Maghreb Jihadists Killed in Mali Airstrike
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Al-Qaeda fighters from Libya, Algeria and Mauritania died during multiple military raids in Mali over the past fortnight.
Algeria Wins African Boxing Championship
[Cameroon Tribune]Algeria emerged the overall winner of the 4th edition of the African boxing championship which ended in Yaounde on Friday March 7, 2014.
Ugtsario Takes Part At Oatuu's General Council in Algiers
[SPS]Algiers -A Saharawi delegation representing Workers Union (UGTSARIO), led by General-Secretary Mr. Mohamed Cheichk Lehbib, takes part at the 37th session of the General Council of the Organization of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU), held in Algiers on March 9-12, 2014.
Presidential Race Sparks Firestorm
[Magharebia]Algiers -Algerian security forces on Thursday (March 6th) arrested about 100 people protesting a possible fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Algerian Women Parliamentary Delegation Starts Visit in Sahrawi Refugee Camps
[SPS]Shaheed Hafed -A delegation of Algerian parliamentary women led by Ms. Saida Bounab, president of the Algeria-Western Sahara parliamentary group, started Sunday a visit in the Sahrawi refugee camps.
Algeria Seizes UN Council Over Human Rights Situation in Palestine, Western Sahara
[SPS]Geneva -Algeria on Friday seized the UN Human Rights Council over the Human Rights situation in the Palestinian territory and Western Sahara, overshadowed by the annual report 2013 presented in the 25th session of the Council.
Election Looming, Algeria Hunts Down Terrorists
[Magharebia]Algiers -As Algeria prepares for the April 17th presidential election, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal urged militants to renounce armed action and benefit from the reconciliation charter, which he said was still effective.
Algerian Parliamentary Delegation to Visit SADR
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -An Algerian parliamentary delegation, composed of 100 female parliamentarians, will visit the Saharawi refugee camps and the liberated territories of Western Sahara in the period from 9th to 11th March 2014, a Saharawi official source told SPS.
Fifa Day Results - Algeria Slap Slovenia, Ghana Bow to Montenegro
[Africa Top Sports]Nabil Bentaleb should enjoy his first selection with Algeria. The Tottenham midfielder tenured for his first game with the Desert Foxes made a perfect delivery. The band of Vahid Halilhodzic has inflicted a 2-0 loss to Slovenia in a friendly match on Wednesday.
Robert Sirleaf Receives U.S.$2 Million for EPS?
[New Republic]Following the completion of his "mission," Robert Sirleaf, bowed out as Chairman of the Board of the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL).
Algeria Encourages Human Rights Council to Act in Favour of Protecting Human Rights in Western Sahara
[SPS]Geneva -The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria Mr. Ramtane Lamamra said today in Geneva that his country encourages the Human Rights Council to continue "closely follow" the implementation of the UN Secretary-General's recommendations with regard to the protection of human rights in Western Sahara.
Bouteflika In Bid for 4th Term
[Magharebia]Algiers -Since Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal announced that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika would run in the April 17th election, a debate has gripped the country.
Algeria - ANHRI Demands to Release Four Journalists Detained While Covering a Protest
[HRInfo]Cairo: -The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today condemned the detention of four "Echorouk TV" journalists, together with beating another journalist, by Algerian authorities yesterday. The journalists were arrested during their coverage of a political activists' protest that was denouncing President Bouteflika's candidacy in the presidential election, which is scheduled to be held on April 17.
USM Alger Lock L1 Lead
[Magharebia]Algiers -USM Alger sit alone atop Algeria's L1 after narrowly beating JS Saoura on Saturday (March 1st).
Algerian MFA Receives UN Secretary-General Personal Envoy for Western Sahara
[SPS]Algiers -Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ramtane Lamamra received Sunday in Algiers Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara Mr. Christopher Ross.
Societe Generale to Strengthen Partnership With Chinese Companies in Algeria
[Focac]Algiers -The Algerian subsidiary of the French Societe Generale bank said Thursday it is ready to support Chinese companies operating in Algeria.
Stalemates See Algeria, Tunisia Through
[CAF]North African duo, Algeria and Tunisia are through to the second round of the 2014 African Women's Championship (AWC) qualifiers.
Sahrawi Prime Minister Thanks Algeria for Its Support to Sahrawi Cause
[SPS]Boujdour -The Sahrawi Prime Minister Mr. Abdelkader Taleb Omar thanked Thursday Algeria for its support to the struggle of the Sahrawi people for their right to self-determination.
Bouteflika to Saharawi President - Algeria Remains Fully True to Decolonization of Western Sahara
[SPS]Algiers -The President of Algeria H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika has emphasized that his country (Algeria) "will remain true and attached to the implementation of UN doctrine and decolonization of Western Sahara," urging the international community to assume its responsibility towards the situation experienced by the Saharawi people.
PPC to Enter Algerian Cement Market
[SA Info]South African cement maker PPC said on Monday that "advanced plans" were in place for it to enter the Algerian cement market through a partnership with Algerian private investors that would see it own a 49% stake in the Hodna Cement Company.