Algeria

Thousands of refugees forced onto death march into Sahara desert

By Bill Van Auken, 26 June 2018

The reported atrocities carried out by the Algerian government are part of a global assault on immigrants by the major capitalist powers in Europe and America.

Algeria military plane crash kills 257

By Eddie Haywood, 13 April 2018

The crash shortly after take-off was the deadliest in the history of the country.

Air Algérie plane crashes in northern Mali

By Niles Williamson, 25 July 2014

An Air Algérie passenger plane carrying 116 people crashed in northern Mali early Thursday morning while en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

Bouteflika wins fourth term as Algerian president

By Stéphane Hugues, 23 April 2014

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the National Liberation Front (FLN) declared victory in presidential elections held Thursday, April 17.

Algeria hostage crisis ends in bloodbath

By Alex Lantier, 21 January 2013

On Saturday, Algerian troops stormed the Tinguentourine natural gas facility in Amenas, where over 30 Al Qaeda-linked fighters were holding hostages.

Standoff continues in Algerian hostage crisis

By Alex Lantier, 19 January 2013

The standoff at the Tinguentourine natural gas site in Algeria has continued amid mounting international tensions over France’s war in Mali.

French president promotes corporate interests, Mali war in Algeria visit

By Alex Lantier, 21 December 2012

On December 19-20, French President François Hollande made a 36-hour visit to Algeria, to expand military and trade ties between France and its former colony.

Protests by students and workers in Algeria and Morocco

By Antoine Lerougetel, 21 February 2011

The anti-government demonstrations are part of a wave of social unrest sweeping North Africa and the Middle East

Thousands protest, clash with police in Yemen and Algeria

By David Walsh, 14 February 2011

Major protests took place in Yemen and Algeria over the weekend, as thousands took to the streets in rallies against government corruption, poverty and unemployment.

Protests shake Algerian regime

By Alex Lantier, 10 February 2011

A national strike by health workers continued yesterday against the military regime of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, as protests by unemployed youth and workers spread throughout the country.

Riots shake Tunisia and Algeria

By Alex Lantier, 10 January 2011

Mass protests against social inequality, food prices, and government repression spread from Tunisia to Algeria last week.

Algerian presidential election gives Bouteflika a third term in office

By Francis Dubois and Pierre Mabut, 1 May 2009

The presidential election in Algeria on April 9 gave Abdelaziz Bouteflika a third term of office.

Britain: Hicham Yezza threatened with imminent deportation to Algeria

By Robert Stevens, 29 November 2008

The British government is stepping up its efforts to deport Hicham Yezza to Algeria. The Home Office has decided to deny Yezza his right to a trial on alleged immigration charges and has stated that, after December 2, he will be liable to be deported from the UK.