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

Football

Updates: Senegal v Algeria, AFCON final

Updates from the 2019 African Cup of Nations final between Senegal and Algeria.

Updates: Senegal v Algeria, AFCON final

Algeria

Meet Djamel Belmadi, Algeria's football hero

Algeria seeks to end 29-year dry spell on Friday, when they take on Senegal in the African Cup of Nations final.

Djamel Belmadi: Algeria's football hero

Football

Mahrez's late winner takes Algeria to African Cup final

Algeria edge past Nigeria after stoppage-time goal to seal a place in the final where they will take on Senegal.

Mahrez's late winner takes Algeria to African Cup final

Football

Algeria charter planes to carry fans for African Cup semi-final

Algerian authorities hope additional fans for Sunday's semi-final against Nigeria will help boost the team.

Algeria charter planes to carry fans for African Cup semi-final