Algerian

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 16th, 2013
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For all its problems, Algeria never became an Islamic state. Like Algerian progressives in the 1990s, Egyptian progressives now have to carve out the space to construct a credible alternative under the shield of the new transitional process, and simultaneously challenge the military’s human rights ab...
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
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 Algeria
Jan 16th, 2013
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Islamist militants attacked and occupied a natural gas field partly operated by BP in southern Algeria early Wednesday, killing two foreigners and holding possibly dozens of others, including Americans, hostage while surrounded by Algerian forces. A militant group claimed resp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 5th, 2012
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France — Algeria is kicking off its 50th anniversary of independence from France Thursday with a series of year-long celebrations.  But many Algerians and French are marking the event with mixed emotions. Algeria’s 50th independence anniversary began on a sober note, as President Abdelaziz Bout...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 5th, 2012
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David Porter 5 July 2012 marks Algeria’s 50th anniversary of national independence from 132 years of the French colonial regime. At the heavy price of a bitter eight-year armed struggle, marked by 300,000-1,000,000 Algerian deaths, large-scale repression, torture and military removal of millions from...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jun 7th, 2012
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A year ago, waves of uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa swept away western-backed tyrants one after the other – first Tunisia’s Ben Ali, then Egypt’s Mubarak… It seemed the list of toppled dictators was bound to go on and on. These uprisings were unforgettable historical events...