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Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune has rejected normalisation and said Palestine is too 'sacred' to betray.

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has lashed out at media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, accusing it of trying to ‘destabilise’ the country after it condemned the jailing of journalist

Algeria to hold early legislative elections following constitutional reform

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Algeria to hold early legislative elections following constitutional reform

Abdelmajid Tebboune on Sunday said early legislative elections will be held after the scheduled November 1 constitutional reforms.

Algeria ex-policeman turned protester gets 2 years jail

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Algeria ex-policeman turned protester gets 2 years jail

Former Algerian policeman Toufik Hassani was convicted of "threatening police agents"

The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

Alessandra Bajec

The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

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Algeria parliament adopts constitutional reforms

The reforms will be put to a referendum in November.

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Algeria journalist denies 'incitement' charge in appeal hearing

Khaled Drareni has appealed his sentence of three years in prison over his coverage of anti-government protests in Algeria.

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Algeria adopts draft constitutional reforms as crackdown continues

The government had promised to press for reforms during elections late last year after the resignation of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika ...

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Coronavirus halted Algeria's protests - will they now resume?

While the mass demonstrations in the North African nation may be on hold, the anger remains.

Algeria sets date for referendum on new constitution

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Algeria sets date for referendum on new constitution

Algeria's president has set the constitutional changes set to be voted on in November will reduce his authority, but demonstrators have called ...

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Algeria chafes against EU trade deal as deadline looms

As a deadline for a trade deal between Algeria and the European Union looms, concerns have been raised over its impact on the country's economic ...

Algeria wants to 'reassess' EU trade deal

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Algeria wants to 'reassess' EU trade deal

Algeria's president has requested the country's trade minister reassess a deal with the European Union, ahead of a free trade agreement.

Algeria economy rocked by one-two punch

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Algeria economy rocked by one-two punch

Coronavirus and tumbling oil revenues have affected Algeria's economy.

Trial of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni commences

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Trial of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni commences

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

Saudi FM discusses Libya with Algerian, Tunisian leaders

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Saudi FM discusses Libya with Algerian, Tunisian leaders

Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Tunisia took part in talks on the conflict in Libya on Tuesday.

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Saudi foreign minister pays surprise visit to Algeria

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister paid a surprise visit to Algeria to meet with top officials.

Malia Bouattia

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Comment: Algeria and France are about to have a long overdue discussion about their colonial past. But will it be anything other than ...

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Tunisian medical researchers are developing technology to detect coronavirus

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

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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 ...

Algerian president warns against 'Somalisation of Libya'

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Algerian president warns against 'Somalisation of Libya'

Individual state initiatives to arm Libyan tribes would transform the war-torn country into a 'new Somalia', Algeria's president said on Sunday.

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Algeria plans law protecting medics from physical, verbal attacks

Algeria's president called for legislation to protect health workers after an increase in attacks as the country experiences a spate of ...

Algeria cuts journalist jail term to 15 months

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Algeria cuts journalist jail term to 15 months

Djamel Toubal, who had been sentenced to a two-year prison term for Facebook posts deemed to support anti-government protests, has had his ...

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.

Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

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Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

Algeria has buried the skulls of 24 resistance fighters shot and decapitated by French troops in the colonial era after they were repatriated ...

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