Algeria

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 12th, 2013
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This year’s 41st anniversary, celebrated two weeks ago, has been marked in particularly gloomy fashion. Reports have recently emerged floating the prospect of oil reserves drying up and arguing that new discoveries are failing to keep pace with production. This might well turn out to be the bes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 2nd, 2013
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DAKAR, Senegal — Chad’s military said Saturday that its soldiers in Mali had killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the mastermind of the January seizure of an Algerian gas plant that left at least 37 foreign hostages dead. Mr. Belmokhtar’s death was announced on state television in Chad, but has not been confir...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 20th, 2013
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Nigeria’s Under-20 football team, the Flying Eagles on Wednesday defeated Egypt’s Junior Pharaohs 3-1 as part of their preparations for the 2013 Africa Youth Championships (AYC) which begins in Algeria in March. Christian Pyabara scored twice at the Delga Stadium, Cairo in the second half of the cont...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 16th, 2013
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Samir Amin I am one of those who out of principle condemn all military interventions by Western powers in the countries of the South, these interventions being by nature subject to the requirements of the deployment of control of the planet by the capital of the monopolies that dominate the system. I...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 11th, 2013
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In light of the crisis currently unfolding in Tunisia – particularly the increasingly strident and incendiary rhetoric of the main political poles – the echoes and parallels with Algeria’s own democratic moment two decades ago are stark, and could yield crucial lessons Most analysts...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Feb 6th, 2013
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By Gregory R. Copley The Mali War will be neither simple nor quick, ‘though the players all wish it so. Timboctou, almost a year in the hands of militants, had fallen to French and Malian forces by January 29, 2013. It appeared to the world’s media that the domination of Northern Mali by self-styled ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 5th, 2013
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By Craig Whitlock, The U.S. military was closely tracking a one-eyed bandit across the Sahara in 2003 when it confronted a hard choice that is still reverberating a decade later. Should it try to kill or capture the target, an Algerian jihadist named Mokhtar Belmokhtar, or let him go? Belmokhtar had ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 4th, 2013
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Repercussions of Algerian gas field attack Al-Qaeda linked extremists carried out a deadly attack against the Algerian Amenas gas filed on 16 January. Reportedly, the strike was conducted in retaliation for the military intervention France has initiated in its former colony Mali. French planes had us...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Ramzy Baroud The British security firm G4S is set to rake in massive profits thanks to crises in Mali, Libya and Algeria. Recognized as the world’s biggest security firm, the group’s brand plummeted during the London Olympics last year due to its failure to satisfy conditions of a government contr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2013
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Jeremy Keenan On 12 October 2012, the UN Security Council voted unanimously in favour of a French-drafted resolution asking Mali’s government to draw up plans for a military mission to re-establish control over the northern part of Mali, an area of the Sahara bigger than France. Known as Azawad by lo...