Algiers

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Nazim Fethi,  Magharebia Algerian security forces on Thursday (March 6th) arrested about 100 people protesting a possible fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The Algiers demonstration reflects the heated political debate swirling around the April 17th presidential poll. Of the 130 cand...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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Apr 10th, 2013
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After more than a decade of low-level hostilities and sour relations, there are signs Eritrea and Ethiopia could be ready to talk again.  BY SALIH NUR On the road from Keren, Eritrea. Photograph by Carsten ten Brink It has been over a decade since talks regarding the demarcation of Eritrea-Ethiopia b...
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
Nov 1st, 2012
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A cultural policy is a public policy designed by the state to protect, promote and guide the cultural foundations of the nation. It is a logical component of the general policy on which it depends. Cultural activities (fine arts, painting, theatre, literature, tangible and intangible heritage, etc.) ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
May 16th, 2012
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Algiers – Algeria’s legislative election saw women take almost a third of the seats, making the national assembly the most gender-balanced in the region but activists say the battle is far from being won. According to a provisional count, at least 145 of the new, enlarged national assembl...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
May 7th, 2012
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ALGIERS, Algeria — North Africa’s branch of al-Qaida has issued a list of 58 operations carried out in Algeria over four months that it says killed dozens. The announcement has appeared on online extremist forums and details 58 operations between Nov. 26 and May 2. The statement, which was published ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Apr 13th, 2012
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Algiers – Algeria buried its first post-independence president Ahmed Ben Bella, hailed as an anti-colonial hero and the father of the nation, in a sombre and rain-drenched ceremony on Friday. Ben Bella, who died on Wednesday, at age 95, following a recent hospital stay for respiratory problems,...
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Feb 13th, 2012
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Algiers – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki said on Sunday he hoped the bloodshed in Syria could be stopped under a similar scenario to the one which saw Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh relinquish power. “I hope we will find a political solution akin to that in Yemen – that is ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 1st, 2012
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Algerian security forces used water cannon and tear gas on Tuesday to disperse rioting residents in a suburb of the capital who accused the authorities of failing to investigate properly the fatal stabbing of a local man. Riots have become a regular occurrence in Algeria, a big exporter of energy to ...