Algeria’s NLF wins majority in parliamentary elections

Algeria

Algeria’s NLF wins majority in parliamentary elections

Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front (NLF) and its allies have won a majority of seats in Thursday's parliamentary election. The government tried hard to get people to vote. but most Algerians did not share its enthusiasm.

Opinion

In Berlin, politics trump art in Arab films

The Arab film selection at the 67th Berlinale was dominated by themes such as the Syrian War and the Palestinian cause.

In Berlin, politics trump art in Arab films

by Joseph Fahim

In Berlin, politics trump art in Arab films

Weather

First snow in more than a century in Torrevieja, Spain

The Spanish Costa Blanca is white with snow in a rare weather event in the Mediterranean.

First snow in more than a century in Torrevieja, Spain

Algeria

Anger brewing in Algeria's sullen south

Algeria's Saharan region has massive reserves of oil and gas - but locals claim they are not reaping the benefits.

Anger brewing in Algeria's sullen south

Middle East

Jailed Algerian journalist Mohamed Tamalt dies in coma

British-Algerian Mohamed Tamalt, convicted of insulting President Bouteflika, dies after three months in coma.

Jailed journalist Mohamed Tamalt dies in coma

Weather

Heatwave in northwest Africa

Eastern Atlantic storm system brings near-record heat to Algeria

Heatwave in northwest Africa

Middle East

First internet addiction rehab clinic opens in Algeria

Health experts at the new clinic agree that internet overuse has emerged as a national issue.

First internet addiction rehab clinic opens in Algeria

Middle East

Q&A: 'Algeria learned the lesson through bloodshed'

Algerian film director Salem Brahimi speaks with Al Jazeera about the Black Decade and Algerian politics.

Q&A: 'Algeria learned the lesson through bloodshed'

Middle East

Algerian media faces 'hostile environment'

Detention of two television executives is part of the state's efforts to intimidate and silence media, journalists say.

Algerian media faces 'hostile environment'

Middle East

Algeria: Over 500,000 students resit exams after leaks

Authorities impose partial block of social media after baccalaureate exams were leaked.

Algeria: Over 500,000 students resit exams after leaks

Middle East

Algeria economy: 'The worst is to come'

Without broader reforms, experts say Algeria's economy will continue to deteriorate amid the slump in global oil prices.

Algeria economy: 'The worst is to come'

Opinion

The re-emergence of AQIM in Africa

AQIM has shown resilience and an ability to adapt to new situations, making it a dangerous and resourceful adversary.

The re-emergence of AQIM in Africa

by Olivier Guitta

The re-emergence of AQIM in Africa

Algeria

Gas plant in Algerian Sahara hit by rocket attack

Al-Qaeda's Islamic Maghreb claimed responsibility for the rocket attack at the gas facility in southern Algeria.

Algerian gas plant hit by rocket attack

Middle East

Algeria shakes up economy as oil prices plummet

Algeria is opening public companies up to private investments, but experts say new measures may be too little, too late.

Algeria shakes up economy as oil prices plummet

Politics

Why Bouteflika dissolved Algeria's powerful spy agency?

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision may be an attempt to reassert his primacy over the country's military elite.

Why Bouteflika dissolved Algeria's powerful spy agency?

Opinion

Algeria's Berbers cautiously optimistic about reforms

The issue of what language best expresses the identity of modern Algeria is decades old.

Algeria's Berbers cautiously optimistic about reforms

by Hisham Aidi

Algeria's Berbers cautiously optimistic about reforms