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Algeria to hold presidential election in December

Algeria to hold presidential election in December

Algeria announces election on December 12, eight months following resignation of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.Ben Ariel, 16/09/2019 05:11
Official: Algerian President submits resignation

Official: Algerian President submits resignation

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika submits resignation amid mounting pressure to step down.Elad Benari, 03/04/2019 02:03
Algerian President to resign before end of April

Algerian President to resign before end of April

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate expires on April 28, his office says.Elad Benari, 02/04/2019 03:06
Report: Algerian President to announce resignation

Report: Algerian President to announce resignation

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika reportedly preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution.Elad Benari, 01/04/2019 03:09
Algerian President drops presidential bid

Algerian President drops presidential bid

Abdelaziz Bouteflika announces he will not seek fifth term in office following weeks of protests against his candidacy.Elad Benari, 12/03/2019 04:36
Algeria court frees blogger despite guilty verdict

Algeria court frees blogger despite guilty verdict

Algerian court orders blogger who interviewed Israeli released.AFP, 04/03/2019 22:37
Algeria scraps jail sentence for blogger who interviewed Israeli

Algeria scraps jail sentence for blogger who interviewed Israeli

Algerian court scraps seven-year jail sentence handed down to a blogger accused of providing intelligence to foreign governments.Ben Ariel, 25/01/2019 02:43
PA embassy denies Gaza scientists were eliminated

PA embassy denies Gaza scientists were eliminated

PA embassy in Algeria denies reports that two scientists from Gaza were eliminated, insists they suffocated as a result of a gas leak.Elad Benari, 23/07/2018 02:08
Report: 2 Gaza scientists eliminated

Report: 2 Gaza scientists eliminated

Arab media claim Gaza scientists were 'eliminated' in Algeria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2018 21:38
Nikki Haley: Something 'remarkable' happened in the UN

Nikki Haley: Something 'remarkable' happened in the UN

US proposes amendment to Algeria resolution condemning Israel - and 'a miracle' occurs at the United Nations.Guy Cohen, 22/07/2018 20:32
Algeria to retry 'jihadist mentor' expelled by France

Algeria to retry 'jihadist mentor' expelled by France

Algeria to retry radical Islamic preacher who became mentor to French jihadists and who was expelled from France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2018 05:14
Algerian blogger sent to prison for interviewing Israeli

Algerian blogger sent to prison for interviewing Israeli

Algerian blogger appeals 10-year prison term imposed on him for interviewing an Israeli foreign ministry spokesman.Ben Ariel, 28/05/2018 03:05
Algeria sentences 8 'spies' for Israel

Algeria sentences 8 'spies' for Israel

Liberian national sentenced to death, seven African nationals sent to prison over espionage for Israel.Elad Benari, 25/04/2018 03:07
Algerian plane crashes with over 200 aboard

Algerian plane crashes with over 200 aboard

Military plane crashes in northern Algeria, 247 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2018 13:58
Germany finally recognizes Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors

Germany finally recognizes Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors

25,000 North African Jewish Holocaust survivors now eligible for Holocaust compensation from Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2018 11:09
Algeria arrests jihadist linked to Paris attacker

Algeria arrests jihadist linked to Paris attacker

Algeria foils terror plot masterminded by jihadist with links to terrorist behind Paris kosher market attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2017 04:44
Report: Hamas asked Algeria to take in its leaders

Report: Hamas asked Algeria to take in its leaders

Hamas reportedly asks Algeria to take in some of its leaders who were forced to leave Qatar.Elad Benari, 18/07/2017 04:45
Algeria claims it uncovered Israeli spy network

Algeria claims it uncovered Israeli spy network

Algeria claims it uncovered an international spy network made up of 10 members that was operating for Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/01/2017 21:21
Algeria: Jewish graves to be desecrated

Algeria: Jewish graves to be desecrated

Algeria plans to move Jewish graves in 31 Jewish cemeteries around the country, dumping the unclaimed remains in a mass ossuary.Rachel Kaplan, 31/08/2016 13:35
Algeria opens 'Facebook addiction' clinic

Algeria opens 'Facebook addiction' clinic

Algeria becomes 3rd country with clinic to stop 'dependency' on the site. Clinic's director warns the 'blue magic' is worse than drugs.Ari Yashar, 05/06/2016 19:43
Algeria arrests man with ties to Paris mastermind

Algeria arrests man with ties to Paris mastermind

Algerian authorities jail Algerian-Belgian citizen over his links with Paris ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud.Ben Ariel, 28/02/2016 05:04
Moroccan Jew appointed French Culture Minister;

