cut the sentence of a Hirak activist who was found guilty of “offending Islam” from ten years in jail to one year.

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Algerians outraged by Macron’s statements of support for Tebboune

Statements of support by Emmanuel Macron for Algerian leader Abdelmadjid Tabboune have caused outrage in Algeria, with opposition ...

Algerian president hospitalised with virus has 'finished treatment'

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Algerian president hospitalised with virus has 'finished treatment'

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, hospitalised in Germany since late last month after contracting the novel ...

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Algeria backs constitutional reforms: final results

The referendum text was passed with 66.8 percent of votes cast, constitutional council president Kamel Fenniche announced on public television.

Algeria's constitution amended to allow intervention in Libya

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Algeria's constitution amended to allow intervention in Libya

Algeria's constitution has long retained that the country must protect its border from foreign attacks but cannot intervene in foreign wars.

Health of Covid-19-positive Algeria president <em>Tebboune</em> 'improving'

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Health of Covid-19-positive Algeria president Tebboune 'improving'

The health of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who contracted the Covid-19 disease, is "constantly improving", the ...

Hospitalised Algeria president has Covid-19: presidency

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Hospitalised Algeria president has Covid-19: presidency

Tebboune, who is 74 and a heavy smoker, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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