Literature

Assia Djebar: Algeria's 'immortal' literary hero

Google celebrates one of North Africa’s most influential writers on what would be her 81st birthday.

Assia Djebar: Algeria's 'immortal' literary hero

Politics

Algeria and Morocco urged to assist Syrian refugees

UN urges both countries to take action to assure safe passage to 41 Syrian refugees stranded along the border for weeks.

Algeria and Morocco urged to assist Syrian refugees

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.

Middle East

Algeria ruling coalition wins parliamentary elections

National Liberation Front secures majority in national assembly, but loses quarter of seats in Thursday's vote.

Algeria ruling coalition wins parliamentary elections

Politics

Widespread apathy as Algeria polls close

FLN and ally widely expected to win but many voters seem disillusioned amid soaring unemployment and a financial crisis.

Algerians vote in parliamentary poll marked by apathy

Middle East

Algeria votes as opposition calls for boycott

Despite fierce government campaign, many Algerians are more worried about rising costs of living than by poll outcome.

Middle East

Muted start to election campaigning in Algeria

The May 4 parliamentary poll will be the first since the legislature adopted landmark constitution reforms last year.

Muted start to election campaigning in Algeria

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.

Joseph Fahim

by Joseph Fahim

Joseph Fahim

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'