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.

Algeria

Algeria ruling party asks ailing president to run for fifth term

Analysts say the country's decision-makers are looking to exploit the president's popularity to maintain the status quo.

Algeria ruling party asks ailing president to run for fifth term

Sport

Algeria endorses Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid

Decades-long rivalry put on hold as Algeria's sports minister declares his country's unequivocal support for neighbour.

Algeria vows official support of Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

Algeria

Violent dispersal of Algerian doctors' sit-in decried

Several resident doctors injured after police violently disperse protest sit-in at hospital in the capital Algiers.

Algerian police violently disperse doctors' protest

Saudi Arabia

Algeria football club banner angers Saudi Arabia

'Appropriate response' vowed to show of Trump-King Salman composite image at pro-Palestine rally by football club fans.

Trump-Salman image in Algeria angers Saudi Arabia

Algeria

Algeria's Berbers protest for language rights

Protesters have rallied in Algeria over the rejection of a measure that would have formalised Berber language teaching.

Algeria's Berbers protest for Tamazight language rights

Middle East

Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria FM's cannabis claims

Morocco's foreign ministry calls Abdelkader Messahel's remarks 'very serious' and 'false'.

Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria FM's drug accusation

Middle East

Return of 'Mr Dirty Work' spurs questions in Algeria

Surprising comeback of Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia could herald the start of a deep austerity programme, analysts say.

Return of 'Mr Dirty Work' spurs questions in Algeria

Africa

Algeria to give legal status to African migrants

Prime minister launches plan to grant residency rights and job permits to undocumented migrants after surge in racism.

Algeria to give legal status to African migrants