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The trial of Trial of Algerian journalist and press freedom advocate Khaled Drareni begins in Algiers today.

Tunisian medical researchers are tackling an outbreak of Covid-19 with a number of novel technological projects.

Algeria appoints war veteran to research France's colonial history

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Algeria appoints war veteran to research France's colonial history

Algeria's President Abdelmajdid Tebboune has appointed a veteran historian to look into France's colonial history in the country, in an effort to normalise relations.

Algeria's new economic reforms aims to save $20 billion

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Algeria's new economic reforms aims to save $20 billion

The North African country is launching an economic plan that would help it out of its financial strait.

Algerian activist Karim Tabbou to be released from jail

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Algerian activist Karim Tabbou to be released from jail

Karim Tabbou was arrested by Algerian authorities in 2019 on charges of “incitement to violence” and “harming national security” but he may be ...

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Algerian politicians sentenced to 12 years for corruption

The Algerian elite have been culled as key figures have been jailed on corruption charges.

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Algeria's constitutional reform process 'undermined by crackdown'

The rights group says Tebboune's crackdown on anti-government activists is preventing true constitutional reform.

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Algeria weighs plan to allow army deployments abroad

Tebboune is considering a change in the constitution that would allow Algeria to deploy military abroad and experts are concerned this ...

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Head of Libya's Tobruk government on surprise Algeria visit

Algerian officials greeted Aguila Saleh at Algiers International Airport, though the reason for the visit remains unknown.

Algiers recalls France envoy over Hirak documentary controversy

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Algiers recalls France envoy over Hirak documentary controversy

A French documentary about the protest movement has created conflict between France and Algeria over its depiction of the government.

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Human rights groups demand release of Algerian journalist

Human rights groups are calling for the release of Reporters Without Borders journalist Khaled Drareni as Algeria cracks down on free speech ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Turkey's coronavirus cases are beginning to decline and Algeria continues to crackdown on free speech amid strict pandemic measures are some of ...

Algeria arrest meme creator in crackdown on free speech

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Algeria arrest meme creator in crackdown on free speech

A well-known creator of a meme page called Walid Kechida is the latest victim of Algeria's crackdown on free speech after he was arrested for ...

Algeria hosts Libya’s neighbours to discuss Libya

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Algeria hosts Libya’s neighbours to discuss Libya

Algeria tries to lead a peace process with Libya's warring factions and organised a meeting with key allies in the region to discuss the crisis, ...

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