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Algerian actresses have launched a campaign to see the country put an end to violence against women.

Human Rights Watch has called on Algeria to release two men sentenced to three years jail for homosexual relations and 44 other people prosecuted in the same case.

Ousted <em>Algeria</em> president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

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Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

Bouteflika's 'secret child' Zoulikha Nachinache has been jailed for graft.

Ousted <em>Algeria</em> president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

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Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

An Algerian businesswoman who is allegedly the daughter of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sentenced to 12 years in prison over ...

Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

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Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have began talks to settle a maritime border dispute.

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UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

Libyan rival parties should place the national interest before political ambitions, the United Nations envoy said on Monday.

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Outrage as Israeli actress Gal Gadot announces Cleopatra role

Social media users took aim at Gal Gadot once again this week after she announced her new role as Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

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Gas blast kills five in Algeria

The gas explosion in El Bayadh killed five people and injured 16 others.

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Algeria expelled thousands of migrants and asylum seekers: report

Rights groups are concerned over Algeria's recent expulsion of thousands of asylum seekers to Niger.

<em>Algeria</em> sentences activist to 10 years for ‘inciting atheism’

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Algeria sentences activist to 10 years for ‘inciting atheism’

A court in Algeria has sentenced an anti-government activist to 10 years in prison for ‘inciting atheism’ after a Koran with a page ...

Ali Adam

How the Arab League failed Palestine

Analysis: The Arab League's failure to condemn normalisation deals with Israel has soured already complicated ties with Palestine.

An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Yasser Louati

An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Comment: Macron's tirade against 'Islamist separatism' is nothing but a racist and malicious attempt to win votes, writes Yasser Louati.

ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

Florence Dixon

ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

Just 13% of Sudanese people and 6% of Saudis are in favour of recognising Israel, a wide-ranging survey of Arab political attitudes has ...

Is Turkey's new gas discovery a game changer?

Ali Bakeer and André Rodrigues Rocha

Is Turkey's new gas discovery a game changer?

While the discovery of Black Sea natural gas is highly significant both economically and politically, it may not reap the rewards that Turkey ...

Anger after young Algerian woman murdered in 'revenge killing'

Gasia Ohanes

Anger after young Algerian woman murdered in 'revenge killing'

Chaima, a 19-year-old woman, was brutally murdered after Algeria's security agencies failed to provide adequate victim protection, critics said.

Rami G. Khouri

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty became the rallying call for a new generation.

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

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US, Morocco agree to boost military cooperation

Washington remains the number one arms supplier to Rabat, with the Kingdom hosting the largest annual war games for US troops in Africa.

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US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

"Algeria is a committed counter-terrorism partner," General Stephen Townsend, head of US Africa Command, said on a recent visit to ...

Pentagon chief heads to <em>Algeria</em> for security talks

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Pentagon chief heads to Algeria for security talks

Mark Esper is the first US defence secretary to visit Algiers in almost 15 years.

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US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has signed a 10-year military cooperation agreement on a visit to Tunisia amid a continuing extremist threat in ...

Algerian lawyers announce strike for right to counsel

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Algerian lawyers announce strike for right to counsel

The strikes come amid a growing clampdown on repression in the North African nation, a year and a half since longtime president Abdelaziz ...

<em>Algeria</em> Hirak protest movement activists jailed

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Algeria Hirak protest movement activists jailed

Algerian activist, Brahim Lalami was among a number of Hirak members to be sentenced, authorities said.

<em>Algeria</em> journalist acquitted after year in detention

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Algeria journalist acquitted after year in detention

An Algerian journalist that was sentenced to three years in prison was acquitted and is expected to be released after spending over a year in ...

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