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Cartoonist acquitted of mocking Algerian leader
An Algerian cartoonist, prosecuted over an unpublished drawing poking fun at ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to seek reelection, was acquitted on Tuesday, his lawyer told AFP.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Algerian Embassy in Viet Nam on Saturday paid a floral tribute to 15 Algerian journalists and technicians who died in a plane crash in Ha Noi's outlying Soc Son district 40 years ago.
Algeria: Algeria Presidential Race Sparks Political Firestorm
Algerian security forces on Thursday arrested about 100 people protesting a possible fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Election observers to be sent to Algeria as anti-Bouteflika protests escalate
Many Algerians have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protests President Bouteflika's bid for a fourth term in office International organizations and experts are to send observers to monitor the April 17 presidential election in Algeria, Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said Sunday.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Real Clear Politics
When Corpses Rule the Arab World
Is there no limit to the assault on the basic rights and humanity of Arab citizens? The latest insult to common human decency and the struggle of hundreds of millions of Arabs for democratic and accountable governance comes from Algeria, where President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced earlier this week that he would run for his fourth consecutive ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Lost to liberte
In "How can we be French?", an influential 2007 article for Le Figaro LittA©raire, the leading French intellectuals Alain Finkielkraut and Max Gallo deplored an enfeebling culture of repentance over France's colonial legacy.
Bouteflika's re-election quest keeps Algeria in long-term limbo
Algerians may not have been shocked to learn their ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika would run for re-election after 15 years in power, but the way he let them know was a surprise.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
A look at the family of Libya's Moammar...
In this March 25, 2008 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son Khamis, left, meets with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Times of Israel
Egypt bars Nobel laureate from entering Gaza
Egypt detained and deported Northern Irish Nobel Laureate and peace activist Mairead Maguire on Wednesday and held up others who had been planning to go to neighboring Gaza, the activists and officials said.
Fabrication de Derives de Coton SPA in Tissue and Hygiene (Algeria) - ...
However, with the opening of a new manufacturing plant in Setif in 2012 and plans of opening a fifth plant in 2014, the domestic company is expected to regain share in hygiene categories and develop the offer for incontinence which remained negligible in 2012.
The Daily Star
Ten candidates sign up for Algeria president vote: radio
Algerians protest outside the constitutional council in Algiers on March 4, 2014, against the bid by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a fourth term in the up coming April 17 national elections.
Fatalism looms over Algeria vote
The UN has urged the world to "dig deeper into their pockets" as it seeks to raise $60m to help alleviate Zimbabwe's rapidly worsening food crisis.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ooredoo extends 3G coverage to 70% of Algerian population
Algerian mobile operator Ooredoo has extended its 3G network to nine additional provinces , corresponding to 3G coverage of 70% of the country's population.
The Lebanon Daily News
Algeria president files to run for 4th term
Algeria's ailing president has filed his documents to be a candidate in the April 17 elections, when he is favored to win a fourth term.
Algeria to Boost Gas Shipments to Asia on Expanded LNG Capacity
Algeria plans to increase natural gas shipments to Asia where the fuel costs more than in Europe, the Sahara nation's traditional market, state-oil company Sonatrach Chief Executive Officer Abdelhamid Zerguine said.
Algeria: Bouteflika In Bid for 4th Term
Since Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal announced that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika would run in the April 17th election, a debate has gripped the country.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Algeria ends rally over president re-election
Algerian police dispersed a demonstration in the capital staged by Algerians opposed to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term in elections next month.
Algerian police break up Bouteflika protest
Police used clubs to break up a small demonstration Saturday by Algerians opposed to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term in elections next month.
Algerian police break up Bouteflika protest
Three college students and members of one of the nation's top Ultimate Frisbee teams were killed when a semitrailer truck slammed into their SUV when it spun on an icy Minnesota highway.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Ooredoo Algeria receives permission to deploy 3G in additional provinces
Algerian mobile operator Ooredoo has been certified by telecoms watchdog the Autorite de Regulation de la Poste et des Telecoms to deploy commercial 3G services in nine 'optional' wilayas , following an evaluation of its coverage and quality of service obligations, as outlined in Decision No.1/SP/PC/ANRT/2014, dated 8 January 2014.