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

A clash between jihadists and Algerian soldiers left two troops dead on Saturday, authorities said.

20 killed in road accident in Algeria: rescuers

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20 killed in road accident in Algeria: rescuers

19 African nationals, including children, died along with the Algerian driver of a pick-up truck which overturned near the southern town on Tamanrasset.

Algeria seizes nearly $100,000 militants' ransom cash

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Algeria seizes nearly $100,000 militants' ransom cash

The defence ministry said the cash was an "instalment of the ransom" paid out in a controversial October agreement.

African Union opens 'migration observatory'

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African Union opens 'migration observatory'

The African Union launched a study platform to improve migration governance on the continent.

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Facebook takes down network linked to French disinformation campaigns

Facebook officials described an online battle between rival Russian and France-linked accounts, vying for geopolitical influence in the Central African Republic.

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Saudi normalisation with Israel 'inevitable': Kushner

Saudi Arabia will 'inevitably' establish ties with Israel, Jared Kushner said.

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Algeria PM slams reported ransoms to 'terror groups'

France has denied involvement in negotiations for the release of hostages in Mali or having paid a ransom to free a French aid worker.

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France to inspect scores mosques in 'unprecedented' move: minister

At least 18 of the mosques due for inspection are subject to 'immediate actions', according to reports.

Algeria says soldier killed in clash with Islamists

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Algeria says soldier killed in clash with Islamists

Wednesday's death brings to five the number of Algerian soldiers killed in Islamist attacks since the start of the year.

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The glorious hype and ugly reality of French values

Comment: For the leader of a supposedly free and secular republic, Macron's attempt to preside over the lives of French Muslims is an affront to ...

Algeria says three Islamists killed in army clash

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Algeria says three Islamists killed in army clash

The army killed "two terrorists following a clash with a dangerous" armed group in Jijel province, the ministry said in an initial statement, ...

A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

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A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

Al-Qaeda in North Africa appoints leader to replace Droukdel

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Al-Qaeda in North Africa appoints leader to replace Droukdel

Algerian Abu Obaida Yusuf al-Annabi was named as the head of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

CAIR slams President Macron’s ultimatum to French Muslim leaders

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CAIR slams President Macron’s ultimatum to French Muslim leaders

CAIR accused President Macron of turning 'Liberté, égalité, fraternité' into 'repression, inequality and division'.

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France threatens home-schooler parents with jail in 'anti-extremism' drive

France will introduce an identification number system to help enforce the controversial legislation.

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Macron tells Muslim leaders to 'admit Islam is apolitical'

President Macron has asked the French Muslim community to draw up a charter that stipulates Islam is a religion and not a political movement.

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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.

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EU chief calls for body 'to train imams'

A European institute should be formed to train imams across the region, the EU chief suggested on Monday, amid weeks of heightened tensions.

French Muslim leaders slam anti-French boycott

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French Muslim leaders slam anti-French boycott

Several French Muslim leaders condemned calls for boycotts of French goods in Muslim countries as "unjustified" and accused those leading the ...

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European Islamic institutions send bold 'letter to Macron'

'An Open Letter to President Macron' was put together by 28 Islamic institutions and associations around Europe.

France ambassador to return to Turkey amid tensions

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France ambassador to return to Turkey amid tensions

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the ambassador to Ankara will return to chase up clarification on recent statements made by ...

Mass rally in Yemen's Taiz over Macron's anti-Islam remarks

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Mass rally in Yemen's Taiz over Macron's anti-Islam remarks

Thousands of protesters gathered in Taiz in support of Islam and its Prophet Muhammad on Saturday, amid rising tensions between Muslims and ...

Macron faces backlash after claiming 'secularism never killed anyone'

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Macron faces backlash after claiming 'secularism never killed anyone'

Amid global outrage at his remarks on Islam, Emmanuel Macron appears to have dug his heels in with his latest comment.

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