Tizi Ouzou

By benim
In Algeria
Sep 21st, 2011
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Algiers – A key member of al-Qaeda’s north African offshoot was killed by Algerian security forces near Tizi Ouzou, 100km east of the capital, the APS news agency said on Wednesday. Citing security sources, the agency said the man in his 40s, whom it did not name, had been among a group o...
By benim
In Algeria
Aug 15th, 2011
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A suicide bomber attacked a police headquarters in the Algerian city of Tizi Ouzou early on Sunday, injuring 29 people, the official APS news agency reported. The attacker tried to drive a Toyota Hilux pick-up truck packed with explosives into the police headquarters at 4:30 a.m. (0330 GMT), it said....
By benim
In Algeria
Jul 18th, 2011
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The trial began Monday of two men accused of killing popular Algerian singer Lounes Matoub but had to be twice suspended as his family interrupted to insist the suspects were innocent. Matoub, who was known for upholding Berber culture and seeking official recognition of his people and their language...
By benim
In Algeria
Jul 4th, 2011
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A policeman was killed and another wounded during a clash with armed men in the Kabylie region east of Algiers on Monday, officials said. They said armed men targeted a policeman directing traffic in the centre of Ain El Hammam, in the Tizi Ouzou area. One of the assailants was gunned down by police ...
By benim
In Algeria
May 23rd, 2011
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Algiers – Residents of Tizi Ouzou, a city 110km east of the Algiers, staged a strike on Sunday to demand the release of an 18-year-old man kidnapped by an armed group on May 11. The strike was widely observed, with almost all businesses staying closed in the main city of the northern Kabylie re...
By benim
In Algeria
Dec 11th, 2010
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Algerian troops killed 10 Islamist rebels on Friday in the eastern Kabylie region known as a stronghold of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQMI), a security source told Reuters on Saturday. Between 3,500 and 4,000 troops backed by helicopters attacked a site between the cities of Boumerdes and Tizi ...