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Algeria must to be held accountable for violations in Tindouf camps – Sahrawi activist

A Sahrawi activist and human rights defender, Fadel Breika denounced, Friday, before the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, the repression and serious abuses committed by the Polisario against the inhabitants Tindouf camps, underlining the legal responsibility of the host country of the camps, Algeria. Addressing the ongoing 43rd session of the HRC in Geneva, […]

Madrid denies maritime dispute with Algiers

Spain’s top diplomat Wednesday brushed aside an alleged maritime conflict with Algeria after Spanish media indicated that last year Algiers defined its maritime borders which have encroached some Spanish islands. Arancha Gonzalez Laya was in capital Algiers where she met with President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and her counterpart Sabri Boukadoum, to discuss regional and Sahel issues. […]

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Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, others confirm first coronavirus cases

Health authorities in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria have confirmed first coronavirus cases in their respective countries.   The latest to announce their first cases Monday were Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.   Italy has been the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe and Africa. According to health authorities in both Morocco and Tunisia, […]

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Algeria confirms first case of coronavirus

Algeria has confirmed a first case of the coronavirus in the country, in an announcement on state-owned ENTV on Tuesday evening. Algerian health minister, Abdel Rahman Ben Bouzid, said the patient was an Italian man who had arrived in the country on February 17. The patient has been placed in isolation.   Algeria becomes the […]

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Algeria recalls envoy in Côte d’Ivoire over inauguration of consulate in Moroccan Sahara

Algerian foreign ministry Thursday said it recalled its ambassador in Côte d’Ivoire for consultation over the recent inauguration of a consulate in Laayoune, the capital of Western Sahara, considered by Morocco as Moroccan Sahara. “The ministry of foreign affairs has decided to recall, for consultations, the Algerian ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire, following sibylline and insidious […]

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Algeria: National carrier cancels at least 25 flights over workers strike

Air Algérie, the national carrier, Tuesday cancelled at least 25 domestic and international flights after the union of its workers launched a strike demanding better work conditions. The cancelled flights included Algiers-Mulhouse (France), Setif-Paris, Tlemcen-Paris, Biskra-Paris and Bejaia-Paris CDG. The carrier was hit Monday but a surprise strike by the union of workers which also […]

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Coronavirus: Algeria to repatriate Tunisian, Libyan nationals from Wuhan

Algeria’s national carrier, Air Algérie has flown to Wuhan, the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak, to bring back its nationals as well as citizens of its neighbors, Libya and Tunisia. The aircraft, TSA reports, took off from capital Algiers Sunday morning for the Chinese city, which has been locked down over coronavirus outbreak which has […]

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Turkey lifts visa requirements for Algerians aged under 18 and above 65

Turkey lifts visa requirements for Algerians aged under 18 and above 65

Algerians aged under 18 and above 65 will no longer need a visa to travel to Turkey, according to a decree published by Turkish authorities Thursday. The measure allows the groups of citizens of the North African country with regular passports to travel to Turkey and stay up to 90 days for touristic purposes. Ankara […]

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Gaid Salah, Algeria’s de facto strongman dies

Algeria’s powerful army chief Ahmed Gaed Salah has died, it was officially announced Monday. Gaid Salah, Algeria’s de facto strongman suffered a heart attack on the morning of 23 December 2019 and was rushed to a military hospital in Algiers, where he died a few hours later. Gaid Salah who was present at the inauguration […]

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“The Sahara is Moroccan”, Affirms Algerian Politician Ammar Saadani

Former Secretary General of the Ruling National Liberation Front, FLN, Ammar Saadani affirmed on Thursday that “the Sahara is Moroccan and nothing else”, and criticized Algerian authorities for squandering large sums of money over fifty years on the Polisario. The remarks made by this insider politician deal a hard blow to the Algerian regime and […]

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