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A Chechen man was killed Friday after being attacked by 20 to 30 men - all believed to be Kurds - in the Belgian city of Liege.

An Algerian academic is facing death threats over comments he made on common Islamic practices.

<em>Algerian</em> rights groups voice alarm over hunger-striking detainees

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Algerian rights groups voice alarm over hunger-striking detainees

Rights group in Algeria have voiced concern over dozens of detainees that are currently on hunger strike.

France 'to ban <em>Algerian</em> flags' at weddings

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France 'to ban Algerian flags' at weddings

France is seeking to ban foreign flags at weddings under a new amendment of the controversial 'anti-separatism' bill, which critics say unfairly ...

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

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Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

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Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

A group of detained anti-government protesters in Algeria have launched a mass hunger strike in prison.

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The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

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Algeria rights group demands justice for French landmine victims

The head of the Algerian National Human Rights Council said the 'crime of the French coloniser cannot remain unpunished'.

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French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

French-Algerian actor Bouhlel Brahim and two others have caused outrage in Morocco with disparaging comments about women and children.

<em>Algerian</em> government withdraws controversial 'deprivation of nationality' bill

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Algerian government withdraws controversial 'deprivation of nationality' bill

The proposed amendment that would see Algerian nationality withdrawn for dual nationals in case of 'prejudice' against the state has ...

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Algeria police probe teen protester's claim of sex abuse

Algerian police said Sunday they had launched an investigation after videos on social media claiming officers sexually abused a teenage ...

<em>Algerian</em> opposition party to boycott legislative poll

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Algerian opposition party to boycott legislative poll

The Socialist Social Front, an opposition group in Algeria, says it will boycott the legislative elections on June 12.

Jihadist suspect blows herself, child up in Tunisia: ministry

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Jihadist suspect blows herself, child up in Tunisia: ministry

One child killed and another wounded after suspected foreign jihadist detonates explosives belt in Tunisia.

Eight die in Algeria prison septic tank accident: minister

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Eight die in Algeria prison septic tank accident: minister

A septic tank accident at a prison in Algeria's northeast killed seven Algerian prison guards and an inmate.

Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

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Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

Five people were arrested in Algeria on suspicion of planning "terrorist" acts against weekly Hirak pro-democracy protests in the country's ...

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Algeria jails journalist for 'defamation'

Algerian journalist Abdelhakim Setouane was sentenced to six months in jail for defamation of a former speaker of the lower house of parliament.

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Algeria targets exiled activists with 'terrorism charges'

Exiled activists, target former diplomat Mohamed Larbi Zeitout, blogger Amir Boukhors and journalist Hichem Aboud, are wanted by an ...

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Morocco oasis residents caught between tensions with Algeria

Moroccan farmers who are living from date groves on the other side of the border with Algeria are now struggling as they have been expelled.

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In Libya, Washington wades into mess it helped make

Comment: Far from prioritising a democratic transition, US policy in Libya is first and foremost geared towards impressing its own goals and ...

<em>Algerian</em> protesters call for free press, judiciary

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Algerian protesters call for free press, judiciary

Journalists were assaulted at last week's Hirak demonstration and authorities have threatened to permanently withdraw France 24's media ...

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Travel ban strands Algerians for weeks at Paris airport

Algerians who had been seeking to fly from London to Algiers via Paris but are now stuck in Charles de Gaulle airport on the northern outskirts ...

Moroccan border farmers protest over Algeria evictions

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Moroccan border farmers protest over Algeria evictions

The border has been closed since 1994, but Algiers allows some Moroccan farmers to use an area known to Moroccans as Arjal and to Algerians as ...

Media watchdog urges Algeria to probe violence against journalists

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Media watchdog urges Algeria to probe violence against journalists

RSF urged Algerian authorities to investigate violence against journalists at an anti-government demonstration.

Algeria hospital staff near 'burnout' over coronavirus cases

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Algeria hospital staff near 'burnout' over coronavirus cases

Over a year after its first coronavirus cases, an Algerian hospital's medical staff have reported being close to burnout.

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