Algeria

July 24, 2014

Air Algerie lost contact with the plane about an hour after takeoff. (AFP/File)
14:20 GMT

The missing Air Algerie plane has crashed in Niger.

The flight should have landed 5am Thursday. (AFP/File)
12:26 GMT

Algeria's national airline says it has lost contact with a passenger plane carrying 116 people.

July 17, 2014

Tunisian security forces have been struggling to extricate militants from the Chaambi Mountains. (AFP/File)
09:21 GMT

Fourteen Tunisian soldiers were killed in an attack by militants at a military checkpoint near the Algerian border.

July 13, 2014

At least seven Algerian soldiers were killed Sunday (File Archive/AFP)
13:34 GMT

At least three Algerian soldiers and their four auxiliaries were killed by roadside bombs Sunday.

July 7, 2014

Vahid Halilhodzic
15:31 GMT

The Bosnian made history by leading the north African nation into the last 16 of the World Cup but says his work was "stigmatised" in some sections of the press

July 5, 2014

Bouteflika has made very few public appearances since strokes left him hospitalized in France last summer (File Archive/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika made his first public appearance Saturday since he was sworn in for his fourth term as head of state in April.

July 3, 2014

The Algeria team don't want Ahlam's promised money for the goals they scored in the FIFA World Cup. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:29 GMT

The Algeria team don't want Ahlam's promised money for the goals they scored in the FIFA World Cup.

June 24, 2014

Ahlam promised each Algerian player who scores a goal a gift of $10K! (Image: Facebook)
14:12 GMT

Algeria have scored a few goals and Ahlam should be paying them what they're owed as promised!

June 19, 2014

Ahlam loves to spend her money on a "good" cause lately! (Image: Facebook)
08:45 GMT

Wawaweewa! Ahlam gives the Algerian team a tempting incentive to win the World Cup!

June 15, 2014

The pic Ahlam posted on Instagram of her promised gift to the Algerian team! (Image: Instagram)
08:03 GMT

UAE singer Ahlam has promised the Algerian team a diamond football should they claim the World Cup title!

June 9, 2014

Goalkeeper Raïs M'Bolhi plays for the Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia. As the first choice custodian for the country during the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, he will likely be the first choice during the World Cup as well.
14:02 GMT

Passionate fans in the region are used to supporting European and South American sides during the world cup - but there’s always at least one of our own to get behind on the group stage. This time it’s all eyes on the land of a million martyrs...

June 1, 2014

Members of the opposition party were displeased when President Bouteflika was reelected for a fourth term. (AFP/File)
13:29 GMT

Algeria's transition to democracy is fettered by the many divisions in the opposition movement.

May 31, 2014

Algeria 3-1 Armenia: Ghilas on target in morale-boosting friendly win
20:48 GMT

The Porto man scored in between strikes from Essaid Belkalem and Islam Slimani to cap a strong performance from Vahid Halilhodzic's men in Switzerland

May 18, 2014

The project will bring on stream 26 wells from four fields in the Reggane basin, the company said.
12:31 GMT

UK-based oil and gas services group Petrofac, which slashed its 2014 profit forecast by 11 percent this month, said on Friday it was awarded a contract worth $970 million in Algeria.