Moroccan Jew appointed French Culture Minister;

The appointment of Audrey Azoulay, a French-Moroccan Jew, as the new Minister of Culture in France has angered Algeria.Raphael Poch, 16/02/2016 14:25
Algerian Army drill: Slaughter and skin the Jews

Algerian Army drill: Slaughter and skin the Jews

WATCH: Dozens of soldiers seen during marching drill chanting in unison to 'kill the Jews, slaughter them and skin them!'Ari Soffer, 28/12/2015 15:19
Algeria begins plans to uproot Jewish cemetery

Algeria begins plans to uproot Jewish cemetery

45 years after it was first desecrated, Algerian authorities leading construction project on site of Jewish cemetery in Oran.Haim Lev, 01/11/2015 10:48
Algeria: Frmr. Minister Wants Bomb Against Jews

Algeria: Frmr. Minister Wants Bomb Against Jews

'We need nuclear bombs [...] to tell the Jews to leave Palestine,' former minister threatens at Islamist event.Tova Dvorin, 25/09/2015 16:22
Next Stop for ISIS: Algeria?

Next Stop for ISIS: Algeria?

Algerian army readies 50,000 troops along Libyan border ahead of anticipated ISIS infiltration attempt.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 06/06/2015 23:26
Cleric: Modern Jews Not Descendants of Apes

Cleric: Modern Jews Not Descendants of Apes

Algerian cleric: Contemporary Jews are not descendants of apes and pigs, but some Jews may have been transformed in the past.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2015 05:46
Algeria Identifies Suspects in Beheading

Algeria Identifies Suspects in Beheading

Algerian government identifies the suspects in the beheading of Frenchman Hervé Gourde, who was murdered by ISIS-affiliated group.Ben Ariel, 01/10/2014 01:15
Hollande Confirms Execution of Hostage in Algeria

Hollande Confirms Execution of Hostage in Algeria

French President confirms the execution of Frenchman Herve Gourdel, says he will not be deterred by it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/09/2014 21:57
Algerian IS Affiliate Decapitates French Hostage

Algerian IS Affiliate Decapitates French Hostage

The Soldiers of the Caliphate release a video showing execution of French hostage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/09/2014 20:11
Algeria: Jihadis Threaten to Kill French Hostage

Algeria: Jihadis Threaten to Kill French Hostage

'Soldiers of the Caliphate' Islamist group, linked to Islamic State, issues 24 hour ultimatum to France to end airstrikes against ISAri Soffer and Dalit Halevi, 23/09/2014 15:53
France Confirms Kidnapping in Algeria

France Confirms Kidnapping in Algeria

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius confirms that a French man has been kidnapped in Algeria by a group linked to IS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2014 04:43
Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

French man appears in a video and claims he was kidnapped by an Algeria-based “Islamic State” splinter group, the Caliphate Soldiers.Ben Ariel, 23/09/2014 01:14
Algeria: More Control over Training Imams

Algeria: More Control over Training Imams

Move a bid to snuff out simmering extremism, combat threat from ISIS sympathizers.AFP, 17/09/2014 17:04
Hezbollah Leader Among Air Algerie Casualties

Hezbollah Leader Among Air Algerie Casualties

Terror leader allegedly disguised as a businessman; investigation into crash ongoing.Tova Dvorin, 27/07/2014 11:49
Anti-Semitic Protests Rage in Algeria

Anti-Semitic Protests Rage in Algeria

Demonstrations over plans to reopen synagogues feature chants against 'Judaization' of Muslim state.AFP, 13/07/2014 07:07
Algeria Kills High-Ranking Al Qaeda Leader

Algeria Kills High-Ranking Al Qaeda Leader

Algerian helicopters bomb vehicle of Al Qaeda commander Khalil Ould Addah.Tova Dvorin, 06/12/2013 13:55
Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

Irony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 13/11/2013 05:43
Terrorist to be Deported Back to Canada

Terrorist to be Deported Back to Canada

A 24-year-old Canadian who has been held in Mauritania on terror-related charges has been released and will be deported to Canada soon.Elad Benari, 26/07/2013 04:44
Panetta: US Has to Fight Back After Algeria Attack

Panetta: US Has to Fight Back After Algeria Attack

America has "got to fight back," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday, referring to terrorist attack in Algeria.Rachel Hirshfeld, 22/01/2013 16:22
Algerian Crisis May be the New Benghazi

