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Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world’s most unforgiving terrain in the blistering sun. They are the ones who made it out alive. […]

Official warns of frenzied campaign against Algeria economy

Official warns of frenzied campaign against Algeria economy

The President of Algeria’s Agricultural Chamber in the El Oued Province, Bakar Hamid, said his country is experiencing a frantic propaganda campaign aimed at damaging the national economy. The official made his remarks during an interview with local eChorouk newspaper after some countries returned agricultural products imported from Algeria. Hamid explained that it is necessary […]

Algerian Fixer Saïd Chitour Completes a Year in Prison

Algerian Fixer Saïd Chitour Completes a Year in Prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Algerian authorities to quickly release Saïd Chitour, a media fixer who completed a year in prison today. His health is deteriorating fast and there is no evidence to justify detaining him. A fixer and stringer for such international media outlets as the BBC and Washington Post, Chitour was […]

Algeria Deportations Raise Fear of Xenophobia

Algeria Deportations Raise Fear of Xenophobia

THE international community is wary of a possible outbreak of xenophobia against sub-Saharan Africans after a mass expulsion of these nationals from Algeria. Thousands, according to the United Nations (UN), have been expelled following raids carried out on construction sites in the capital Algiers and neighbourhoods known to be populated by the migrants. Scores migrants […]

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) Celebrates its Second Graduating Cohort of 47 Students from Across Africa

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) Celebrates its Second Graduating Cohort of 47 Students from Across Africa

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) celebrated the second graduating class of its both tracks of its two Master programmes earlier today. 47 students from across the African continent have received their diplomas during a ceremony at the University of Tlemcen. The graduating students and their guests […]

New uprisings expected in Egypt, Algeria, Morocco

New uprisings expected in Egypt, Algeria, Morocco

Egypt, Algeria and Morocco will witness mass uprisings by the youth, German newspaper Qantara has warned. The protests are a result of the failure of the education systems in the three countries which have left the youth lacking the necessary qualifications to obtain jobs or provide their circumstances. Political researcher Tariq Osman stated in an […]

Algeria’s Belhadj slams boycott of Qatar

Algeria’s Belhadj slams boycott of Qatar

Co-founder of Algeria’s Islamic Salvation Front, Sheikh Ali Belhadj, has criticised the siege imposed by a number of Gulf and Arab countries on Qatar. In an interview with Quds Press, Belhadj strongly criticised the involvement of Islamic institutions and using them to achieve political purposes against the State of Qatar. “The involvement of the Muslim […]

UN human rights chief urges repeal of repressive NGO law in Egypt

UN human rights chief urges repeal of repressive NGO law in Egypt

The United Nations human rights chief today urged Egyptian officials to repeal a new law on non-governmental organizations, saying that it “further tightens the noose” around NGOs trying to hold the Government to account for human rights obligations. Law 70 of 2017, which was enacted on 24 May, requires all NGOs to work in line […]

Algeria puts air force on high alert after Egypt airstrikes in Libya

Algeria puts air force on high alert after Egypt airstrikes in Libya

The Algerian army has put its air and ground forces on high alert after Egyptian air force planes carried out  six strikes directed at camps near Derna in Libya, on Friday, local newspaper Al-Bilad reported. The Algerian air force began aerial reconnaissance flights, while the ground forces intensified observation points on the eastern border with […]

German envoy visits Algeria to discuss deportation of illegal immigrants

German envoy visits Algeria to discuss deportation of illegal immigrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s advisor on immigration, Jan Hacker, has visited Algeria to discuss with the Algerian government procedures to deport hundreds of illegal Algerian immigrants who live in Germany, informed Algerian sources said. The Minister of Interior and Local Communities, Noureddine Badawi, met with the German special advisor in Algiers without disclosing the content […]

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