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Agence France-Presse . Algiers

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    Algerians hit streets on protest anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 11:55pm on February 22, 2021

    Thousands of Algerians marched Monday in the capital and other cities to mark the second anniversary of the North African nation’s anti-government ‘Hirak’ protest movement,...

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    Gas blast kills five in Algeria

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:58pm on October 11, 2020

    A gas explosion on Saturday killed five people and injured 16 others in the western Algerian city of El Bayadh, the civil defence said, adding...

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    Ten drowned, 485 migrants picked up at sea off Algeria

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:58pm on September 22, 2020

    Algeria said Tuesday coast guard officers had collected the bodies of 10 people drowned while seeking to cross from the North African nation to Europe,...

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    Young Ibbou takes a dig at Thiem

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 11:13pm on May 12, 2020

    Ines Ibbou, a young Algerian tennis player who hit back at Dominic Thiem for saying he did not want to give money to lowly-ranked players,...

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    China helps Algeria battle coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 11:06pm on April 04, 2020

    As adversity strikes in the form of the coronavirus pandemic, Algeria has found a helping hand in China, an old friend and the top exporter...

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    OPEC committee urges output cut over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 12:35am on February 10, 2020

    A committee appointed by the OPEC club of oil-producing countries and its allies to study the effects of coronavirus recommended additional output cuts on Saturday,...

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    Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:52pm on December 25, 2019

    The funeral of Algeria’s powerful army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah got underway Wednesday as his remains arrived at the People’s Palace, images broadcast by state...

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    New president sworn in to lead Algeria

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:33pm on December 19, 2019

    Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in as the new president of protest-hit Algeria on Thursday, a week after winning a widely boycotted election...

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    Protests, unrest mar Algeria’s unpopular presidential vote

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:40pm on December 12, 2019

    Algeria held a presidential election Thursday meant to bring stability after a year of political turmoil, but voting was marred as protesters ransacked provincial polling...

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    Three jailed over Algeria concert stampede deaths

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 10:07pm on November 29, 2019

    An Algerian court has handed three people prison sentences for “negligence” over a deadly stampede at an August concert, a judicial source told AFP Thursday....

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