Football

Iraqi football club quits Algeria game after 'sectarian' chants

Air Force club leaves stadium after fans of host team USMA sang slogans in praise of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

Iraqi football club quits Algeria game after 'sectarian' chants

Algeria

Anger in Algeria over comment on deadly scorpion sting

Health minister criticised for suggesting woman who was fatally stung by scorpion must have provoked the arachnid.

Algeria minister slammed for comment on deadly scorpion sting

Algeria

Algeria's Bouteflika in Geneva for 'periodic medical checks'

President Bouteflika has made similar trips in the past, including to the Val-de-Grace hospital in Paris, for treatment.

Algeria's Bouteflika in Geneva for 'periodic medical checks'

Algeria

Algeria says second person dies in cholera outbreak

Authorities say the disease's rapid spread is linked to poor hygiene but many believe government's reaction was slow.

Algeria says second person dies in cholera outbreak

Human Rights

Algeria halts refugee expulsions to Sahara after outrage

Suspension comes after Associated Press report alleged Algeria abandoned 13,000 migrants and refugees in the Sahara.

Algeria halts refugee expulsions to Sahara after outrage

Weather

Records tumble as temperatures soar across the globe

Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America endure hottest weather ever observed.

Records tumble as temperatures soar across the globe

Algeria

Algeria mulls joint 2030 FIFA World Cup bid with Morocco, Tunisia

Officials in Algeria say they are open to hosting the tournament alongside neighbouring Morocco, Tunisia.

Algeria mulls joint 2030 FIFA World Cup bid with Morocco, Tunisia

Middle East

Deported by Algeria, migrants abandoned in the Sahara Desert

UN migration agency accuses Algiers of neglecting over 13,000 migrants forced to walk long distances without food or water.

Algeria

Report: Algeria abandons 13,000 refugees in the Sahara

Associated Press report details witness accounts of migrants and refugees from Africa left to die in the Sahara Desert.

Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 refugees in the Sahara

Science & Technology

Algeria, Iraq block internet to prevent exam cheating

The government takes the decision in an effort to prevent a repeat of the 2016 leaks in high school exams.

Algeria and Iraq shut down internet to prevent exam cheating

Human Rights

UN slams Algeria for expelling African migrants

The UN urged the Algerian authorities to stop with the expulsion of the migrants and refugees.

UN criticises Algeria for expelling African migrants

Morocco

Morocco accuses Algeria of supporting Iran in Western Sahara feud

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita says Algeria provided 'operational support' to Iran but expressed desire for dialogue.

Morocco accuses Algeria of supporting Iran in Western Sahara feud

Algeria

Algeria's Bouteflika and the army's political end game

Analysts say rival factions are struggling to find consensus candidate to secure stability in post-Bouteflika Algeria.

Algeria: President Bouteflika and the army's political end game

Algeria

Algeria in national mourning after worst plane crash

Algerians pay homage to deceased as the country observes three days of mourning after 257 killed in plane crash.

Middle East

257 killed in Algeria military plane crash: state TV

At least 257 dead after Russian-made military plane crashes near Boufarik airbase near Algiers, state TV reports.