Algeria

Algerian activist Bouraoui handed prison sentence: Lawyer

Bouraoui convicted on six counts, including 'insulting the president' and 'insulting Islam'.

Algerian activist Bouraoui handed prison sentence: Lawyer

Libya

Algeria offers mediating role in Libya as UN condemns mass graves

Algeria, which has adopted a neutral stance on the Libyan conflict, says it rejects military intervention.

Algeria offers mediating role in Libya as UN condemns mass graves

AJ Impact

OPEC+ may hold meeting on extending output cuts this weekend

Oil-exporting nations are set to meet on June 6-7 to discuss extending output cuts to buffer COVID-19's hit on demand.

OPEC+ may hold meeting on extending output cuts this weekend

AJ Impact

Oil falls from $40 as doubts emerge over next step on OPEC cuts

Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed to extend existing cuts but the timing and scale of the deal remains murky.

Oil falls from $40 as doubts emerge over next step on OPEC cuts

Algeria

Algeria to release two leaders of Hirak protest movement

Tabbou, veteran opposition figure, and Benlarbi to be freed at the president's initiative, an opposition leader said.

Algeria to release two leaders of Hirak protest movement

Algeria

Algeria recalls envoy to France over public TV documentaries

Move follows French TV airing documentaries on 2019 protests, one of which showed people kissing and drinking alcohol.

Algeria recalls envoy to France over public TV documentaries

Middle East

Algeria hands tough jail terms to three opposition activists

Human rights groups say activists sentenced for Facebook posts deemed potentially damaging to national interest.

Algeria hands tough jail terms to three opposition activists

Morocco

Algeria summons Moroccan ambassador over 'enemy country' remark

Tensions arise after Moroccan consul in Algerian city of Oran purportedly refers to Algeria as an 'enemy country'.

Algeria summons Moroccan ambassador over 'enemy country' remark

Algeria

Iconic Algerian singer and Berber idol Idir dies at 70

Hamid Cheriet, better known as Idir, was a champion for the Kabylie region and its Berber language.

Algeria

Algerian Berber musician Idir dies at 70

Berber music has lost one of its most cherished ambassadors and Al Jazeera looks back at the life and legacy of Algerian singer, Idir.

Algeria

Algeria rights groups say government cracking down on critics

Prisoner rights group says dozens, including students and activists, were summoned by police amid coronavirus measures.

Algeria rights groups say government cracking down on critics

Algeria

Algeria criminalises 'fake news' to protect 'state security'

New law penalises broadcast of fake news that seeks to undermine public security, state security and national unity.

Algeria criminalises 'fake news' to protect 'state security'

AJ Impact

Reliant on oil exports, Algeria watches price crash with concern

Coronavirus crisis threatens to compound Algeria's year of political upheaval and mass protests that ousted a president.

Reliant on oil exports, Algeria watches price crash with concern

Middle East

Algeria since Bouteflika resigned in face of mass protests

Longest-serving president stepped down a year ago after months of demonstrations against his 20-year rule.

Algeria since Bouteflika resigned in face of mass protests

Algeria

Coronavirus tests Algeria's protest movement

The virus's rapid spread in the North African country is threatening the momentum of the year-long demonstrations.

Coronavirus tests Algeria's protest movement