Algeria

Algeria: Bouteflika's brother sentenced to 15 years in prison

Military court sentences Said Bouteflika, two ex-intelligence chiefs and leftist leader for plotting against state.

Algeria: Bouteflika's brother sentenced to 15 years in prison

Middle East

Eight babies die in Algeria hospital fire: Emergency services

Government opens inquiry after pre-dawn blaze at maternity hospital in Oued Souf.

Eight babies die in Algeria hospital fire: Emergency services

Algeria

Brother of Algeria's former President Bouteflika goes on trial

Said Bouteflika was arrested with two former intelligence chiefs as the nation grappled with mass protests.

Brother of Algeria's former President Bouteflika goes on trial

Algeria

Thousands march in Algeria in first protest since election call

Demonstrators reject call by powerful army chief to hold presidential election by December and demand his removal.

Thousands march in Algeria in first protest since election call

Algeria

Algeria's army chief orders arrest of protesters entering Algiers

Members of the military will seize cars entering the capital for protests, Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaid Salah says.

Algeria's army chief orders arrest of protesters entering Algiers

Middle East

Algeria to hold presidential election on December 12: Gov't

Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah made the announcement saying polls are the only solution to the country's crisis.

Algeria to hold presidential election on December 12: Gov't

Inside Story

What will end the protests in Algeria?

The army chief and ruling elite have been refusing the protesters' calls to step down.

AJ Impact

Some 13,000 stranded after French airline collapses: Official

Aigle Azur's collapse left some 19,000 passengers stranded, but buyers could be on the horizon.

Some 13,000 stranded after French airline collapses: Official

Algeria

Powerful army chief demands election by December

Ahmed Gaid Salah says election date should be announced in mid-September, lashes out at opponents of vote.

Algeria army chief demands presidential election by December

Tunisia

Tunisia security boss, three fighters killed in clash near border

Incident in Kasserine region comes as campaign for September 15 presidential election officially opens.

Tunisia security boss, three fighters killed in clash near border

Africa

No let-up in sight as Algeria's protest movement enters 7th month

Thousands rally in Algiers and other major cities to call for political overhaul and removal of ruling elite.

No let-up in sight as Algeria's protest movement enters 7th month

Algeria

Five killed in Algiers rap concert stampede

This happened as fans thronged the entrance of the August 20 stadium before Algerian rapper Soolking's concert.

Several killed in Algerian rap concert stampede

Algeria

'No more time to lose': Algeria army chief renews call for polls

Gaid Salah rejects opposition's preconditions, says elections are needed to end crisis in North African country.

'No more time to lose': Algeria army chief renews call for polls

African Cup of Nations

Scenes of joy as Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations

Algerian fans pour onto streets to celebrate football triumph as popular demands for political system overhaul continue.

Scenes of joy as Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations

Football

Algeria beat Senegal to win African Cup of Nations

Bounedjah's second-minute deflected goal gives Algeria its second African title.

Algeria beat Senegal to win African Cup of Nations