Algerian Crisis May be the New Benghazi

Source: Just before Algerian crisis, U.S. received a number of reports that "something big" would be carried out against a Western target.Annie Lubin, 21/01/2013 23:44
Canadian Terrorists Involved in Algerian Crisis

Canadian Terrorists Involved in Algerian Crisis

The radicalization of Islam continues to reach beyond the Mid East, as reports reveal two Canadians among Islamic terror group in Algeria Annie Lubin, 21/01/2013 17:53
Al Qaeda Terrorists Threaten More Algeria Attacks

Al Qaeda Terrorists Threaten More Algeria Attacks

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists in Algeria have threatened more attacks if France does not cease its military assistance to nearby Mali.Chana Ya'ar, 21/01/2013 14:22
Death Toll Skyrockets in Algeria's Al Qaeda Attack

Death Toll Skyrockets in Algeria's Al Qaeda Attack

There has been a surge in the death toll in the attack by Al Qaeda-linked terrorists on a gas installation in southern Algeria.Chana Ya'ar, 20/01/2013 14:57
New US Travel Warning After Algeria Terror Attack

New US Travel Warning After Algeria Terror Attack

The US has issued a travel alert warning to avoid travel to Algeria following an Al Qaeda-linked terror attack that left 32 hostages dead.Chana Ya'ar, 20/01/2013 13:14
Algeria Launches Second Rescue Operation

Algeria Launches Second Rescue Operation

Algeria begins a second military operation to rescue some 30 foreign hostages still captive by Al-Qaeda-affiliated group.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/01/2013 21:21
30 Hostages Killed as Algeria Operation Ends

30 Hostages Killed as Algeria Operation Ends

30 hostages and at least 11 Al-Qaeda linked terrorists killed when Algerian forces storm a desert gas plant in a bid to free captives.Elad Benari, 18/01/2013 01:13
48 Dead in Rescue Attempt by Algerian Army

48 Dead in Rescue Attempt by Algerian Army

At least 35 hostages and 15 terrorists were reportedly killed in a rescue attempt by the Algerian army at the In Amenas gas installation.Chana Ya'ar, 17/01/2013 15:49
Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others

Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists are holding Americans and other foreign nationals hostage after seizing a gas field in southern Algeria.Chana Ya'ar, 17/01/2013 15:46
Islamist Terrorists Kidnap Foreigners in Algeria

Islamist Terrorists Kidnap Foreigners in Algeria

Islamist terrorists have abducted at least two foreign nationals in eastern Algeria, according to the UK Foreign Office.Chana Ya'ar, 17/01/2013 00:13
Hollande Welcomed As He Is Not Sarkozy

Hollande Welcomed As He Is Not Sarkozy

French President Francois Hollande visits Algeria and is warmly received.Amiel Ungar, 20/12/2012 16:18
Al Qaeda Murders Soldiers in Algeria

Al Qaeda Murders Soldiers in Algeria

Al Qaeda terrorists murdered two soldiers in Algeria in an execution that came in revenge for the killing of the group's No. 2 leader.Chana Ya'ar, 21/10/2012 12:10
Toulouse Terrorist's Al Qaeda Mentor Killed

Toulouse Terrorist's Al Qaeda Mentor Killed

An Al Qaeda recruiter who allegedly mentored Toulouse terrorist Mohammed Merah was killed in Pakistan, the SITE jihadist monitor reports. Chana Ya'ar, 17/10/2012 12:43
Minister in Hot Water Over Pro-Israel Singer

Minister in Hot Water Over Pro-Israel Singer

Algerian Minister of Communications faced harsh criticism for inviting expatriate Jewish singer Enrico Macias to visit the country. Rachel Hirshfeld , 15/07/2012 15:28
Author Denied 15,000 Euros for Visiting Israel

Author Denied 15,000 Euros for Visiting Israel

Algerian author Boualem Sansal was denied 15,000 euros he was set to receive due to his recent Israel visit. Rachel Hirshfeld, 04/07/2012 10:44
Islamists Fail to Win Algeria Elections

Islamists Fail to Win Algeria Elections

Islamists suffer surprising defeat in Algeria's parliamentary elections, in contrast to other Arab Spring countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/05/2012 01:41
Algeria Rejects Body of Toulouse Terrorist

Algeria Rejects Body of Toulouse Terrorist

Algiers has refused to allow the burial of the Toulouse Terrorist to take place on Algerian soil.Chana Ya'ar, 29/03/2012 11:47